Late Spring Early Summer Decor with Fresh Lilacs

Late Spring Early Summer Decor with Fresh Lilacs

Late Spring into early Summer decor ideas. Easy transitional farmhouse decor with vintage windows, terracotta pots and fresh lilacs. 

When you live in New England you wait all Winter for Spring. When it's 40 degrees you run outside without a coat! But its truly late spring we are waiting for. It seems like it takes a turn about the first week of May when the temperature rises the rain comes and everything just turns green and blooms. 

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Hearth and Hand with Magnolia New Spring Line at Target

Hearth and Hand with Magnolia New Spring Line at Target

Hearth and Hand by Magnolia spring collection has hit the shelves at Target this week, actually the day after Christmas. What a gift! I know I might have spent a little too much during the launch of the line but I really am impressed with quality and the aesthetic of the line. I decided to pick a few of my favorites and show you what I am going to be shopping for. 

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11 DIY Farmhouse Signs

11 DIY Farmhouse Signs

One thing about farmhouse decor that seems to be consistent is farmhouse signs. Today I rounded up 11 DIY Farmhouse signs. This weekend I went to the Vintage Bazzar in Eliot Maine and let me tell you every time I turned a corner I saw more of these signs. They seemed to range from $35 upwards to $195 depending on the size. Yup the same signs I have been making in my basement for years. (On a side note I think I need to start selling signs). Well if you want to save some cash and put in the time I want to show you guys 11 signs that you could make next weekend. 

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Farmhouse Style Master Bedroom

Farmhouse Style Master Bedroom

Today I am so excited to share with you guys my farmhouse style master bedroom! Now this has been a long time coming. I have been in my house for almost a year and a half and I was still rocking my bedroom furniture from my college apartment. It was time to move on and finally create a space that reflects where I am in my life today, dare I say encroaching 30!

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DIY Wallpapered Drawers

DIY Wallpapered Drawers

Today the guest room is finally getting a little love. After almost a year of just having a bed in this room I picked up some unfinished pine night stands. I left them assembled in the room for a few months knowing I wanted to do something fun with a pop of color and maybe a texture. 

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How to stencil a farmhouse style wood sign

How to stencil a farmhouse style wood sign


Today I am excited to show you guys how I stencil farmhouse style wood signs. Now it seems like these style signs are everywhere right now but they come with a pretty hefty price tags. I want to show you how you can make them at home with some lumber and your Cricut.

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Spring Wreath Sign with Cricut

Spring Wreath Sign with Cricut

Some days you just feel like crafting and some days you just want it to feel like Spring. This is one of those days. Today I want to show you guys one of my first Cricut projects, "It's a beautiful day" Spring wreath sign. I was stuck at home during a snow day last week dreaming of Spring weather. Well I decided to make my own beautiful day.

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Master Bedroom Reveal for Habitat for Humanity

Master Bedroom Reveal for Habitat for Humanity

For the second time I am honored to be apart of the Bloggers Heart Habitat project. This December I was lucky enough to team up with a five other bloggers to decorate and style two rooms in a Habitat for Humanity house. Myself and Lauren from LaurenMcbride.com took on the master bedroom. So grab a cup of coffee and let us take you through this red and bold master bedroom reveal. 

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Christmas Decor: DIY Wall Mounted Faux Deer Head

Christmas Decor: DIY Wall Mounted Faux Deer Head

The last few years I have been starting to really get into decorating for Christmas. Last year at the end of the season I got some amazing deer ornaments and a deer figurine on clearance and that propelled the idea of incorporating deer into my holiday decor this year. Today I am going to walk you through how I made this DIY wall mounted faux deer head. 

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Buffalo Check Plaid Christmas Tree

Buffalo Check Plaid Christmas Tree

It has always been a dream of mine to have two Christmas trees. So when I bought my house last year I knew that the sunporch was going to be the best place for that second tree. I have a friend moving out to California and she sold me her tree that was perfect for the space. Only 6 feet tall. Now this holiday season is definitely the season of buffalo check plaid.

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A Rustic Christmas Tree

A Rustic Christmas Tree

Christmas is in full swing here and I am excited to share with you my rustic Christmas tree. Now I have been collecting for this tree for almost three years and every year it gets more complete. For once I have chose a theme and stuck to it. So how did I stay on track and not veer off? I established a color story. If the ornament or decoration does not fall within that story it doesn't make this tree (yes I have another tree). 

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How to Dye Wood

How to Dye Wood

Guys I am so excited to share with you a new staining technique I have taught myself. I am partnering with Wayfair today to show you how to dye wood. Thats right dye! I saw this technique used at a conference I attended several month ago and knew I had to try it. When Wayfair sent me this Maginnis Table, as part of the DIY By My Side project, I knew this was a perfect project for it. 

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DIY Candle Light Wedding Centerpieces with Mason Jars

DIY Candle Light Wedding Centerpieces with Mason Jars

One of my good friends recently got married and we all know I love a wedding! So of course I wanted to help her make centerpieces. We made DIY candlelight wedding centerpieces with mason jars and frosted glass spray paint using my silhouette and vinyl 

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How to make a shiplap headboard

How to make a shiplap headboard

Today I am sharing how to make a DIY shiplap headboard. Last week I had the pleasure of partnering up with Habitat for Humanity and 13 other bloggers to help style a Habitat House in Portland Connecticut. Each blogger paired up with another blogger and was assigned a room. I was lucky enough to style the teenage boys room with Stephanie from Sandpaper and Glue. So where did we start? Where we all start of course, Pinterest. The teenager created a Pinterest board that reflected his style. He liked a mix of clean lines, wood, industrial and technology. 

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How to use a paint sprayer to update your furniture.

How to use a paint sprayer to update your furniture.

I recently moved into my new house and I am ready to refresh all my decor but the problem is buying a house just a few months ago left me a bit budget conscious. So instead of looking for new furniture I decided why not update something that I had to help refresh and modernize my freshly painted living room. Naturally what is the most stared at piece of furniture in your living room? Your TV stand.

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DIY Two Toned Wine Rack #IkeaHack

DIY Two Toned Wine Rack #IkeaHack

This month I am teaming up with Hickory Hardware and 8 other bloggers to transform an Ikea Rast dresser into anything we want! I have always wanted to make an Ikea Hack and here's my chance! Now the only question is what do I make?! Wrapping my head around this wasn't as hard as I thought it was going to be. I recently moved and have not found a place yet for my wine glasses and wine bottles. I immediately knew this is what I had to do. The next question was how? 

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The best thing to hold on to in life is each other - Free Printable

The best thing to hold on to in life is each other - Free Printable

Valentine's Day is this weekend. This year is seriously already flying by. If your anything like me you are a last minute gift buyer. So today I have created a last minute gift that is perfect for really any occasion for a loved one or significant other, a watercolor handwritten inspired love quote printable.  

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25 Christmas Crafts

25 Christmas Crafts

Incase you missed it last week I joined up with Simply Kelly DesignsTwo Purple CouchesThe House Down the Lane and Where the Smiles Have Been for an epic weeklong Holiday Craft party. Each day we created a new DIY everyday following the same theme. At the end of the week we had 25 fabulous Christmas Crafts. So welcome to the Crafter Party. Stick around, Pin, Click and Create! 

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Merry & Bright Free Printable

Merry & Bright Free Printable

Guys I am so excited to be showing you today a holiday printable I made with Glitter Prints paper. Which is a new product from Core'dinations. It's glitter that you can print on without it flaking off and making a mess of your printer and your home. Let's face it I still have glitter from halloween on my hardwood floors! So to try it out I decided to make a some festive artwork to add to my sideboard. 

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