Room Makeover – Playful Guest Bedroom/ Kid’s Room

Hi everyone! It has been a little while since my last post and in the meantime my blog has had a little work done 😉 and I am very excited about its new look! And speaking of new looks I recently gave a little makeover to an unused room in my parent’s house!  My mother decided that she needed another usable guest room in their home, one

Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas

With Christmas one week away it is time to start thinking about gift wrapping!  And for those over achievers out there who already have their gifts wrapped, here are some ideas for next year!  Today I will show you some ideas that I tried out, including painting a few gift tags and making decorative flower toppers out of coffee filters and cupcake liners! After I saw

DIY to Try – Hand Painted Flour Sack Kitchen Towels

I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love vintage looking kitchen towels!  I love how they instantly give personality to a kitchen, and how simply switching them out gives a whole new feel to your decor!  In fact I change my own kitchen towels out pretty often for this very reason.  Though I must confess I hardly ever use them, I barely even touch them

DIY to Try – Foam Core Chalkboard

Chalkboards, they are everywhere, and for good reason!  And thanks to chalkboard paint more and more people are making their own!  This is exactly what I set out to do the other day out of an old poster with a plastic frame and glass covering.  And it was only due to my own clumsiness that I ended up making it out of foam core! Isn’t

10 DIY Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas

With Thanksgiving and Christmas pretty much back to back, seasonal decorating can get a little pricey. That is of course why DIY projects come in handy!  You can search blogs and Pinterest for hours for great DIY ideas, but if you are like me then you will want the simple projects, the ones that make the most impact without all of the extra hard work

Halloween Party Tutorials – Painted Pumpkins

Confession: I along with a great majority of America am obsessed with all things pumpkin!  That means pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin soup, pumpkin beer and most importantly… carving pumpkins!  Now if you have browsed the blog world or Pinterest over the past few Halloweens, you may know that carving pumpkins is so 2011!  Now this is not to say that I am completely

Halloween Party Tutorials – A Witch’s Curtain

Halloween is just one week away! Can you believe it? I have been so busy that one of my favorite holidays has crept up on me without warning! To make the most of the week that remains before All Hallows’ Eve I will be showing you some DIY Halloween Party Tutorials taken from my very own Halloween party from last year! Whether you are planning

Guest DIY Blogger Series: Styles by Holly

Remember my sister’s Great Gatsby Party? Of course you do! Well then you probably remember those silver and gold glittery champagne glasses!  Yup, I made those.  And I will show you how easy it was with this simple DIY Tutorial. 1.)  Pick up some pretty but inexpensive glasses.  We found ours from the Good Will, and the prices ranged from 50 cents to $1.  We