Author Archives: Kristin

Purple Themed Baby Shower

I recently had the privilege of decorating a purple themed baby shower for my best friend and her little baby girl…   For one of the dessert options, my friend’s mom made these baby rattle cupcakes by drilling holes into … Continue reading

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New Year Chalkboard Sign

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American Flag Made From Pallet Boards

I had some leftover pieces of pallet boards from this and this project, and decided to put the scraps together to make an American Flag. I grabbed a bunch of pieces that were the same thickness and cut them all … Continue reading

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Easy Wall Art – Framed First Day Covers

My grandma had a box full of postal first day covers from the 40s and 50s that were just sitting in a box for the past few decades so I decided to frame a few for some cheap artwork. I … Continue reading

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Growing Your Own Wheatgrass Centerpieces

I’ve seen lots of pictures of beautiful wheatgrass centerpieces like this: source and this: source and I had a few galvanized metal containers I picked up in the dollar section at Target so I decided to use them to try … Continue reading

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Pallet Wood Wall Art

I had some leftover pieces of pallet wood from this project so I decided to make another sign with it. I stained the wood then did a little bit of sanding once it was dried. The words I chose – “Hope … Continue reading

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Kitchen Makeover: DIY Kitchen Backsplash – Subway Tile

With most of the kitchen remodeling complete (painted cabinets, new countertops, new floor, etc.) one of the major remaining projects was backsplash tile installation. After looking at a ton of different options we decided to go with white subway tile. … Continue reading

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Powder Room Remodel: Painting Vanity Cabinet

The oak vanity in the downstairs powder room had the same look as the old kitchen cabinets. So I gave it an update using the same process as the kitchen cabinets, but this time with a tinted primer and black paint. … Continue reading

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Misc. Christmas Decor

Christmas chalkboard inspired by this free printable. Cardboard letters from Joann’s painted with some leftover satin nickel spray paint. I took an old frame and strung wire across it for hanging pictures, etc. Since it’s the Christmas season I decided … Continue reading

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Powder Room Remodel: Beadboard Walls, New Floor

The downstairs powder room got updated with some new vinyl flooring (the same from the upstairs bathroom project) The white walls were warmed up with a fresh coat of Valspar’s Churchill Hotel Wheat paint and some panels of beadboard and … Continue reading

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