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Shutterfly Wood Wall Art and Master Bedroom Gallery Wall Sneak Peek!!

I've been hard at work on my master bedroom makeover, and as part of that project I'm adding a gallery wall (on both sides of a door). Last month my sister Wenderful and her family came out for a visit and I talked her into a family photo shoot! I have wanted a gallery wall in my master bedroom for so long and was so excited to get started on it. Thanks Wendy for such awesome … [Read more...]

Make a Slipcovered Headboard — An Easy Way to Change Up Your Bedroom!

I'm having such a fun time making over our master bedroom! I realized that it hasn't really been redone in about 9 years. Wow! I'm participating in something really exciting --  Jo-Ann and HGTV HOME™ Magic with Fabric & Trim challenge. And I only have 30 days to complete the room so I have been working really hard on it and it's been so much fun!! Of course the main part of a bedroom … [Read more...]

30-Day Room Makeover with Jo-Ann and HGTV Home™!!

If you've been reading my blog for long you might know that I've been wanting to give my Master Bedroom a facelift for almost 4 years.  It just seems like there are always projects that get moved up higher on the list.  And it's a space that I've been struggling with. Do you have a space like that in YOUR home? So when Jo-Ann contacted me about making over a room in my home with their new … [Read more...]

Fourth of July Patriotic Mantel and Make Paper Lollies!

I love this time of the year.  It's the end of the school year and the whole Summer is open. The possibilities are endless.  I love decorating for Summer and for the 4th of July. In Utah we also have a big 24th of July celebration, so we can keep our Patriotic decorations up the whole month which is super fun.   And my family room/kitchen is really the heart of my home. So … [Read more...]

FIVE Ways to Keep Your Entryway Clean and Organized!

Winter can be a messy time with all of the boots, coats, backpacks and snow tracked all over the house. For many years it seemed like my entryway was constantly piled with these Winter items, not to mention the mess that muddy and salty shoes and boots made as they piled up by the entryway door. Finally I got a handle on the Winter mess and clutter. Here are FIVE ways I have found to keep … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Update and The Inspiration Board!

 Do you have a space that never seems to come together? Mine is my master bedroom. I've been trying to figure out this space for THREE years. This is what it looked like a few years ago. I think the main problem was a couch that my husband was very attached to. It has lived in my bedroom for the past few years, but I found a new place for it. And having the couch out of my room has really … [Read more...]

DIY Wood Bead Chandelier and 16 Beaded Chandelier Tutorials!

I made a new wood bead chandelier. I might have a DIY chandelier obesession. I ordered a box of 1,000 wood beads for this project. And I am so excited to show you the tutorial. I just need to take some pictures and write it up. (UPDATE: Click here to see the tutorial)  (here it is at my Cookie Exchange last month) In the meantime, here are 16 DIY Wood Bead Chandeliers for … [Read more...]

My Favorite Tutorials from 2012!!

I love looking back at the end of the year and seeing all of the projects I made throughout the year. It's fun to see the finished projects and remember how much fun it was to create them! Here are a few of my favorite projects from 2012: Valentine Glitter Mason Jar Votives Chevron Sparkle Wreath … [Read more...]

6 Tips to make a DIY Cottage Fireplace and $ 100 Lowes Gift Card Giveaway

The little 1905 cottage I am working on it coming along. The drywall is all done and we are painting this week. For the last couple of Saturdays we have been working on the fireplace. I wanted a really classic cottage-y look with a planked wall. And I am so happy with the way it's turning out. Here are 6 tips I have learned as we have created this Cottage Fireplace. Plus, Lowe's is giving … [Read more...]

Make a DIY Accessory Display (Hannah’s Room Update)

Here's a little DIY project we made for Hannah's room. There was a space on her wall by the little desk area we created. I thought it might be the perfect place for her to hang little purses or scarves. And we added some colorful knobs to make it pretty. We used some left over molding from the little house I am working on, so it really only cost the price of the knobs we used. I bought the … [Read more...]