Category Archives: Decorating

DIY Faux Framed Chalkboard

I have a love for quotes. I also have a love for displaying them in my house. And while I love to make printables I just don’t always have the time or energy to make one for every quote I happen to love. It’s just not practical. The solution to my problem? A diy faux framed chalkboard. I can easily swap out quotes as my heart pleases or tailor it to fit the current season or holiday!

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Farmhouse Thanksgiving Tablescape

Y’all I’m so stinkin’ excited!!! This is my first tablescape EVER! We have a small kitchen table (that is just asking for a paint job) and we go to my parent’s house for Thanksgiving so I kind of thought why bother? But it was something I really want to do, so to heck with it I’m decorating my table even if it’s only us that gets to enjoy it! So here’s my farmhouse Thanksgiving tablescape:

 Farmhouse Thanksgiving Tablescape

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Plans for an Office Makeover

Sometimes when people come over to our house I wish that they could see our home the way it looks in my head. The reality of our home and the way I view it are totally different because when I see it, I see all the possibilities of what could be done if I had unlimited time and money.

Plans for an Office Makeover

When we first moved into our home I had no idea what I was doing decorating wise so now that I’m starting to figure it out I’m s l o w l y transferring all our rooms over to something that I love! You can read more on that in my What I’ve Learned post. And right now the office is the room I’m most unhappy with.

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What I’ve Learned

The process of getting our house was rather quick. Garrett and I both lived with our families before we got married but his mom was moving to Florida the May before our September wedding. Therefore, G needed somewhere to live. We looked into apartments but most of the rent was more expensive than a mortgage so we decided to look into houses. One cold February Saturday we went to look with our realtor and saw about 5 or so houses and we picked ours. We looked one day, that was it. After a lot of going back and forth we got it, and our close date was April 3rd (I think). Plenty of time for Garrett to get moved in before his mom had to move. (If I could go back I think I would’ve picked one of the new houses we looked at but God clearly had us in this house for a reason or else we wouldn’t be here.)

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