Category Archive: Home Decor

Roommate Mail Clipboards

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Instead of a massive pile of mail in the entryway to our apartment, I decided to get a little creative with clipboards for each roommate’s daily mail. The initial idea was that each of… Continue reading

Initialed Cork Coasters

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These initialed cork coasters were fun (and easy!) to make and made for perfect little stocking stuffers. Supplies: Cork coasters Peel away alphabet letters (my favorite, as always) Peel away stickers (from the… Continue reading

Guy Approved DIY

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It often feels as though I have scoured the farthest corners of the internet in search of the ever elusive “Guy Approved” DIY craft project. Especially with Christmas around the corner, I find… Continue reading

Pots and Succulents – Can’t Get Enough

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It often seems that I can’t drive past a Home Depot without ending up with at least a dozen more pots & succulents to go in them… Below is a slideshow of photos… Continue reading

Tile Coasters

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During Katie’s visit to Chicago and a trip to Home Depot, we ended up with over 20 plain tiles figuring that we would be able to come up with at least something to do with… Continue reading

Favorite Spaces to Get Creative

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For me, sometimes the spaces were I can get creative are just as important as what ideas or supplies I might have. I think we all have to find the special places where we… Continue reading

Tiny Copper & Tile Shelves

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   We found the most adorable tutorial for tiny copper and marble shelves on the Merry Thought. They were so dainty and perfect for holding little treasures (which Katie has way too many… Continue reading

Sprucing Up A New Patio: More Painted Pots

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 Katrina moved into a new apartment with an awesome porch that has a great view of her Chicago neighborhood and is perfect for enjoying a glass of wine at night or reading a… Continue reading

Mini Clay Air Plant Pots

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Have ya’ll discovered air plants? They are the best, if you like succulents you will love these. Basically they are small (at least start at small) colorful plants that only need minimal watering… Continue reading

Hacked Ikea Dresser

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I have been eyeing the Ikea Rast dresser for awhile, its a good size and is cheap ($35). However, I am not a huge fan of the look of the wood. After thinking… Continue reading

Painted Plant Pots

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   My apartment is basically covered in potted plants, I love the way that they brighten up the home and make it feel so much more welcoming! I have been growing succulents and… Continue reading

Copper Embellished Bowl

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To explain this post better I am going to start out with a personal fact: I have more jewelry than basically any one human should own. Trust me, I promise to post a… Continue reading

Dining Room Table

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My boyfriend and I moved into our first apartment a couple months ago and needed a big grown-up table for all the fancy dinner parties we were planning on hosting! After looking at… Continue reading

Bar Cart

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For my boyfriend’s birthday last year I wanted to make something useful and unique for our new apartment. Since we love to have people over I figured a bar cart was a great… Continue reading

Perler Bead Candy Bowl

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Remember those plastic beads that we used to iron as kids? It’s incredibly easy to make them into a fun bowl used for any number of purposes. Spray an oven-safe bowl with PAM… Continue reading