DIY wedding invitations

So now that our wedding is over I can share some of my favorite DIYs from our wedding day!  This one was definitely a process, but it looks pretty dang close to my pinterest inspiration – so I’m calling this a win!  Overall yes it was “easy” it didn’t require all that much planning –…

if only I could live in a pile of barnwood 

I love to collect postcards from places I’ve been. They are small, cheap, and you can pretty much find them anywhere!  When we moved I knew I wanted a way to display them, and my collection is always growing so I wanted a way to add | remove them.  My current collection is sitting in…

from cigar box to mini-crates

Remember a few years ago when cigar boxes were really popular to repourpose? (I made a purse out of one!) Well, I’m bringing back that craft medium for this post!  I originally asked my dad for a few cigar boxes (I was going to use them as gift boxes for a bridesmaid gift, well my…

wine-not

So I’ve turned into a crazy person, and I found these wine glasses on sale , so ya know I had to buy a few *boxes* but anyways..  I wanted to embellish them using my cricut! I decided that I would try to etch them so they become dishwasher safe (rather than just applying a…

shelves on shelves 

so I have been obsessed lately with the look of floating shelves. I thought that they would be a perfect fit for this little nook that we have going up our stairs. This area was calling for a little makeover, and the more storage the better!  I wanted the floating shelves here for the fact…

wood you look at that?

We had our hardwood floors refinished!!  Rejoice! these look brand-spankin’ new! After the debate of doing the floors ourselves vs. having them done; we settled on the latter.  We did decide though to try our (Donny’s) hand at doing the repair work; figuring if we struggled too hard that we could have them done professionally. …

trim painting day! hey hey hey hey! 

today is the day to paint the trim! whooo. I personally enjoy painting (Donny , not so much) I love to see how a quick coat of paint can make such a huge difference!  the goal was to get up early, to get all the trim painted (living room, master bedroom, stairs, and small hall)…

Garage Sale Goods 

here’s another post I wanted to transfer over from my old blog! I wanted to show some before pictures to some projects I will be working on !  I’m never one to miss a yard sale! I love thrifting , garage saling, buying goods from Craigslist and eBay! I’m a sucker for a good deal! …