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DIY Decoupaged Crate

Welcome to the Summer of Paper series - where we've invited fabulous guests to create projects using supplies from my Home + Made paper decor line. Hello, friends! I'm Michele from The Scrap Shoppe, and I am SO excited to be here sharing a fun project using Jen's new collection. Prior to crafting I was a†scrapbooker, but I really don't have†a lot of time for my original hobby anymore. … [Read more...]

TV Entertainment Center to Locker Station (and giveaway)

I'm so happy that the #1905Cottage addition is almost done!! I am just in love with this little home. There isn't room for a mudroom and I knew I needed a place for my kids to take off their winter boots and keep their backpacks. And as I was perusing the Better Homes and Gardens items at Walmart I was looking for a way to create this functional space in my garage. I saw this BHG … [Read more...]

Garage Makeover Tips – and How You Can Win a Troy-Bilt FLEX System!

The #1905Cottage expansion is nearing its end. I'll be sharing more over the summer, but thanks to my friends at Troy-Bilt, I have gotten a head start on the garage! So check out these garage makeover tips - and learn how you can win a Troy-Bilt FLEX system! The garage is still in progress, but my DIY work couldn't wait! I was so excited when Troy-Bilt invited me to participate in the … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIYs to Help Organize Your Life!

What's with the new year? I want to organize everything in sight! If you're like me, you'll love these great ideas -- 20 DIYs to Help Organize Your Life! 5 Decluttering Tips @ Maison de Pax   DIY Crate Storage Unit @ Cherished Bliss   Kid's Cleaning Tips @ 30 Days 10 Steps to a Cleaner Kitchen @ A Pretty Life in the Suburbs  … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 New Year’s Organization Ideas!

It's that time of year ... time to make an extra push to get organized! I loved these great ideas ...   16 New Year's Organization Ideas! Read on and get inspired! Command Central Station @ The Happy Housie   Anthro Inspired Gold Desk Organizer @ View from the Fridge  Organizational Printables (Daily & Weekly) @ Dawn Nicole Creating a Colorful Room @ Mabey … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 18 Fall Organization Ideas!

While it's still warm outside, the nights (at least here) are a bit cooler and the kids are heading back to school! It's the perfect time for some organization projects: So check out these 18 Fall Organization Ideas and get started on your projects -- now that the kids are out of the house! Modern Homework Station @ An Inviting Home  Organizing a Drawer @ Woods of Bell … [Read more...]

Make an Easy Back to School Organization Station!

This project is brought to you by Lowes.  This Summer has flown by. My kids go back to school in just a couple of weeks. And I always struggle with keeping everything organized. So this month when Lowe's gave us the topic of Back To School - I knew I wanted to create a Back to School Organization Station to help us stay on top of things this coming school year. And something that I love about … [Read more...]

Office Organization – Spray Painted Thrifted Clipboards!

This post is sponsored by Krylon.  I love a good challenge. It really lets me stretch my creativity! So when Krylon contacted me and asked me if I would make a project using 4 completely different spraypaints - I was excited!!   Here are the colors they sent me -- Shimmer Metallic Green, Citrus Green, Pink and a Natural Stone finish. I wondered what I could create in one project with … [Read more...]

Free Spring Simplifying Printable!!

Hi there, I'm Ann Marie from white house black shutters! I've been blogging for 4.5 years (and following Jen for about that long!), have four kids five and under, and live in an old cute house. My goal is to share my journey and help you simplify your life, create a meaningful home, and make the everyday more enjoyable. With a healthy dose of keeping it real so that you know you're not … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Ways to Get Organized in 2014!!

At the start of every year we all feel the urge to get organized. These 20 ways to get organized will help you fight the battle! And don't miss your chance to win a $60 credit to the amazing Drawstring Studio! * * * * * DIY Mudroom & Entryway @ Home, Heart and Hands Master Closet Remodel @ Lilikoi Joy Printable Mini Budget Binger @ 30 Days Office Desk Organization @ View from … [Read more...]