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Star Wars Room

Star Wars Themed Boys Room

Star Wars is probably the most iconic movie universe out there. My son has been captivated by Star Wars since his dad introduced it to him at about 3 or…

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Disneyland Bedroom for a boy or girl!

When our littlest came along, it was a bit of a surprise.  Those of you that don’t know the story, we had thought we would be adopting a 2 year…

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DIY Baymax Ornament : Easy Kid’s Crafts from Big Hero 6

An adorable Baymax ornament is a simple holiday gift a child can make.  Fans of Big Hero 6 will have so much fun with this DIY Christmas ornament.  This is…

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Design tips for a Small Bathroom

Design tips for a small bathroom is a sponsored partnership with Bed Bath and Beyond. We recently added on a small powder room to our house.  We have five people…

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Kids Bathroom Organization

  We currently have three kids sharing a standard 80’s guest bathroom.  While we have always done our best to practice the art of thankfulness for actually having running water…

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Painted Piano

I love the idea of a piano as the focal point of a room.  So many beautiful updated painted pianos were floating all over my pinterest feed and I just…

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Pottery Barn Inspired Ruler : $7 verses $99

I love Pottery Barn so much.  Sadly, I am not a billionaire.   Thankfully, I do have $7 and I am married to someone very handy.   In one afternoon my husband…

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Garage Sale Lamp Makeover!

If you have been here for any amount of time you know I am a little bit into garage sales.  Garage sales, thrift stores, estate sales, and Craigslist are almost…

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Our Bathroom Makeover!

diy floating shelves

The long journey of fixing up our Fixer Upper is still trucking along.  We have been in our house for just over a year and we finally have our Bathroom…

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Swapdom : Online Swapping Community Recently added Home Goods!


As someone who loves to shop and trade I was really excited to be introduced to Swapdom recently.  Swapdom is a one of a kind exchange system where folks meet…

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Garage Sale List 2014

Garage Sale

It is no secret that I love garage sales and second hand shops.  Our new little fixer upper is a different layout than our last house and while some things…

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Reclaimed Wood Sign : DIY Decor


We are having so much fun decorating our new fixer upper on a shoe string budget.  I love thrifting, garage sailing, and re-purposing hand me downs and what others might…

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Country Shabby Chic Room : DIY Decor


My mom says the love of antiques must skip a generation.  It isn’t that I don’t love antiques, I guess I just don’t love them quite as much as my…

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Convert Buffet table into an entertainment unit


Once again, please welcome my husband to share a handy demo on how to Convert Buffet table into an entertainment unit.  Inside we house our DVD player, cable box, DVDs, remotes,…

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Minnie Mouse Room : DIY Decor


Our littlest has reached a rite of passage…. the “Big Girl” room!  No more nursery for her!  Bye bye crib and changing table – hello toddler bed and big girl…

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Star Wars Light Fixture


A big thank you to my awesome husband for getting behind the Star Wars Inspired room by making this sweet Star Wars light fixture inspired by the Star Wars space…

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Minnie Mouse Room Paint Tutorial

  As just about everyone knows, our little girl loves Minnie Mouse.  I can’t wait to reveal her adorable Minnie Mouse Room make over, but for now I wanted to…

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The Blessings of a Smaller Home.

Today I am sharing about a somewhat unpopular opinion here in America – The Blessings of a Smaller Home, When we were pregnant with our first we decided we needed…

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Star Wars Room Paint Ideas

Star Wars Paint

I wanted to share a quick photo tutorial of Star Wars Room Paint Ideas.  The paint matched our vintage Star Wars sheets perfectly! We used Zinsser Primer and low VOC…

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Disney Bathroom

So a while back I blogged about our big kid’s room decor.  I thought it might be fun to share their ‘Jack & Jill’ Disney bathroom. We wanted something that…

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