Garden Ideas and Inspirations

Garden Ideas and Inspirations

June 19, 2017

I've been having so much fun filling up the Garden Board on my Pinterest with all kinds of flower and garden inspiration! Here are some images that make me so excited to spend more time in my backyard! source source source source source sour...

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Wrapping up the week

Wrapping up the week

June 16, 2017

It feels like summer has officially arrived in our household! All of the kids are home from school now, and honestly, we are all trying to keep our sanity! Running a business from home with four kids is no joke, but I'm doing my best to stay organ...

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Neutral Nursery Ideas

Neutral Nursery Ideas

June 12, 2017 1 Comment

My kiddos are no longer in the infant/toddler stage of life, but today I thought I'd share some tips on how to change up their rooms a bit to fit their preferences and needs as they get older. When I'm thinking about a space, I try to envision wha...

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Wrapping up the week

Wrapping up the week

June 09, 2017

Happy weekend friends! Here are a few things that caught my eye online this week. :: This beautiful DIY fireplace from Repurpose and Upcycle featuring our large personalized clock. In this blog post she shares how she created the faux fireplace...

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Handwriting Memory Signs

Handwriting Memory Signs

June 05, 2017

I have a few friends who have lost parents recently, and I've been thinking about how we could create special artwork for them that would be a reminder of their loved ones. So I had them each send me sections of their parents' journals, and I crea...

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The latest custom signs

The latest custom signs

June 02, 2017

It's been a while since I shared some of the custom signs that I've been creating lately. So here are some of the ones I've made in the past few months. As always, I love working with my customers to create the perfect sign for their space! It rea...

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Free Printables

Free Printables

May 30, 2017

I created a set of printables that I thought I'd share with you today! These designs are inspired by my wood signs but are available to download for free. You can print them using a home printer or have them printed at an office supply store. I r...

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Hanging Succulents DIY

Hanging Succulents DIY

May 29, 2017

I saw a photo of violas that were hanging with string in the April 2017 edition of Better Homes & Gardens and fell in love with the idea. But I wanted to use a plant that would last longer and not need as much watering. Succulents to the rescu...

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Wrapping up the week

Wrapping up the week

May 26, 2017

School is coming to a close soon (next week), and our schedules have been so busy lately. Why is it that May is always so FULL?? Field trips, special school parties, baseball games and practices. I'm trying to keep track of everything, but it's no...

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Walnut Wood Island Countertop

Walnut Wood Island Countertop

May 22, 2017

When we were designing our new kitchen, I knew almost immediately that I wanted an island top made from wood. I love the warm and authentic feel of wood, and I wanted the surface to be different than the other countertops around the perimeter of t...

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Wrapping up the week

Wrapping up the week

May 19, 2017 1 Comment

This week felt like summer has finally come! The roses are on the verge of blooming and everything outside is growing like crazy, which makes me insanely happy. Last weekend we bought three pygmy goats. Call us crazy. But the kids LOVE them, and t...

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Magnolia Wreath DIY Tutorial

Magnolia Wreath DIY Tutorial

May 15, 2017

. Magnolia leaf wreaths have been catching my eye lately, and they are usually fairly expensive to buy, so I decided to make one of my own. Sometimes it is worth it to spend the money to buy something already made, but other times it is much more...

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A Floral Workshop

A Floral Workshop

May 12, 2017

. I'm so blessed to be part of a local mastermind group with six other women who own businesses, and one of them happens to be Trisha from Flourish Flowers. She owns a flower farm. How fun is that?? This week she taught a workshop with our group,...

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Reclaimed Wood Shelves

Reclaimed Wood Shelves

May 08, 2017 3 Comments

I am loving our new kitchen and especially the shelves that we added to both sides of the range hood. It really is one of my favorite parts about the kitchen. I thought I'd share a bit about how we did it. It was a fairly easy process to create t...

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Cottage Kitchen Reveal

Cottage Kitchen Reveal

May 03, 2017 11 Comments

Our long-awaiting kitchen renovation is finally DONE! I can hardly believe it. We started the renovation four months ago and didn't expect it to take that long, however, we ended up doing almost all of the work ourselves. That meant we had a limi...

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Terrarium DIY {Mother's Day Gift Idea}

Terrarium DIY {Mother's Day Gift Idea}

May 01, 2017 2 Comments

Just in time for Mother's Day, I have a great gift idea that is easy to make and fun to put together. I'm obsessed with plants of any kind right now, and I love working with succulents. They are so easy to grow, inexpensive, and low maintenance.  ...

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Wrapping up the week

Wrapping up the week

April 28, 2017

It has been a week filled with lots of rain! April showers bring May flowers, right?? I started planting some new flowers this week including bougainvillea and Russian sage. It was so much fun getting my hands dirty and cleaning up the flower beds...

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Celebrating two years later

Celebrating two years later

April 24, 2017 2 Comments

We celebrated our two year "Gotcha Day" anniversary with Sawyer a few weeks ago, so I thought I'd share a little bit about how he is doing. So many of you followed our story throughout the adoption process. If you want to know how it all got start...

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Wrapping up the week

Wrapping up the week

April 21, 2017

Every Friday I share a bit about what's been going on the past week... :: I was a guest on a new podcast by family counselor Michael d'Esterre called Family Ethos. This was my first time on a podcast, and I was nervous! But I felt like we had a g...

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Wedding Signs

Wedding Signs

April 17, 2017

We have quite a few personalized signs available in the shop right now. They make fantastic wedding gifts, including this brand new sign... If you are needing a wedding gift for this summer, take a look at our selection! We can also create comple...

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Wrapping up the week

Wrapping up the week

April 14, 2017

Here are some things that caught my interest this week. :: I started listening to a new podcast called Making Oprah, which is pretty interesting. It talks about how the Oprah show started years ago. :: I can't say that I love Walmart, but it i...

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Easy Wheat Grass Centerpiece Idea

Easy Wheat Grass Centerpiece Idea

April 10, 2017 2 Comments

I created a centerpiece for our new kitchen island, and I thought I'd share the steps with you. It is a super-simple way of creating a centerpiece for spring and summer! You can grow this grass in any type of container, and it is really inexpensiv...

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Wrapping up the week 4/6/17

Wrapping up the week 4/6/17

April 07, 2017 1 Comment

I haven't done a "wrapping up the week" post in a while, and I thought I'd start the habit of posting these again every Friday. It's a space where I share what I've learned, what I've watched and read, what has been happening in the studio each we...

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Vintage sink in the mudroom

Vintage sink in the mudroom

April 03, 2017 1 Comment

Before we began our kitchen renovations, we knew we needed to install a sink in the mudroom because we would be kitchen-less for awhile (#thediylife). I had visions of a vintage sink and the mister found one for me! We found the sink on Craigslist...

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