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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Crock Pot Sloppy Joes – Pizza Style

Crockpot Sloppy Pizza Joes

So my family aren’t huge Sloppy Joe fans, which is a bummer because it is a super quick and easy meal to make.  Sometimes quick and easy is all I have time for.  So I came upon this recipe from a special interest Betty Crocker publication from 2004.  I tweaked it to our liking and {…Read More…}