Wedding season is here and with my sister's wedding coming up in September (in which I will be Maid of Honor), my brain has been swimming with DIY wedding ideas! I will be hosting her bridal shower at the end of June and I have been having so much fun coming up with decor ideas, party favors and of course the menu! But first thing's first, it's not a party without the people! That's where this … [Read more...] about How to Create Invitations In Microsoft Publisher + Free Font Downloads
How To DIY a Wood Plank Accent Wall Follow this easy tutorial to add a wood plank accent wall to any room in your house! It's easier than you would think. One of my favorite ways to add warm rich texture to a space is to bring in wood accents. Wood crates, wood picture frames, wood furniture, and yes, even wood WALLS! If you're looking for a simple way to make a big impact, a DIY wood plank … [Read more...] about How To Build A Wood Plank Accent Wall | An Easy Tutorial
When we first walked through what would be our new home, we were surprised to find a fireplace in the main living area. The real estate listing hid the ugly wood paneling box in all the pictures. And when we first laid eyes on it, we knew exactly why. I mean look at this thing... it was in need of a fireplace makeover! Honestly, at first glance we thought it was one of those faux … [Read more...] about How We Transformed Our Ugly Fireplace Using Stacked Stone
One of the things I have been doing a lot of since moving into our new home, is coming up with ways to stretch my home renovation and decor budget. We recently went from two incomes to one and it has definitely taken some getting used! So with my limited budget, I have to get creative. And can I let you in on a secret? I don't mind at all! Penny pinching is my specialty :) Lets get on to the … [Read more...] about How to Create a DIY Distressed Wood Beam Mantel on the cheap!