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SUMMER FRIDAY FAVS

Summer Time   First Summer in the PNW and I could not be more excited!  So ready for all the hiking, camping, trips to the coast, and swimming in the lake.  There's also the 4th of July and watching this belly of mine grow capacity!  This weekend we are headed to the lake, to give Mae a swim lesson! Here are some of my favorites for this season... *** White Brick. White brick for a kitchen back splash gives the kitchen a fun boho feel kitchen decor pad *** Baby Bump Dress. Loving body conscious dresses with tee shirts. Cute...
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Spring Friday Favs

Spring Edition Spring is here YAY! We just had a few day run off gorgeous weather and I'm officailly ready for spring in the PNW! Love seeing all the plants budding, its going to be beautiful in a few weeks. We are having a rainy day today so I thought I would check up on some posts! So here are my five favorite things from the Spring season *** National Park Rocker Tees. Loving these fun outdoorsie rocker tees indy brand *** Greenery. Homes filled with beautiful plants just says spring trendforhomy *** Scallop Accents. Adds a cute girly touch...
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Tiered Planter

Before moving I gave away quite a few of our in door plants.  Since we were moving so far I didn't want to worry about them moving, spilling or dying during the move. So when we got up to Washington I had to start collecting them again. Along with those plants I gave away their containers though! Time to make a few more!!  Last year I posted a diy on making a hanging planter to expand on that planter this year I wanted to share how to make a 3 tiered planter. A great way to show off all of...
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DIY Fun Fabric Banner

When we moved up to Washington I decided to change a lot of the decor in Mae's room! Some of it she had outgrown and some just looked better with her old peach walls and not so great on the new white one.  Since we are renting I couldn't do anything permanent to the walls so I made a few  new wall hangings. One of my favorites and a fun little project was the fabric banner. It nice because you can customize it completely, from the size to the saying, to the colors. It can be a completely unique piece...
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Friday Favs

WINTER It's our first winter in the pacific northwest!  I'm hoping for snow just because we never ever got any in Arizona!  This weekend we going to go check out the light parade in Montesano! Loving all the small town events! Here area few of my favs for this winter season!! *** Thermals. Love these button up tie thermals! urban outfitters  *** Minimalist Ornaments. Love the simplicity of these wood and metal ornaments bloomingville *** Patagonia Everything. Love this jacket and there fleece! Love eveything lyst *** Mahogany Teakwood Candle. My sister in-law had this candle at her house and...
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Rustic Serving Tray Tutorial

Serving trays can be used all around the house. You can have them on your table, next to your coffee maker, or even in the bathroom. They're perfect for helping to organize different areas in the house. I needed a decoration for my coffee table that would also organize it, that's why I decided to do this tutorial! It is a fun DIY project, that does not cost much, and is pretty easy to make.  You do need a few tools though. Supplies: ► Miter saw or jig saw ► Tablesaw or jig saw ► Drill/Driver ► Sander ► Staple...
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DIY Height Ruler

When I was putting together Mae’s Nursery I loved to explore Hobby Lobby to check out there nursery décor. They always had things I want to buy so idea that I could make! One item I loved was the height ruler/charts. They are a super cute and usable decoration for the nursery! The chart they sold were gray with pink numbers which did not match the look I was going for and they were only 5ft tall (I’m 5’11” and Gabe 6’5”). Since this was something I plan to keep and mark everyone’s height on, I decided to make my...
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Rustic Do It Yourself Blanket Ladder

This fun diy project is actually thanks to one of my Etsy customers.  She had been looking for a blanket ladder for a while and asked me to make one for her! So we came up with a fun simple design and now it is a popular item on my site. It's really easy to make so I thought I would share it with you! It's great for a beginner and very budget friendly under $10!! TOOLS: ► Drill / Driver ► 3/4 Drill Bit ► Miter Saw / Jig Saw ► Measuring Tape SUPPLIES: ► 2 - 3/4 Dowels...
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DIY Decorative Cactus Hooks

These fun Southwestern style Cactus hooks are perfect for a nursery or entryway in your home! This project Is great for a beginner and can be finished in a day! They only cost $5! SUPPLIES: ► Wood Scraps ► Acrylic Paint (green & gray) ► Cactus Printout ► Painter Tape ► Wooden letters ► Wooden Spheres Knobs ► Wood Glue TOOLS: ► Paint Brush ► Hand Sander ► Jig Saw / Scroll Saw ► Drill       STEPS: 1. Print out an outline of a cactus and trace it onto a scrap piece of wood 2. Cut out the cactus...
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Recycled Hanging Planters

  After Christmas my husband is always a sweetheart and breaks down the Christmas tree so that I can keep the trunk then we usually burn the branches in our fire pit. There’s so many different fun projects you can do it the trunk of the tree and it’s a great way to recycle rather than just tossing it or burning it. Plus there’s not very many tree trunks you often come across in Arizona so you have to save every one you can. If you live somewhere with lots of tree or if you are doing some yard work...
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