Inexpensive DIY Family Costume Idea

Inexpensive DIY Family Costume Idea

We wanted a fun family costume we could all wear for trick or treating this year, but we also didn't want to spend much money. Our family is big and we have a large range of ages with our five kids so we came up with a plan that we're still working on. Our oldest...

The Easiest Most Classic Fall Dessert

The Easiest Most Classic Fall Dessert

Fall is here and with it the opportunity to hang out with family and friends. I like entertaining to be low stress and as easy as possible. For me that means classic, simple, whole foods served in a lovely way. Our guests should feel that we are celebrating being with...

5 Ways to Gently Transition Your Bedroom to Fall

5 Ways to Gently Transition Your Bedroom to Fall

Do you feel Fall in the air yet? The change of weather is the first step, next is the leaves changing color! Nature transitions to Fall ever so gently. It got me thinking that I wanted to do the same in our bedroom when decorating for Fall, go gently...because I love...

A Last Look at Our Simple Summer Bedroom Decor

A Last Look at Our Simple Summer Bedroom Decor

Do you know what day it is today? It's getting chiller, the days are shorter, and the leaves are beginning to turn bright colors. Today is September 22nd the first official day of Fall! Yesterday it was 80 degrees here in Michigan and today is only supposed to get up...

Create an Easy and Elegant Fall Centerpiece

Create an Easy and Elegant Fall Centerpiece

Want to welcome in the Fall season with a beautiful centerpiece that's inexpensive and easy? I have the perfect idea for you. Not only does this centerpiece cost very little, you'll also get to play with paint. I promise it's both easy and fun! Create an Easy and...

Shelf Styling with Pumpkins for Fall

Shelf Styling with Pumpkins for Fall

Do you love the look of real pumpkins in your home for Fall, but aren't sure just how to use them as decor? I styled our bookshelf with a combination of real and faux pumpkins for a display that honors the round, classic Fall vegetable. Pumpkins are just cute, aren't...

Pottery Barn Inspired Fall Front Porch

Pottery Barn Inspired Fall Front Porch

Have you started thinking about your Fall front porch decorations? Yes, it's still Summer, but it's not too early to start planning for Fall. How do you get your inspiration for a project? It can come from so many different places, but when you do get your...

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

Pure Happy Home is all about getting beautiful results from every dollar invested in your home. Frugality is subjective, but I consider myself a frugal person on the whole. If I spend money on something I'm expecting a great result. That being said, sometimes I have...

Designing a Thrifted Christmas Tablescape

Designing a Thrifted Christmas Tablescape

As I'm sure you know by now, Thrifting is one of my favorite things to do. Since I blogged about our thrifted Thanksgiving table setting here, I thought a Christmas tablescape was in order as well. Everything on this table was either bought at a thrift store, an...

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Happy February friends! Much to celebrate this month and the first thing that comes to mind is Black History. Yes, February has been designated Black history month, but for me, every month is Black history month. Just like every month should be women's history month....

A Quick Way to Frame a Bathroom Mirror

A Quick Way to Frame a Bathroom Mirror

Last week I showed you a couple of projects we finished in the kid's bathroom refresh. You can find how we replaced the shower doors with curtains HERE and how we built an upcycled shelf HERE. Check them out! They are great examples of how low-cost changes can serve...

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There's nothing like coming home from a long day and plopping down onto a beautiful, soft, well-made bed. Just such a universally good feeling. It's a luxury that can be afforded when you shop for great quality and good deals. I thought it'd be worth it to compile a...

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DIY Basket Christmas Tree Collar

DIY Basket Christmas Tree Collar

Happy Monday! Whew! We got both our Christmas trees up and are all feeling the Christmas spirit! I showed you the orange ornaments I made for our faux tree here, and now I have an easy DIY Christmas tree collar for you. After I decorated the tree in our family room I...

Vintage Cookie Cutter Inspired Christmas Decor

Vintage Cookie Cutter Inspired Christmas Decor

Hi friends! Let's celebrate Christmas with a little Winter Wonderland Blog Tour!  If you're coming from Kristen at White Arrow Home, welcome and I'm so glad you're here! As we say goodbye to November and welcome in December let's all just take a deep breath. We're...

Decorative Holiday Pie Crust Molds

Decorative Holiday Pie Crust Molds

With Thanksgiving a few days away and the Holidays approaching fast, I wanted to try something new for our family. The kids love baking and making Christmas goodies, and I love making things cute. Together we're usually a very good team. This Holiday season I...