About Gina Luker

Gina Luker is a writer, photographer and lover of all things quirky. She's usually found with a drill in one hand and a cocktail in the other while blogging along the way. She's addicted to coffee, polka dots, rock stars, Instagram, and everything aqua.

Mason Jar Pencil Holder

AquaMasonJar

This post is sponsored by American Crafts. With school starting back, and with both of my girls taking college classes this year (one in university and one in dual enrollment), creating good storage to help them be organized is pretty important to me right now. Simple items seem to go missing the easiest, so I’m working to find ways to help them … [Read more...]

Simple fall decorating ideas

easy and elegant fall decorating, farmhouse style

*thanks to Yankee Candle for partnering with me on this post* Fall decorating around my house has to be dead simple. Like plop a few pumpkins down, light a few candles, maybe some rescued branches from the yard and call it done. Halloween? I'm all over that one. I can decorate for Halloween with the best of them. But the fall decor that lasts … [Read more...]

25 affordable farmhouse light fixtures

farmhouse light fixture

Thanks to Cree Bulb for partnering with me on this post. Farmhouse style is hands down my go to my decorating style. I might dress it up a bit with some different influences, but at the root of it all my home is heavily influenced by my rural surrounding and it definitely feels like a farmhouse. One of the hardest parts for me has always been … [Read more...]

DIY child’s step stool

DIY child's step stool - free building plans

Thanks to HomeRight for partnering with me on this post. Although my girls are definitely old enough to not need a step stool anymore, my little niece is just at that perfect age where she's ready to try to conquer the world on her terms. At 2 years old, it's not always easy, though. From brushing her teeth to helping mommy in the kitchen, this … [Read more...]

Cleaning Closet Organizing Ideas

cleaning closet organizing ideas

Cleaning isn't my favorite thing in the world. Yeah, it's a necessity of life, but I find that if things are organized and easier to access then it isn't quite the chore. I'm not always the one who cleans the bathroom or vacuums the floors (because I'm not the only one who lives here) but I've found that it's easier to coax others in my house to … [Read more...]

10 small space bathroom hacks

bathroom hacks

This post is partnered by Decor Planet. If you live in a small home, you know the struggle of living with a small bathroom is all too real. Bathrooms hold a lot of the daily necessities of life, and if you have more than two people sharing the space then it gets even trickier. With a few tricks and tips, you can make the most of the space you have … [Read more...]

make this: wire basket side table

krylon 127 yard sale

thanks to Krylon for sponsoring this post Have you ever been to the 127 Yard Sale? It's a yard sale lovers dream - 690 miles of treasures and deals at over 5,000 different vendors. Starting today, August 6th, the Krylon Crew will take on the Highway 127 Yard Sale. A team of a furniture designer, television personality, producers, social media … [Read more...]

How to make an easy DIY outdoor movie screen

DIY outdoor movie screen

Going to the drive-in movie is always such a blast - but our closest one is quite a bit away. So we decided that we wanted to bring the fun home - so not only could we watch one whenever we want, but we can also invite over friends and family to join in on the fun. Want to make your own DIY outdoor movie screen? This project is super simple - and … [Read more...]

S’mores snack mix

s'mores snack mix

S'mores... I kinda think it's the perfect snack. But the real deal is pretty messy, and really reserved for special occasions such as cookouts or campfires. So what if we took the classic s'mores and made it a little easier for every day? That's why s'mores snack mix is my go-to. Of course, it's perfect for parties - but it's also good for lunches … [Read more...]

First Day of School Photography Printables

first day of school photography printables

Ahhh... the first day of school. It's exciting for kids, no matter what age - and moms everywhere are rejoicing at having a few hours to recover from a long summer. It's a day that's fun to document the special day, and documenting it each year until the end of high school helps keep the memories and it's really sweet to look back to see how much … [Read more...]