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DIY – Eyeing Little Planters

With a move upon us, I’m determined to use up some of my craft supplies rather than purchasing new ones. I already had some cute cacti planted in little pots that I wanted to spruce up, and these afforded a natural opportunity for a…

March 19, 2016
DIY

DIY – We’re a Perfect Match

With Valentine’s Day approaching, I wanted to create a little treat that is equally fun to make as it is to enjoy.  I decided that the time was right to use up some of the craft supplies I’ve been hoarding in my supply box…

February 6, 2016
DIY

Hello, Brick

Ever since I started dreaming of moving out on my own, I imagined a space that included brick walls. While I have yet to live in such a home, we have started to house hunt. Ah yes, house hunting — in San Francisco —…

January 30, 2016
Design DIY

Twinkle Twinkle Little Lights

This holiday season, we spent all of two seconds in town. While I was sad to have minimal time to decorate our home, I did purchase a few poinsettias and wreaths. I have to admit, though, that one wreath sat in my office untouched.…

January 6, 2016
DIY

A Calendar That is Never Out of Date

Every year my family expects to find a calendar on my wish list for Christmas. I love that each month there is a new piece of art for my office! At the end of the year, I simply can’t bring myself to throw them…

December 31, 2015
DIY Recipes

Sister, Sister Pour Me a Drink

The holiday season is here and having a small but close family, means lots of time up at our family lake house — days filled with hiking, games, eating, drinking and of course laughing.  My sisters and I all love to try out new…

December 11, 2015
DIY

Addressing the Details

Whether they include family pictures or a long letter with tidbits of what everyone in the family has been up to throughout the year, I love receiving holiday cards. Of course, there are cards with glitter and adorable penguins and reindeer but something that…

December 8, 2015
DIY

3 No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Recently, we embarked on some fall adventures (see here and here). I love this time of year: hot toddy’s, Halloween decor, leaves changing color and the crisp air (even though the last two have yet to arrive due to our Indian Summer, but you…

October 13, 2015
Design DIY

In a Stitch

Image Via: Julia Goodwin’s Home Tour In need of  living room curtains, I looked to a simple project to provide a price friendly option. Looking back, this DIY was probably one of the fastest DIY projects I have completed. I love Ikea’s curtains —…

August 31, 2015
Design DIY

Going for the Gold

Image Via: Julia Goodwin’s Home Tour One of my favorite IKEA hacks of all starts with a touch of gold. It’s no secret I’m a fan, but with this budget friendly DIY I’m not tied into a furnishing for the long run. When I first found…

August 17, 2015