Our New Vintage Home Decor & Pillow Shop

Are you looking to shop more sustainably? I'm excited to share that we've opened a Vintage Home Decor & Pillow Shop! My design style has always incorporated thrifted, vintage and antique pieces I found along the way. Now I'm happy to share with you some of the...

Our New Vintage Home Decor & Pillow Shop

Are you looking to shop more sustainably? I'm excited to share that we've opened a Vintage Home Decor & Pillow Shop! My design style has always incorporated thrifted, vintage and antique pieces I found along the way. Now I'm happy to share with you some of the...

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ABOUT US

Maria & Jeremy

High school sweethearts and parents to five, we have renovated several homes together. Now our children, who are home educated, have joined in the fun of DIY and design.
We live near the shores of Lake Michigan where we share DIY projects, design inspiration, and family moments. We also have lots and lots of budget friendly tips for making life cozy.

Home can be beautiful when you let your creative side shine!

HOME DESIGN & DECOR

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Wallpaper Mural Forest Scene

A popular choice for wallpaper these days is a wallpaper mural forest scene. Using one one of these creative illustrations on your wall can instantly transform a space turning it into one of the most interesting places in your home. They're beautiful pieces of art and...

FAMILY & LIFESTYLE

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Wedding Guest Dresses

Do you have a wedding to attend this Summer and need the perfect dress? Here are nine of my favorite Summer wedding guest dresses. Each dress I chose is mid length (midi) and gives a graceful flow when you move in them. Full, puffy sleeves are trending right now and I...

DIY, PROJECTS & RENOVATION

cottage style pink stenciled girls bedroom

Easy Customizable Stencil Hack

If you want a low cost, low commitment diy project for your walls that will personalize your space, try this easy customizable stencil hack. Stencil Hack Wall stencils are a great way to add character to your home, but sometimes it's hard to find a stencil that speaks...

GARDEN

Bringing Nature In – Forsythia Bouquet

This is the perfect time of year to bring that happy yellow color we see in nature inside by making a forsythia bouquet for our home. If you live in certain parts of North America you know exactly what i mean. The Forsythia Bush The forsythia bush turns a bright...

PRODUCTS

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MOMENTS

When Home is
Your Happy Place.

…..small thoughtful changes lead to beautiful and meaningful memories. Sharing them is our way of encouraging you to create your own, and a home you love.
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FIND YOUR INSPIRATION

A Pure Happy Home

Home Improvement

The feeling of accomplishment a DIY project brings is pretty hard to beat. Our kids have watched us learn new skills as we transform our home.

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Vintage Finds

Searching thrift stores and estate sales for unique and high quality pieces is a favorite pass time of ours. We’ve saved some of out best finds for you.

Plants & Gardening

Whether a terrace or rolling hills, our homes extend into the spaces around them. Finding ways to make nature part of the places we live brings healing and restoration.

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DIY

Let’s Get This Done!

Is there a project you’d love to try? Don’t know where to start? If you want to make your spaces cozy, functional and organized begin with basics. Get your notebook and supplies and let’s get this project done!

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