a built in nook under the stairs

The perfect use for the space under the stairs- book shelves, a bench, drawers and even a little closet

So, we closed on our house last week. Honestly, that was a sad, sad day for me. Not only did we love that house, we poured so much of ourselves into the remodeling. Since moving overseas wasn’t even a thought until, well, until Adam interviewed for a job overseas mid-March, we picked details we loved […]

dipped herb pots with free teacher appreciation tags

dipped planter pots (and free teacher appreciation printable plant tags!)

Even though teacher appreciation week was last week (and, seriously, teachers deserve all of the appreciation in the whole world- have you read this? I couldn’t say it better myself!), the end of the school year still looms ahead. So I thought I’d share a twoforone today- these darling dipped herb pots PLUS the free “Thank […]

DIY picnic organizer

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We’re so thrilled to have Leanne from Organize and Decorate Everything here today sharing a perfectly summer-y (and fabulously blue) Color Your Summer project- Hi there! It’s Leanne from Organize and Decorate Everything. I can’t even tell you how excited I am to be a part of Color Your Summer this year. I love this […]

make a giant summer bucket list for $3

summer to do list poster

This week is Burke’s last week of school (can that be right?). And, since summer is my favorite of all seasons, I can’t wait to dive right into all that summer has to offer! I’m sure you’ve seen ‘summer bucket lists’ floating around- the idea is that your family makes a summer to do list […]

how to make a wreath in half an hour (for free!)

how to make a Christmas wreath in 30 minutes

This post could also be titled, “What to do with your extra Christmas tree branches.” I love things that are easy, and I love things that are free, so these oh-so-Christmas-y wreaths (that usher your guests in with a waft of evergreen deliciousness!) are my kind of project. Just gather the bottom branches of your […]