Best Home Decor and DIY Projects of 2018

Monday, December 31, 2018

It's time to take a look back at reader's favorite posts from 2018!
best home decor and DIY projects of the year

How to Set a Simple but Beautiful Christmas Table

Saturday, December 22, 2018

How I set a simple yet charming Christmas table that was quick and easy to set up
Christmas dining room

How to Make Your Own Designer Pillows On the Cheap!

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Forget about paying top dollar for seasonal pillows - make your own from inexpensive yet beautiful place mats! This tutorial will show you how easy it is!

DIY pillows

Bright and Festive Farmhouse Christmas Tour

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Welcome to my home! Come on in and let me show you how I've created a bright and festive Christmas wonderland in my farmhouse! I would love to inspire you!
blue and white Christmas dining room

Festive and Collected Front Porch

Monday, December 3, 2018

Today I'm sharing my budget-friendly Christmas front porch, decorated on a budget with thrifted and clearance finds that I've collected over the years. It's a little bit vintage with classic Christmas colors!

festive front porch

5 Tips to Welcome Holiday Guests

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. 
#PersilLaundry #CollectiveBias

Ensure your guests feel welcomed this season, with a comfortable space that you prepare just for them!
cozy bed

Decorating a Neutral Christmas Mantle - Christmas Ideas Tour

Monday, November 26, 2018

Sharing a simple, budget-friendly neutral Christmas mantle that is full of texture, style and oozes Christmas spirit!

neutral Christmas mantle

It's TIME to Deck the Halls!

Friday, November 23, 2018

This post is in partnership with JORD wood watches. They provided the watch I'm wearing for review; as always my opinions on decking the halls, wood watches and the color blue are entirely my own!
I'm so excited that it's time to deck the halls and I'm sharing some sneak peeks of my Christmas decorated home, along with my gorgeous new JORD wood watch and a giveaway!
Christmas mantle

Etsy Holiday Gift Guide (What Your Friends Really Want for Christmas)

Friday, November 16, 2018

I'm sharing some of my favorite finds from Etsy, any of which would make a beautiful gift for that special friend that you exchange Christmas gifts with each year!
gift guide for friends

Easy Blue and White French Farmhouse Ornaments

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

These beautiful French farmhouse ornaments are easy to make using just two products! Easy to customize, inexpensive to make and they'll add French country style wherever you use them!
blue and white ornaments

Dulce De Leche Belgian Waffles and Easy No-Mess Crispy Bacon

Monday, November 12, 2018

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MoreEggo2Love #LeggoYourEggo #CollectiveBias

Breakfast for dinner is a great option during the busy holidays! I'm sharing a decadent yet simple recipe for dulce de leche Belgian-style waffles, plus my favorite way to cook bacon without having to clean any grease!
Eggo Belgian Style Thick and Fluffy Waffles with dulce de leche recipe

Blue and White French Farmhouse Christmas Tree

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Got a love for blue and white like I do? I'm sharing my Christmas tree, decked out in blue and white transferware dishes, DIY ornaments and more!
blue and white Christmas tree

5 Tips to Transition from Thanksgiving to Christmas

Thursday, November 1, 2018

How to seamlessly transition from Thanksgiving to Christmas in the dining room

dining room set for Thanksgiving

Fall Blues

Monday, October 29, 2018

Blue is a perfect color to decorate with for Fall! Don't believe me? Keep reading friend...
blue and orange fall decor

A Tiny Bathroom Reveal with Modern Farmhouse Style

Friday, October 26, 2018

Our tiny guest bath got a makeover with big farmhouse style in partnership with Lowe's Home Improvement! I'm sharing the full reveal today!
before and after farmhouse bathroom

Chippy Spindles - an Easy DIY Paint Technique

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

This is quite possibly the easiest technique to create a chippy look with paint! Whether your item is vintage or new, follow the steps below to achieve perfect authentic-looking chippiness!
spindles before

How to Distress Shiny Craft Vinyl for Vintage Signs

Thursday, October 11, 2018

This DIY sign is made with craft vinyl, but it looks vintage and distressed. I'm sharing the easy technique and tips for the best results!

fall market sign

Simple and Cozy Fall Home Tour

Monday, October 8, 2018

I'm sharing lots of ideas to creating simple farmhouse fall decor for a cozy home because don't we all need a little more cozy in our lives?!
farmhouse fall dining room

3 Tips for Stunning Fall Vignettes

Thursday, October 4, 2018

These 3 simple tips will help you to create stunning vignettes with little effort!
farmhouse fall decor

Farmhouse Feminine Fall Decor (and a Balloon Story)

Monday, October 1, 2018

I'm adding some feminine farmhouse fall decor to my girly office, and sharing a heartfelt real life story!
buffalo check, pastels, chunky throw, pastel pumpkins

How to Make a Shabby Farmhouse Sign for $4

Friday, September 28, 2018

Learn how to make this easy and inexpensive farmhouse Fall sign for only $4
easy DIY sign for fall

The Easiest Way to Install DIY Shiplap

Monday, September 24, 2018

Disclosure: this post was sponsored and product provided by Lowe's Home Improvement . All opinions are my own.
If you want to save time, follow this tutorial for the easiest shiplap to install!

DIY shiplap tutorial

5 Tips to a Healthier Lifestyle

Friday, September 21, 2018

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #MyHonestTea #CollectiveBias
I'm sharing 5 simple tips to live a healthier lifestyle, starting today!
5 tips to a better you.

Rae Dunn Inspired Coasters (and winner of the thrifty Fall sign)

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

A tutorial for easy DIY Rae Dunn inspired coasters for any season
Rae Dunn set of simple coasters

Thrifty Fall Sign (and a Fall decor giveaway)

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Read on for your chance to win this thrifty Fall sign and more!
upcycled fall sign

Simple Fall Tablescape

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

A simple, budget-friendly way to decorate a table for Fall
fall tablescape

How to Make Thrifty Antiqued Pumpkins

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Read on to find out how easy it is to transform those gaudy Dollar Store foam pumpkins into beautiful antiqued pumpkins!
dollar store pumpkins

5 Days of Giveaways (Day 5 - Farmhouse Pillow)

Friday, August 24, 2018

The Perfect Farmhouse Pillow

farmhouse pillow

5 Days of Giveaways (Day 4 - Farmhouse Sign)

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Enter to Win this Farmhouse Sign

farmhouse sign giveaway

5 Days of Giveaways (Day 3 - Rae Dunn bundle)

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Enter to Win a Tee and Rae Dunn Bundle

DIY beautify giveaway

5 Days of Giveaways (Day 2 - Mini Farmhouse Pillow)

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Win a Sweet Farmhouse Pillow!


5 Days of Giveaways (Day 1 - Farmhouse Candle)

Monday, August 20, 2018

Help me Celebrate 5 years of blogging!


12 Dramatic White Paint Makeovers

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

White paint is one of my favorite ways to dramatically change a piece of furniture and add cottage style! I'm sharing some of my favorite makeovers here!
12 white paint furniture makeovers

Design Tips to add Big Style in a Small Bathroom

Monday, August 6, 2018

Sharing my design plans for our small guest bath and how we plan to add big farmhouse style in this tiny space!
bathroom mood board

Summer Trip, Rae Dunn Finds and Home Styling

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

A little random recap of the last couple weeks...

floral pillows, shiplap wall, Rae Dunn

Vintage Inspired Daybed

Monday, July 23, 2018

A Daybed that Does Double-Duty

iron daybed

Updating a Vintage Sewing Table and Chair

Monday, July 16, 2018

Giving a Vintage Sewing Table and Chair a Quick Makeover

vintage sewing table update

Summer Mantle Inspired by the Beach

Friday, July 13, 2018

Easy Summer Mantle with Collected Favorites

summer mantle

Vintage Mantle Clock Makeover

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Updating a Mantle Clock with Paint

painted clock

Modern Farmhouse Office Makeover

Monday, July 2, 2018

How we Created an Office with Farmhouse Charm

office makeover

Easy Sign with Chalk Couture Products

Monday, June 25, 2018

Quick And Easy Signs With Chalk Couture Paste and Transfers

Chalk Couture squeegee

5 Ways to add All-American Patriotic Decor

Friday, June 22, 2018

I'm sharing some tips and ideas for adding classic all-American patriotic decor to your home without spending a lot of money...and without necessarily purchasing themed decor! 

patriotic dining room decor

Patriotic Bandana Wreath

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

How to make a simple $12 bandana wreath in 30 minutes
patriotic bandana wreath

Creating Curb Appeal in 30 Minutes

Monday, June 18, 2018

Giving an Entry Door a Pop of Color and Some New Tech!

door hardware

12 Chalky Paint Furniture Makeovers

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

12 before and after furniture makeovers using chalky paint!

chalky painted furniture

How to Lighten Bookcases without Paint

Monday, June 11, 2018

An No-Commitment, Inexpensive Way to Lighten Dark Bookcases 

cut off excess

Farmhouse Floors and Shiplap!

Friday, June 8, 2018

Updating an office with new farmhouse floors and shiplap

farmhouse office makeover

Revive Old Flower Pots with Chalky Paint

Friday, May 18, 2018

Use Chalk Paint to Revive Old Planters

(and tips for painting a pot without removing the plant)

old pot

How to Make a Plant Stand From Your Neighbor's Garbage Pile

Monday, May 14, 2018

Recycle Furniture Pieces Into a Plant Stand


How to Repurpose Seasonal Items for Everyday Decor

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Recyle Seasonal Storage for Everyday Use