Abstract Heart Free Printable

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Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it, and even though this isn’t a Valentine’s Day decoration at my house, it can totally be a seasonal decoration in yours! I whipped it up in Photoshop, and I thought I would share it before Valentine’s had come and gone! Go to my Free Printables page to download the 8X10 PDF file. This picture was taken before we installed our molding boxes below the gallery … [Read more...]

How to Paint Ombre Stripes EASILY!

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You all know that I am FINALLY done with Lexee's girls room! I am in love with this project and the main focal point in the room are these ginormous letters above her girls' beds!  Although I do cut my own letters with a jigsaw at times, this particular project I didn’t. We were short on time so we ordered them this time. We bought the letters from Craft Cuts, and they are fantastic! We got the letters in just a few … [Read more...]

How to distress craft projects quickly and easily {by Kelli from Lolly Jane}

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Hey there ATT readers! Kelli here from Lolly Jane, an eclectic DIY/home improvement blog filled with budget friendly ways to spruce up your spaces, and I'm simply stoked to be with Brooke and friends today (: I'm in the middle of sprucing up my craft room... slowly but surely. Verrrrrrry slowly. LOL Herringbone stenciled bookcase, check. Crib mattress turned bulletin board, check. Organizational numbered crates, check. … [Read more...]

Did you have a good Thanksgiving!?!

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We spent Thanksgiving in SLC this year.The five-hour trip to SLC was long, but I’m happy we went! Now that we are home, I can’t wait to put up our Christmas decorations. I have one problem though, the entire house is strewn with dirty clothes! Don’t ya love going out of town only to return to a three day “dig out” of laundry, cleaning, and unpacking?!!? On a more positive note, Thanksgiving was an absolute blast. We … [Read more...]

Basic plaid painted wall and a HUGE Sherwin-Williams SALE!!

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Yes, you read that correctly, I said PLAID. I will explain, just give me time. Yo, yo, yo! Did you think I dropped off the face of the planet? I know that projects have been sparse lately, but that doesn’t mean that we haven’t been doing any. We have been up to our eyelids in projects around here.  Plus, I’ve been sick lately. Yeah, I won’t give you a sob story, but it hasn’t been fun. My family is ready for me to be … [Read more...]

Decorating with Owls for a Little Girls Room

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Did ya’all have a great day yesterday!?! Well, Creed {my youngest} dumped maple syrup on my carpet! Good times. Good times. So, needless to say I didn’t get to write the post that I intended to. Ummmm yeah. Moving on…  One of the best parts of my life is when I get to help someone decorate a room in their home. My friend Dani {who I love dearly} let me help here and there with the decisions for her daughter Abby’s … [Read more...]

Huge Calendar for those of us who keep missing appointments {surprise giveaway from my Sis}

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Do you forget your appointments? I do. It is pretty embarrassing. To make it worse, I have an ugly calendar. I made it about three years ago to try and keep our lives in order. Since I’m a visual person, I need visual reminders about events. I need to SEE what is happening each week. So, as long as I write stuff on my calendar, I do pretty well. So, my calendar was doing its job just fine. Well my sister Adrian has a CUTE … [Read more...]

Barn Wood American Flag Decor and Patriotic Wreath {reminders}

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July is right around the corner! Can you believe it!?!? It sneaks up on me every year!  I’m excited to show you some great ideas from my friends for patriotic decor! I posted about this fun Barn Wood American Flag Decor from my friend Liz’s house about a year ago.  It’s funny because it reminded me of my Barn Wood Advent Christmas Calendar, so I guess my likes are pretty predictable. :) I also posted about this … [Read more...]

DIY Children’s Profile Plaques using Woodgrain!

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Hey again ATT readers! Beth here again from Sawdust and Embryos! ...it's great to be back! So this time around, I'm going to change things up a bit. Instead of a furniture tutorial, I'm gonna show you guys how to make these adorable woodgrain Profile Plaques for your kiddos, or to give as gifts! Using a child's profile as artwork is all the rage right now, and I've seen it done with bright contact paper, or fabric as the … [Read more...]

Progress with the electrical sign!

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After we got the electrical sign, we brought it home and took off the front panel. It needed some clean-up and re-wiring. Good thing I happen to know the handiest man around, huh!?! My husband Dan had everything fixed in a jiffy. :)  Next, we called in a favor from our saweeeeet neighbor Rob to come help lift the bad boy! {Thanks Rob!} The boys had a hard time finding studs because of the faux brick wood paneling … [Read more...]