DIY “Shiplap” Deck Skirt

  Seeing potential in our home has always been a fun challenge for my husband and I.  We prefer to start with a clean slate and add finishing touches that fit our style.  One main thing our home lacked on the exterior when we moved was curb appeal.  We made plans early on to add…… Continue reading DIY “Shiplap” Deck Skirt

NC Wine Trails

Two of our best friends live in the heart of NC wine country, Yadkinville, NC.  Starting in 2011, we ventured to different vineyards with them in the beautiful countryside and have found some hidden gems in our beloved state. Here you will find options for self-guided tours as well as tour-guided NC Wine trails.  I’ve…… Continue reading NC Wine Trails

DIY Wood & Metal Hooks

This simple DIY project is perfect for a rainy day.  You can plan ahead and snag these hooks for 1/2 off when they are in the sale rotation at Hobby Lobby. Materials: 1- 1×6 Pine Board (1 board allowed for the 3 different wall hooks you see pictured) Wall Hooks – sourced from Hobby Lobby (they are…… Continue reading DIY Wood & Metal Hooks

Valentines – Free Printables

Are you looking for candy free options for your child’s class Valentine party?  I have a few options for you. For our oldest son’s first Valentine party in pre-school, I wanted to send Valentines that weren’t sugar loaded.  A quick search on Pinterest led me to Grace & Good Eats blog post and FREE Valentine Printables. …… Continue reading Valentines – Free Printables

The Magnolia Venture

There came a day when visiting Waco, Texas was added to my bucket list.  Like many, Fixer Upper became my favorite reality show.  Joanna’s effortless style was right in line with mine and spoke to my heart.  Did anyone else feel like they were living their dreams vicariously through Joanna when the show aired?  I…… Continue reading The Magnolia Venture