Visiting The Grainery: Holland, MI

Last weekend I had the privilege to not only visit Holland, MI during the Tulip Festival but to also snag a peak of the local shop, The Grainery. Nestled around acres of farm land, this adorable free standing “barn” was loaded with unique finds and original design concepts that I just fell in love with. […]

Labor of Love: Console Table

I found this interesting table on a Facebook group, about 2-3 weeks ago. When I first saw it in the photo I thought there was leather on the table top. Turns out after a closer look it was a post production veneer application (with about 100 teeny tiny nails holding it in place). Although it […]

“Patty” The Dresser

First things first. Let me send a huge shout out to my amazing friend Amy for donating this dresser. It was love at first sight and it has been very hard letting it go. So much so, that I named the dresser, Patty. I have been itching to paint a piece of furniture green for […]

17 Super Easy Wreath Ideas

Do you follow Home Talk? If not, you should. It’s becoming one of my new favorite social media outlets. I like to compare it as if Facebook and Pinterest had a DIY baby! Once you create your profile you have the ability to create boards, post project you completed, clip other postings you like and […]

The Gift of Santa’s Bell

When we asked my son what he wanted from Santa this year he told me he wanted a bell from Santa’s sleigh. Obviously a fan of the Polar Express, I saw an opportunity I couldn’t pass up. So I took it into my own hands to make a special “Sleigh Bell” from Santa. I feel […]

Ya, Filthy Animal

Kind of a short post today but I saw this quote the other day on Pinterest and just HAD to make it my own. I mean, who doesn’t LOVE Home Alone! Merry Christmas ya filthy animals!! I couldn’t think of a better way to show off my antlers I picked up a couple of weeks […]

Reindeer Moss Wreath

What the heck is Reindeer Moss? Seems so fancy…but can be found in just about any store that sells floral supplies. It’s actually a large branching, bluish-gray moss that grows in the arctic and subarctic regions, sometimes being the prime source of winter food for the reindeer. Now that you have been schooled on reindeer […]

Simply Give Thanks

Thanksgiving is a holiday I typically do not decorate for, but after a leaf collecting adventure with my 6 year old. I couldn’t resist using the beautiful leaves we found in some creative way. Not to mention giving my little guy a craft to do on a cold gloomy November day. So what do you […]

Adventures in the land of Wisconsin

I spent the weekend in South Eastern Wisconsin spending time with friends and visiting family. I must say I am partial to the state I grew up in. Aside from the proud blue collared roots, I love all things cheese, beer and brat related. Not to mention the beloved Packers. I have lived in two […]

Vintage Gray Dresser

I have to say, and this is not an exaggeration, it took me nearly five years to commit to painting this dresser. I fell in love with this antique dresser but move, after move and it was seriously in bad shape. Peeling veneer and splitting sides were just half of the problems. Not to mention […]

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