WHAT I’M LOVING ONLINE

I always love when I come across something online that inspires me.  Whether it's a post from another blogger, a new line from a favorite store, or a deal, I always want to tell everyone I know who might be interested.  Lately, I've found a few I Read More
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BUSY-NESS, BUSINESS, AND BITTERSWEET MOMENTS

Summer has been whizzing past.  July has been jam packed with work and projects, mainly the complete remodel of one side of our rental duplex.  Before we had Ruby, we lived in the other side, and had renters in the opposite half.  It's in the darling Read More
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DIY UPHOLSTERED HEADBOARD THAT DOESN’T LOOK DIY

Hi-oh, happy Thursday!  Today I'm sharing an exciting project we recently finished-- we made our own upholstered headboard.  Ambitious much?  Yeah, we thought so too, but turns out it is soooo much easier than you think, and if you do it right, you Read More
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DIY WINDOW SEAT

I truly admire a great DIY. It's empowering to find inspiration and think "hey, I can make that!" then figure out a way to do it, and find satisfaction in the finished product. Today's DIY comes from a darling family who wrote in about their recent project Read More
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PHOTO TIP: THE RULE OF THIRDS

A quick way to make your pictures go from yawn to yowsers! (in a good way) is to use the rule of thirds. Ever hear of it?  It's one of the most basic compositional guidelines in photography, and one that every photographer should be familiar with Read More
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