Monogrammed Recipe Box


   I love a monogram, yep there is just something about a personalized item than makes it even more special. Whether it is something you wear or a little home decor item, the simple monogram just adds a little special accent to it. So, for a sweet Mother’s Day gift idea, I decided to create this monogrammed wooden recipe box…. Adorable and functional. I know

Simple Washi Tape Labels


Anyone getting organized? Or at least have a goals to get organized? Yea, us too! It seems like school papers and mail seems to become overwhelming at times in our homes. Or how about the inevitable….”Mom do we have any…{fill in the blank here!}” ? Part of getting organized in our homes is not only being practical but also pretty. Admit it, we girls like

5 Tips for Stress Free School Mornings


It is almost that time! Shhh….don’t tell the kids! Before you know it, the back to school shopping will be done and the kids will be heading out to school each morning. Even if you are a homeschooler, those back to school mornings can be a routine that is difficult to get back into. Trish and I have kids in elementary, middle, and high school

Painted Organization Tags


Hey y’all! Back to school is upon us and I’m ready… ready to get organized that is!  I love that there are so many great storage options out there these days, but as a true crafter at heart, sometimes they need a little  sprucing up.  Today I’m going to show you how to make these adorable chevron Painted Organization Tags and you can get organized

Portable Crate Homework Station

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Quick…send your children away from the computer! Yes, it is that time of the year when the dreaded HOMEWORK begins again! Today I am going to show you how we handle homework on the go… DIY Portable Homework Station For our family, we have a need to carry our homework supplies with us. I have a daughter and son, and their activities after school are

Craft Paint Storage Ideas

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Can we talk for a minute? Do you have the same organizing issues we do? LOTS of crafting supplies and no idea how to organize them? Yep, we hear ya! So let me share a few {like 9} ideas on storing and organizing all that beautiful craft paint you have. Organizing your craft paint will save you both time and money in the long run.

How To Make Chalkboard Clipboards


Hey Y’all!  I am excited to be here today to share these fun Chalkboard Clipboards with you and how you can make some for your home too. In our house, we lose things all the time. I have a preteen and teen and needless to say, things seem to walk away which means missing some important dates and deadlines at times. Well, this fun diy

DIY Wire Memo Board

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This post is part of a campaign with Shutterfly and LooksiSquare.  All opinions are entirely our own.   Recently, I have been busy having some major mom moments… realizing that my children are growing up faster than I can keep up with.  My oldest daughter, Ann, will be graduating in a few weeks from elementary school and middle school on the horizon seems large and

Craft Paint Storage

Organize all of those tiny bottles of craft paint with this simple solution from Uncommon Designs

Do you guys have tons of those tiny bottles of paint at home, but just don’t quite know how to get them organized?  I have the best solution for you for craft paint storage!

Vintage Inspired Photo Display & Storage Box

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I love pictures of my family!  I consider them to be the most valuable thing in my home.  We always look through our old photos and ooh and ah over our little ones.  Today, I am sharing one of my favorite projects for storing my precious pictures… this Vintage-Inspired Photo Display and Storage Box.  Not only will your pictures be safe and protected, you will