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I'm a DIY blogger, mommy to three sweet girls, former art teacher and photographer.  Scouting garage and estate sales to find vintage goods, sewing up a new dress or headband for my daughters or cooking up a fun recipe are some of my favorite things to do and blog about. I love to think up new projects and share them with the world.  I try to use quality photography and clean graphic design to come up with inspiring posts.

DIY Frozen Themed Cake

Lula's 6th birthday is coming up and we had a little celebration for her at my parents' house on the 4th of July. All she wanted was a Disney Frozen themed cake. My girls are obsessed ....more

Chocolate Covered Frozen Fruit Bars

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Easy Wedding Gift Wrap + Wedding Gift Guide

Wedding season is upon us! I don't know about you, but we are invited to five wedding this summer! Although, that doesn't even come close to the "summer of weddings" that we experienced the same summer we got married ....more

Summery Etsy Prints

I love browsing around Etsy for inspiration. I recently found a bunch of beautiful and summery prints that would be the perfect addition to a gallery wall or maybe hanging up in an office. Here are some of my favorites! ...more

DIY Fruit and Veggie Stamps

Summer is in full swing and so are the delicious fruits and veggies! I don't know about you, but sometimes we go crazy at the grocery store sales on the summer produce and some of our fruits and veggies start to go bad before we can eat them. Or if you have a garden, you may be overflowing with veggies very soon! ...more

DIY Thrifted Owl Lamp

For today's tutorial, I'm bringing out a long lost project that I totally forgot about. My first article for Vintage KC magazine, was making a knock off version of an owl lamp that I found at West Elm. I never shared the project here on the blog, so here ya go! ...more

TUTORIAL: Make Your Own Set of Watercolor Cards

I needed to send a note and was out of cards, but did have some card stock. My girls were painting with their watercolors at the time and it gave me an idea...we could make our own cards! This is so easy for kids to do and helps them learn different watercolor techniques in the process! ...more

DIY Pineapple Foam Print

Have you noticed the newest trendy thing in home decor? Pineapples! I love this trend ....more

50mm Friday Vol. 3

It's my 3rd week of 50mm Friday, where I share photos that I quickly snapped with my 50mm lens throughout the week. Quickly is the key word here. I'm finding that I don't have time to set up shots and take tons of photos ....more

Simple Chicken Salad {With Bacon!} Recipe

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