• DIY Metallic Christmas Trees

    This post is sponsored by DecoArt.   Metallic Tree’s were big last Christmas and they’re going to be big again this year for Christmas Decorating. Mercury glass trees can easily break the budget at over $20 for each tree. I am going to show you how you can DIY your own Mercury glass inspired metallic trees so you can add the beauty to your home and helping you to stretch that budget even further.   Supplies: DecoArt Extreme Sheen – Sterling Silver DecoArt Exteme Sheen – Silver DecoArt Exteme Sheen – Tin DecoArt Black Acrylic Paint 6 small Sponges Tree form   I don’t have any pictures of what my…

  • DIY 4th of July Tote

        4th of July is on its way and if you are like us you have a parade… or two… in your schedule for the 4th of July festivities. When you have kids parades mean a lot of candy! Plus the sitting and waiting  for the parade which means snacks!  A lot of snacks! I have mentioned before that we like to go all out for the 4th of July. Decked out head to toe in red white and blue for the whole week, and now our accessories are going to be decked out as well! I can’t wait for the kids to use these! This DIY 4th of…

  • Adding Curb Appeal on a Budget

    The weather has been so nice and beautiful this last week that we have spent most of our time outside enjoying the sunshine. I think I even may have the start of a tan! Whoohoo! I was a little bored sitting in the front yard as the kids rode their bikes around. I just finished off my latest read,  The Fiery Cross from the Outlander series. – The series is seriously so good! I was looking for a project to work on and that’s when my eyes locked in on my front door.     The blue of the door was a bit faded and the front door still had bits of…

  • 4th of July Stars and Stripes Banner

    Today I am excited to share with you how to make a quick and easy 4th of July stars and stripes banner. The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays. I love everything that accompanies it. The warm summer day’s, BBQ’s, fireworks, the parades, and celebrating the independence of our country. I love walking into the stores and seeing all the red, white, and blue. I plan out red, white, and blue themed outfits for the entire week leading up to the 4th of July for my kids and myself. I can normally only get my husband to participate and wear something patriotic themed on July 4th. That’s…