Bathroom Art Free Printables

It's our birthdays this month and we have a gift for you!!! Our post "Dated Bathroom to Black & White Beauty" has been our most popular post, with many comments about the fun bathroom art. As a gift to you we have created 6 different fun bathroom art sayings, available with either a white background or a chalkboard background. Check out how we used a few of them in our bathroom. We printed a few of the designs at Sam's Club. Cut blocks of wood which we painted black and simply mounted them to the blocks with glue, or simply place…


DIY Reversible Holiday Signs

How clever are these DIY reversible holiday signs?!  I wish we could take credit for the creativity behind this clever idea.  Nonetheless others beat us to the punch, but that's ok.  We want to show you how easy it is to make your own DIY reversible holiday signs! Not only do you get two pieces of home decor out of one sign, but this also helps eliminate the need to find more storage space for all of the home decor!  I think everything should be reversible 😂 it's budget-friendly and takes up less space! Win Win. Building the base of the…


St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Wreath Tutorial

I have a thing for St. Patrick’s Day crafts and decorating, not that I’m Irish (my hubby has Irish heritage) which means does Steph too. The real reason is that it's my birthday too! Don't you just love this St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Wreath!  I would love to share how to make this inexpensive and quick Irish decor. Yes, I was born on St. Patrick's Day, in fact my grandma thought my name should be Patricia. However, every year when my birthday would roll around I would always get a new green outfit to wear to school. Clearly my mom didn't…


How to Build Mudroom Built-ins

Are you looking for your next DIY project? Maybe you would like to create some built-in storage? Looking at building your own custom built-ins may seem like it’s just too hard, but it’s not. Just follow our steps and you too can have a custom built-in mudroom cabinet at a fraction of the cost of hiring a professional. You will need a few wood working tools to complete this project. Here are the tools we used:1- Router with a 3/4” Dado router bit2- Circular saw or table saw4- Jigsaw3- Pneumatic finish nail gunSupplies we used.MDF 4’ X 8’ wood panels (we…


Mudroom Organization

We are so excited to share some organizing tips today in the mudroom. This mudroom is in Stephanie’s house, it's the transition area between the garage and living area, a great spot to implement some custom storage. Their home builder had included a built-in bench in this area, but no storage. When they built their home they opted to not have the bench installed, planning on someday incorporating some built-in storage. If you are look for more ideas to organize your home, check out 30 Small Kitchen Organization ideas. This is a view of the mudroom area from the model home that…


Featured in Thursdays Favorite Things

A big shout out to Amber Lyon Ferguson for featuring our post of the Black and White bathroom today on her Thursday Favorite Things. You know that I'm in love with black and white, this may sound silly, but this is my favorite room in the house. So to have it feature is a real thrill. Steph and I are so excited to be featured, thanks so much again Amber @ Follow the Yellow Brick Home Click on this link to see all of Amber's Thursday Favorites. Boring Bland Before You can see this beautiful black and white transformation here.


Transform Ready Made Curtains to Custom Drapery

We are ready for winter to be over, how about you?  Today it’s another cold snowing day in Utah. While it cold outside, it’s a great time to work on our list of projects. Today we’d like to share how we transformed a pair of Ikea Ingert curtains into custom drapery for the master bedroom. Initially we had made burlap drapery for the master, there are pictures of them all over Pinterest and though it added a great texture element to the bedroom, and the look was fantastic, however burlap sheds and the velvet chairs in the bay window were constantly…

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Valentine Home Tour

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and while we don’t decorate as much as we would for Christmas, it’s still nice to see some love spread around our homes. We hope to give you a little love inspiration to try a few of our ideas around your home. Let’s start with the front porch! Both of our porches are small and do not have a lot of room to decorate, but here we added a red boa on the door, clipped with heart doilies and playing cards for a little glam. The shutter “LOVE” sign is a DIY along with…


Free Valentine Printables

Wow! We can’t believe that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. How does time sneak up on us so quickly? We finally got up our decor after our week in California and today we have something special for you! Free Valentine Printables!  Who doesn’t love free decor? Take a look at how we used these printable in our homes. These Valentine printables can easily be printed on a home printer, or printed at your favorite photo processing center. We chose to send ours to be printed at Sams Club. The price is reasonable and it's quick. The framed prints are…

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DIY Upholstered Headboard Tutorial

January always brings out a desire in me to clean, organize and refresh my house, maybe its the longing for spring. The full first week of the new year however, I caught a miserable cold, so I spent much of the week in bed. Now that I’m recovered and can think coherently I’d like to share a tutorial of refinishing my bed. Part of this tutorial has been recreated, the bed was originally purchased 6 years ago at a consignment shop.  I don’t even have an actual before photo of what it looked like. I did however find one that was…