B@H Monthly || June


Oh, summer feels like it is here! I am loving the weather in Connecticut. It is not as humid as back home. So, when it is in the 80’s it still feels lovely out! I am really falling in love with New England!! I have been pretty spoiled here in our summer rental with a…

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B @H Monthly || May


Helloooooooo Summer! That’s what I’m talking about! June is the official beginning of summer in my mind. The kids are out of school and the pool is open! This year is an extra special summer for all of us since we will be spending it as East Coasters!! Yep– that’s right! This Illinois girl is…

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B @ H Monthly || April

Best of April | Bliss at Home

It’s almost a week late, but today I am sharing the Best of April. Each month, I like to highlight all the projects, decor, plans, and happenings. I thank each and every single one of you for making this blogging journey a joy and joining me on all my designing and DIY adventures. Before we…

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DIY Gold Leaf Agate Slice Coasters

DIY Gold Leaf Agate Coasters  B @ H

My obsession with agates and geodes runs deep my friends. If you want insight into my former 5-year-old self and why I am fascinated with them– read my post HERE. Today, I am sharing a quick little DIY I did to add a little extra something to some beautiful agate slices I just received.  …

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DIY Mondrian Inspired Art

DIY Mondrian Inspired Art

Hi Lovelies! I had some fun in the studio yesterday creating some art for my living room. If you weren’t here Tuesday, I shared my color inspiration for spring. Well, I tackled my first DIY for “project color”, this DIY Mondrian Inspired Art.   I studied a lot of art in college. When I saw…

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Our Valentine’s Day Dinner Table || Splurge + Save


Today is the day we celebrate those we love in an extra special way! We started a fancy Valentine’s Day dinner tradition with the boys a few years back. They look forward to it–especially the food! I make one of my most liked recipes, my Vodka Cream Pasta with Prosciutto. They all gobble it up…

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Valentine’s Day Gift Wrap Ideas


I am giving myself a big old pat on the back for this one! I actually have all the Valentine’s Day shopping done ahead of time this year! That NEVER happens. I even have the classroom stuff for the kids done too! It’s a Valentine’s miracle. I better get extra kisses this year. Today, I…

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Lust List || Favorite Finds of the Week 1/31


Two weeks until Valentine’s Day!! Here’s my Lust List Valentine’s Day edition for this week. My favorite finds from around the web. If you feel like getting your craft on, check out my DIY Heart Arrows. I shared the full tutorial yesterday.   || one || These Love Me Knot Stud Earrings from CWonder come…

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DIY Heart Arrow


Valentine’s Day is just a couple of weeks away! I love it! I know there are some V-day haters out there, but I say a day to celebrate the ones you love and do special stuff is alright by me! Every year, my little family and I do a very special Valentine’s Day dinner. We…

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Favorite Projects of 2013

bar cart

Howdy! It’s almost 2014!! We keep saying that 2014 is the year of the Cadwallader. You know how the Chinese have the year of the dragon, snake, etc.? Neither Dave or I really know what that means exactly, but we are excited for it!! I feel like I blinked and 2013 was over. It must…

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DIY Winter Scarf Trees + A Holiday Table

DIY sweater trees

I’d like to thank FloraCraft® for sponsoring this project.  I was happy to partner with FloraCraft® for their Foam for the Holidays campaign. I was sent a mystery box of Make it: Fun® Foam and a surprise element to add into my design. I was excited to see the box contained Make it: Fun® Foam cones…

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Blogger Stylin’ Home Tour || Bliss at Home Holiday Tour


Welcome!!! Happy Holidays friends and new friends if you are visiting for the first time today!! Are you coming from The Curtis Casa? What a great tour! I am so excited to be a part of Blogger Stylin’ Home Tours again and it’s even better because it’s for Christmas this time!! (I’m actually just seeing…

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Holiday Mantel 2013


I have been doing a bit of holiday decorating this week, and today I wanted to share our holiday mantel. It is the first year I have had a real mantel to deck out! You can see our before and after of our fireplace or check out how we added tile to it here. This…

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