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.

IKEA hack: Billy bookcase to mini-mudroom

easy ikea hack: billy bookcase to mini-mudroom

Who's ready for a super easy Ikea hack? With all the great buys in that place, Ikea hacks are an awesome (and budget friendly) way to get your DIY on. So when my buddies at HomeRight asked me to join in on an Ikea hack challenge, I was all "heck yeah!" And then I proceeded to try a half dozen attempts that all went up in smoke. It's all good … [Read more...]

Gold Polka Dot Printable Bunting

free printable bunting set

*this post is in partnership with 3M* One of my daughter's life long friends is getting married - and so we want to throw her a bridal shower. She's a crafty kind of girl who loves handmade things, so we're putting together the shower with lots of handmade love. This set of free gold polka dot printable bunting was created so that we'd have it … [Read more...]

DIY Tie-Dye Pillow

DIY tie-dye pillow

Hi everyone! It's Colby from Love Joy Glitter, and I am back again and so excited to show you how to make your own tie-dye pillow. It's super easy, fast and looks great on any bed or couch! Let's get started! You will need: Tulip Mini Tie-dye kit Pillowcase Saran wrap Water Bucket/container that you won't use again {Full … [Read more...]

10 Amazing Grilled Dinners


The days are getting longer, and the outdoors are begging us to stay outside.  Whether it's a picnic in the park or a family barbecue, summer is made for grilling! Not only does grilling keep the kitchen cleaner, and you outside where the fun is, but it also adds a layer of flavor that you just can't recreate indoors. Here are 10 Amazing Grilled … [Read more...]

Free Patriotic Quotes Printables

Free Patriotic Printables (8x8 prints)

Hi everyone, it's Andrea from The Cottage Market and I am visiting Gina's fabulous blog today with some free printables with a little twist. All four of these Patriotic Quotes can be printed in their fun 8X8 square format...they are fun to decorate with especially during the festive Summer Time but they are absolutely fabulous for you to use for … [Read more...]

How to make gold foil prints

how to make gold foil prints

Let's face it: the trend of gold foil prints doesn't seem to be going anywhere soon. Which is awesome, because I love them! I wanted to learn how to DIY them for quite some time, so I was really excited to find out there's a way you can make them yourself at home. And, luckily for me, it's a super fast way to do them (because I'm a super impatient … [Read more...]

10 things to make with plexiglass

10 things to make with plexiglass

I bet you had no idea just how much fun playing with plexiglass can be, did you? Well I am going to share 10 things to make with plexiglass that might just melt your mind...okay not really, but I bet you will be shocked at how creative and crazy simple these projects are to complete! Some of these projects can be made with pre-cut plexiglass and … [Read more...]

Five bed making hacks


There are two kinds of people: Those who make their beds religiously every morning, aaaand those who are ok with crumpled sheets. I’m in the former camp—a freshly made bed gets me off to a good, clean start in the morning. I have a friend however, who needs a little work in the bed-making department. Hoping to bring her over from the dark side, I … [Read more...]

12 Refreshing Summer Cocktails


The days are getting longer, and the temperatures are rising. That can only mean one thing, summer is almost here! If you're looking for a way to beat the heat at your next summer barbecue, check out these 12 Refreshing Summer Cocktails. Like these Refreshing Summer Cocktail ideas? Find more inspiration on my Spirits Pinterest … [Read more...]

Summer Tour of Homes: Haneen’s Haven


It's the last day of the Summer Tour of Homes. I hate that it has to come to an end - but it's going out with a bang because I have a gorgeous home to share today. If you're just now popping in from The Shabby Nest - WELCOME! Let's see what today's tour has in store... Welcome to my home! So glad you're here! I'm Haneen, and I'm honored to be a … [Read more...]