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*This post is brought to you by RYOBI. Woohoo! It’s Friday, y’all! And it’s Memorial Day weekend! Do you have any holiday weekend plans? If you’re like most Americans, your weekend will include enjoying the great outdoors, whether it’s hosting a backyard BBQ or having a picnic while watching a fireworks display, spending time with friends and family, honoring our fallen heroes of These… [Read More]

DIY Stenciled Bench with Porch and Royal Design Studio

Great tutorial on how to stencil a DIY bench - gorgeous! She has plans on how to build the bench from scratch too!

*This post is brought to you by Porch and Royal Design Studio. Hello and happy Wednesday friends! How’s your week going? Mine has been rather slow-moving, as I am currently recovering from a nasty bug I picked up on Mother’s Day which progressed into pneumonia. Yeah. Pneumonia. Tons of fun, lemme tell ya. Seriously, who… [Read More]

{Guest Post} DIY House Shelf


Hi friends! I’m hanging out with Sandra at SawdustGirl.com today sharing the DIY house shelf I made out of scrap wood. This was a quick and simple project that I tackled during nap time. Gotta love those free and easy projects, right? I’m sharing the tutorial here, so I’ll see you over there! *Wanna know more about my girl’s Restoration… [Read More]

First Friday Features

Kentucky Derby

It’s Fri-YAY you guys! I’m starting a new series here called The First Friday Features. Every first Friday, I’ll share a few things that I find to be fun, interesting, or unique. Let’s kick it off with these cool things: I can’t believe we’ve only got a month left here in Kentucky and we never… [Read More]

10 Beautiful Trays

A round-up of 10 beautiful trays

It’s no secret that I have a slight obsession with trays. They’re both decorative and functional. Here are 10 beautiful trays I found around the web. 1. Manta Tray – ZGallerie $49.95 2. Blanca Tray – Pottery Barn $45 3. Acrylic Tray – West Elm $34 – $44 4. Etched Brass Tray – Pottery Barn… [Read More]

7 Sweet Spring Mantels

Pink Hydrangea and Milk Glass Mantel

Yesterday’s weather was absolutely perfect. Though it wasn’t 72º (my favorite degree), it was pretty darn close. The kids played outside in the sunshine for the first time in what feels like forever. Hoo, boy. I’m hoping this winter is over because it was certainly one to be reckoned with. We’re finally digging ourselves out of almost… [Read More]

The Home Depot DIY Workshop: Vertical Planter

Attend this free DIY Workshop at The Home Depot and learn how to build a vertical planter! Co-hosted by Jen Woodhouse

*This post is brought to you by The Home Depot. You guys. I have a bit of exciting news. Super exciting news, actually. Did you know that The Home Depot hosts DIY Workshops on Saturdays and Sundays throughout each month? Yep. These workshops are free to attend and are great for anyone who wants to learn about… [Read More]

DIY Ballard Designs-Inspired Dresser

How to build a DIY Ballard Designs-inspired Dresser - free plans and tutorial!

Remember the DIY Ballard Designs-inspired nightstands I built for my photographer friend Emily? Well I’m back to share how I built her matching dresser! Once again, I teamed up with my sweet friend Ana White on this build. You can download the free plans on her website here. I used my favorite plywood, Purebond Plywood to build the carcass… [Read More]

DIY 11-Drawer Dresser

Build an 11-drawer dresser with free plans and tutorial!

*This post contains affiliate links. To read my full disclosure policy, click here. Apparently, I can’t seem to follow directions. My brother-in-law Donny wanted me to build him a dresser and he gave me specific guidelines and dimensions. And I was all, “heck yeah! Let’s do this!” These were his requests: – no more than 42″… [Read More]

Restoration Print {Free Printable}

We got 14″ of snow last night. Enough already, Winter. We get it. I was longing for Spring when I made this print. And though I can’t promise that the snow will stop falling, at least it’ll be bright and cheery in your house with this 8×10 print on your wall. To download this free Spring printable, just… [Read More]