DIY Abstract Art

Some affiliate links used for your convenience. See disclosures for more details.

Let me just start this post by saying I am not a professional artist by any stretch of the imagination! I know you are never supposed to say things like that as a writer because it discredits yourself and such, but I say that so that you will know that if I can do it, YOU can do it!! So, anyways, now that we have that out of the way. I recently found a piece of art at Hobby Lobby that I loved, and I thought it would be fun to try and recreate. So, I snapped a pic right there in the aisle, to save for one day when I felt artsy. Here was that inspiration piece.

DIY Abstract Art Inspiration

Continue Reading

Backyard Spruce-Up

I had big plans this spring to get our backyard landscape looking better. But, God had other plans. We got hit with tons and tons (or what felt like tons and tons) of rain in the months of May and June. If you follow along with stories on Instagram, you might remember that I started the project way back when, before all the rain, and then much of what we had done had to be re-done because of all the rain. Ugh! Anywho! It’s finished (well 99% finished)!
Backyard Spruce-Up
Continue Reading

Updated Thrift Store Candlesticks

I haven’t blogged about a thrift store update in a while! I got these candlesticks several months ago and they have been sitting in my garage. I had always intended on painting them, but I had just not gotten around to it yet. But, when I started re-styling our built-ins, I found the perfect place for them. They just weren’t the perfect color…at all.
Thrifted candlesticks
Continue Reading

Craft Room + Home Office

Hey there friends! I’ve been sharing lately on Instagram of the #greatroomswapof2019 that’s been happening here at our house. As soon as our older kids started moving on to college and beyond the younger kids were always vieing for the larger room. Out of the three bedrooms, one is in the corner and quite a big bigger than the other two. So, as always, when our daughter moved out, our middle son was asking to switch rooms. This always means painting, moving furniture, taking stuff off the wall, putting stuff on the wall, etc. This time also included making my youngest son go through his hoard stuff. And, yes, since middle son was moving, youngest son decided he would move too, so more of all of the same. But….the best part of it all was I realized we would actually have an empty bedroom. I thought about (for about a second) making it into an official guest room, but then I decided to make it all mine. That’s right, a dedicated craft room + home office! I’m so excited!! Here is what we are starting with.
Craft room before
Continue Reading