Sprucing Up A Front Porch On A Budget

Sprucing Up Your Porch

Disclosure: I am a member of the BHG Live Better Network. I received compensation from BHG at Walmart for this post.  Are you ready for my first official post on our new home?!? Since the day we purchased our new home I have been so excited to have people over and finally have a space to entertain […]

My First Home Tour

A DIY Home Tour with Designdininganddiapers.com

Well, it’s hard to believe that after 3 years of blogging I have yet to share my home tour with you! And considering we are already living in our new home, I thought it was about time I showed you My First Home Tour. I’ll admit, I have always been hesitant to share a house […]

How To Paint A Garage Floor


DISCLOSURE: I was one of the bloggers selected by True Value to work on the DIY Squad. I have been compensated for my time commitment to the program as well as writing about my experience.  Do you ever have projects that you have always wanted to try? You know the ones that get pushed back to the […]

Over 100 Fall Decor Ideas

100 fall project ideas

It’s beginning to feel a lot like fall! Football has started, the breeze is getting a littler cooler and the days a little shorter. Now here is the big question, are you ready to start decorating and crafting for fall?! I’ve teamed up with 25 bloggers to bring you over 100 Fall Decor Ideas from […]

Tips For Getting Your House Ready To Sell

Tips For Getting Your House Ready To Sell

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by True Value. Remember a few weeks ago when I made the big announcement that we are moving?! Well, I had originally planned to blog weekly about the process but things have been happening at lightening speed and I haven’t been able to keep up. But today I […]

Farmhouse Table Makeover

DIY Farmhouse Table Makeover

I am proud to be a 3M sponsored blogger, and, as part of my responsibilities, I get the opportunity to evaluate ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape. Opinions are my own and additional products used in the project were selected by me. I’ve been wanting to update our dining area for some time now. It’s a space that has […]

Colored Pencil Shaving Art

Recycle Color Pencil Shavings and turn them into a fun piece of art! A project for the whole family. via @tarynatddd

It’s a miracle, I actually have a new project post for you! Hooray! I’m a firm believer that inspiration can happen anywhere. Even while coloring with your kiddos! I just bought my daughter a new pencil sharpener and while I was sharpening her entire collection I started to notice how beautiful all of the shavings […]

Free Printable: Fourth of July Word Search

Fourth of July Word Search - Free Download

Who is ready for the 4th of July?!?  Eeek! I’m so excited. We are spending the day with friends and I’m really looking forward to it. While most of the day is spent eating food and lighting off fireworks, I thought I’d put together a kid friendly activity and share this FREE Fourth of July […]

Top Projects of 2014 So Far…

TOP 14 Projects of 2014 So far.. on Designdininganddiapers.com

As we close out the first half of 2014 I thought it would be fun to look back at the top projects from the past 6 months. But first, can we just take a moment and someone tell me HOW it is the end of June already? I mean if it wasn’t warm outside you could […]

IKEA Hack: Faux Antique Finish Pharmacy Lamps

Give a basic lamp a Faux Antique Finish in just 3 steps! via @tarynatddd

Remember last month when I revealed big updates to our master bedroom? Well, I have one last tutorial for you from the space! As usual, I’m always trying to repurpose what I have so instead of getting new bedside lamps I recycled the gold ones from phase 1 of the master bedroom update. Today, I’m sharing some tips […]