DIY farm style bay window treatment

Welcome to week 2 of our kitchen nook $100 Room Challenge and it’s been a challenge. That’s part of the fun though. Before I get into the fun let me introduce you to Erin, the creator of this January and September challenge. We have one month to transform a space for $100 dollars or less. Hop on over to her blog and check out her appearance on the Rachel Rae and the Jason show here.

5 home improvement goals for 2019

And just like that 2018 comes to an end. Holy moly! Last year I wrote a post on mixing up the whole new year resolution mambo-jumbo. If this works for you, good on you. I just couldn’t seem to commit so instead I decided to embrace what I love to do and channel it by setting five home improvement goals.

How to make a fall leaf garland from Dollar Tree supplies

Fall has arrived! My Pinterest and Instagram feed is flooded with all sorts of inspiring images to bring in the season. I don’t usually do much to decorate around this time of year. Mostly I prepare for my first few weeks of teaching and begin the tedious process of winterizing our outdoor space. But who can resist the beautiful ideas of pumpkin displays and vibrant colors of fall?

Military foot locker makeover turned farmhouse style trunk

Summer is moving right along. Already August and I'm wondering where the heck our time to relax, play, and refresh went? I missed July's Pinterest Challenge but am back for August's. The purpose of this Pinterest Challenge is to motivate all the participants of this hop (and you too) to not just pin, but to make it happen! This month, I chose to makeover an old olive green military footlocker. My pinspiration came from Angie over at Knick of Time (She has some fun vintage projects that I couldn't help but get lost in and now want to make a few.).

11 stunning and easy container gardening ideas using rain gutters

It's spring and with spring it's time to prep and plant the garden. I do enjoy fresh vegetables and pretty flowers. What I don't enjoy is the cost of fancy containers or the battle with the slugs here on the Olympic Peninsula. So if there's a way where I can save money and make gardening a wee bit easier...I'm all for it. Hence this round-up of some pretty cool ways to re- purpose rain gutters into containers.

DIY scrap wood wall decor project

Have you ever completed something that just didn't quite sit with you? Like you liked it but eh.... This handmade sign was one of those. At the time I was looking for some color and something that added some character to our wall decor and didn't cost a small fortune. My go-to was to make a sign. I really enjoy the process of making free hand signs which you can see some of them here