Christmas Book Advent Calendar

I’m so excited to start this new tradition with our little girl this year – a Christmas Book Advent Calendar or Christmas Book Countdown. This idea is not original to me, in fact, I actually did something like this with my nieces and nephew a few years ago, but this will be the first year we’ll […]

How to pick a theme or change up your Christmas decor (plus a tour through Christmases past)

Are you decking the halls yet?  I’m just about done and can’t wait to share it all with you!  But first I thought I would answer a question that I got several times as I shared sneak peeks of Christmas decorating which was how I choose a theme for my Christmas decor or how I […]

Transforming a red brick fireplace with a German Schmear technique

So if you remember back to my fall tour post, this is how my brick fireplace looked.  Now I love brick… but red brick with red mortar?  No, not at all.  I knew when we bought the house that I wanted to change it for sure but I wanted to live with it, research some […]

Thanksgiving Table with Blue and Amber Accents

Are you ready for Thanksgiving?  I sure am – turkey, ham, all the sides, stuffing and pumpkin pie – yum!!  Today, I thought I would share my take on a pretty table all set for Thanksgiving dinner hoping that it will inspire you or give you some ideas for your Thanksgiving table. I LOVE setting […]

Farmhouse Coffee Bar with DIY floating shelf and mug rack

Tips on how to add a functional coffee bar to your kitchen even if you only have a small corner space, also tutorial on a DIY industrial floating shelf and hanging mug rack made with pipe hardware. I don’t know about you but it’s a keep the coffee coming kind of Monday especially after time […]

DIY Rustic Wood Shelves + DIY toilet paper holder made with plumbing pipe hardware

How-to tutorial on how to make industrial farmhouse wood floating shelves with pipe brackets and a DIY toilet paper holder using plumbing pipes found at the hardware store.         After I posted my master bathroom makeover reveal post, many of you asked for a detailed explanation on how to make the floating […]

Cozy and Neutral Farmhouse Fall Tour

Happy Fall!  I am so excited to be joining in this Farmhouse Fall Home Tour with 20+ other bloggers and show you around our house a bit this fall season. If you are joining me from A Blue Nest welcome!  A bit of background on me and our blog, we moved into a new to […]

Farmhouse Master Bathroom Makeover ($100 room challenge)

I am SOO excited to share the reveal of the master bathroom with you today!  Whew.. I was coming down the wire with this one – so many projects!  But seeing the after makes it all worth it! So I did this bathroom makeover as part of the One month, One room, $100 challenge that […]

DIY Faux German Schmear Brick Accent Wall ($100 room challenge)

When I last showed you the little toilet room in my master bathroom it looked like this.  I had already given it a fresh coat of paint and you can see the before/after of that in this post. Even though the fresh paint and cleaning up the nasty trim was a huge improvement, I wasn’t […]

Master Bathroom Painted Vanity–$100 Room Challenge

I am still plugging along on this bathroom makeover – working on giving it a makeover in one month with $100 or less. When you saw the room last week it looked like this. Then on Monday I shared how I gave the walls and trim a fresh coat of paint. You can go here […]