Vinyl Wood Flooring DIY in Bedroom

Vinyl Wood Flooring DIY in Bedroom

Our oldest child spent her last Junior semester of college working as a congressional intern in Washington D.C. Although we were proud of her for earning the position we missed her terribly, especially her four siblings. Since one of our family's love languages is...

Design a Family Room with Thrifted Finds

Design a Family Room with Thrifted Finds

Getting the look and feel I want from a room on a tight budget is one of my favorite things to do. I think it all started when Jeremy and I bought our first home, a great little 2 bedroom condo. We were so excited to change out the old dated carpeting and paint the...

Spring One Room Challenge 2021

Spring One Room Challenge 2021

Nothing like waiting for the last minute to decide on something! After overthinking participating in the One Room Challenge this Spring, I decided I should just go for it. It's such a great way to get inspired about your home and encourage others to do the same....

How to Color Block a Bookshelf

How to Color Block a Bookshelf

Design and the design process seems to effect everything in our home. I just have a need to make things pretty for me and my family. It's not only about beauty however, function is also very important to me. As a homeschooling mother I'm always looking for ways to...

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How to DIY an Inground Trampoline Part 2

  This is part 2 of how we put our above ground trampoline into the ground. Go here to read about how we did it in Part 1. The trampoline is finally in the ground. The kids love it and Jeremy and I like how easy it is for the little girls to get on and off to...

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After several weeks of working on our music room it feels incredible to be at this point. The One Room Challenge and its media partner Better Homes and Gardens have really touched on how much effort it takes to give a room a makeover. This week our music room has come...

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Furniture Flip – A Long Awaited and Incredible Transformation

A Salvation Army Find from 2006 It's been easily fifteen years since I found this huge armoire at a Salvation Army Thrift Store. It was only $60! We had to rent a truck for another $50 to get it home because it was our "pre Honda Mini Van" days. Moving it was worth...