Main bath DIY remodel phase 1

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Happy Father’s Day!  I hope you are spending time with your dad today – or at least don’t forget to text or call him!  Other than being Father’s Day, today is Operation Finish the Bathroom Remodel I Started 3 Months Ago. I  began remodeling the 1970s main bathroom at my in-laws’ house- where we are currently staying – back in March.  I got a lot

Thrifty Thursday – 12 Terrific Thrifty DIY decor projects

12 Thrifty Decor Projects

Good evening (morning?) all!  I got the urge to round up some terrific thrifty decor ideas today and thought I would be clever and call it Thrifty Thursday.   Of course I started this endeavor around 4 pm and right now its almost midnight and I’m just now getting a chance to sit down and finish it – can you say teething 5-month old? Anywho,

DIY Patriotic Mason Jar Lanterns

mason jar lantern cover

Hello there!  Thanks for stopping by!  I am on a patriotic decorating kick right now in preparation for Independence Day in just a few weeks.  And I am all about a DIY 4th of July!  If you haven’t seen it yet,  check out my tutorial for making a patriotic mini bunting and subway art here.  And be sure to pin this post and subscribe via

Blogsplanation and name change

Blogsplanation is not a word.  Its a word I made up to describe this post – essentially an explanation for why I want to write this blog.  I also would like to address the fact that, yes, I did change the name of my blog after only 5 days.  LOL – and I’m usually so decisive -oh well. The reason for the name change is that I’m

Print on burlap {how-to} + patriotic mini bunting

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  Happy Friday! On Wednesday I shared some free 4th of July printables with you, so today I am sharing what I think is the cutest way to utilize those patriotic printables – printed on burlap!! I love burlap.  Its cute, its old-fashioned, its cheap, and its versatile.  To me it just creates a more homey atmosphere, so I use it whenever I can in my

{free printables} 4th of July Party

my country sign

I have several projects I’d like to post for 4th of July and its only one month away!  Better get started! Although, I guess I couldn’t have started before today, since today is the first day of this blog-LOL.  So without further ado, I bring you these free printables for your 4th of July party or BBQ that you can download and print for free to

{Simple & Cheap} DIY CHALK PAINT Recipe & Project

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If you have been on Pinterest sometime in the last year, you’ve probably heard of chalk paint.  It’s popular for its ease of use and unique chalky finish that seems to make almost anything look good painted.  No more worries about paint lines and weird sticky spots on your painted surfaces. Its pretty awesome! However, if you look online to purchase chalk paint you may be