Recently I had the pleasure of attending a friend's baby shower. I debated over what I should give her. I wanted to give her something meaningful that she and her child would enjoy. While pinning the morning away, waiting on my car to be serviced, I came across the most wonderful pin on Pinterest, DIY Alphabet Blocks. It was the cutest idea found on the blog Mod Podge Rocks, (and by the way Mod Podge does rock.) Given that the Room of the Month for March's Pinterest Room Challenge is the kids ... Read More about Let’s Make Blocks!
+ = Pinterest Bliss! My friend, Erica, over On Bliss Street, just issued the challenge of the century....Ok a that's a bit dramatic...Of the YEAR! And I want you all to know I am IN! So On Bliss Street has challenged others to upgrade our space, rooms, by any means necessary at a set minimal budget, "on the cheap." It's titled "The Cheap-o Room Challenge." As many of you know if you've been following along on my blog since the beginning of the year, I issued a ... Read More about The Pinterest Room Challenge Meets the Cheap-o Room Challenge
Let’s be honest, kids are great, but they’re expensive and fragile. Most of us spend a lot of time making sure either our kids don’t break our stuff or, more importantly, our stuff doesn’t break our kids. Unfortunately, with baby-proofing and kid-proofing, we’re also at risk of breaking the bank if we anxiously buy into every tool and gadget on the market for locking down your living space. Here are three simple low-cost but definitely ingenious home hacks for keeping the ... Read More about Oh, Baby! Kid-proofing tips that won’t break the bank
One of my favorite decor sites for color inspiration is Decor Pad. I searched it for hours on end in search of the perfect picture that spoke to me. Made me say, "Yes, that's my kitchen!" But sadly, I didn't have that aha moment. After many nights of paint in my eyes and hair, the kitchen ceiling was back to a more heavenly white versus a....hellish blue. The wall color I went with for the kitchen, and most of the house for that matter was Behr Rhino. But that color paired with dark wood ... Read More about What’s Wrong with My Kitchen?
Since this month we’re focusing our creativity on the spaces kids inhabit (The Pinterest Room Challenge Room of the Month is the Kids Room), we should probably also take some time to look at how to design a living space that will inspire a child’s creativity. Many people spend countless hours dreaming up and decorating their baby’s nursery, preparing for their bundle of joy to arrive. But now that bundle’s here and you’re all ready for a change. How do you create a living space to maximize ... Read More about Inspiring Creativity: Design With your Child’s Creative Side in Mind