Bring Spring to Your Front Door – Spring Wreath Makeover

It’s finally Spring! Time to hang a spring wreath on your door! It’s been a REALLY LONG, cold, snowy and wet winter in the Pacific NW. So hanging something “spring-ish” made me so happy! I happened to find this wreath at a Goodwill. Overall, it was in good shape, I loved the sticks and greenery; […]

Creatively Living, Best of 2016

Sometimes I wonder where the time as gone- and feel like I didn’t accomplished anything (you get that way too?). Thank goodness I have this blog to document (some) of the things I do to remind me that I have actually been pretty productive. I’d like to share with you what I think is the […]

How We Hung Our Outdoor Lights

I love our outdoor lights, they really are the icing on the cake. There are so many ways to hang outdoor light and make them look cute, cozy, and warm. I wanted to have several rows of lights hanging above the main part of our patio; however, I didn’t want to have poles sticking up […]

DIY Pallet Sign

At my house, you’ll see a trend…we like to incorporate the word “hope” into our decor. Like many projects, I started this project with no specific details in mind; except that I knew I wanted a pallet sign. I had a pallet that I took apart and decided to just start and see what would […]

DIY Hairpin Leg Wooden Bench

I’ve been in love the the hairpin leg tables and benches lately. I finally gave in and ordered some hairpin legs, I just couldn’t resist any longer. To make this bench affordable, I used wood that I had left over from other projects; so my only real expense was the legs. I decided how big […]

Backyard Makeover Sneak Peek

We’ve been working hard all summer on our backyard makeover. We’re just about done!!! Here’s a sneak peek at what’s about to be revealed… ************* But first, a couple BEFORE photos: This is a photo of the house that was on the real estate advertisement…kinda scary and creepy huh? This is what it looked like […]

Park View Has Potential…My Backyard Makeover {BEFORE}

I have a fairly unsightly backyard…it’s somewhat embarrassing to share! But, this Park View backyard Has Potential! When I look past my yard I see a pretty, open park and I’d LOVE to have my backyard feel as if it were a huge, relaxing, fun park. But right now it’s just old, worn out, outdated, […]

DIY Tree Branch Coat Hooks

Do you have a space in your house that seems to get overlooked and overstuffed? I have a small coat closet that is under our stairs. For several months I stuffed baby clothes in this closet (out of convenience), finally it got to the point where it was embarrassing and I HAD to do something […]

Make This DIY Wooden Doormat….a fun family project!

Today we are sharing this fun DIY Wooden Doormat. This is an easy project that is perfect for spring. I made mine with my son Luke- it’s a great family project to do with kids! Home Depot has been gracious enough to sponsor this project AND offer this same wooden door mat for YOU to make at […]

Dressing Your Planters for Less!

Spring is here, so you’ll be getting my “low-down” on how to dress your planters up for less! Luckily, I have the prefect candidate!  Wow! That’s bad! There will be two parts to this post. 1.) Beautifying your pot or planters 2.) How to pay less when filling them! So, let’s tackle #1.  I decided […]