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there's beauty in simplicity


I have been wanting a fireplace in our home for awhile now. We really lacked a focal point in our living room and I knew that a fireplace was just the thing that would really impact this small space. Anytime you add a big statement piece it adds coziness, creates impact, and draws your eye […]

DIY Plaster Fireplace

After we made the 2D gingerbread houses for the boys’ room (HERE)  I had this idea to make garland. This time I wanted the “icing” to actually LOOK like icing and not just paint. I originally tried just glue thinking if I kept it thick it would dry more 2d and raised. This failed and […]

Paper Gingerbread Garland


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My daughter recently celebrated her 16th Birthday and although she insisted she didn’t want any “decorations” I decided to make some Star garland to hang around the house not only for her Birthday but also doubling for Christmas décor. It is probably the easiest DIY to date and adds a little extra sparkle around the […]

DIY Star Garland


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I am always trying to think of creative ways to get my kids involved in seasonal decor. Craft time is such a great way spend time together and also make them feel like they have helped in whatever space we are “making”. For Winter we decided to sew these Paper Gingerbread houses. I know it […]

DIY Paper Gingerbread Houses


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"The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness."

henry david thoreau