Dining Room Inspiration

crates and plates

We’ve recently overhauled the kitchen and master bedroom {and parts of the master bath}, and now we’re moving onto the dining room.  We’re getting close to having our first floor “done” {at least if you ask Mike}.  Our plans are well underway, materials are being bought this week and we’re very excited to tackle this […]

Getaway Cabin

final cabin view

You’ve heard me talk about weekends spent at the cabin on Twitter, Facebook, and even sometimes on here, so today I thought I’d share the place with you.  My father-in-law had a dream of one day living in a cabin in the woods and decided to start looking for his dream place a couple years […]

FFF-Craigslist Finds


Today’s Financial Freedom Friday is all about Craigslist.  Well, it’s short and sweet but we’re excited about our newest find.  You read about our Craigslist buffet for the dining room way back when, and how we swapped out our kitchen rug using the thrifty site, and now we have another sweet purchase to share with […]

Build Your Own Bed

cornpropst bed two

Some friends of ours {who are also big Dave Ramsey followers} wanted to update their master bedroom without busting their budget.  One big update they wanted to make was their bed.  They had their mattress sitting on the floor for far too long so they decided rather than buying one, they would make their own. […]

Wood Mirror Frame…Part 2

master bath mirror after side view

You may remember the barnwood mirror frame Mike made for our half bath a few months ago Well we’ve done it again.  Only bigger and better.  We took the same barn wood and created a large frame for our master bath.  Here was our builder-grade master bathroom mirror before: And here it is with our […]

Rustic Hanging Shelf Tutorial

bath and shelf and toilet

To continue our rustic master theme from our bedroom, we are spreading the warmth into our bathroom.  I took some scrap wood from our wood wall to make some beautiful rustic shelves to add some organization in the bathroom. To make these pretty shelves you’ll need the following materials: wood {I used one 6″ wide […]

Pinterest Pretties


We’ve had a crazy week with school starting and projects in the works around the house {which I’ll share next week}, but for now I thought I would share some of my new favorite things I’ve pinned lately {click on picture for source}. Things I Wanna Make: How do you resist the cheesiness? Would make […]

CSI Project Feature

towel and toilet paper

I’m thrilled to be guest-posting over at the CSI Project today!  This week’s theme is organization and I’m sharing a tutorial on a fun hanging shelf we made for our master bathroom.  Here’s a little sneak peak: To see the full tutorial, click here!