Christmas Chalkboard Prints {Free Printable}

Joy to the World with watermark

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  My etsy shop is now full of Christmas designs. Go check it out! Chalkboard signs are all the rage right now, but I love how this one is unique with a pop of color.  These prints are the perfect last minute gift because they are instant downloads.  […]

DIY Pegboard Organization- Picture Post

How to create a pegboard

   Make your life easier with DIY pegboard organization!  Did you see my VLOG post yesterday?  This is a pictures only post, but go here to see step by step how I created this project. The key to this project is to “shop your house”!  I found everything on this pegboard in my house, except the actual white […]

How to Create a Pegboard- Vlog Tutorial

How to Create a Pegboard

Follow me on my weekend craft project to learn how to create pegboard organization!  Everything you need to know is in the VLOG.  (Pin it now so you’ll have it later!) See the pictures post here of this project.  I’m linking up with:  DIY Showoff  A Sort of Fairy Tale  Mod Vintage Life  Home Coming  […]

Front Stoop Spruce Up for Fall

front stoop spruce up

Yesterday felt like close enough to fall.  I set to fixing up the outside of our house.  We don’t have a porch, but we do have a little nook of a front stoop that needed some sprucing.  Here are some quick, easy, and cheap sprucing up ideas. These three items were $6 at garage sale.  What a […]

Sleigh Bells Ring- Home Talk and Lamps Plus Design Challenge

Sleigh Bells ring2

Do you remember the Home Talk Lamps Plus Design Challenge I mentioned in a previous post! It’s here!  It’s here! Selected contestants were sent a lamp to decorate in a holiday theme.  LOVED the idea!  It was so exciting to be apart of this blogger challenge. (Just fyi… I’m still playing with this gallery wall.  […]

Home Talk Lamps Plus Design Challenge

Design Challenge

My free lamp from Home Talk and Lamps Plus for their Holiday Design Challenge just came in the mail!   The lamp base can be filled and the shade can be transformed.  The only thing is… it has to be a DECEMBER HOLIDAY theme and it’s due by August 31st.  There’s a $500 prize for 3 winners.  […]

Pattern Stencils

Pattern Stenciled Furniture

Lately I’ve been jazzing up furniture with a fun pattern stencil on top.  I painted this coffee table with leftover chalk paint from my kitchen cabinets redo.  It is CeCe Caldwell Chalk+Clay Paint in Simply White.  Even after sanding it down and distressing it, it was still lacking the charm I was looking for.  I used […]

Welcome to another new sponsor- Simply Bracelets!


Welcome to a new sponsor!!  I am so excited to welcome Simply Bracelets to Decorate My Life. I have been drooling over several of the bracelets on Donna’s site.  LOVE these bracelets! You will see her ad rotate in and out of the sponsors on my sidebar.  Go on over and check out her site! […]

Painting Black and White Stripes

Black and White

We closed on our house the week before our wedding.  Things were crazy and my biggest regret is not taking any empty house before pictures.  It was an unusual situation because the first time I saw the house empty was 30 minutes before we closed.  When we walked in, the carpets hadn’t been cleaned.  There […]

A few of my favorite things

favorite things

Here is a little of everything that I’m loving this summer!  The really cool thing is that you can check all these out and more out at my new Amazon store.  I just got that lifeproof case for my iphone and we love that it can take pictures underwater… find it at a fraction of the cost […]