• DIY Burlap Sack Wall Art

      Today I am going to show you how I made my DIY burlap sack wall art that I used in my living room fall decor this year. Its a quick DIY project that can be easily customized to have any phrase or saying that would fit your decor. Its a fun new way to decorate your walls too! I needed something to add to the space behind my little vintage farmhouse table in the living room. I wanted something rustic to go with my fall decor and I needed something to fill the space but be simple at the same time.     I have used burlap sacks in…

  • Simple Rustic Fall Living Room Decor

      Happy First day of Fall!! It is officially the fall season and to celebrate the start of the season by making pumpkin shaped sugar cookies with the kids. They coated them in sprinkles, candy eyes and frosting. I am thinking that this may be the start of a new tradition for us. After cookie decorating we headed outside to enjoy the beautiful fall weather that we were having here in Minnesota. Those days often seem pretty rare as it tends to get cold here pretty quickly. After our time outside I came into the living room to do some reading before I needed to start dinner. I am currently…

  • DIY Fall Apple Wreath

    Apple season is on its way! Which means it is also my favorite time of the year!  Fall!! This year I have been inspired by all things apple in my fall decorating! I love the rustic natural beauty that apples add to the fall season. I was inspired to use more natural elements for decorating and this beautiful DIY apple wreath for Fall will definitely tie it all together! Here is my How to Fall wreath tutorial so you can make your own DIY Fall Apple Wreath!   Here is what you will need to make a DIY Fall Apple Wreath: Grapevine wreath form Mini Apples – Mine came from Joann Fabrics…

  • Floral Hanging Basket for the Front Door

      The front door has had the same wreath on it from when I gave our front door a make overΒ this spring and it was time for a change!Β I wanted something quick and easy and summery so I browsed my home decor stash and came up with this floral hanging basket for the front door!     This hanging flower basket was very quick and easy to put together! I love when I can change things up quickly and move on to the next project! Supplies to make a floral hanging basket for the front door: Hanging Vine Decoration (green) Pink Hydrangea Stem Hanging basket Steps to making a floral…

  • The Living Room Floors are done! Learn how I installed our Plywood Plank Floors

      I have finished installing my plywood plank floors in the living room! I am so excited, I really do love it, although there were times when it was frustrating during the install, the end result is amazing! There are about 101 tutorials on how to install a DIY plywood plank flooring, however I installed my floor in a slightly different way then most of the DIY plank floor tutorials that I came across. Here is how I installed the plywood plank flooring in my home.   How to Install Plywood Plank Floors The Tools Here is a list of tools that you will need to install your Plywood plank…

  • DIY Horse Head Wreath

    One of the things I made for my Kentucky Derby Party was a DIY Horse Head wreath. I wanted something to greet my guests at the door as they arrived to the party and this was the perfect thing! I found a few online but none were to my liking so I decided to make one myself. Let me tell you this project is nice and easy and a lot of fun to put together. You can really get creative with it!   Here are the items that you will need to make a DIY Horse Head wreath: Foamboard– I bought mine at the Dollar Tree. Fresh Green Preserved Forest…

  • DIY Cookie Cutter Garland

    Today I am sharing with you how I made thisΒ  simple and quick Cookie cutter garland for my home this year! I mean we all love cookies don’t we? And Christmas is the cookie baking time of the year so this cookie cutter garland is simply a way to start the cookie baking season. Or maybe to display your favorite cookie cutters, new or vintage.Β  I love the simplicity and texture that this cookie cutter garland adds to a space. Plus it looks adorable in the kitchen! I think you could make so many variations to this garland as well! I normally start thinking about my Christmas decor long before…

  • The latest around here – Fireplace Remodel

      While we finished un-packing shortly after we moved into our house, we are now finally settling in to our new place. I may think I know where I want things in a new house, until I start to actually live there.  Then I tend to move things around until I find the place where they will work best. While most things stay pretty much in the same place, some things do change. One of those things was our Dining room. I had planned on putting the large dining room table that we were in the process of building in the formal dining room. Leaving us our smaller white round…

  • DIY Triangle Accent wall

    So many of you have asked for a tutorial on how I did the DIY triangle accent wall in my son’s Little Explorer bedroom and I am happy to say that I have found the pictures to put together a tutorial to show you how you can add this accent wall to your home! These are not the best of pictures as I did the majority of the work in the bedroom late at night after I put the kids to bed. I am sure many of you can relate! DIY Triangle Accent wall Tutorial Here is what you will need:  Scrubbing Sponge Tape  Paint – You can find the paint…

  • DIY Faux Fern Wreath

    I love the look of ferns in the summer time. There is just something about them that just says summer. I would fill my entire front porch with hanging ferns if I could! When I came across these faux fern picks I knew that I wanted to make a wreath out of them so that I could enjoy the beauty all summer long.     Supplies Needed to make a Faux Fern Wreath Faux Fern stems – like these or these ones Wreath Form Hot Glue Gun  There are two ways to do this, The first is to glue each pick to the wreath. This works best if you have smaller fern picks…