Sweet Summer Cocktails

Cocktails by the pool with my friends is the perfect summer weekend for me. I love hanging out, laughing way too much, sipping on a sweet cocktail and letting the stress melt away for a bit. It's almost like a mini-vacation without booking airfare. So this week I decided it was time to pull out my favorite sweet summer cocktails to celebrate the … [Read more...]

Dream worthy she-sheds

Since we're smack dab in the middle of building one of those she-sheds for our own backyard - I see inspiration everywhere. From reading spaces to crafting nooks to full on studios, there are so many ways to use she-sheds. via Wide Open Country Some she-sheds are over the top luxurious - like this one complete with wine storage. via Ella … [Read more...]

How to distress a painted sign

There's a million and one products that will help you learn how to distress a painted sign. And I think I've probably tried 2/3 of them. I like a bit of distressing here and there, but I don't want to go crazy. Just a dab will do me. So my version of distressing may not fit in with someone else's, and I'm cool with that. But this is how I do it. … [Read more...]

My Favorite Finds: Galvanized Decor

Galvanized decor has been around for a long, long time - and it's not going anywhere soon. The process of galvanizing the metal actually makes it last for decades, so when you buy something that's galvanized then your money is pretty well spent. From roofs to walls to farmhouse equipment, it's really a hard working metal that has stood the test of … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Kitchen Tour: The Weathered Fox

Farmhouse kitchen fans, you're in for a real treat with this gorgeous kitchen tour! Crystal from The Weathered Fox has a gorgeous home full of DIY ideas you can bring into your own kitchen for a bright, airy feel. She has an eye for capturing her home in the most beautiful way. But don't take my word for it, see it for yourself! A photo … [Read more...]

Creative Cakes to celebrate any occasion

Creative cakes are so inspiring - it's amazing the skill level and craft that goes into some of these creations. I could never work on their expert level (I'm lucky if I can pipe icing on a simple cupcake), so I'll just sit back and enjoy all of the beauty of these gorgeous and creative cakes. It's like all of the fun and no calories! Creative … [Read more...]

Free Julia Child Quote Printables

This Julia Child quote may very well be one of my most favorite quotes of all time - so I decided to make some sweet printables for my new office. Then I decided that why just have one color when you could have four? And because I love sharing good freebies with you, I bundled them up so you can download them all for absolutely free. Of course … [Read more...]

DIY hacks with vinegar

*This post is sponsored by Four Monks™ Cleaning Vinegar* Did you know that vinegar dates back to before 5000 BC? According to legend, the Babylonians discovered how to make wine from grape juice, and then that wine turns into vinegar over time. How ironic that something that came from sugar can turn out to be one of the best cleaners you can buy. … [Read more...]

Ideas to Repurpose Old Lamps

Any thrift store or yard sale I've ever been to had at least a couple of lamps for sale. They're often overlooked, because you really only need so many in your home - but if you knew how to repurpose old lamps into something new, you might look at them in a different light. I've collected some great ideas to use them both inside and out to give … [Read more...]

Wonderful Ways to Repurpose Old Chairs

Old chairs are a junk lovers' dream. Whether you find them on the side of the road, at a thrift store, or maybe in your own garage - a simple thing we use every single day can be transformed into so many other great things. So next time you have a broken chair, don't send it to the landfill - repurpose old chairs into something useful and fun for … [Read more...]