Easy DIY Window Grids (Mullions)

Easy DIY Window Grids (Mullions)

We got new windows! Sort of. One of the best things about home diy projects is how it gives a fresh, new feeling to our homes. I don't want to move, but just like a new hair cut, a simple diy home project can keep you from getting bored and make you really feel good....

Our Christmas 2021 Home Tour

Our Christmas 2021 Home Tour

Merry Christmas friends! It's been a wonderful season with so much to give thanks for both big and small. We wish you a time of peace, and are happy you stopped by for a visit. I've gathered up for you some of my favorite photos of our home this Christmas season....

A Budget Minded Christmas Front Porch

A Budget Minded Christmas Front Porch

It took a while, but we're sharing the budget-friendly Christmas decorations we chose for our front porch. The simple design decisions and classic Christmas decor sure make us happy when we pull into the driveway. I definitely think that this year we'll be keeping up...

Simple White Christmas Bedroom Decor

Simple White Christmas Bedroom Decor

Wow, only 12 more days until Christmas! It's been full speed ahead the last few days. The Christmas season gets busy for everyone and today I want to talk about my favorite room in the house for rest, our bedroom. Being the parents of five children it's important to...

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Bringing Nature In – Forsythia Bouquet

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...

Thrifted Furniture – Painted Armoire

Thrifted Furniture – Painted Armoire

Are you decorating your home on a tight budget? Thrifted furniture flips are one of the best ways to get the look you want and save money. On a quick trip to Salvation Army I found this broken down armoire sitting at the entrance for $7. Yes, you read that right, $7....

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DIY Curtain Rods and Affordable Curtains

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