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Globe adventure watercolor created with the Silhouette Curio

I’ve been knee deep in crafty land for the past few days. I recently got my hands on the just released Silhouette Curio and I dove right in to get all the nitty gritty to share with you! Plus I’ve got a Silhouette Curio discount code for you to be one of the first to grab one too! As […]

Back to school t-shirt Free Silhouette Cut File

Hey crafty friends! Today I joined arms with Expressions Vinyl to share a fun Back to School project with you, these cute kids t-shirts will have your kiddos looking sharp as a pencil! With the exception of the Santa Sacks I created last Christmas, I haven’t used Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) very much. I was a bit hesitant about diving into […]

Freshen up your deck in a day with Olympic deck cleaner and stain

It seems every post I write makes me seem like the laziest being ever, how did I manage to let everything slide for the past 6 years? Babies. I blame it on the babies sucking up all my free time. But now that they can manage themselves for the most part I’ve been ticking things […]

Can you believe these Wedding bouquets are made from Costco flowers- less than $80 for 21 flower arrangements!

Last weekend my niece got married at our cottage on the lake. It was a wonderful day; perfect weather, yummy food, good friends, and most importantly a beautiful bride. I can’t take much credit when it came to the beautiful part but I did play a little DIY magic, making some handmade wedding bouquets with […]

Create personalized school supplies and gifts with Brother P-touch labeler

Back-to-school is just a few short days away and being organized is key for moms to stay sane during this hectic time of year (who am I fooling it is always hectic around here). Everyone knows having a place for everything and everything having its place, is the key to an organized home… or having children and husbands that pick […]

donut hole birthday cake

My baby girl turned 6 yesterday, whew time flies!  With all these warm summer nights we decided to host a movie night party with family and friends… however, we chose the one day in weeks it decided to down pour, literally raining on our parade. There was no choice but to move the party indoors, but […]

Wild flower bouquet

A few days ago I shared my Master Bedroom Reveal, I’m so excited how it has all came together (if you haven’t seen it yet, you must)! No room makeover in Fynesington Palace would be complete without some treasured thrifted pieces. Since Value Village is celebrating National Thrift Store Day on August 17, I couldn’t help myself but to […]

Quick back to school craft. Reversable, Last day of school on the back. Use year after year!

Whew it has been a long time since I have shared an easy everyday craft project. I’ve been so wrapped up in home decor projects, there has been no time for general fun crafts. Well today I have a fun back to school project that is cheap and easy to make, no saws required! This first […]

Blue, yellow and grey master bedroom

Master Bedroom Reveal

August 11th, 2015 | Home Decor

The day is finally here, Master Bedroom Reveal Day! It feels so good to make the bed with crisp new sheets, add the throw pillows, and stand back to see my weeks of hard work turn into a fresh new space. I can’t wait one more second to show you… Let me remind you what the […]

Tips for buying your first rug

Can you believe my 30 year old decor loving self has never bought a rug?! A area rug virgin some would say. Well no more, I have now laid my first rug, and couldn’t be happier with my decision! I teamed up with RugsUSA to add this inaugural decor element in our home, and today I want to […]

DIY Embroidery kit

I have some super awesome exciting news… I’m an official craft product designer, someone pinch me!! I’ve partnered with Hazel and Ruby to create a Embroidery Hoop Art project. It was a loooong process, (it all started back in November), such a reward to see it all come to life. Next to growing a couple humans, this might […]

Farmhouse bed- Create a new attractive bedroom furniture by adding trim and paint to your existing pieces

Everyday I’m hustlin’ to get our master bedroom makeover together. First on the list was the bedroom furniture makeover. Last week I shared how I took our hard on the eyes tall dresser and gave it a stunning makeover, and today I have to show you what I did with the bed. You might not believe your […]

Win $600 pay pal cash!

Happy Monday friends! It’s a great day around here because we are bringing you a chance to win $600 Pay Pal Cash!   We appreciate you guys following along with us and like to give back in a small way every once in awhile! Who couldn’t use a little extra cash, especially with back to school right […]

Add Metrie trim to an outdated dresser for a fresh modern makeover- full tutorial

Last week I put my bedroom furniture under the knife… like open heart surgery kind of knife. If you missed my nasty bedroom where I introduced the 90’s pine nightmare you can check it out here.  Something HAD to be done, I couldn’t live with the boring lines and the dreadful yellow pine for one minute longer- yuck. […]

Get this Welcome Friends Vinyl Door Decal Silhouette cut file for free!

I’m so excited today that I’ve been asked to team up with Expressions Vinyl and dozens of other bloggers to share tons of vinyl project ideas with you! You all know how I love to make a wreath, but today’s Welcome Friends Vinyl Door Decal really takes the front door wreath to a new level!  Not […]

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