5 Ways to Get This Look: Playroom with a Chalkboard Wall

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I know I’ve showed you some inspiring rooms photographed by Hiya Papaya at this year’s Utah Parade of Homes before.  The interiors of these homes were just jam-packed with inspiring ideas, and the room I’m about to show you is no exception.  The great thing about this playroom is that there are quite a few things about it that could translate well into any space–whether it’s a basement, a bonus room, or a corner of your living room.  I found several DIY projects that can help you achieve a similar look without a hefty price tag.

Hiya Papaya Chalkboard Playroom Numbered

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Out of the Box Summer Camps

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When school is out for the summer there are many ways to fill your kid’s days.  The internet has endless ideas of projects to do, experiments to try and meals to make for your kids during summer months.  I am betting a bunch of you also send your kids to camp.  It can be a church {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Engage your Kids on Summer Vacation

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…}





5 Ways to Fake a Fireplace Mantel

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Viewing all the beautifully decorated mantels is enough to give anyone some serious fireplace envy if you don’t have one of your own.   Don’t worry–you are not alone! While I have a tiny mantel with my TV above it, it isn’t much to decorate.  Quite a few homes are built without fireplaces these days, {…Read More…}