3 DIY Hacks To Prevent Your Child From Climbing Out Of Their Crib

3 DIY Hacks To Prevent Your Child From Climbing Out Of Their Crib

Got a climber? I do. My youngest is 19 months old, and he is the kid that will make my whole head turn grey by the time he’s 5 years old. He is the ULTIMATE climber.   He climbs his high chair, he climbs the cabinets, he climbs sofas and tables and fences and...
Fabulous DIY Faux Antique Barnwood Mantel

Fabulous DIY Faux Antique Barnwood Mantel

I love the look of rustic wood, barn wood, driftwood – anything that looks like its old, natural, and just oozes character.   If you saw my recent Family Room Makeover Reveal, you saw my old oak mantel.   We have oak ALL OVER our house – I’m sure it...
Whitewashed French Vintage IKEA Planters

Whitewashed French Vintage IKEA Planters

Recently I took a trip to IKEA and was looking in their planting area.   I wish I could say I had a green thumb, but I really just don’t.   So finding realistic looking fake plants is always something I’m looking out for.   I came across these cool looking...
Give Your Kitchen Island A Facelift And Some Sexy Legs!

Give Your Kitchen Island A Facelift And Some Sexy Legs!

Happy Labor Day everyone!!!   I’m spending the weekend finally pulling a ton of photos off of cameras, so I can finally share some of the projects that I’ve been working on, and totally slacking on posting.   Am I the only one who leaves like 500 photos on...
DIY Standing Citronella Firepot

DIY Standing Citronella Firepot

This summer in the midwest has been BRUTAL.   Not for the heat, but for the bugs.  Temps have actually been pretty mild, but we’ve gotten a lot of rain, and therefore, its pretty much paradise for the mosquitos here.   Which means my poor kiddos have been stuck...
Soccer Themed 7th Birthday Party!

Soccer Themed 7th Birthday Party!

My son had his 7th birthday this weekend and it was a smash hit!    I wanted to share a few pictures of my cool DIY favors that turned out cuter than I had even imagined!    I went for a green, white and black theme to fit with the whole soccer ball on a field look.  ...
Olympics Valentines For Kids

Olympics Valentines For Kids

My son is a sports NUT, and he is going crazy over the Olympics right now.   So I wasn’t terribly surprised when I asked him what kind of Valentine’s he wanted to hand out at his class party this week, that he told me he wanted Olympic themed...
DIY Stick Ponies For Less Than $2.00 Each!

DIY Stick Ponies For Less Than $2.00 Each!

  I have had a couple of people email me asking for a tutorial on how I made the Stick Ponies/Hobby Horses for my daughters recent Cowgirl Party.   Unfortunately I didn’t take a ton of pictures of the process, as we made them pretty quickly, the morning of the...
Princess and Superheros Birthday Party

Princess and Superheros Birthday Party

My daughter, like most 4 year olds, is pretty much completely obsessed with princesses.   So it made sense that for her 4th birthday, she told me she wanted a princess party.   But our preschool had a rule that if kids from school were invited, that it had to be...
Family Room Bookcase & Fireplace Makeover Reveal!

Family Room Bookcase & Fireplace Makeover Reveal!

So excited to show you guys my project from the last couple of weeks.  I’ve been dying to give my family room fireplace and media cabinet a makeover, and I finally got around to it!   Check out the before picture:     We have tons of oak in our house, and...
Boys Vintage Desk Makeover With Chalkboard Paint and Red Handles

Boys Vintage Desk Makeover With Chalkboard Paint and Red Handles

This is one of my projects from earlier in the year.  I’m just going through my photos and getting to some of the fun things that I didn’t have time to post earlier in the year. This one was a fun transformation.   My son had been asking for a desk in his...