Travel Pictures with Country Silhouette Mats

Need a gift idea for the person who loves to travel? This DIY is perfect. A collection of their travel pictures with coordinating frames and the mats depicting the country each picture was taken in. This is what I gave my sister, Karla, and her husband for Christmas and it was a hit. I simply asked them before hand to send me a grouping of their most loved travel pictures and from there I chose which ones would work for what I was intending....more

Vintage/Modern Nursery on a Budget

We set out to create a gender neutral nursery when we found out the news that we were expecting a baby. We started by painting the walls a neutral color, Benjamin Moore's Moonshine (color-matched at Sherwin Williams). We only needed one gallon of paint because the wainscoting was already done in white, and it's a small room. We had previously added some DIY wainscoting to the room to give it a more quaint look, and it worked out perfectly for a nursery. ...more
This is beautiful! It will be a perfect room for the new little one!more

How to Style and Hang a Modern Gallery Wall

Gallery walls are tricky business, especially for detailed oriented, type-A sort of people -- not that I know any of those sort of people, cough, cough....more

living room art / gallery wall

A few weeks ago we finally had our living room painted - from pee yellow to a pretty light blue. I'm so happy it was done but then we were too lazy to put all of our art back up. But it was a good thing to actually change up our art placement a bit. And hang things where I wanted them, not just where hooks/nails were conveniently leftover from our previous owners....more

Before/After: Living Room

I can’t believe it’s already the fourth week of our Before/After fun! For those of you who haven’t been following along, to celebrate two years of being in our house I’m comparing what the house looked like when we toured it with what it looks like now. I’ve already shown you the Den & Laundry, the Bathrooms, and the Kitchen....more