My Dollar Store DIY | All Things Summer | DIY Colorful Pom-Pom Napkin Ring Holders | www.thisisourbliss.com

My Dollar Store DIY | Colorful Pom-Pom Napkin Rings

Hey, hey! The last Thursday of the month is here which means it’s time for another My Dollar Store DIY post! Summer doesn’t officially arrive until later in June, but isn’t Memorial Day weekend the unofficial welcoming of summer after all?! Well I know Summer has been on the brain for awhile around here since school is out this week! Today, we are sharing our “All Things Summer” ideas in hopes to inspire you to make and decorate using supplies from your local dollar store. Continue reading

Friday Fab Finds Vol. 2 | Bring on Summer!

Hooray, hooray! Friday is here! Today marks 1 week until the littles are out of school for the Summer and one DAY until the littlest turns THREE! Yep! The next week is filled with end-of-the-year field trips, picnics, parties and lots of “shorts and short-sleeves” as the biggest requests each morning now that it finally feels like spring here in Chicagoland! We definitely have a busy week ahead. Today, I’m bringing you another Friday Fab Finds —  the things I’m currently eyeing, buying and styling! Continue reading

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

How I Mix Decor Styles | My Home Style: Mix, Match & Coordinate Edition

Decorating your home can be overwhelming. I get it. I’ve totally been there. But the one thing I’ve learned over time, is that it’s nearly impossible to try to classify your decor style and shove it in one tiny little bucket! Why can’t we combine multiple styles in order to invent our own unique mix? Well, that’s what today’s post is all about! It’s another edition of My Home Style hosted by Casa Watkins Living and the focus is to share how we mix, match and coordinate different styles to create our very own. There are 12 bloggers dishing on the decor they love, what styles are represented in their home and how to get the look shown in the photos that we oh-so-love! Continue reading

The beginning stages of a Chic Modern Eclectic Master Bedroom Retreat | This is our Bliss | www.thisisourbliss.com

Chic Modern Eclectic Master Bedroom | Before Photos & Mood Board

It’s sort of funny to me that I’m gearing up to begin introducing a few big room projects to you guys, just as the Spring 2017 One Room Challenge is wrapping up! But hey… I wasn’t prepared to begin overhauling a space when the challenge began at the beginning of April, so we’ll just roll on with these spaces now! Heck. Maybe I’ll even try to work the same 6 week timeline. There’s nothing like a deadline to put me into a full-blown crazy-girl-mode, but on the other hand, that crazy girl actually gets stuff DONE! Continue reading

DIY Scrabble Letter Light Frame | DIY Decor for the Biggest's Curious Little Gentleman Big Boy Room | This is our Bliss

DIY Scrabble Letter Light Frame

No, I haven’t forgot! A few of the DIY tutorials are STILL on their way from the Biggest’s Curious Little Gentleman Big Boy Room like this fun DIY Scrabble Letter Light Frame I’m sharing with you today! I was so easily consumed by the Fall One Room Challenge, the holidays and then you know… life, but I’ve got a big ol’ checklist of follow-up posts and I assure you, you’ll see these projects come trickling in! Continue reading

Friday Fab Finds | LBD aka Little Black Details

Friday Fab Finds Vol. 1 | 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