DIY Starburst Mirror

Make your own starburst mirror. So cheap and easy.

I have always loved a starburst mirror.  Especially over a bed.  There is something so timeless about them and they look good with lots of different decor.  Making a starburst mirror is so easy.  And … [Read more...]

Chalkboard Temple printable

Temple Chalkboard printable

Hi everyone!  Hope you had a lovely weekend.  The weather was nice in our neck of the woods.  Which always makes me happy.  We also had General Conference this weekend.  We were able to sit down with … [Read more...]

My home goals from 2013

Capture

In January of 2013, I wrote out my home goals for the year.  And now it is time to look back and see what happened. I must admit, I don't remember all that was on the list {probably should have … [Read more...]

5 Halloween Printables

5 free halloween printables

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Are you excited for Halloween this year?  I just realized that my kiddos have the day after off school for a teacher prep day.  Which I think is a great idea! I haven't … [Read more...]

Mod podge and a bookcase

making over a book case using modpodge and wrapping paper

You guys remember my home goals that I posted at the first of the year?  I said I wanted to work on a room makeover for one of my girls.  Well I have all three rooms in some stage of made over right … [Read more...]

I’m loving…

Here are a few things I am loving around the www lately. I really need to build some kind of lockerish system.  We have shoes and coats taking over lol.  I like this one: Storage locker I love … [Read more...]

How to glaze cabinets

how to glaze kitchen cabinets

I have always loved the glazed look on furniture.  I do it to almost every piece I makeover.  I've also loved the look on cabinets.  So I decided to tackle my kitchen cabinets.  It's a really easy … [Read more...]

My home goals for 2013

dining room home tour

I wanted to write down and share you with you all my home goals for 2013.  Basically a list of things that I would like to accomplish in the coming year.  I am hoping this will keep me accountable. … [Read more...]

Dyed drop cloth rug

drop cloth rug done

I was so excited to get a package in the mail from Tulip Tie Dye.  Who doesn't love getting fun stuff in the mail?  Here's what I got: The dye itself came in applicator bottles.  I loved that … [Read more...]

How I fixed the biggest bathroom fail ever.

measuredbytheheart.com: guest bath

I love having visitors come visit.  I wanted to get my bathroom makeover done before they arrived.  So I decided to start with paint.  I got the cutest blue aqua color and one morning I just went … [Read more...]

My summery front door

summery yellow front door

My sweet girls go to year round school so they are still in class until the end of June.  Then they go back July 25th.  {I know it's sad now, but having 3 weeks off in Sept. and again in Jan. is so … [Read more...]

Home tour-First floor

first floor home tour

Hello everyone.  I recently posted our home story and today I am following it up with our Home tour. Let me first say that this is a preliminary tour.  I do not have things decorated and finished the … [Read more...]

How a house became our home!!

first floor home tour

Remember the roller coaster ride that was us buying our home?  You dealt with the craziness and me being absent from the blog.  You were so supportive.  I can't thank you enough.  Now I am finally … [Read more...]

Guest Blogger: LE from Random Nonsense

Thanks to all of my awesome friends for guest blogging for me!!  Today we have the last guest post.  I will be back this week and will resume posting.  Our guest blogger today is going to post about … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Patch Decor

cute home decor idea

We always go to the pumpkin patch with our family every year.  It’s tons of fun.  Last year, I decided to do these Apple Gords for accessories.  They do take a long, long time to dry but they turn out … [Read more...]

A Simple Lamp makeover

cute lamp makeover tutorial

I got these two lamps and their shades at our local thrift store.  They were only $5 a piece.  Not a bad deal.  Here they are before: Nothing to write home about but they definitely had … [Read more...]