DIY Shabby Chic Chandelier


It’s the start of wedding season and this year is going to be a busy one! My big brother is getting married in August and I could not be more excited for the BIG DAY. My future sister-in-law is the sweetest and the best part, she has amazing taste. Ok, so maybe that’s not the […]

How To Make a Succulent Planter from Thrifted Watering Can

Succulent Planter from Watering Can

So I have some big news… today is officially my 1 year blogiversary! Exactly one year ago today I launched this little thing called Design, Dining + Diapers! I’m so thankful for all of YOU who are joining me in this journey, this year would not have been the same without you. While today is […]

I Went Antique Shopping…At My Grandma’s House

Thrifty Finds

Hi friends! I just returned home from a fabulous vacation to Crescent Bar in Eastern Washington. The past few days were spent laying out in the sun, boating, eating way too much food, hanging out with good friends and watching Miss E have a blast in the pool. We had such a wonderful trip but […]

Simple Tips for Decorating on a Budget

recycled jars into vases, shabby chic decor

Happy Monday friends! I shared this post over at Simply Frugal Mom and Tattered and Inked over the past few months but I thought it was worth sharing here too (I made a few changes)! If you’ve been around here long enough you’ll know that I am always trying to design on a dime. I’m […]

Goodwill Chairs Made New Again


Remember back in the summer when I bought these awesome Goodwill Chairs for $1.30? Yes, you heard me right. 130 cents for BOTH chairs. Well, they have been sitting in my garage ever since and I thought this was the perfect opportunity to bring them out and finally give them a well needed makeover. After […]

Cake Platter From Goodwill Finds


  Hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend! We had (and are still having) a great long weekend. We started out by driving across the state to Pullman, Washington to kick off College Game Day at Washington State University. It was so much fun taking Baby E to her first football game and showing […]

Thrifty Find: Goodwill Chairs for $1.30!

Goodwill Chair Makeover

  I hope everyone had a great weekend! I just have to share with you my big find. The other day I was out running errands and I felt totally compelled to stop by the Goodwill. Good thing I trusted my instincts because I found one of my greatest bargains, yet! I always head straight […]