DIY Farmhouse Coffee Filter Flower Wreath

diy farmhouse wreath

This post was most recently updated on April 8th, 2018 I love farmhouse decor.  Which makes complete sense, since I live in, you know, a farmhouse.   I think the shabby, chippy style adds so much warmth and character to any space.  Now, there are tons of beautiful farmhouse wreaths available on the market – but they are very EXPENSIVE!  Which is why this gorgeous, elegant, diy farmhouse wreath was something I just HAD to do!  It’s Continue Reading

Budget Friendly Furniture Facelifts

budget friendly furniture facelift

This post was most recently updated on April 9th, 2018 Is your furniture looking a little worse for the wear?  Showing signs of aging, sagging, rips, tears, stains?   Wishing you could replace it but knowing it’s just not in your budget right now?  Me, too.  If only there were some fast, easy, and budget friendly ways to give your furniture a facelift.  Wait!  There are!  And I’m going to share my very favorites with you Continue Reading

Easy Crochet Projects a Beginner Can Complete in a Weekend!

easy crochet projects

This post was most recently updated on April 24th, 2018 For the past few weeks I’ve been recovering from surgery. I haven’t been able to do anything remotely strenuous, and there’s only so many makeup tutorials you can watch on YouTube without getting bored, right? So to keep myself occupied, I have been working on some easy crochet projects I’ve been wanting to make but hadn’t had time.  These projects are simple enough, that even Continue Reading

Pinterest Project Review

If you follow me on Pinterest, you are familiar with my ‘Pins I’ve Tried‘ board.  This is where I normally put all the crafts, projects, recipes and ideas I’ve tried – hence the board title.  I always add a few notes about my experience for the next potential pinner.  But today, I’m stepping out a little and doing a full-on Pinterest project review, which I hope to start including regularly in the blog. Today, I’m talking about an Continue Reading

What Makes a House a Home?

What makes a house a home?  It’s a question I ponder from time to time.  Mostly when I’m frustrated with our tiny, old, non-functional house and daydreaming about building my dream home.  But today, I want to share with you my thoughts on the subject, because I think the distinction is important. As defined in the dictionary, house is a “building for human habitation,” whereas home is “the place where one lives permanently.”  Now on the surface, they seem the Continue Reading