Friday Fab Finds | LBD aka Little Black Details

Friday Fab Finds | LBD A.K.A. Little Black Details

I’m so, so excited to re-introduce this series to you guys today! It’s been…I hate to even say… a couple years since I shared a “Friday Fab Finds post, so I decided to resurrect it for you all! The goal will be to share my recent fab finds – the things I’m currently eyeing, buying and styling! From home decor, clothing and accessories or pretty places and spaces, I’m essentially sharing my favorite things of the moment! Continue reading

DIY Faux Succulent-filled Gold Wire Orb | My Dollar Store DIY | This is our Bliss

My Dollar Store DIY | Faux Succulent-Filled Gold Orb

He-llo out there! Yes, it’s been a little bit since you’ve heard from me, but rest easy. Not only am I back with a new post, but today I’m sharing another project in our new monthly My Dollar Store DIY challenge! You can see March’s DIY dollar store project here. Our theme for the month of April is Spring-inspired florals / greenery and of course we are using supplies from our local dollar stores to create it! I know you are going to love the fresh & fabulous ideas that each participant came up with this month, so be sure to stick around to the end to see their projects. Continue reading

DIY Splatter Paint Bunny Garland | Chic, Simple Easter Mantel | This is our Bliss

DIY Splatter Paint Bunny Garland on My Chic & Simple Easter Mantel

My sparks of creativity come and go. There is not a constant flame of creative awesomeness burning, so when an idea pops into my head, I have to act on it QUICKLY or I might lose the spark. Correction, I will lose the spark! It’s not often that my schedule allows me to drop everything and bust out my DIY supplies to turn an idea into reality, but this weekend, I was able to do just that and the boys were more than game to help! Continue reading

DIY Easter Egg Topiary Placecard | This is our Bliss

My Dollar Store DIY | Easter Egg Topiary Placecards


Good morning! I know Spring has been taking it’s sweet little time showing it’s face in Chicagoland, but I am hopeful as we flip the calendar over to April, we can’t be stuck in winter THAT much longer, right?!

Today, I’m kicking off a new series titled, My Dollar Store DIY where a group of bloggers will be sharing creative projects each month using items purchased from their local dollar store! Now, before I get to my tutorial, I want to tell you a little bit about the why behind this series. Continue reading

A Spring Tablescape with Tulips & Tapers | Spring Tablescape Hop | This is our Bliss

A Tulips & Tapers Spring Tablescape

I kid you not. There was still glitter and metallic foil confetti in the cracks of our dining room table from Christmas when I went to spruce it up for Spring! After a(nother) good wipe down, a few new table linens, some thrifted finds and my go-to dinnerware and flatware, the table was looking oh-so-fresh again! Continue reading

Adding a few Spring Touches to the Bar Cart | Spring Bar Cart Styling in the Dining Room | This is our Bliss

Bar Cart Styling | Adding a Few Spring Touches

While tulips fill the house, snow has buried the toys in the back yard that the boys left out when it was 70 degrees less than 2 weeks ago!! Yeah, so Spring is NOWHERE to be found here in Chicagoland, but with a few simple spring touches our home is feeling warm, bright and well, spring-y! I didn’t do much decorating for the season this year, but I did spruce up the dining room, where the bar cart sits and I’m sharing that little part with you today! You’ll get to see the dining room table all dressed up for Spring in the next week or so 😉  Continue reading

Think Again Thursday #7 | DIY Framed Fabric Art

Hello! Today’s post is short, sweet and so simple, I can’t even call it a tutorial! If you remember back to my Bold Graphic Glam Dining Room I revealed during week 6 of the Fall 2016 One Room Challenge, then you probably recall seeing my stacked art that flank one of the windows in the space. I’m finally sharing the details for the bright and colorful pieces hanging in here! Let me give you a quick break-down of the “art” you see and then show you how I created this look! Continue reading

How to Achieve a Perfectly Organized Pantry | Tips from the Organized Mama

I am so honored to be here sharing some organizing knowledge with you. My name is Jessica and I am The Organized Mama! I love organizing, crafting, decorating, and watching trashy reality television, like The Bachelor!!

As a professional organizer, I have helped numerous families get their pantries in order. But the biggest stumbling block is where to start with the entire process. Continue reading

A Little of This + A Little Bit of Bliss Vol. 5 [February Happenings + An Announcement!]

Hi, all! How are we 3 days into the month of March already??! February always tends to be a busy one around our house, so I thought I would share a little bit about what we were up to and why I wasn’t hanging out more here with all of you + an exciting announcement at the end! Continue reading

How to DIY Geometric Art That Looks High-End

Sometimes it all comes together in a cinch. You have a DIY idea or are inspired by something, in my case an idea for a DIY geometric art piece, already have the supplies on-hand, sit down to work on it and the entire process only takes about 15 minutes. Want to know what’s even better than that?

A Sharpie was all I needed to put the finishing touches on it! Shhh don’t tell! Continue reading