One Room Challenge 2021- Week 2

It's Week 2 of the One Room Challenge and I feel unproductive and productive all at the same time! Material Selection I have not made an overwhelming sweeping progress but my success comes in the way of material selections, research, and thrifted finds. I have take this week to design, research and select the materials…

DIY Removable Wood Table Top for a Folding Table

Spring is here and summer is around the corner and I can’t wait for the first BBQ of the season. I have wanted a new patio table but I don’t want it to take up space all year around. I want the flexibility of having a nice table to entertain on and to store it…

Dimensional Lumber: Nominal vs Actual

{Did You Know?} A 2x4 is actually NOT 2 inches by 4 inches?!? This is one of those tips that I have learned the hard way! Dimensional lumber is measured by a “Nominal Dimension” or it’s common name (ie 2x4) which is the dimension prior to being milled down. Dimensional Lumber is also measured by…

My Top Ten DIY Projects of 2020

I have never been one to set New Years Resolutions. I’m the type of person who wants attainable goals. I like setting small attainable goals and building upon those goals. Starting with a small idea and building upon it to make it a reality Looking back, most of my projects all started with a small…

2020: A DIY Year in Review

Wishing you the healthiest and happiest new year from our home to yours! 2020 has been a lot of things and positivity has been hard to come by. We have all searched high and low for 2020’s silver linings, and for me that has been purchasing our first family home and diving head first into…

Fall Football Front Porch Decor

Fall is for Football Fall is all about football in our house. We are diehard college football fans and this season is no different. While we may not physically be in the stands or having our epic tailgates, we are still showing our spirit! I decided to sprinkle some spirit on our front porch and…

Taking Command

Let’s be serious, as parents do we actually have command over anything in our lives? We all know who the real [little] commanders are. Recently, with the start of school, I felt like things were spiraling out of control, and we were being inundated with stuff! SO. MUCH. STUFF I wanted to design a space…

Trusting the Process

I am the type of person that wants something to be done before it has even started. I have envisioned this space for so long and I just want to see the final product. I need instant gratification. This being my first big do-it-yourself home renovation project I still have a lot to learn and…

Backyard Road Trip: Southern Craft Creamery

All roads should lead to Ice Cream.⁣⁣One of my favorite things to do while traveling is to checkout historical neighborhoods and to scope out local gems.⁣ As we traveled along the historical downtown of Mariana, FL the Southern Craft Creamery caught my eye and I can’t say no to ice cream. ⁣⁣ Their ice cream…