New Pantry

Hello friends! This blog post is so over due and I apologize for not getting it out sooner. I finally decided to just sit down and get it done. YAY! Summer has been flying right on by and I cannot believe August is almost here. I hope you all are having a great summer and enjoying it with friends and…

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Office Makeover

Well hello friends and welcome first day of summer! Does anybody have any vacation plans? Hubs and I do stay-cations since our dog is diabetic and blind and needs insulin twice a day so it's hard to find someone to care for her. But honestly, we enjoy staying home with her and one day we will be able to venture…

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Home Office Project

Hello Spring! Yup, we finally made it to spring but technically not until 4:58pm in our neck of the woods. Did y'all ever wonder if the snow would stop? I know it officially has not stopped yet but the end is near, right! But seriously, I love the 4 seasons we are blessed with here in Wisconsin. Some more than…

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DIY Puck Light Trick

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Oooooohhhhh friends I am so excited to share this super easy and super fast DIY puck light trick for any wall light. Yup even if it is one that is wired for electricity and you don't want to go through that trouble. No fear I got you covered! My birthday was last month and I had asked for a farmhouse…

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Little Girls Room Idea

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Happy Valentines Day friends! How many of you celebrate Valentines Day? Hubs and I keep it pretty simple but we have been celebrating every year since we been married. We always get a little something for each other but that's all. I usually bake something special for him along with cooking dinner and this year I also bought him a…

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Decorating above kitchen cabinets

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How to decorate above kitchen cabinets? I get asked this question from time to time and today I thought I would share some ideas I have on the subject. First off, please know I am not a professional designer and these tips are fully my own. Honestly, there is no right or wrong way and almost anything goes. In other…

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DIY Book Pages For Decor

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Okay, you all know how obsessed I am with antique looking books and using them in decor. If you remember back in this post here I shared how simple it is to make brand new books look like vintage books. I mean seriously they are just soooo old looking right? To think those were brand new books and they are…

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Decorating With Ladders

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Well friends I am thankful last week is over. Sorry I was a bit MIA but my poor family got a stomach flu and boy did it jump around. My 1 year old grandson started with it then his mom (my daughter) got it two days later and hours later her husband got it. My hubs had gone that day…

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New Farmhouse Style Wall Light

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Good morning buddies. How was your week? I had a great one and even took some time to style up my new pantry hubs created. Very soon I will share it with you but I want to finish up a few loose ends like labeling some things. Thursday was my birthday and turning 29 (again) is always fantastic. What is…

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Half Bath Makeover

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Howdy howdy friends! I hope you all had a fabulous weekend and spent much time with family. Or did you work on projects and accomplished them all? Either way I hope it was great. Let me start off by saying I received some sad and shocking news on Friday evening. One of my kindest, sweetest client passed away just two…

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New Year Giveaway

Happy 2019 friends! I think 2018 was the fastest year of my life so far. I totally feel like I just got use to writing and saying 2018 and now its already over. Just like snap your fingers and zap it's gone! Overall though, it was such a good year in my business and family life. This new year might…

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Christmas Tour

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Hey friends, Christmas is in 5 days and I seriously am not ready nor can I believe it. Where has this month gone? So really for my Christmas gathering I only have 4 days because we celebrate Christmas Eve. Yup 4 days to get my shopping done, get all my baking done and get my gifts wrapped. Eeeeek! I hope…

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DIY Olive Tree Topiary

Here I am back at another DIY project. I am so crazy busy with work stuff but yet I have to find sometime for myself, right! So I am so excited to finally make something I have been wanting to try for awhile now and better yet I am going to teach you! I mean after all you're my favorite…

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Friday Favorites

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Happy Friday friends. I thought it would be fun to periodically do a segment called Friday Favorites. It will be a total mix of random things and not always home decor related. I find the more we share things we love the more we learn about new things, right! In turn you may even learn something new about me. I would…

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World Market Friends and Family

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Happy Friday friends! Who wants to come shopping with me? I just wanted to pop on quick and tell you about the Friends and Family sale at World Market.  If you are like me Ms. bargain hunter this is a great one you won't want to miss. It is only valid Oct 5-8th, 2018 so you don't have much time. I…

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Fall Decor Inspo

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Hey friends fall decor is in full swing these days. So today I am popping on quick to share some great fall finds I came across last week. Along with some decorating tips for fall decor. I started decorating for fall last week which I explained in my last post. I keep it pretty simple with a few things here…

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DIY Buffalo Check Stand

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Sharing some love! First off I want to start by sharing this photo. It was submitted by one of my dear friends and follower who enjoyed creating her own vintage books from my tutorial found here. I am beyond excited so many of you have tried it and are enjoying my DIY's as well as other tips for decorating on…

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Simple change with just paint

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Hey buddies and happy September! Seriously, it is almost fall and as much as I love fall and wearing boots, plaid shirts, sweaters and cute layers I am not ready to give up summer. It just went by so fast. But I guess I can't stop it and better start thinking about fall decor. I hope you all had a…

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DIY Vintage Books

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DIY Vintage Books Happpppppy hump day my friends! I hope your week is going well and just think you are half way there. You can do it! Today I’m sharing a super simple DIY tutorial for creating vintage books to decorate with in your home. Yes, you can find some old vintage books at antique shops and on ebay and…

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Bleaching Drop Cloth Curtains

How to bleach drop cloth curtains white! I am so excited that bleaching drop cloth's turned out so good I can finally share with you how I did it. Since we just finished our bedroom makeover that can be seen here I am so happy it is all finally done! First off as a reminder I did share the drop…

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Hiding your thermostat

My tip on hiding a thermostat Howdy howdy! I hope you are all doing well. This summer is just flying by and I am so in shock that we are heading into August very soon. Seriously where has the summer gone. My first granddaughter, Ava, is going to school this year and will be in 4K. She is so excited…

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Bedroom Makeover Reveal

Bedroom Makeover Reveal Hey friends. So many of you are anxiously waiting for the reveal of my (almost finished) bedroom. Finally we are back in the bedroom after having the carpet installed and cleaned. For those of you new to this bedroom project you can see all the days prior to this reveal right here: Day 1 Bedroom Makeover All the…

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Day 3 Bedroom Makeover

Day 3 Bedroom Makeover Hey friends, just a quick post updating you on the progress of our bedroom makeover. For those of you that are new you can catch up on earlier posts here: Day 1 bedroom makeover Day 2 bedroom makeover Carpet is installed! We did have a carpet installer come last week and I highly recommend him. He…

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Day 2 Bedroom Makeover

Day 2 Bedroom Makeover I am just all giddy over here because I love fresh paint! On day 2 of the makeover I did get the room painted and it looks AMAZING already. So bright and warm. Bye Bye Blue! If you missed Day 1 head on over to this blog post "Day 1 Bedroom Makeover" To refresh your memory, here…

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Day 1 Bedroom Makeover

Day 1 Bedroom Makeover Well here we go onto another project. But this time I am going to take you along so you can see all the steps along the way. First off, let me start by saying this one will take many weeks and possibly into a month or so. Why? Because I work with many realtors and this…

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Gazebo Reveal

World Market Sale Hey friends before I get to my gazebo reveal I thought I would share the big sale going on at World Market right now. I LOVE the store and if you have never shopped there you just may want to check it out. They have such cute unique items from around the world that you just don't…

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More window treatments and tip on where to buy flowers

Where to buy gorgeous inexpensive flowers! If you are like me this time of year I love buying hanging baskets and pots of fresh flowers to set around my yard and deck. Each year I usually buy from Home Depot or Menards and even Fleetfarm. They seem to have the best prices and a decent selection. This year hubs had…

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Placemat Window Treatments & cute love story!

Oh come on placemats instead of a valance? WHAT???? Yup, thats right, little miss frugal myrtle here uses placemats as a window valance. I have been doing this for so many years I am not sure I could stop. lol. I have done this in the bathrooms and kitchen of my home but you certainly could use in any room…

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Drop Cloth Curtains

All about Drop Cloth Curtains! Hey Friends! I am so excited to share another super inexpensive decorating tip! The old but famous no-sew farmhouse style, drop cloth curtains. Yup, right from painters drop cloths you can make these super cute, super simple curtains. I have been wanting to do them for years but really did not have the need for…

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Decorating with plants

I love decorating with plants! Happy May! Wow can you believe May already! Yikes this year is flying by. Today's post is all about plants. Truth be told I LOVE plants! My house is filled with them and I have to say I have a pretty good green thumb. They do stay alive for a really long time. yay! For…

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