Linen Closet Organization

Linen Closet Organization

Linen Closet Organization | In an effort to put this brutal winter weather behind us (and 'spring forward' just a bit), I dedicated some time over the past couple of weeks to get our linen closet in order. The closet, located right in the middle of our second floor hallway, has been a dedicated Continue reading

                  
Backyard Hammock | Refreshing the Outdoors for Summer

Backyard Hammock | Refreshing the Outdoors for Summer

This post brought to you by World Market . All opinions are 100% mine. There is nothing quite visually relaxing as a backyard hammock strung between two trees. To me they are a simple reminder to slow down, take it easy, and just savor the moment - which summer is suppose to be all about. While Continue reading

                  
Stenciled IKEA Memo Board | Magnetic PECS Schedule – Communication Board

Stenciled IKEA Memo Board | Magnetic PECS Schedule – Communication Board

According to all of our house guests, under the age of ten, CJ's indoor sensory playroom would be voted the coolest room in our home - hands down. Though while it appears to many as little slice of childhood heaven - to us it plays a bigger, more important, role in many areas of development for our Continue reading

                  

How to Cover a Tapered Drum Lamp Shade – Tuesday {ten}

Yesterday I shared a quick, simple {and inexpensive} way to make a plug in style hanging drum pendant light and I am back today to share some details on the shades I used. Tapered Drum shades are not that hard to find though they can be pretty expensive when purchased from some high end catalog Continue reading

                  

Repurposed Brass Lighting Fixture turned Outdoor Candle Chandelier

Candlelit summer nights on the deck are pretty awesome. When we built our deck last year I envisioned a chandelier of some sort hanging from the upper deck to cast a little ambiance onto the seating area below. As I looked at a few different options I wasn't that please with the light given off by Continue reading

                  

The Vintage Glider Makeover

I have wanted a metal vintage glider for-like-ever. You know the full metal ones with the pie-pattern cut outs..I just adore them. So when my mother-in-law offered us her vintage glider I jumped at the opportunity. Even though it wasn't one of the one's I had been eying up over the past few Continue reading

                  
DIY Deer Head Silhouette Wall Art Decor {How to repurpose an old canvas}

DIY Deer Head Silhouette Wall Art Decor {How to repurpose an old canvas}

Our property is nestled in the middle of woods, so the trendy deer decor is just naturally fitting around these parts. As I prefer to leave the 'real' deer heads on the actual animals that frolic in our fields, I thought it would still be fun to add some antlers to our decor; just a little better Continue reading

                  
Thrift Store Lamp Mercury ‘Mirrored’ Glass Makeover with Covered Shade

Thrift Store Lamp Mercury ‘Mirrored’ Glass Makeover with Covered Shade

I have been looking for a lamp to sit on our breakfast bar since I made my living room to-do list a few weeks ago. Honestly, it has been awhile since I have had to purchase a lamp and totally forgot just how hefty some of the price tags can actually be.This {Haley} table lamp from Crate & Barrel Continue reading

                  
Make Your Own Bay Window Curtain Rod {Window Treatments for our Bay Windows}

Make Your Own Bay Window Curtain Rod {Window Treatments for our Bay Windows}

I can not tell you how long it has taken me to decide what to do with this bay window. They seem like a neat feature to have but there are slim pickings’ when it comes time to dress them up.When we first moved in white wooden blinds were ordered and installed and then it sat like this... until Continue reading

                  
The Story on Our Main Living Room {Progress and the To-Do}

The Story on Our Main Living Room {Progress and the To-Do}

I decided to being in the main living room from that long to-do list that transpired when removing the Christmas Decor.We have been in our new house for two years now and one of my goals this year is to re-visit the rooms that were tackled when we first moved in and add all the finishing touches Continue reading

                  
Reviving an Old Frame with Spray Paint, Fabric and Some Cut Vinyl

Reviving an Old Frame with Spray Paint, Fabric and Some Cut Vinyl

I have a deep love for inexpensive wall art. The bigger the better ~ and I get so excited when I am able to find a way to create a custom piece to fill an empty space.Enter this lovely piece I picked up at the thrift store for $7.50. It was desperately stuck in the 80's with pink and blue floral and Continue reading