New Signs!

New Signs!

July 27, 2016

The studio has been buzzing with lots going on, and we have a few new signs in the shop today! . The "I believe sign is available here. . .The "Be strong and courageous" sign is available here. .

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Sseko Designs Giveaway! {comment here to enter}

Sseko Designs Giveaway! {comment here to enter}

July 22, 2016 59 Comments

***GIVEAWAY HAS CLOSED! The winner is Melissa G. Congratulations! Happy Friday friends! I have a fun giveaway for you today! I first heard of Sseko Designs when the founders appeared on Shark Tank (one of our favorite shows), and I've admired thei...

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Recent Custom Signs

Recent Custom Signs

July 20, 2016

The studio has been filled to the brim with new custom signs being made! It is so rewarding working with my sweet clients to create the perfect sign that brings meaning to the walls of their home. . Here are a few of the latest custom signs... ...

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White Painted House

White Painted House

July 15, 2016 7 Comments

. When we moved into our house last October, I knew right away that our house needed to be painted. It was a dirty, drab light brown color and was begging to be freshened up with a coat of bright white paint. . Here's what the house looked like w...

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Ocean Collection

Ocean Collection

July 06, 2016

I created a collection of ready-to-ship ocean paintings that are available on the website now! These paintings are some of my very favorite projects to work on. Each one is so unique and special to me. I painted all of these outdoors at our little...

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When a yard sale find becomes a treasure

When a yard sale find becomes a treasure

June 29, 2016

. I've been slowly working on my girls' room for the past few months and brought this crib-turned-daybed out of storage and put it in their room. I bought it at a yard sale probably eight years ago for $25 without knowing how I would use it. It...

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DIY Window Seat

DIY Window Seat

June 24, 2016

The girls' room has a cute little corner where their window dormer is, and I thought a window seat would be the perfect thing for the small space. When I work on DIY projects, I generally don't want to spend a lot of time on it (in other words, I ...

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Wrapping up the week

Wrapping up the week

June 17, 2016

This past weekend we spent four glorious days with extended family in Ohio. My cousin's son got married on Saturday, so it was a great excuse for my entire family (parents, brothers, sister and their spouses and kids) to visit and spend time toget...

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Jewelry now in the shop!

Jewelry now in the shop!

June 10, 2016

I am so excited to add a brand new JEWELRY line to the website! I designed a collection of necklaces in collaboration with my friend Wanda from Pearls 'n Joy. I put so much heart and soul into each of these designs! . . Each necklaces is han...

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New signs in the shop!

New signs in the shop!

June 06, 2016

There has been so much inspiration floating around the studio lately! I've been very busy creating some brand new products that are coming to the website very soon, and I've just added these beautiful new signs...

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DIY projects I want to try

DIY projects I want to try

June 01, 2016 1 Comment

Creating with my hands is one of my favorite things to do. There is something so gratifying and rewarding to me about making something useful or pretty. Lately I've found some projects on Pinterest that have me inspired... DIY airplan...

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The Latest Custom Signs

The Latest Custom Signs

May 25, 2016

My customers are always such an inspiration to me. They give me great ideas for new signs, and I love working on new projects! Here are some of the latest custom signs I've created... You can find more info on custom signs here. 

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Outside our little farm

Outside our little farm

May 18, 2016

Our weather this spring has had a serious identity crisis. Is it spring or is it still winter?  I thought I'd share some photos of the outside of our property today. We moved in last October and have been doing so much work to it! There is still ...

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Printables now in the shop!

Printables now in the shop!

May 16, 2016

If you need quick and easy artwork for your walls, then my new printables might be just the thing for you. I've added six printable designs to the website that you can easily print out on your own. No waiting required! When you purcha...

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The Latest Books I'm Reading

The Latest Books I'm Reading

May 11, 2016

I'm continuing to work on my goal of reading at least one book a month, which I know isn't much, but it's an improvement on my reading from last year. Which was basically almost nothing.  I've read these three books in the past few months.....

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New Family Sign

New Family Sign

May 05, 2016 1 Comment

I have a new family sign in the shop this morning! It is personalized with your last name and hand-painted on reclaimed barn wood. I create a lot of family signs as wedding gifts, and this one is perfect for that! The sign can be ordered h...

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Personalized Reclaimed Wood Clocks {new!}

Personalized Reclaimed Wood Clocks {new!}

April 20, 2016 1 Comment

Many of my signs and products are a result of wanting to create something specific for my home. And my new reclaimed wood clocks are no exception! I wanted a large, round sign for my entryway, and my talented husband created one for me. I just love these clocks and am so excited to add […]

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Words Matter

Words Matter

April 18, 2016

Our homes tell the story of who we are and what matters to us. One of the reasons I love to see inside people’s homes is because it gives me a glimpse into who they really are, in their most sacred and safe place. Here are some photos of my signs taken in my customers’ […]

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Wrapping up the week

April 15, 2016

We’ve spent as much time as possible outside working on our property this week, although it’s has been COLD. But there have been some pretty, sunny days that almost make up for it. We are busy cutting down overgrown shrubs, dead trees, and getting things cleaned up. I’m creating flower beds around the house and […]

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How to create a hanging shelf

How to create a hanging shelf

April 13, 2016

Last Saturday morning I was in the mood for a really quick project, so I decided to create a hanging shelf in front of the large window in the studio for some of my plants. The window doesn’t have any curtains right now, and it looked kinda lonely. It needed some life, and plants were […]

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Introducing a few new signs!

Introducing a few new signs!

April 11, 2016 1 Comment

Happy Monday friends! I have a few new signs in the shop this week! An awesome reminder of God’s amazing love for us! You can find the “How deep the Father’s love for us” sign here. I happen to love the new metallic gold lettering color that I’ve been incorporating into a few signs lately! […]

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How to paint stained trim without sanding

How to paint stained trim without sanding

April 06, 2016

I’ve gotten a lot of questions recently about how I painted the stained trim in our new house, so I thought I’d share exactly how I did it here. The trim in almost the entire house was a very glossy dark stained wood. Here is a before/after of the family room. It is purely a […]

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A peek in the studio

A peek in the studio

April 04, 2016

There is always so much goodness going on in the studio each week! It is truly my happy place. Lately, there have been lots of these beautiful ocean scenes that we create using reclaimed wood. Each one is so unique. I absolutely love how each week is different, and I’m constantly working on something new […]

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Gotcha Day! {One Year Ago}

Gotcha Day! {One Year Ago}

March 30, 2016 2 Comments

One year ago we met our precious little boy all the way across the world in China! This year has been full of so many changes for all of us. We’ve gone through difficult seasons and times of unbelievable joy. Here are two photos from the first few minutes that we met him one year ago. […]

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