Pine Box Shelf DIY – West Elm Knock Off Series

DIY a Shelf as a Nightstand

I'm so sad it's our last installment of the West Elm Knock Off Decor Series! I've had so much teaming up with these great gals this summer to create some really fun projects! Don't miss the giveaway at the end of the post!! Our last and final theme is HOME DECOR. West Elm has so many amazing options when it comes to home decor, it was really tough to choose something for our … [Read more...]

5 Quick Steps for Decorating A New Rental

Pulling Together A New Space

This post is sponsored by Better Homes and Gardens at Walmart all opinions are 100% mine. Every time we move it's like a mad dash to unpack boxes. I hate living in chaos and it seems like the months leading up to a move are so chaotic that once we finally arrive to our new destination - I want to get unpacked fast. I even like to do a little decorating as I go. Remember when I did a "summer … [Read more...]

DIY Oversized Wall Art

DIY Oversized Wall Art

Hi friends! This isn't a new DIY but it is one that I get emails about quite frequently so I thought I would share it. DIY oversized wall art - an oldie but a goodie for your Tuesday :) In our old house, we had a huge blank space above our sofa which felt even bigger because my old sofa was equally as huge. I toyed around with the idea of creating an above the couch gallery wall sort of … [Read more...]

Duck Tape Tassels for Easy Backpack Personalization!

Duck Tape Tassels-18

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Duck Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. My baby started preschool. Seriously, I have no clue where the last three years went because she was just born. Two things have totally saved me from crawling into a ball and crying like a baby. One - there's a drive thru coffee shop right around the corner from the school (hi - decaf iced coffee + … [Read more...]

Wood and Pipe Entryway Stand – West Elm Knock Off

DIY Entryway Organizer

Hi guys! I'm teaming up with these great gals again for another awesome West Elm knock off! With organization as this month's theme for our West Elm Knock Off Series, it seemed like a no brainer to create some storage and organization with an entryway organizer. I wanted something stylish yet functional. This wood and pipe entryway stand caught my eye and with a price tag of $499 I was sure I … [Read more...]

What Readers Want

Summer Home Tour7

An alternative title to this post was "Tell me you want what you really really want." Guys! Wannabe is 18 years old - did you see that?? I remember vividly sitting in my closet with boombox listening to that song on repeat daily. Ha. But, seriously. Do you ever ask your spouse what they want for dinner? I was thinking about this a few days ago. Matt never knows what's going on for … [Read more...]

Summer Favorites + A Zeeberry.com Giveaway

summer favorites

This post is sponsored by Zeeberry.com and may contain affiliate links. 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8 Summer is totally my favorite so it only seemed right to share with you what summery things I'm crushing on right now.  Beach umbrellas are a total necessity here in Florida. Honestly, I've never had one before but here the sun is so intense you need a little more protection than just sunscreen. I love … [Read more...]

Vintage Fan Makeover

Painted Vintage Fan Makeover-2

Right when he arrived in Florida my husband started scoping out the thrift/antique/junk scene for me. He truly is a man after my own heart. When I arrived a week or so later he greeted me with the best welcome gift I could have asked for, a vintage fan! I had been searching for one for a while but they can be hard to find in good condition and not completely over priced. While I loved the gesture … [Read more...]

Neutral Side Chairs Under $200

Seven Neutral Side Chairs Under $200

I've scoured the web looking for the perfect neutral side chairs for my pedestal dining table. My table was a craigslist find and we sold the chairs to it about a year ago. In the meantime, we've had a few mismatched chairs while I searched and hunted for the perfect ones. Now that I finally feel confident in my style and look I'm going for in the new house I pulled the trigger on some chairs last … [Read more...]

DIY Wood Slat Bench [West Elm Knock Off]

DIY Wood Slat Bench West Elm Knock Off-4

Super fun day today over here, friends!! My friend Aniko rounded up myself and a few other super talented bloggers to create this West Elm Knock Off Decor Series. Throughout the summer, we'll be sharing our West Elm knock offs with you! How fun is that? Check out the awesome talent! This month's theme is outdoor. We each picked an outdoor item from West Elm and gave our best shot at a … [Read more...]

Anchor Printable and Summer Vignette Hop

Anchor Printable

Summa Summa Summa time. That song is totally stuck in my head right now. It's blazing hot here in Florida and if that was evidence enough that it's summer, the bon fires, wet swim suits, and sticky popsicle hands give it away for sure! We've been working hard the last few weeks to get the house in order since the move and everything is coming together so nicely. I love the coastal feel it has … [Read more...]

Easy Summer [Pregnant Lady] Style

Easy Summer Style

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and  PEOPLE StyleWatch® and InStyle® but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #Summer4Me http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Being a mom means that the quiet moments are few and far between - Amen? Toss in a big ol' cross country move (are you guys sick of hearing about that yet?) and that makes quiet moments … [Read more...]

Managing Toy Organization Without a Playroom – The Struggle Is Real

Wrangling Toys in the Living Room-2

This post is sponsored by Better Homes and Gardens at Walmart. Taming the toy clutter when you have a three year old is no joke. I've been wondering if toy organization was even a real thing. I remember when P was first born and people would tell me "oh, babies don't need anything except for milk and diapers." Sure that's true - but if you want to survive and maybe even get a little sleep you … [Read more...]

Summer Home Tour

Making Home Base Summer Home Tour

Hi! Welcome to my Summer Home Tour! I'm so happy to be sharing a glimpse into our new home (finally)! When Marty from A Stroll Thru Life asked me to join her, and 28 other bloggers to share our summer home tours I was beyond thrilled. I thought this would be the perfect time to show you how the new place is coming along in here Florida. If you are popping in from Our Southern Home, welcome! … [Read more...]

Summer Seashell Napkin Rings

Seashell Napkin Ring

This crazy warm weather, the regular use of our grill, and the s'more we had last night are all hints to me that summer is here. Even though I'm still struggling to figure out where in the world the first five months of the year went, I am super excited for all things SUMMER, including our Summer Celebration Series! My girl April from House By Hoff and I have been hosting this super fun blog hop … [Read more...]

Painted Chargers

Striped Painted Chargers for Summer

This post is sponsored by DecoArt®. All opinions are 100% my own. In our new house we've got a big screened in porch. I was so excited about I practically squealed out loud. Even though it's hot hot hot here in Florida, having a screened in porch means outdoor dining. When I was thinking about all of the fun I'd have getting the screened in porch ready for summer, I thought about how I … [Read more...]