Cricut Black Friday Deals!!!

Deluxe Starter Set Cricut Explore Bundle

We are sharing special deals from Cricut in this post that contain affiliate links. This means we will receive a portion of any sale made from the links we are sharing. As always all opinions are our own. We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family and friends. We unplugged for the day and enjoyed our first Thanksgiving as a family of 3! Ryder also enjoyed his first Thanksgiving dinner, loved it, and ate the most he has ever eaten in one day in his tiny little life! But … [Read more...]

Top 10 DIY Post in 2013

Top 10 DIY Post in 2013 from

As 2013 comes to a close we wanted to share with our loyal readers our 10 most popular DIY post in 2013. Some are a given and some will shock you!  2013 was a big year for us. We were brand ambassadors for and Filtrete Air Filters. Let's not forget about the 12 Months of Martha campaign I worked on all year. Of course, none of this could be possible without our loyal readers! We can't wait to share new tutorials in 2014 with you. We plan to share our big kitchen revamp in January … [Read more...]

Black Friday Cricut Deals

Cricut Black Friday Blogger Bundle from

We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We did--although busy, it was delicious and spent with lots of family! We use to go out shopping on Black Friday, but over the past few years unless there is something we absolutely need we don't bother in going out any more.  We did; however, go out this morning to WoodCraft and the Sewing Studio. Jon bought himself a new Dust Air Cleaner and I bought a much needed sewing/embroidery machine and a serger (and all the embroidery supplies I'll need … [Read more...]

{Feature} Coral & Aqua Nursery

Coral and Aqua Nursery Inspirations from

Earlier this year, Jon and I helped out our friends who were expecting their first baby. We helped install crown moulding for the room and we reupholster their rocking ottoman with a pillowcase! Today, we are sharing how their room turned out. I wanted to share this back in August/September but I was afraid people would think we were expecting (even though we were we didn't want to give any hints)! I'm in love with how modern and fresh it is. Our hope is to give other new parents expecting a … [Read more...]

20+ Fall Burlap Crafts + Target Gift Card Giveaway!

20+ Fall Burlap Crafts from

Last week, marked the first day of Autumn. I figured why not share a few fall burlap crafts to get you not only inspired but in the mood for hues of orange and red! Plus I want to talk about decorating for fall. We've been slacking on all things Fall thanks to our kitchen renovation. Today, we've teamed up with to show case their decorating section! Whether its decorating for the holidays or just decorating every day they have all sorts of great ideas to get you inspired. Last month, … [Read more...]

Life Inspired Features + Announcement

Life Inspired Link Party Features

Happy Wednesday! We didn't do much work on our kitchen this past weekend--instead we spent a little time unplugged and away from all technology. We spent the weekend with friends in Northwest Florida! It was a much needed weekend away. Our kitchen countertops came in yesterday and we are hoping to get them installed this weekend! I can't wait to reveal our kitchen to you--of course I really can't wait to get the kitchen finished. We are doing our kitchen revamp in phases that way our kitchen is … [Read more...]

{Recap} Haven Conference 2013

Haven Conference Opening Session with Organizers

Last weekend, Jon and I drove up to Atlanta to attend the second year of the Haven Conference. Haven is a conference geared toward DIY bloggers. Imagine going to summer camp and being reunited with all your friends. That is exactly what its like. Accept its like 99% women (no biggie to me and by now Jon has gotten use to it)! This was my sixth conference of the year (between food & DIY/craft). And one thing I've learned is to stop bringing my DSLR. There is no point. It just sits in the room … [Read more...]

40 DIY Succulent Ideas

30+ DIY Succulent Ideas from

Ever since I created my Aluminum Can Succulent Garden I've become a little obsessed with the low-maintenance plants. Today, I'm sharing 40 amazing DIY succulent ideas to get even the non-gardener a chance at growing something green in their own home. Aluminum Can Succulent Garden from Sew Woodsy Color Blocked Succulent Pot from White House Black Shutters Living Arrangements: Terrarium Necklace Tutorial from Jordan Valley Home & Garden Club Succulent Gardening from Sand & … [Read more...]

Life Inspired Weekly Link Party #2 + Features

Life Inspired Weekly Link Party

A big thanks to everyone for making our first Life Inspired party a success! Remember, it's no longer just one blog having the party--I have four other amazing co-host  Balancing Home, Sweet C’s Designs, Poofy Cheeks and While They Snooze! That also means that your project is seen across 5 blogs rather than just one! Now let's see all the amazing projects featured from last week. Remember, if you'r featured feel free to copy and paste the code below and place it proudly on your … [Read more...]

32 Ikea Hacks

32 Ikea Hacks from

By now you guys know that we love to use items from Ikea and make them our own. It first started with our Tulsta Chair that we reupholstered followed by the DIY Trumeau Floor Mirror, and then we found our media stand on the side of the road and decided to give it a little "hack". Just last week, we took the MARIT placemat and turned it into a placemat board games that is reversible and was made for less than $5! … [Read more...]