Not Yo Mama’s Gallery Wall

gallery wall with found objects and homemade arrows

So I finally have one room in my new home that is finished.  Unless, of course, you count my garage and mudroom.  While yes, those are technically done, who wants to hang out in a garage or mudroom very long?  So this is our first room that is done that our family as a whole {…Read More…}





Family Makeover Part 6: Styling the Built-Ins

styling shelves and bookcases

Well the day has finally come for me to show you how I styled the built-in bookshelves.  I will say I am not a stylist by nature.  I would much rather be building something than adding in the finishing touches.  I must have rearranged things about 1000 times each shelf.  My strategy was to keep {…Read More…}





Free Printable Guest Room Communication Form

guest room decor ideas with printable-sign

This month, as part of the Lowes Creative Ideas team, we were challenged to come up with a way to freshen up the guest room.  While my guest room in my previous house was amazing, I have yet to touch the new room quite yet (even though we have had 4 sets of guests come {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Get This Look: Rustic Dining Room

look-for-less-rustic-dining-room

With Halloween behind me and Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, I can’t help but think of how much I’d like to have a beautiful dining room to host holiday gatherings. While gathering inspiration, I spotted this rustic/eclectic dining space with interesting woodwork and pretty colors. House of Turquoise featured this room from a home decorated by Four Chairs Furniture and photographed by Hiya Papaya Photography. Check out the five tutorials I found to get this look for less:

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