Ficus Tree Care seasonal

Seasonal Strategies – Adapting Ficus Care Throughout the Year

It's my ficus tree's 25th birthday! In honor of my fav plant I'm sharing my Seasonal strategies -adapting ficus care throughout the year. One of my prized possessions is our ficus tree. Twenty five years ago, I was grocery shopping in Connecticut and came across what...
Ficus Tree Care seasonal

Seasonal Strategies – Adapting Ficus Care Throughout the Year

It's my ficus tree's 25th birthday! In honor of my fav plant I'm sharing my Seasonal strategies -adapting ficus care throughout the year. One of my prized possessions is our ficus tree. Twenty five years ago, I was grocery shopping in Connecticut and came across what...

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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5 Ways to Add Bright Color to a Bedroom

While working on Elsa's tween bedroom it was important to me that she really love it, so I found 5 ways to add bright color to a bedroom. Elsa has always been drawn to happy, bright colors. Me? I love neutrals. I wanted her to be happy with her room, but I also wanted...

FAMILY & LIFESTYLE

Budget friendly summer wardrobe

Budget-Friendly Summer Fun Wardrobe

The hot weather is here and with it the need for a budget-friendly Summer fun wardrobe to take you through the next few months in comfort and in style. As you probably already know, I love to research. It must be the thrill of finding that perfect lamp or the best...

DIY, PROJECTS & RENOVATION

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Transform Wood Counters with Paint in an Hour

If you're determined to save money and still have a home you love, let me show you how to transform wood counters in an hour. When we renovated our kitchen, we got to the end of the project and like so many people, we ran out of funds. Along the way there were several...

GARDEN

Ficus Tree Care seasonal

Seasonal Strategies – Adapting Ficus Care Throughout the Year

It's my ficus tree's 25th birthday! In honor of my fav plant I'm sharing my Seasonal strategies -adapting ficus care throughout the year. One of my prized possessions is our ficus tree. Twenty five years ago, I was grocery shopping in Connecticut and came across what...

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…..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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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

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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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