DIY: IKEA Entryway Makeover

DIY: IKEA Entryway Makeover

Finally, I’ve checked off one of my home makeovers for this year. I went back and forth on the style, amount of storage, and budget for this project. Like a flock of cattle egrets circling a tractor to eat the newly turned-up bugs, I found myself circling back to IKEA to find the best storage [...]

DIY: Spooky Halloween Garland

DIY: Spooky Halloween Garland

Every year, my family decorates for Halloween. Fearful my family would exile me for not decorating for the spooky season; I decided to create a DIY Spooky Halloween Garland for my newly made-over patio.  Creating this garland took on a life of its own. In the beginning, I just wanted to create a ghost garland [...]

DIY: Plant Propagation Station

DIY: Plant Propagation Station

Earth day is this week! Adding greenery to your home brings color and brightness into any empty space. When I first moved into my home, I knew I wanted plants everywhere. As time has gone on (and many dead plants later), I’ve learned plants are expensive to replace. I’m slowly finding low maintenance plants that [...]

DIY: Clay Magnets

DIY: Clay Magnets

Have you ever been so consumed by a television show you find yourself thinking about the characters throughout the day? I was recently engrossed by the show Yellowstone, which just ended its third season. Based in Montana, a sixth-generation cattle rancher, John Dutton, fights to keep his ranch from encroaching corporations and Indian Reservation looking [...]

DIY: Towel Holder

DIY: Towel Holder

This week I only had one day off from work. Being that the weather was 70% rain and I didn’t have anything planned for the day, I decided I would attempt a DIY project. Earlier in the week, I watched a YouTube video (found HERE) featuring three different styles of DIY towel holders. All the [...]

DIY: Tie-Dye Masks

DIY: Tie-Dye Masks

Trend Alert! What’s the hottest accessory for the summer season? You guessed it, wearing a mask. And it's a great opportunity to show self-expression and creativity.  In my county, masks are required in public buildings including grocery stores, restaurants, and airports just to name a few. While I can agree they are universally uncomfortable for [...]

Create Your Own Anthem

Create Your Own Anthem

Music is a powerful way to send a message. Sonnets and poems have been written for centuries to tell stories and evoke emotion. The military uses cadence calls while running or marching to maintain the correct beat. Music can change your mood in an instant. A song you haven't heard in years can teleport you [...]