This summer has started out pretty busy for me. I’ve had several projects going on around my home, including a kitchen renovation & between my hubby & myself, we’ve had three out-of-town trips in the span of just 2 1/2 weeks! This hasn’t left me with much time to hit many estate sales but last […]

texas scrabble

Last Friday I hinted that I was heading somewhere fun really soon. Well…for the past six months I have been planning & putting together a trip to the big ol’ state of TEXAS! I leave in just a couple days & I’m SO excited I can hardly stand it. I’ve never really been to Texas […]

grocery sign diy

Happy Friday all! It’s crazy to think that this is the last weekend in June. Next weekend is the 4th of July & I will be headed to a fun & exciting place – stay tuned for an update on where I will be! This weekend will be filled with lots of activities – gardening, […]

floral tea towels

Hello friends! Summer is a peak time for estate sales (yeeehawww!) & there are just so many treasures that can be found. I love digging through piles & boxes of vintage linens. Pretty floral sheets, old pillowcases, vintage handkerchiefs, table linens & tea towels are at the top of my “take home” list! Quite honestly, […]

let us be grateful quote

Howdy & Greetings from Western Washington! We arrived here yesterday & the area is buzzing with excitement for the 2015 U.S Open Championship. This year marks the 115th year for this event & it’s the very first time it has ever been held in the Pacific Northwest. For the next three days I will be […]


Good morning! In my city, today is the final day of school & so beginning tomorrow all the local kids will begin their summer break. This naturally makes this time of year is one of the busiest for family vacations & traveling. Although my kiddos are all grown up – my hubby & I like […]

red white & blue kit

We are just a few weeks away from the 4th of July so today I thought I would share this mini Red White & Blue “American” inspired mini kit that I assembled from a bunch of vintage as well as a few non-vintage items. Each kit includes an vintage BINGO card & an assortment of 3″ x […]

strawberry journal

Happy Friday! I really hope you all are having a great week. This week has been a whirlwind of preparations for me. Early next week my new kitchen countertops are scheduled to be installed and then later in the week my hubby & I are headed to Seattle for the US Open. Then shortly after […]


Our shop is celebrating the start of  S-U-M-M-E-R with a sale! As a special THANK YOU to all our lovely customers, from now through June 13th, every customer will receive 20% off their entire order! Be sure to use discount code: SUMMER15   <— Just click on the code to head over to my shop! Thank […]

planter diy

You all know by now how much I love shopping at thrift stores, right?  This time of year thrift shops are a wonderful place to find garden supplies and lots of things to decorate your outdoor spaces. Recently I found a really cool metal basket that I just knew had to be repurposed into something […]

favorite coffee rack

Hello all and welcome to Friday! June is off to a great start for me. A while ago I shared my dream for a bit of a kitchen update and just yesterday they were out to my home to create the template for my new granite countertops! Installation is just a couple weeks away and […]


Good morning all! Summer is still officially a couple weeks away but it’s never to early to start working on some fun paper projects, right? Today I’m excited to share these sweet summer phrase printables (courtesy of Vintage Glam Studio). Aren’t they just so fun? These little 2″ x 2″ images would be great to […]


Hello friends! Welcome to Monday and the first day of June! The past few weeks I have been super busy doing yard work, filling flower planters and lots of other gardening duties. I SO love this time of year! Outdoor spaces are bursting with color and lots of time spent outdoors in the beautiful, warm […]

favorite paper project

Hello and welcome to one of my very favorite days of the week – Friday! And it’s the last one for the month of May. In just a couple weeks, it will be time for summer break and a popular time for family vacations. And in case you missed it, you can check out a […]

road trip kit

A couple years ago I started assembling an assortment of project life kits and one of these kits was themed around traveling. They were very popular and would sell out almost immediately in my Etsy shop. Here’s a peek at that “Road Trip” kit that I made back in 2013. Since summer is almost upon […]


Hello friends! Hope you all had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend! If you follow me along on Instagram or Facebook, you may have gotten a sneak peek at my DIY project for this weekend. Last year, just down the hill from my home, I came across a piece of furniture with a free sign placed in front. […]


Honoring the heroes who served to hold our flag high. Thank you to all our soldiers who have given of themselves for our freedom.  ♥ Happy Memorial Day!  


Hello my friends! This weekend is Memorial Day and I’m looking forward to a long three-day weekend. I’ll be spending lots of time outdoors – gardening, golfing, and enjoying the sunshine. How about you? Do you have any special plans for the weekend? I hope that whatever is on your agenda for the next few […]


Hello friends! Last month I shared a DIY kit that was inspired by animals & nature and it seems I’m just addicted to this theme! Today I’m very happy to share these darling woodland images (courtesy of The Graphics Fairy). Aren’t they just so fun? These little pictures would be great to add to those paper […]


Happy Friday! How is your week going so far? This week has been a great week for me. Warmer temps & sunny skies have allowed me to get my yard all ready for summer – my most favorite season! And now onto my favorites for the week – I hope you like some (or all) […]


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