• DIY,  Home Decor

    DIY Electric Fireplace Wall

    What a way to start out the new year! By enjoying it sitting by our new fireplace. Our brand new DIY electric fireplace wall. My husband and my dad did an amazing job of making all my fireplace dreams come true. This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related to my link at no extra charge to you. Related: DIY Shoe Rack and Storage Electric Fireplace We got an electric fireplace from Touchstone Home Products. They are a U.S. company based out of Exton, Pennsylvania. They specialize in high-quality electric fireplaces and tv lifts. We decided on an electric fireplace because…

  • DIY,  Home Decor

    DIY Industrial Open Shelving

    DIY industrial open shelving. Boy, it has been a while since we completed a DIY project around our home. Since covid is still hanging around why not update some parts of our house while we are spending more time at home. This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related to my link at no extra charge to you. I have been following the trend of open shelving in the kitchen and I wanted to bring that aspect to our kitchen as well. So, we decided to take an upper cabinet down and replace it with industrial open shelving Related: DIY Shoe…

  • DIY,  Motherhood

    DIY Toddler Bed Rails

    DIY toddler bed rails. We have recently been on the fence about moving our youngest son out of his crib and into a toddler bed. At some point, toddlers need a little more freedom. Moving them out of their crib gives them a sense of independence. If you are on the fence like we were, check out this post on When to transitions to a toddler bed to help with what signs to look for if they are ready. In that post, I discussed how we moved my oldest son to a full-size bed when he was eighteen months. Plaid sheets | Comforter | Moose pillow pet This post may…

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    Wine Bottle DIY Projects

    Wine bottle DIY projects. I have seen a video post floating around the internet with a guy going for a run and checking everyone’s recycling bins. Each bin he comes to is full of wine bottles. Working from home is not for everyone and it seems a glass of wine helps alleviate that stress. Instead of recycling all the bottles, why not add it to your home decor. This post contains two do it yourself projects to repurpose your used wine bottles. Before you are able to complete these projects. Remove the labels. There will be a sticky residue left from the label. Use an adhesive remover to take the…

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    DIY Address Signs

    Address signs. I know I have not shared any DIYs lately. Due to being quarantined to our homes, we have not ventured out to buy materials to make all of our upcoming projects. Believe me, it is driving me crazy that we can’t build anything. I wish we had stocked up on all the materials before being confined to our house. That being said, I will share with you a project we completed last year to add some curb appeal to our home. We had our home built in 2018. Even though it is a new home, there are always projects and upgrades to make the house “our home“. Of…

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    DIY Faux Wood Beam

    DIY Faux Wood Beam. A couple of years ago, Brooke and I had a local builder build us a home. It was our very first experience and looking back there are a ton of things we would have done differently. But that is entirely another post for another day. What I am trying to get to is building a house is not cheap, so we went with the basic things with no upgrades. We decided that we would put our own touches and style on the house throughout the years we live here. Our first big project was adding a faux wood beam between the living room and kitchen/ dining…

  • DIY,  Home Decor

    DIY Shoe Rack and Storage

    DIY shoe rack. If you are a mom or a parent, you know there will constantly be items lying around your house. Toys, cups, clothes and so much more, just laying on the floor. I can hear my mom now, “Pick up your shoes and take them upstairs”. The first thing Oliver does when he gets (basically) anywhere is to take his shoes off. We had taught him to put his shoes on the steps to be taken upstairs, but then there were just pairs of shoes on the steps to trip over. Hubby and I both were terrible at leaving shoes just sit under the couch after we took…

  • DIY,  Home Decor

    DIY Bookshelf Ledges

    DIY Bookshelf Ledges. First, I would like to tell you about the books I wanted to display on the shelves. I had purchased these amazing baby books from the Polka dot print shop. If you are a new momma, or already have kiddos these books are great for capturing little moments as your children grow. They have multiple types of books for your journey in motherhood. If you are currently pregnant, they have a “bump” book to keep track of your pregnancy. Once, your little one is born they have a baby book, toddler book, and birthday book. They also come in gorgeous colors and designs, and you can personalize…

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    Easy DIY Card Booklet

    Easy DIY card booklet. This may be my hoarding side coming out, but I like to keep certain things that are of importance in my child’s life. I hope, when they grow up, they will appreciate all the items I saved from their childhood. When there is a big milestone in one’s life, you tend to receive a card. Whether it’s a Birthday card, a Baby Shower card or a Holiday card. As an adult, I enjoy looking back at my Birthday cards, specifically the ones I received from my parents and siblings. So, for the special occasions that my boys receive cards, I keep them. Instead of having a…

  • DIY,  Home Decor

    DIY String Art

    DIY string art. String art has become a popular way of creating your own unique decor. It has been around for a few years but has recently become popular again. It can be as simple or difficult as you would like it to be. List of supplies a background of your choice 1-inch flat head nails string or thin yarn scissors hammer I chose a wide piece of wood as my background and had my handy husband cut it into a few even pieces. We stained it an espresso color. I decided to use the heart as a template. You can freehand the design or draw it with chalk. Also,…