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Super Easy DIY Project

Super easy DIY project! I am Rae Dunn inspired so I decided to give it a try so I could do barn farm and ranch! I grabbed a coffee mug from target and a oil based sharpie and went for it! First I washed the mug and wiped it with alcohol…Then I found a font […]

everything goes with cornbread…

OMG…I don’t know about you but with everything shut down I am on major DIY project / baking overload! Last weekend while I was waiting for my second attempt at sourdough bread to rise, I decided to make some cornbread…my fav… to go with my homemade chili. “When in doubt make cornbread!” So while my […]

Great Find Alert!

While I was writing my last blog, “how to display flea market finds”… I stumbled across these over sized, chippy, rustic signs so you know I just had to share!! They have metal and wood choices, are big, and priced great. How fun are these…and you can personalize them! I love how they add personality! […]

How to Display Vintage and Flea Market Finds

You found that perfect treasure at the flea market! You negotiated, hauled it out to your car which many times can be far, far away! You get home, unload it, get it inside, and admire it in all its glory. Maybe you have the exact place you want to put it…but maybe you don’t! You […]

Rose Petal Bark and Pistachio Lemon Cake

Baking to me is arts and crafts that taste good… and I love creating anything, so I love baking! This weekend I made pistachio lemon cake, rose petal bark, and sourdough bread from a starter my friend gave me. My lemon cake is a crowd favorite but I was dying to try a pistachio lemon […]

10 DIY TIPS FROM A GENERAL CONTRACTOR

Hi Friends! We are in the era of DIY now more than ever! This beautiful photo is the Villa Cortille from one of my favorite sites Decoholic. As a woman general contractor and a DIYer I have learned some tips and tricks to pass on! I am so excited that you all are jumping in […]

5 WAYS TO SHOP AND BUY LIKE A DESIGNER

“Sometimes I open my mouth and the truth, it just comes out!”…Lemon Breland You do not need to be an interior designer to shop like one, and I am going to spill the secret and tell you where we shop and how we shop. Being an ASID designer and a general contractor has its perks […]

Beach Barn

Yes, a beach barn!! Posts, beams, neutral, texture, barn doors and big windows…one of my new favs for sure! As you prob know, I am not a beach girl, I am a lake girl, and I have really been missing Colorado lately. So, as I shopped Pinterest today looking for my country, farmhouse inspiration to […]

Creative Baking

Ah Ha! …you are creative after all, and you found a creative outlet…baking! I love that so many of you are taping into your creative self through this challenging time!  Creativity really does calm you down and gives you a great reason to bake…“Aka the real reason to bake: to stress eat all the sugar […]

QUICK AND EASY NAKED CAKE WITH EDIBLE FLOWERS

It’s almost the end of Feb which is fine by me since Jan is always my least eventful month. I love Fall/winter, the holidays and winter but with a little sun this weekend, and a few days off I’m now on the Easter train to spring! I try to stay ahead of the next curve […]