Sweet Spring Love

Ahhh, Spring. It is finally here! I know it officially started a while ago, and it may snow again, but Spring is definitely here now. The birds I’m hearing (including…

A Little Soap Goes a Long Way

So, there are a couple things that I really like to collect… Vintage cameras (always on the lookout!), cute little bottles (I have about 500 (seriously) right now, so no…

Make It Monday: Paper Bird Ornaments

Here’s a short and sweet project for you! Pardon the blurry photos! I was maybe-not-so-super-careful when I was taking these pics ;). These little guys are super versatile! I made…

Our Wood Countertops

Ok, I’m going to be very real with you guys and share with you something that I am a little bit ashamed of… I didn’t like our house the first…

Board, Batten, and Beadboard

Are you familiar with these Bs? If not, you probably want to be :). We have utilized all three Bs in the kitchen, and we are super jazzed about the…

Make It Monday: Wood Pictures

Welcome to another Make It Monday! Today’s tutorial is super fun and very simple once you get the hang of it! I ran across this tutorial a couple years ago,…

Fruits of the Spirit

I thought I would share a bit of my thought bubble with you today :). Have you ever heard of the Fruits of the Spirit? If not, lemme tell you…

The Scent of Spring

Can you smell it? Well, maybe not today if you live in the area, as everything is completely covered in snow (snow day!). I could certainly smell it the other…

Make It Monday: From Mirror to Chalkboard

So, who loves chalk paint? I do! I feel like chalk paint was probably one of those ‘aha!’ moments for someone, and I am quite thankful to that someone :).…

Fabric Flowers & A Homemade Book

Valentine’s Day looks a little different than the average romance-inspired holiday for us, as it is my mama’s birthday :). Yup, that means that her parents had her on Valentine’s…

Some Thought Nuggets

Hello Friends! Just a couple quick information nuggets for you before I head off to finish my mama’s birthday gift (I am not sure how I am always doing some…

Make It Monday: Yarn Art

Yarn art. Oh yarn art…how I love thee… Too mushy? My bad ;). In all seriousness, I really do hold yarn art (or string art, twine art, any-kind-of-yarn-like-material art!) in…

How to Subscribe

Hello wonderful readers! First of all, thanks so much for helping the launch of our blog be a success :). Our goal is for this to really take off, and…

Silent Snow

Ok, I will be the first to admit that I am not snow’s biggest fan ever… Probably not even in the top 100 to be honest. I try to regularly…

Make It Monday: A Contemporary Family Crest

Do you know what your family crest looks like? If not, check it out! It can be a lot of fun to look into family history :). This is the…

Kitchen Ceiling Redo

Ok, I told you I would be posting this yesterday, but, alas, I fell ill and was unable to do much of anything :(. I did make some progress on…

Our House Tour

Hey Friends! So, just a quick post here to let you know that I got some of our house pictures posted on the ‘Our House’ page (see the tab above)!…

Make It Monday: A Spool Table

Hey All! So, today is the first post in our ‘Make It Monday’ series–whoop whoop! Each Monday we will be posting a craft of some kind, and explaining the DIY…

My 2013 Planner (almost a month late!)

(This is a long one, friends, so feel free to just look at the pics if you get bored!) Well, the title says it all. It is January 25, and…

So, We Bought a House

Hey, it’s Lauren! You may hear from Steve on occasion, but I’ll be the regular writer in these parts. Soooo, we bought a house! A cute little cottage where you…