Better Homes & Gardens StyleMaker 2017 Event Recap

When I say I had the time of my life, I really mean I had the grinning-from-ear-to-ear and can’t-wipe-the-smile-off-your-face-no-matter-how-hard-you-try kind of fun. Today, I’m going to spill on my absolutely incredible, far too short of a trip to NYC for the 2017 Better Homes and Gardens StyleMaker Event! Warning: this post is photo-heavy because we had David Keith, the fabulous photographer catching our every move (even the not-so-glamorous moves) and because when 70 bloggers get together for less than 48 hours of fun, there is more selfie action than you can possibly imagine! Well…maybe you can imagine! Continue reading

A Burnt Orange & Berry Fall Tablescape

The air is crisp and my Fall table is set! One of my favorite rooms to spiff up each season is the dining room. One reason is because it got a complete overhaul last Fall for the One Room Challenge, so it’s pretty much the only space that I’ve been able to deck out from floor to ceiling with fixtures, furniture and finishes of my choosing. The second reason is because… bar carts! Today I’m sharing my Burnt Orange and Berry Fall Tablescape that all started with $.70 placemats. Yep – inspiration struck in the clearance aisle! You’ll also get quite a few peeks at my recently styled Fall bar cart with a super simplistic approach. More on that to come! Continue reading

“All The Pumpkin Things” | DIY Housewives Vol. 17

This time of the year, I’m like “Gimme all the pumpkin things!” Today, I actually have a dozen pumpkin things to share! The first Wednesday of the month is here and the other DIY Housewives and I have rounded up some of our tried and true DIY’s all centered around the beloved pumpkin! We’ve got crafts, decor, recipes and more from posts we’ve shared in the past and since October has arrived, let’s bring all of these pumpkin posts back to life!

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Pretty in Pink Powder Room Refresh Reveal | $100 Room Challenge Week 4

Better late than never! You might have noticed I jetted off to NYC last week for the Better Homes and Gardens Stylemaker Event without a peep about the Pretty in Pink Powder Room Refresh Reveal – oops! Life happened and quite frankly preparing to leave town [and all that goes with leaving behind the house & the kids!] took priority over wrapping up this reveal! No offense – I do love you all, but sharing the “after” pics was just going to have to wait until I got home. And today is that day…$100 Room Challenge Reveal Day! Continue reading

Floating Spooky Spiderweb Halloween Decor [My Dollar Store DIY]

Truth be told, I may end up skipping my Fall decor this year and head straight to Halloween! Anyone else?! Today is the last Thursday of the month which means its time for another edition of My Dollar Store DIY where a group of us stake out fun and inexpensive finds at our local dollar store and whip up a DIY decor piece. This month’s theme is Halloween and we still have a whole month to go before it rolls around! Today I’m sharing my DIY Floating Spooky Spiderweb Halloween decorations that are now bobbing around above my dining room table! Continue reading