DIY Lake Wall Art

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Hey there... I'm all packed up and ready for the holiday weekend! Our weather has turned a bit rainy, but I am dreaming of days spent out on the lake. From now until about the end of the summer we spend our spare time out at Lake Oconee. I was inspired by a piece of DIY art that H2o Bungalow did for her beach home - you can see her beautiful work here. I liked it so much that I decided to create something for our lake place! Here's what I ... read more

Jenn’s New House – Not the Tour You Were Expecting

1901 Victorian Charmer in historic Grant Park Atlanta, GA

You know when you have grandiose plans that are all supposed to work out? And these said plans should of course be done within 48 hours?  Well that's what was supposed to happen with my new house. I know you all were expecting to see some photographs of the interior of my new home, but come on in…let me tell you a story We closed on our house last Friday and were so excited!  Movers were supposed to arrive at 3:30 PM to unload the ... read more

Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad - Perfect Summertime Recipe. Wonderful side dish or main dish.

With Summer upon us, my mind drifts to thoughts of vegetable garden bounty. Specifically fresh tomatoes and basil. There's just something about the first tomato of the season...warm, ripe and juicy. When paired with fresh, bright green basil there isn't anything better in my opinion. Typically I use both of these harvest favorites in homemade spaghetti sauce with meatballs. But in the Summer I prefer cold salads and side dishes. One of my go-to ... read more

Coastal Inspired Succulent Garden

Coastal Inspired Succulent Garden - beach sand, shells, rock, succulents

Hey there...I hope your week is off to a great start! I've been busy helping Jennifer get moved into the new house as well as getting a couple of projects done. I can't wait for y'all to see her new home! Back at my house I'm slowly but surely getting decor items checked off of my to-do list. I'm still on a beach vacation high and bringing just a few coastal touches into the house. Did you see my Coastal Inspired Summer Mantel? While on ... read more

DIY Red, White and Blue USA Banner…

DIY USA Banner.DIY red, white and blue USA banner. Added burlap and muslin for a vintage, rustic look.

DIY USA Banner As we get ready to celebrate the 4th of July , Independence Day - we are always looking for cute decor items to make to display in our homes. We appreciate items that are handmade and easy to make. Today we bring you another patriotic installment for July 4th. This crafted DIY USA banner was created in under 30 minutes. I gathered together my materials: Red, white and blue scrapbook papers from my stash Chipboard banner ... read more