Art Themed Birthday Party

Can’t believe my first born turned the BIG 6 a few months ago! Those years flew by and it still feels like yesterday I was changing his diapers, cleaning up mess after mess, or playing for hours with whatever he was into at the time. Or… Maybe it seems like yesterday because I am now reliving those days all over again with my 20 month old ūüôā With Beckham starting kindergarten last fall, one of the classes he has begun… Read more »

Metal Rustic Letter

Hey Hey, Happy Hump Day everyone! ¬†Hope everyone has had a great week and hopefully enjoying some warmer weather! ¬†The sun sure is shining here in SLC and I’m lovin’ it! It is the second Wednesday of the month, so you know what that means Monthly DIY Challenge time!!! ¬†This month we have partnered up with Modern Masters¬†to bring you 12 ways to use patina paint from their Metal Effects collection. ¬†My husband and I have been working hard on… Read more »


Hey! Hey! ¬†Whaddya say, what you want to learn today?! ¬†A little Sid the Science kid for ya for those that are unfamiliar with the little tune ūüôā ¬†Well, if you are in the mood for learning a bit of this and a bit of that, then you are in the right place. Each month I take part in the Monthly DIY Challenge with some of my blogging buddies, where we take the same product/theme and each create something out… Read more »

Tea Leaves and Berry Wreath 1

Happy Hump Day, my friends! I always get excited this time of month! ¬†Why you ask? ¬†It’s the time that my friends and I share our projects for our Monthly DIY Challenge! ¬†Everyone has their own taste and idea of what they envision, so I always look forward to seeing what everyone creates¬†using the same material or theme every month. ¬†It’s also nice, as it really does challenge me to use materials that maybe I wouldn’t use unless given the… Read more »

Pegboard Gallery Wall

Yahoo! ¬†It’s that time again! ¬†Monthly DIY Challenge time! ¬†This month we decided on pegboard, which I was super pumped about. The possibilities with pegboard are endless making them the perfect item to create something unique and creative. My husband and I are in the beginning stages of re-decorating our sons bedroom. ¬†With his obsession with cars, we decided on a rustic vintage car themed room. ¬†And when I say obsessed I mean obsessed, he takes them everywhere we go,… Read more »

Well Hellooo everyone!!! ¬†This summer has been so busy, and I feel like I’ve let you all down a little by not sharing projects with you each week. ¬†I’m sorry, I’m horrible I know. ¬†Forgive me as I have enjoyed the sun, and outdoors a little too much this summer and have neglected my projects. However, I do have something for you today, hooray! ¬†Earlier this month I shared on Instagram my son Beckham and I putting together this picnic… Read more »

DIY Photo Lantern final

For those of you that follow along on Instagram¬†have seen that one of my projects was recently published in the latest issue of DIY Weddings Magazine, yahoo! ¬†If you haven’t been able to check out the project yet, today is your lucky day! ¬†I am sharing the step-by-step process for this months Monthly DIY Challenge! ¬†This months challenge is all about paint, so¬†I thought this would be the perfect time to share my painted photo lantern with everyone! DIY Photo… Read more »

Who’s ready for the 4th of July festivities to begin?! ¬†If you are, then you are going to love what I have in store for you today! ¬†I am so excited to be participating in the Red White and Blue Blog Hop with a bunch of very talented bloggers! ¬†At this blog hop you will find patriotic recipes, crafts, and home decor ideas just in time¬†for the celebrations to begin!     My Red White and Blue post will have… Read more »

Happy Friday!!! ¬†What do you say we start today off with a GIVEAWAY!!! Last week I shared my Faux Stone Lantern using the fabulous African Plumes Stencil from Royal Design Studios! I am still amazed that I was able to create this using some foam board, spray paint, and a stencil! Royal Design Studios has an array of stencils that will have you swooning! ¬†You can use these stencils on the wall, furniture, or anything your heart desires! ¬†The possibilities… Read more »

DIY Patriotic Party Lights

Red Solo Cup, I’ll fill you up with string lights, and have a party!!! ¬†Haha a little twist on Toby Keith’s Red Solo Cup song! Today I am super excited to be over at Houseologie sharing these super easy patriotic party lights that I made using mini red solo cups! ¬†Head on over and see how you can make¬†these¬†party lights in just 3 simple steps! ¬†These will be the perfect added touch to your outdoor decor all summer long! While… Read more »

Happy Day!!! Today I am excited to share with you this super cute and easy faux stone lantern! ¬†You will be so surprised to find out that I created this fabulous lantern using a piece of foam board, spray paint, and a stencil! ¬†Wait, what?! ¬† That is probably what you are thinking, right? ¬†I had a hard time envisioning it myself when my husband told me about the idea. ¬†Yes, I have to give credit where credit is due,… Read more »

If you have been following me here for a while, I’m sure you know that I am a huge fan of succulents! ¬†I love the abundance of variety they come in, the vibrant colors, with the added bonus that they are easy to keep alive! ¬†Since I do tend to forget to give my succulents some attention, I find it nice to use an occasional faux succulent in projects once in a while. Such is the case as in my… Read more »

DIY Faux Succulent Garden

Ah-ha! ¬†Finally I am participating in a Monthly DIY Challenge again with my bloggy buddies! ¬†It feels like forever since I have partaken in this fun event! This month it is all about dollar store creations! ¬†How fun, right? ¬†I have to admit though, I waited until the last minute on this project and in doing so, the dollar store did not have all of the supplies needed for my project I had envisioned. ¬†Damn you Dollar Tree! ¬†Or wait,… Read more »

Super Easy Spring Wreath Plus Paper Flower Tutorial

I have been partaking in Elegance & Enchantments Creative Challenge, which is 12 months of projects to get in touch with your creative side. ¬†Although I have only participated in the first challenge which was¬†knitting, crocheting, sewing, weaving, embroidery or quilting, (I made some envelope pillows, but didn’t blog about it) ¬†I have really been enjoying it! ¬†It has made me create and try new things that I may have never done before. ¬†This creative challenge is open to anyone,… Read more »

Ombre Painted Succulent Planter

Although it is only early March, it’s time to jump into Spring with this Ombre Succulent Planter! ¬†And what a crazy winter it has been around here. ¬†While most of the country has been getting hit hard with snow storms, it has been an extremely¬†mild winter around here, some days making it feel like spring! ¬†Pretty funny though, as I sit here writing this post it is winter wonderland outside as we have finally had a big snow storm this… Read more »

Retro Marquee Arrow

Have you ever wanted to make your own marquee sign, but don’t have the time, patience, or just feel it is too hard to do yourself? ¬†Well look no further, Michaels carries these adorable Marquee Love kits from American Crafts making it easy peazy to create your own marquee masterpiece! ¬†The kits are 12.99, but the nice thing is that Michaels always has coupons available making them even cheaper! I wanted to see for myself how easy these kits are,… Read more »

Happy Hump Day!!! ¬†Today you can catch me over the hill up in the mountains guest posting for Making it in the Mountains! ¬†So head on over and get all the details about this super cute DIY Love Sign that I made just in time for Valentine’s Day! ¬†While your their, make sure to check out all of Kristi’s fabulous creations!     This DIY Love Sign will go great with my Painted Canvas with Ornamental Arrow that I shared… Read more »

painted canvas with ornamental arrow

Shot through the heart, and your to blame, honey you give love a bad name. Couldn’t have said it better myself Mr. Jovi. ¬†But today we will be shooting you with an Uber cute DIY arrow! As you can see¬†I have been busy getting my craft on for valentine’s day! ¬†I normally don’t decorate the house much for Valentines Day, but after seeing so many cute Valentines stuff on Pinterest, I decided to get crafty and make a few fun… Read more »

A Year in Review Top Ten Posts in 2014

Happy New Year!!! ¬†Hope you all enjoyed the Holidays with your friends and family! ¬†I took a few weeks off to enjoy the Holidays, but I am back, and excited to get back into the swing of things! ¬†It is so hard to believe that 2014 has already come and gone, but what a fantastic year it was! ¬†I have reached some amazing milestones this year blogging, and am really looking forward to what 2015 has in store! I love… Read more »

Pinecone Decorative Tree

Good Morning everyone! ¬†Hope you are all enjoying your week! ¬†It has been a busy week around here! ¬†I have been busy participating in blog hops, and challenges! ¬†Speaking of blog hops, if you haven’t already, make sure to check out the Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway¬†Blog Hop that I am participating in with 24 other bloggers! ¬†My gift guide has something for everyone on your list, as well as a giveaway for 100 Free Holiday Cards from Pro Digital… Read more »