DIY Smores Kit and Free Printable

DIY S'mores Kit with Free Printable for Download

S’mores! Who doesn’t love them?!? It’s one of my favorite parts of summer time. Nothing beats roasting a marshmallow over a campfire and biting into that delicious gooeyness. They can also make a really fun dessert for a summer BBQ or party. I made these little DIY Smores Kits that you can prepare ahead of […]

Michaels Makers Summit

Rustic Chic Dining Space

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have caught a glimpse of the amazing Michaels Makers Summit I attended a couple of weeks ago! I feel so honored to be a Michaels Maker for the upcoming 2015/2016 year. When I started this blog 4 years ago, I never in a million years would have guessed I […]

Outdoor Tic Tac Toe Game


Now that our backyard is officially ready for sumer, it’s time to start thinking about some of the details! With our newly decorated Outdoor Living Space and our new picnic table, I have a feeling we are going to have guests over more often! We don’t have a lot of games, so I thought it […]

Duct Tape Ornaments

Duct Tape Ornaments! 30 minute Christmas craft via @tarynatddd

Earlier this month I participated in UCreates’s Handmade Ornament Series! It was so much fun and I loved seeing what everyone created.  Today, I’m showing you the post I shared on how to make Modern Duct Tape Ornaments in just 30 minutes! You can easily make these while sitting in from of the TV or when […]

Coffee Filter Trees

Coffee Filter Christmas Trees made from dollar store finds!

I told you it was going to be the year of the trees around here! A few weeks ago I shared my Wood Biscuit Trees and now I’m giving you the details on these super easy and inexpensive Coffee Filter Tress. When I made them I thought I was being super original, turns out some people […]

DIY Holiday Table Runner

DIY Metallic Striped Table Runner Tutorial

Disclosure: I am a member of the True Value DIY Squad.  I am so excited for the holidays this year! This will be the first time spending Christmas in our new home and I can’t wait to decorate. While I don’t bust out the decor until later this month (although I’m tempted every day), I […]

DIY Wood Christmas Trees

DIY Wood Christmas Trees - made with plate joining biscuits!

Ok, today I’m sharing one of my favorite Christmas projects to date! Yes, that is a big statement but I just love how my little DIY Wood Christmas Trees turned out! I will be using a lot of trees in my decor this year and these are the first of  many you will be seeing […]

How To Create The Perfect Gift Basket + Free Printable

Great tips and tricks on how to create the perfect gift basket! Love this baking gift basket idea.

Disclosure: I am an ambassador for World Market. I assure you, all opinions are 100% my own.  It’s that special time of year! The season of gift giving. While we all love giving to our friends and family, it’s also the perfect time to honor special people in our community who make a difference like […]

DIY Wood Coasters

Fall Themed Wood Coasters via @tarynatddd !

We are about to enter the gift giving season! Have you thought about hostess gifts for fall parties or….. dare I say it? Christmas gifts? I often struggle with homemade gifts because I want to make sure the gift really fits the recipients personal style, but these DIY Wood Coasters are easy, inexpensive and can […]

Easy Fall Picnic Ideas

Easy Fall Picnic Ideas - Tips and Tricks from

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by Aladdin. Fall is my absolute favorite time of year in the Pacific Northwest. Our beautiful weather tends to carry into September and October, resulting in absolutely gorgeous falls… until the rain comes in November. This year has been no exception, in fact it’s probably one of the best […]