• The Ultimate List of Farmhouse Wall Baskets

    Watching Joanna Gaines on Fixer upper has showed us how to take our decor to new heights and that practically anything can be used as wall decor. One of my favorite ways to add some texture to a room is with wall baskets. There are so many options and they can really add some dimension to a room. First I am going to show you some beautifully styled spaces with farmhouse wall baskets and then I am going to share where you can find some of those baskets. How awesome is that! First up is front door from Houzz.com  This would work for people who might not have a lot of space…

  • A Farmhouse 4th of July

      The summer season will be kick starting with Memorial Day weekend in just a little less then a week and a half! I am so excited to start the summer season of BBQ’s, beach days and fireworks! In fact I designed a pillow just for that, You can check it out in my Society 6 shop! I am feeling so inspired to start pulling out my patriotic decor and fill my house with the bright red white and blue. Here are some farmhouse 4th of July styles that I love and are inspiring me as I get ready to decorate!                  …

  • Under the Sea Mermaid Bedroom Inspiration

    I am so glad that you are here! Its April and that means it is time for another One Room Challenge!  If you are new here you can get to know me a little better in my About Me page! I am so excited to be participating in another One Room Challenge! Not sure what the One Room Challenge is? Let me tell you more! The One Room Challenge is a widely anticipated biannual event every April and October. Twenty design bloggers take the challenge and transform a space in six weeks and post their progress every Wednesday. Each Thursday the guest participants (Me!) post their room progress. It is so fun…

  • 5 Tips for Creating a Cozy Home

      Having a place to unwind and relax is important. A home that feels warm and gives people a sense of belonging, but is also functional and beautiful is something that I aim for when decorating. I want my guests to get the inviting feel that says “Come and stay a while “. Creating a cozy home doesn’t have to cost you a lot of money. You will probable have most of the things needed in your house somewhere already. It is all about using things to their full potential. I like to shop my house before heading out to the store. My husband budget also likes it when I shop my home first!…

  • The Ultimate Guide of Farmhouse Pillows on Amazon

    Pillows instantly make a room feel cozy and inviting, Don’t you think? One of my favorite things to decorate a room with are throw pillows. There are so many options and they can really pull a room together. You can never have enough throw pillows! Although my husband thinks you can have enough and that we have too many already. He rolls his eyes at me every time I come home with some new ones. I do the same eye roll to him when he brings home more books to add to his library. So we are even. His books way out number my pillows (I will tell you one of…

  • DIY: A Harry Potter Sign

    I mentioned yesterday in my Something Wicked Halloween home tour post that I was going to share with you today the inspiration behind my broom sign. You may have guessed from the title of this post, but my inspiration behind my broom sign came from Harry Potter.   After searching for a phrase that would go with my Something Wicked decor and coming up with nothing that I loved, I decided to change directions and go the Harry Potter route.     My Harry Potter books are still packed away from moving. I have tried to locate them, but we,Tad has a lot of books. Many of which are still…

  • Something Wicked Halloween Decor

    Halloween is just a week away and I thought that I would give you a tour around my house and show you my Halloween decorations for this year. We have had so much rain and overcast sky’s that I was worried that I wasn’t going to get any good pictures to share with you. However, the skies cleared for a day and I was able to get some pictures of my Halloween decorations. Something Wicked Halloween Decor At the front door you are greeted with some spooky tree branches and green ferns. Oh and the many natural spider webs. The down side to living in the woods. Spiders. A few spiders have made it…

  • 25 DIY Pumpkin Projects

    DIY Pumpkin projects for your fall home decorating! Its September! The first few days of September here in Traverse City felt like fall had swooped in over night and took over. The mornings were cool and the temperatures were dropping. The three days of bliss dissolved when temperatures swung back up to the high 80’s with the humidity following closely behind. I tried hanging onto the feeling of fall by wearing a sweatshirt or leggings when we ran errands. Big Mistake. I end up getting way to hot and wishing I had just dressed like a normal person would in 80+ degree weather.     I am dreading wearing socks though.…

  • What I Learned Living Without a Cell Phone for a Week

    A week is not that long to go without a cell phone, you might be thinking. I know, I know. Have you ever done it? I am normally pretty good with cell phones, compared to a lot of people that I know. Very rarely do I break them or loose them. Now setting my phone down at home and forgetting where I set it down at, that happens all the time. I had my last phone for four years. That is old in phone years. We were planning on switching phone carriers because we had very bad service at our house. With two kids home all day with me I needed a…

  • Draining Away Inner Stress

    *This post contains affiliate links* Today has been one of those days. You know the day, the one where time flies by so quickly and you are struggling to  keep up with each mess your toddler makes. Every time you turn around there is a new mess, a bigger one, a messier one. The day that projects never get started and daily chores only get half done because they get interrupted over and over. The cup of coffee that just has a few sips missing from it that now sits cold in a place that you can’t remember where you left it. Today has been one of those exhausting days,…