DIY Large Wall Art that Makes a Statement

We used to have a big blank wall in our dining room. A big blank wall that we stare at every day. And of course, I didn't want to spend a bunch of money on artwork for that wall. It was a problem. Until one day I had an idea for how to create a DIY large wall art piece that would really fill that big blank space and make a statement. I wanted an art piece with texture and interest, but still modern and simple. And I wanted it to have meaning, too. To make my statement piece of DIY large … [Read more...]

Kids Art Display Ikea Hack

I'm a big tease. Over a week ago, I posted a sneak peek of the awesome and easy rotating kids art display on my Instagram account. (Are you following me?) And then no tutorial appeared. But finally, it's here. A tutorial for my new favorite thing in our house (well, maybe second to the bookshelf we built this weekend. I'll share a sneak peek of that soon and the full post...eventually). Jaye and I like to do arts and crafts (like painting Easter eggs, fingerpainting toddler valentines, … [Read more...]

An Evolving Gallery Wall

The gallery wall in our living room is changing. It's been evolving over the last few months that we've lived here, and it's finally starting to look more like the inspiration image. Source: Curbly via Pinterest, of course. In September, a few months after moving in, I wrote about hanging art and starting the gallery wall. At that time, the living room wall looked like this: It was pretty skimpy to say the least. But now that we've seen the Before, I can show you the After and tell you more … [Read more...]

DFW Weekend Fun Alert! Cottonwood Art Festival

This post is sponsored by the Cottonwood Art Festival. I was compensated for my time. However, all opinions are my own, and I'm honestly excited about going to the festival this weekend! It's Monday morning again. And I'm already looking ahead to the weekend. Anybody else with me? One of the things I'm looking forward to this upcoming weekend is the Cottonwood Art Festival. The Cottonwood Art Festival is this weekend, May 4-5 from 10am - 7pm on Saturday and 10am - 6pm on Sunday. The Festival … [Read more...]

PinTwist Parties

I received free product for review purposes. I have NOT been financially compensated for this post. All opinions are honestly my own. On Tuesday night, some friends and I had a PinTwist Party and it was awesome! PinTwist is an up and coming company that helps you take one of your pinned projects and make it reality. PinTwist Parties was inspired by craft nights the owner, Cher, hosted with her close friend to help her during her battle with cancer. Now, her PinTwist Parties are a great way for … [Read more...]