I have been in a mood lately. A rearranging mood. This can be a dangerous mood to be in when you have to live with someone else or when you have other things you should be doing (like working out). However, this mood also helps you get organized, keep things fresh, and gives you a … Continue reading I’m In The Mood….For Rearranging
There is now a piano in our living room. We've been wanting one for a long time and James' parents had one they were willing to give to us. I was worried at first because I thought it would look too cluttered in the living room with all of our other furniture but I actually … Continue reading We Got A Piano!
We have lived without a light over our dining room table for about 4 months now. All that has been there is the electrical wiring sticking out of the ceiling. Attractive, I know, but I didn't want to spend money on just any old pendant; I wanted it to be something fun and unique that … Continue reading At Last I’ve Seen the Light!
It's More Than Just a House :: Part 1 ::
It's my 21st birthday in May and you know what I want to drive 2 hours up to Portland to do? Shop at my favorite home decor stores. Partying is for noobs. These are my top 5 favorite home sites/stores and I will tell you why... 1) West Elm: I first found their site when … Continue reading My Top 5 Home Decor Stores
The internet is chock-FULL of DIY, home, and design content. If I didn't have a husband, job, or common sense, I would spend every waking moment on Pinterest and other blogs. But even though all of that is out there on the web, there is something uniquely special about having good ol' hardback books to … Continue reading My Favorite DIY + Design Books
Ever since James and I were dating I started thinking about what our home would be like once we got married. I had only ever lived with my parents so the idea of having my very own bedroom, kitchen, bathroom , AND living room to decorate sounded like heaven to me. Right from the get-go I … Continue reading Why Put Effort Into Your Home?
Happy Heart Day everyone! This is what one of my preschoolers call it so I can't help but love it. This project is a very simple and inexpensive way to add lots of color to your home. I got my inspiration from this post from A Beautiful Mess. They add vinyl lettering to theirs but … Continue reading DIY Paint Chip Art
I love taking advantage of nice days because I get to go out do yard work. If my parents are reading this they are probably rolling their eyes and shaking their heads in disgust because I never felt this way about yard work when I lived with them, but when it's your own home it's … Continue reading Our Backyard: Progress and Plans