Learn how to make your own farmhouse style DIY fireplace screen using tongue-and-groove cedar paneling. In the winter, I love sitting in front of the fireplace watching the flames dance while I warm up. But the rest of the year, I don’t really enjoy staring into the gaping black hole of our gas fireplace. Problem solved […]

These simple, harvest-inspired fall fireplace mantel decorating ideas are pretty and functional!  I finally did it. Cleared the Legos, lightsabers and video game figures off the hearth and turned off the TV long enough to dress our keeping room fireplace for fall. I love sharing my fireplace mantel decorating ideas every season. But besides being […]

Whether you’re looking to install hardwoods, carpet the bedroom, add a rug to the dining room or give your bathroom a makeover, there’s a farmhouse flooring option that will work for the space and your budget! We’ve all watched TV renovation shows where the budget-strapped homeowners peel back horribly stained carpet or worn-out linoleum to reveal… […]

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Cost Plus World Market. Read my full disclosure policy here. These Bohemian home decor finds will make you look like a world traveler — no passport required! Whenever we travel, I love to bring home a souvenir that is reflective of the place and our time there. […]

Think beyond the traditional wreath as you’re planning your fall door decor. See how I transformed a farmhouse style vintage mailbox into a seasonal floral arrangement. We’re still sweating here in shorts and T-shirts, but the calendar has flipped to September, so it’s time to go fall out with the decorating. Bring on the pumpkins and […]

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, and it contains affiliate links. But I only recommend companies and products I love. Read my full disclosure policy here. Learn how to easily create the look of denim with this easy faux painting technique using two different colors of Chalky Finish paint and wax.I love how denim is […]

Come see how we created a relaxing and inviting outdoor room in our backyard. You’ll find lots of patio decorating ideas to inspire you. If you need me, I’ll be outside on the patio with a novel and a fruity drink. You might even find me napping al fresco. I’ve been waiting for more than a […]

Even beginners can build this DIY Potting Bench Outdoor Buffet Table, inspired by a $2,000 Pottery Barn hutch. I feel like a kid who has just learned to tie his shoes or ride a bike without training wheels. Fist bump. Oh yeah! We did it! We did it! We did it! Power tools rule!  Can […]

Disclosure: This post, featuring backyard design ideas and makeover inspiration, is sponsored by World Market and includes affiliate links. But I only recommend products and companies I love. Read my full disclosure policy here. I have been keeping a huge secret about a project I’ve been working on with one of my favorite stores and […]

Create a keepsake of your summer vacation by making your own easy DIY seashell artwork. For the longest time, I’ve felt like a Jeff Foxworthy punchline. Not, “you might be a redneck if,” although admittedly a few of those probably do apply. Nope, I’m referencing this one-liner: “One of the few things that I’ve learned about […]