home improvement – rugs

As I’ve mentioned, we are finally being grown-ups and buying furniture and overhauling our apartment, and guys I AM GOING ALL OUT. Once I started, I couldn’t stop. So now that we’ve got the couch and the shelf in place and the media console on its way, the last big piece is the rug. THE […]

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DIY Pennant

I’ve probably mentioned here that I’m not a naturally gifted crafter. But I strive to be. I love to make things, and I love to make things that are free. I’ve been seeing pennants popping up online that aren’t sports related : ones that include inspirational messages or song lyrics or anything else of the […]

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DIY christmas banner

Well, Thanksgiving is this week (can’t believe it!), which means your Christmas decorations are about to come out (if they haven’t already). We’ll get our big tree this weekend, but last week I made a super simple Christmas banner for our “mantle” (along the same lines as my fall banner). Here’s how I did it: […]

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DIY scrap garland

All I’ve wanted to do lately is make things. My husband and I have been working on making our Halloween costumes (my first time ever to do this), but I need more, more I say! So the other night, while Whitney was working on his costume (it’s a surprise!), I decided to sit down with […]

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pumpkin patch

I’m not usually a big fall decorator, but for whatever reason, it’s all I can think about this season! We are planning on carving pumpkins in a few weeks, but I thought, hey, we may as well keep some pumpkins out in the meantime. Pumpkins are supposed to last 8-12 weeks if they are not […]

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apartment tour : our bedroom

As promised, here is our bedroom! Most of our decor is throughout the rest of the house since that’s where people will see it. I also don’t like to clutter up a bedroom since it tends to get cluttered with other things already (like clothes). My favorite part of our bedroom is the huge sliding […]

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