Latitude and Longitude Custom Pillow

I adore personal, custom and meaningful art and decor in my home.  That is why I love DIY projects.  Doing it myself allows me to add as much personality, humor and fun into my home that I want.  While I have only lived in my city for almost two years, this pillow is a reminder {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Engage your Kids on Summer Vacation

Most kids look forward to summertime for most of the year. However, it usually isn’t far into the season before you start hearing those three dreaded words. You know the ones… “Mom, I’m bored.” Most kids need a little prompting to help them enjoy their summer experience. Here are five ways to get your kids focused {…Read More…}





Barn Wood Frames {with no special tools!}

Years ago my neighbor was replacing their fence.  They had all these awesome weathered gray slats sitting in their trash.  Seeing the beautiful weather beaten patina made me rush over and ask my neighbor if I could have them.  My neighbors were used to my trash picking by then.  So I took some of those slats {…Read More…}





Faux Stainless Steel Backsplash in 30 minutes!

The big project I did this past year was converting an 11’ x 11’ oversized guest bathroom into a smaller bathroom and a third floor laundry room.  I can’t tell you how completely heavenly having the laundry facilities on the third floor has been.  It was about 95% done but I felt like it wasn’t {…Read More…}