valentines candy conversation hearts decor diy!!!

here's a quick and easy DIY for a last minute valentine's day touch. pour a few bags of candy conversation hearts (my favorite) into your gum ball machine!...more

Before/After on the CHEAP: Den & Laundry Room

As I mentioned earlier this week, I’m planning to celebrate our 2 years of living in our home by comparing the 2012 version of each room with where we are now in 2014.If we’re going to start at the very beginning, it only makes sense to start with that first room that I painted… while 8 months pregnant....more

DIY Easy Makeup Brush Repair in 2 Easy Steps

Repairing that broken makeup brush you were going to toss can save money and the environment, at least for a while. It's simple.Step 1: Simply take the broken makeup brush and slather the inside of the handle with hot glue. (Be careful -- it gets really hot!)Step 2: Replace the bristles & let the hot glue cool.Now you're ready to apply that makeup! Visit here to view a short tutorial (

Diaper Box DIY- Better Alternative for Gross Motor Baby Play

Forget the bumbo, exersaucer,  or jumparoo when all you need is a diaper box! ...more

Make This: Jeweled Valentine's Day Classroom Cards

Valentine's Day. Wether you love it or loathe it, if you have kids, they are going to want to hand something out to their friends. Here is a quick little hand made card if buying a box of licensed character cards with tattoos isn't your thing.  ...more

Easy DIY Framed Chalkboard

I must admit my DIY chalkboard has been one of my favorite projects that I have done lately!  I was inspired to write about it today as C and I are off to Menards to get supplies for our next project since the temperature is currently above zero.  I need reminders why I live here again?!?!  Anyway, how I came to make my chalkboard came from inspiration to have something to write monthly milestones on for C each month.  Pinterest had a lot of cute ideas as to different chalkboards so I went looking for one....more

DIY "Book" Shelves

When Jeremy first moved in to our condo, we searched Pinterest and the internet for decor inspiration.  Honestly, it was mostly just me searching and getting his input after I found things I really loved.  One of those was some easy to make "book" shelves that we could use to house our wine glasses.  Now, I am sharing with you the super easy way we made it happen. ...more

DIY Wrinkle Smoothing Serum

As part of my essential oil obsession, I have been trying out different beauty concoctions to cut out chemical laden beauty products. In addition, the cost of making these products is much less than purchasing them once you have a few essential oils in your home. After researching the effects of a few oils, I came up with a blend that I have been using as an eye serum, and I have to say, the skin around my eyes looks much more supple and moisturized, and the wrinkle lines are reducing....more

How to Cover the Buttons on a Button Tufted Headboard

Who says a tan linen button tufted headboard is boring and tame?  Not me.  When I bought this headboard at Tuesday Morning I knew exactly what I was going to do with it.  Inspired by a headboard I had seen at World Market I knew all I needed was some glue, fabric and a few dozen button covering kits....more

8 DIY Valentines Day Crafts – Cards

This is a curation of Valentine Card Crafts I found around the web. Valentine’s Day homemade cards are meaningful and unique.  I just think these are some of the cutest ones out there! I hope you find some you want to make!  ...more