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Great Ideas — 20 Ways to Bring Patterns into Your Home!

I love bold patterns and colors. Here are 20 different ways to bring patterns into YOUR home! DIY Colorful Raindrop Decals @ his & hers Gold Herringbone Pillow Tutorial @ Burlap + Blue Custom Storage Ottomans @ Bombshell Bling DIY Glitter Mod Podge Stencils @ homework … [Read more...]

Striped Wall Guest Bedroom – Reveal!

I've had such a fun time working on our new guest room. At the start of the school year all of my kids wanted to switch rooms around and my middle daughter took over what used to be our guest bedroom in the basement. My son is away at college and since his room is the largest bedroom and has its own bathroom, I thought it would be a great space to turn into a guest room. I consulted my son … [Read more...]

Paper and Ribbon Chandelier Tutorial!

I have had such a fun time designing my new line of scrapbook paper and embellishments for American Crafts!! It's going to be a scrapbook paper line that has a modern home decor spin! I can't wait to tell you more soon!! I was able to go down to the Craft and Hobby Association show - CHA a few weeks ago. And I made a little chandelier out of some pretty Pebbles scrapbook paper for the … [Read more...]

Five Tips to Creating the Perfect Guest Room!

When school started this year all of my kids wanted to switch bedrooms around! My middle daughter started high school and wanted to be down in the basement with my oldest daughter. So she took over our guest room. And my youngest daughter took over her "Tween" room. And my oldest son is away at college, so we decided to turn his room into the new guest room. It's the biggest bedroom … [Read more...]

Gold Leather “You Complete Me” Valentine Pillows! DIY

I have been wanting to make this project for such a long time. I have been wanting to make two half hearts that, combined together create one whole heart! And since it's almost Valentine's Day, I thought this is the perfect time!! A few months ago the Leather Hide Store sent me some gold glitter leather. I made a bunch of tassels. But I knew there were so many more potential … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Patterned Heart Printables #ShutterflyDecor

This post is brought to you by Shutterfly. I just love Valentine's Day!! And this year I thought it would be so fun to go with a traditional red and white Valentine decor! I created THREE different hearts with bold happy patterns in stripes, polka dots and houndstooth. I printed them on canvases and mounted them on my vintage door mantel! I also created a printable with red hearts and one gold … [Read more...]

Super Easy Industrial Shelving DIY [#LowesCreator]

This post sponsored by Lowe's. I was in Crate and Barrel last month and really liked this industrial shelving -- but it was $1499! But I didn't have time to learn to weld, and  I knew I wanted to put my own spin on the project for the #1905Cottage pantry: You'll love this easy to assemble industrial shelving project. There are slightly less expensive options, to be sure, but I … [Read more...]

14 Ways to Get Organized with DIY Industrial Shelving!

When we bought the #1905Cottage, the only way to access the laundry room was from the front porch. Sometime in the 1950's or 1960's the then-owners had taken part of the porch and turned it into a laundry room. So it had no heat and the floor was the concrete cement porch. When we remodeled the house, we cut a hole in the west wall of the kitchen and opened up an entrance to the laundry room. We … [Read more...]

Tatertots & Jello: 26 of my Favorite DIY Projects from 2013!!

First of all, I would like to say thank you so much to everyone who has been reading my blog anytime in the past 6 years. When I started my blog I didn't think I had anything to say. I was at a low point in my life and I never would have imagined how much joy and fulfillment could have come out of this online world. I have gained so much inspiration, met so many wonderful, amazing friends and it … [Read more...]

Make a Fall Leaf Pillow in Minutes!

Hello, everyone! Amy here from Positively Splendid. I am so glad to be back here at Jen's place to share a super quick and easy project to add a splash of fall to your home decor! To me, there is no better way to quickly update the feel of a space than by adding a few new throw pillows. The great thing about pillows is that they can be DIY'ed for pennies on the dollar of what you would spend to … [Read more...]