Cricut Maker DIY Rainbow Bookends

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. Are you looking to brighten your office space or kid's playroom with some colorful decor?  Spruce up your shelves and add a pop of color with these easy DIY Rainbow Bookends. Last week I told you all about my favorite craft tool, the Cricut Maker, and we discussed how to use the Knife Blade to create one-of-a-kind personalized projects.  Today I am going to show you how … [Read more...]

How to Decorate Your Mantel for Spring

March means that spring is just within reach and if you are like me you can't wait to embrace the longer hours of daylight, start anew and refresh your space to reflect the change in seasons.  I am officially over the cold weather and so ready for spring!  However, it doesn't seem like Mother Nature is ready to cooperate, but I couldn't wait any longer and decided to decorate for spring.   I teamed up with Oriental Trading to show you how to decorate your mantel for spring … [Read more...]

DIY Painted Pegboard Jewelry Organizer

The start of a new year always sparks the urge to purge and organizer.  But, getting organized doesn't mean you have to spend a lot of money or use boring old plastic storage bins.  Create a colorful DIY Painted Pegboard Jewelry Organizer to organize and display all of your jewelry. This project was inspired by all of the jewelry my daughter received for Christmas.  I quickly realized she was going to need a solution for keeping track of all the new earrings and necklaces … [Read more...]

DIY Painted Farmhouse Cookbook Stand

As the year winds down I've started thinking about my New Year resolutions.  At the top of my list is cooking more meals and home and working on my kitchen organization. I want to get better at preparing meals for my family and add some new things to our menu rotation.  I needed a little extra motivation in this department, which is why created this DIY painted farmhouse cookbook stand.   Not only is it match perfectly with my kitchen decor, but it will also hopefully help … [Read more...]

Fall Picture Frame with Metallic Texture

I have a confession to make, I'm terrible at printing out and updating 0ur picture frames.  I take lots and lots of pictures, but they usually end up in a folder on my desktop. They typically get forgotten about until the kids have a school project they need photos for. But, I'm trying really hard to get better at filling our frames with photos from our favorite adventures.  And this month I decided to not only fill the empty frames, but I also decided to make a new fall picture frame … [Read more...]

Simple Modern Farmhouse Fall Mantel Decor

The official start of fall is this Saturday, and while it still feels like summer outside I am more than ready for all things fall!  I can't wait for chilly autumn evenings, football games, pumpkin spice everything and of course all the fall decor.  I teamed up with Oriental Trading to create simple modern farmhouse fall mantel decor that will transition all the way from Halloween to Thanksgiving. I've shared with you before that my living room is my favorite spot in our home, and … [Read more...]

DIY Summer Porch Sign

My kids have been away this week at grandma and grandpa's, which means I've been able to get lots of projects finished and I've even managed to squeeze in some relaxing moments sipping drinks or reading a book in my favorite spot, the porch!  I'm a big fan of porch sitting, and whether we are sitting on our front porch or hanging out in the back, it's a cozy place where all the cares in the world seem to slip away. Since my porch is my happy space I thought it was high time I add a little … [Read more...]

Nautical 4th of July Mantel Decorations

A few summers ago we rented a beach house in Connecticut and spent a week exploring the New England coast with our family.  I loved all the charming sea side towns, sailboats and patriotic charm we found along the way. Anchors, flags, sailboats, seashells and sand inspired my Nautical 4th of July Mantel Decorations this year.  All of the elements of that unforgettable seaside summer vacation come crashing together to create this patriotic vignette. I recently styled and hosted a … [Read more...]

Summer Paint Pour Canvas

Today is the first day of summer break for us and I'm feeling all the colorful, happy vibes that come with this season.  I am looking forward to lots of lazy days spent by the pool, vacations, and simply enjoying a slower pace schedule with my kids.  Each year as my kids get older I realize that these sweet summer moments are fleeting and before you know it they won't be around much.  Just like these moments with my kids I want to make summer last, so I decided to create a … [Read more...]

Colorful Fiesta Llama and Cactus Banners made with Cricut Maker

Just few days ago I shared my girl's night Boho Chicks and Churros Fiesta party and told you about my obsession with fiesta themed parties and decor.  Growing up in South Texas I was surrounded by colorful Mexican Papel Picado Banners, piñatas, cascarones and cacti.  I just love the bright colors, which is why I will gladly find a way to incorporate fiesta themed celebrations or decor into my everyday.  These colorful fiesta llama and cactus banners made … [Read more...]