DIY Chalkboard Sign

DIY Chalkboard Sign

A chalkboard easel or sandwich sign is such a versatile piece for decorating and parties, it’s a must have!  While planning a baby shower, I decided I just had to have one! After doing an intense Pinterest search for ideas and designs, I came across Amy Baesler’s DIY Chalkboard on Remodelaholic.com. I chose her plans because it included a detailed cut list and the chalkboard seemed well built. I’d love to put mine on the front porch for parties, so it has to withstand Kansas wind. Continue reading →

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5 Questions to ask before planting a flower bed

5 Tasks before planting

Have you ever visited your local plant nursery at the beginning of spring when all of their bright and colorful plants are out, and suddenly you have a trunk full of flowers and no idea what happened or where you are going to put them? It’s okay, we’ve all been there. Before the nursery tempts you with their bright beauties ask yourself these 5 questions. Continue reading →

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Inspiration Tuesday, Magnolia Journal

I love finding new inspiration for life and creativity. There are enough depressing things in the world to bring a person down. So I want to share a little bright spot of inspiration with you every week.

This week comes from a person I fangirl over. Joanna Gains has just started a quarterly magazine Magnolia Journal, and I am in love! I was standing in line at the store and saw the spring issue and I just had to open it up to see. Lets just say the magazine promptly went onto the conveyor belt. Continue reading →

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$15 Spring Centerpiece Trio

$15 Spring Centerpiece Trio

Spring is so close I can almost touch it! Even if it is really cold outside right now, I can bring spring indoors with a simple flower arrangement AND do it for under $15. I love having fresh flowers around the house, but am never willing to part with $40 for an arrangement.
I’ll show you how you can have a beautiful contemporary spring centerpiece for your next party or to admire on your coffee table, and do it without breaking the bank. Continue reading →

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Welcome to our home!

Hi, I’m so glad you stopped by! Pull up a seat, pour a cup of tea and lets begin the adventure of turning a house into a home.

Our new houseMy husband William and I (Morgan) bought our first house the summer of 2016 and we are working to turn our fixer upper into a home we love. We are both pretty handy and creative so we weren’t fazed by the challenges of the 1960’s bungalow. We ripped up all the carpet on the first floor before we even moved in.

I’ll be sharing progress from our home, but more importantly sharing tips and tutorials so you can also turn your house in to a home you love. We’ll be exploring:

  • DIY projects (we’ll be breaking out some power tools! YAY!)
  • Home Decorating
  • Garden planning and tips
  • Entertaining

I’m an event planner by day and a crafter/DIYer by night. I’ll show you the tricks I’ve learned planning events and some handy skills we have learned fixing up our own house. Take a look around at some of the tutorials and leave a comment! I’d love to hear from you and see your own projects.

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