Shooting The PI Look Book & A New Camera

By |June 24th, 2014|

We have finally begun shooting the PI look book.  We have planned and thought, and dreamed and man, we have just not gotten our act together until recently.

And so we had a beautiful photo shoot, and then it was time to begin the book party planning–and so we are […]

Book Launch Party Inspiration

By |June 24th, 2014|

Happy Tuesday, friends.

I invited you to the book launch last week, and I wanted to share some party inspiration with you!

I’ve been trying to finish up extra projects so that I can focus on the book launch party the next couple of weeks.  I’m getting sooo excited […]

You’re Invited: The $50 Home Makeover Book Launch Party!

By |June 20th, 2014|

We’re having a party, folks!  And you’re invited!!!

Y’all.  I’m SO excited!  My book, The $50 Home Makeover, is finally available to pre-order and I have copies in my hands.

It was this wonderful, quiet moment when I opened the big box of my author copies.  It was completely […]

4th of July DIY: Simple Kids Treat Bar

By |June 18th, 2014|

Hey there!  I’m so happy you’re here today.

If you’re coming from my friends at The Handmade Home, welcome & here’s an official hey y’all.

When Melaine of My Sweet Savannah asked if we wanted to participate in a fun 4th of July DIY, we were totally in.  I […]

$100 Beach Bathroom Reveal

By |June 4th, 2014|

Being at the beach last week was wonderful, and on top of all the beauty, we got work done, too.

I showed you the in-between bathroom the other day, and it had come a long way from this fluorescent peach wonder.  After tackling a few more budget-friendly projects last week, […]

Simple DIY Gold Leaf Planters

By |May 30th, 2014|

I think sometimes we make crafting too complicated.

We bloggers come up with cutesy projects and your Pinterest homepage quickly clogs with everything handmade tied/ruffled and feathered under the sun.  There’s nothing wrong with cutesy inspiration just-cause-you-want-to projects, but the truth is this:

you craft in your home when […]

South Africa, Part 4

By |May 27th, 2014|

Psst…first Read Part 1, Part 2, & Part 3 of our trip to South Africa….


I had packed the night before, slowly wrapping up each piece of my clothing, my mind wandering.

To say that Africa had moved me was an understatement, and I couldn’t completely put my finger […]

Boy’s Room Reveal

By |May 14th, 2014|

I’m pretty sure I thought Matt was CRAZY when he decided to build Gray a fort bed & lay new flooring one week before Christmas.

After freaking out for a few minutes (or for several days) about the timing and the mess right before the holidays, I did decide to get out […]