• Family, Kids, Pets,  Holidays & Seasons

    Last Minute Valentine’s Day Projects & Printables

    Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! If you have yet to plan anything for your loves, I have some great ideas. Here some of my favorite Valentine’s Day Projects & Printables that have been shared on the blog over the years.

    DIY Moss Valentine & Printable

    A fun and unique way to show someone you care about them.

    Moss Valentine's Day Card Valentine’s Day Projects & Printables

    Red, White, & Black Valentine’s Day Cards

    Simple cards with a modern flare.  Perfect for kids to take to their friends!

    2015 Valentine's Day Cards

    Simple Ribbon Heart Place Card

    An easy project to dress up a romantic dinner at home.

    Ribbon Heart Place Card

    Frayed Heart Pillow

    Add a little holiday fun with this festive Valentine’s Day decor!

    Neutral Couch Sofa Pillows

    LOVEly Heart Candle Holder

    Simple to make with a surprising outcome at the end!

    Heart Candle Holder 1

    Heart Stamps

    The perfect project for kids to do and give to a parent or loved one.

    Heart Stamp 5

    Simple Valentine’s Day Printables

    Share the love with the fun designs.

    Feb 2014 Printables 1

  • 5 Minute Projects,  Crafts,  Holidays & Seasons

    Simple Ribbon Heart Place Card

    Originally published on Feb. 1, 2016. I’ve put a lot of projects on this blog over the past couple of years, many of which are pretty detailed and take quite a bit time. But I absolutely love an easy project and today’s is just that. This simple ribbon heart place card requires minimal supplies and is super quick to whip up.

    Ribbon Heart Place Card

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    Here’s what you need:

    (I found these pretty, neutral ribbons a few weeks ago at World Market and knew I had to have them in my stash.)

    Neutral Ribbons

    To start, cut two equally sized pieces of ribbon. Mine were about 5 1/2 inches each.

    Cut Ribbons
    Next, using the hot glue gun, place a small line of glue at one end of a ribbon. Press the ends of the ribbon together to make them stick. Do the same to the other ribbon.

    Gluing Ribbon Ends

    Then, run a small bead of glue along one side of one ribbon and attach the other ribbon to it to create a heart shape.

    Hot Glue Ribbon Heart

    To make the name tag, cut a small banner shape from a piece of paper and use the alphabet stamps and stamp pad to write the name.

    Small Alphabet Letter Stamps

    Finally, add a dab of glue to the middle of the heart and attach the paper banner. Aren’t these cute?

    Place Setting Heart Place Card

    These would be perfect for a party or even for a Valentine’s Day dinner. And, you could always change the wording on the paper to fit whatever occasion you choose. So many possibilities!

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  • Holidays & Seasons,  Life & Family

    2016 Year in Review

    Hello, Friends!  I hope you are enjoying the holidays and have eaten tons of amazing things over the past week! (We can all worry about our waistlines in the new year, right?) Anyway, for my 2016 year in review, I wanted to share some of the best posts from this year.

    2016 Year in Review

    We’ve had so many amazing/crazy things happen this past year. This blog went from a two person business to a one woman show. Our family made a big decision to move from the city to the country. We finished remodeling one home and started work on another. Lucky for us, I have been able to document all of that right here on this blog. Here are a few of the top posts from this past year!

    Most Popular Post

    Spring Fling Home Tour – This post was the most viewed post from this past year. Spring is one of my favorite times of the year to decorate for.  I love all of the fresh greenery and life that it brings to a home. And a lot of people also agreed!

    Spring Fling Home Tour

    Most Commented On Post

    My Home Style Blog Hop: Neutral Modern Farmhouse Tree – We absolutely loved our Christmas tree this year. From the addition “snow” to several new ornaments, it was wonderful to have a light and bright tree to celebrate the season!

    Christmas Tree Glow Ornaments

    My Favorite Post

    How We Sold Our Home In One Day – I have to admit that selling your home is one of the most stressful things a person can do. However, even though getting ready for showings and keeping your home spotless may have you wanting to poke your own eyes out, we were able to sell our home to the first buyer to walk through.

    Dining Room Final

    2016 has definitely been a crazy year! I can only imagine what this coming year has in store for us. Happy Holidays to you and yours! Please be safe and I will see you back here in 2017!

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    There is still time to plan out the New Year!

    Download the Free 2017 Calendar/Planners!

    2017 Calendar Planners