Weekend Musings

Bar cart styling in front of bookshelves.

Live the full life of the mind, exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated by the romance of the unusual. -Ernest Hemingway A Moveable Feast A little bar cart styling and Hemingway for your weekend! I just love that quote. I think on it often. Even though he is writing about Paris and experiences I have never…

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February Month in Review

A round-up of our February 2015 projects and posts

Hello,  March! We got hit with ice this morning over the snow. Winter is definitely going out with a bang around here. I know us Northerners are all dreaming of spring and I am already scheming ways to bring happy, sunny vibes into our home…even if the weather says otherwise. February always flies by; the…

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Our East Coast Apartment


Rise and Shine! The birds are chirping and the sun is up! I have a little pep in my step these days. As some of you already know, we have moved into our summer apartment. We had the opportunity to live in Connecticut for 3 months over the summer and we jumped at the chance…

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Good morning! It’s Day 4 of my Blog Anniversary Week!! I have another great giveaway for you all today! Thanks for joining me for my 2 year Blog Anniversary! Each day this week I have shared one of my favorite things with you and you have a chance to win one for yourself! It’s my…

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Spray Paint Table Makeover


Good Morning! I hope you all had a great weekend!! We were busy working on the house per usual, but enjoyed a day of celebration on Easter.   Today, I am sharing a table makeover I just finished. I found this little table at a resale shop for $7 a couple of years back. The…

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Creating with the Stars 2014


First off, I just want to thank you for all the sweet comments on my Spring Bedroom Reveal that I shared yesterday! You guys always make me blush!! Now for the BIGGIE! Did you hear? Creating with the Stars 2014.  I am one of the 12 contestants on Creating with the Stars this year!! 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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Workspace and Office Pretties


Today, I am sharing my organized and freshened up workspace. With a new year, I wanted to be on top of my game. I organized all my desk drawers and added a few things to keep me tidy. On top of my desk, I like to have flowers– especially roses. They don’t cost much for…

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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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A Desk Makeover + More Blogger Stylin’ Christmas Home Tours


Hi Everyone! I have one more day until I share my Holiday Home Tour and I was able to squeeze in a little furniture makeover. We were given a desk a while back. We were going to use it for our son, but we have had lots of new developments with what’s going on with…

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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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How to Tile a Fireplace


I’d like to thank The Tile Shop for sponsoring this project by supplying the tile and tiling supplies for this makeover.  Thanks for all your lovely comments yesterday on our Fireplace Makeover Before & After!!! You guys made my day! Today, we are going to share how we tiled our fireplace…uneven stone and all. This…

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