DIY Face Mask Pumpkin

September 13, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Halloween

2020 calls for a different type of pumpkin decorating. Introducing the face mask pumpkin! I thought it was only fitting to have a pumpkin decorated to represent our new normal. I’m betting a lot of us an extra face mask lying around for this project. I paired mine with some simple pumpkin face decorations to […]

7 Steps to Getting to Know Your Backyard Habitat

September 11, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Nature

I don’t know about you, but I’ve spent a lot of time in my backyard since the start of the pandemic in March. Whether sitting on my balcony overlooking the yard or tending to my various plants, my backyard has served as a quiet escape for me during this time. Whether you have a small […]

Our Powder Room Remodel – Before Photos!

September 03, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Room Makeovers

In the seven years we’ve lived in our home, we’ve managed to update most all the rooms in some way. Our powder room was one of the few exceptions. It has been begging for a makeover. As much as I love decorating, bathroom design just feels intimidating to me, so it was easy for me […]

Pumpkin Harvest Fall Porch Decor

September 01, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Fall

For my latest project with Oriental Trading, I’m bringing the fall harvest to your front porch decor! I have always loved visiting pumpkin patches and apple orchards during the fall, especially when we lived up north in Chicago. They aren’t as easy to come by here in San Antonio, so I’m recreating pumpkin patch vibes […]

The Cutest Rickrack Picture Frames!

August 31, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wall Art, Room Decor, Pom-Poms

There is something about rickrack (also spelled “rick rack” or “ric rac”!) that I just love. It is such a sweet embellishment that comes in a rainbow of colors. I’ve had a bunch of it in my craft room just waiting to be put to use, so I came up with these DIY rickrack picture […]

Easy Dollar Tree Fall Wreath

August 26, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, Flowers, Fall

Introducing my easy peasy Dollar Tree fall wreath that you can make in under 20 minutes for under $20 in supplies! You know I love the Dollar Tree for inexpensive artificial flowers and greenery. In fact, it is my go to source for the floral I use for my DIY wreaths. I was excited to […]

Hazel’s Pastel Pink Bedroom Reveal!

August 20, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Home Decor, Room Makeovers, Room Decor

Introducing Hazel’s “Pastel Pink” bedroom reveal! This week I am sharing my daughters’ new bedrooms. After eight years of sharing a bedroom, the two sisters were dying for their own space. What better time than a quarantine to make that dream a reality?! Yesterday I shared Stella’s “Teal Paris” bedroom and today I’m sharing Hazel’s […]

Stella’s Teal Paris Bedroom Reveal!

August 18, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Home Decor, Room Makeovers, Room Decor

Introducing Stella’s “Teal Paris Bedroom” reveal! This is a project that has been in the works since the start of quarantine. In fact, it happened because of quarantine. I had told my daughters (Stella, 10 and Hazel, 9) they could have their own room once Stella goes to middle school a year from now. But […]

My Journey to Becoming a Master Naturalist

August 07, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Nature

I have a confession to make. For the past year I have been living a double life – as a crafter during the day and a Master Naturalist in training at night. What is a Master Naturalist you ask? I had no idea myself not long ago. In short, a Master Naturalist is a certified […]

DIY Seashell Decor Cones

July 23, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Home Decor, Accents, Summer

These seashell decor cones are a fun way to decorate your home with shells that you’ve saved from the beach! I’ve been saving shells from different trips over the years. If there is a beach nearby, you’ll find me walking along it first thing in the morning. I can’t help but pick up any shells […]

My Country Living Magazine Feature!

July 03, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Popular, Fave Supplies

One thing I’ve learned after a decade of blogging and creating is if you just keep going, good things will come. Sometimes when you least expect it, like at the beginning of a pandemic. I’m so excited to share one of those good things that came my way. I have 12 of my craft projects […]

Make a Year of DIY Wreaths – New Ebook!

June 30, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths

Have you ever wanted to make a wreath but didn’t know where to start? Or perhaps you’ve made a wreath but want to make more? Well, I have something very exciting that I have been working on for you – an ebook all about DIY wreaths! This $9.97 guide makes it easy to craft an […]

4th of July Parade Surprise Bucket

June 24, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Holiday Crafts, 4th of July

Celebrate close to home this year with a 4th of July surprise bucket and neighborhood parade! The Fourth will likely look a little different this year. No big barbecues, city festivals, or crowding into the local pool. But you can still find ways to celebrate while staying safe and socially distanced! I created these 4th […]

My Favorite Home Exterior Design Service

June 17, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Home Decor, Room Makeovers

Have you ever wanted to update the exterior of your home? If so, I have a cool virtual exterior design service to recommend called Brick & Batten. This is not a sponsored post, just a company that I used recently for our home and loved the results. We have been wanting to update the exterior […]

DIY Let Freedom Ring Wreath

June 11, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, 4th of July

First let me say I hope you’ve been doing ok during these trying times for our country. I have faith we will come out of this stronger together. I pray that the recent protests will bring lasting change and put an end to systemic racism once and for all. I made this wreath weeks ago, […]

Make a Summer Rules Sign for Kids

May 26, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Fun Activities, Summer

And just like that, summer vacation is officially here! With the start of summer comes a few rules to attempt to keep some semblance of a schedule at home. The start of vacation is certainly different this year after being at home the last couple months due to the pandemic. Without the daily virtual school […]

DIY Floral Painted Wood Circle Wreath

April 13, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, Mother's Day

Looking to try out a new craft while you’re at home? This DIY painted wood circle wreath is a fun opportunity to get out your craft paints and do some stenciling while creating a gorgeous spring wreath. It would also make a beautiful Mother’s Day wreath to give to mom! I’m partnering with Martha Stewart […]

Bless Our Nest: Bird-Inspired Decor Ideas

April 11, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Home Decor, Summer

I’ve spent a lot of time watching the birds as we’ve been “sheltering at home” this past month. Now that it is spring the birds are out in full force in my backyard, singing their songs and scouting out nesting spots. As we all stay safe in our respective “nests”, I thought this nature-inspired Bless […]