Patriotic Ideas and DIY Projects

A gathering of patriotic ideas and DIY projects that are easy, festive and fun! Includes decor, crafts, recipes and more!

Adding patriotic touches to your decor can be simple, quick and budget-friendly. Today I'm here with some of my bHome buddies to share some patriotic ideas and DIY projects. Last year, all I did to my front door wreath was stick a couple of flags in it! For more patriotic porch decor ideas just click the pic below or HERE.Inside you can add an all American favorite the Mason jar! Not just regular Mason … [Read more...]

Vintage Galvanized Wash Tub Herb Garden

Vintage Galvanized Wash Tub Herb Garden | Container gardening made easy!

Hello! This is a really fun post so I'm happy you are here...if you're as ready as I am for some summer fun then you are definitely in the right place! To start I'm sharing my vintage galvanized wash tub herb garden. After that I'm linking to 14 other awesome summer outdoor spaces. But's not over yet! We have a $300 Paypal Cash giveaway and then if you have a blog of your own, I want to invite you … [Read more...]

Olive Bucket Planters

These olive bucket planters filled with ferns add a vintage farmhouse element to any front porch. DIY and easy to do!

You might remember when I hosted my last Decor Steals giveaway that I had something special in mind for the amazing olive buckets I featured that day. I haven't had ferns on my front porch for a few when I actually got the olive buckets after months of waiting, I knew where they were going. You guessed it.Olive bucket planters...on the front porch...filled with ferns.This was a ridiculously easy … [Read more...]

How to Refresh a Small Entry

Shows you easy, DIY ways to refresh a small entry. Don't let a small space hold you back! This shows you how to work with what you have but make it feel new.

Small spaces have their own unique set of challenges. Low ceilings, limited wall and floor space, multiple doors or openings. My little entry has them all. Surprisingly though, it's one of my favorite spaces in our home. A few years ago we did a complete renovation of the stairs. Talk about a transformation...and that's when I fell in love with this tiny space. I'm going to share how to refresh a small … [Read more...]

No Bake Strawberry Ice Box Cake

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Sometimes I find a recipe and wonder why I never ran across it before...and this No Bake Strawberry Ice Box Cake is definitely one of those recipes. I must be living under a rock because this is one of the easiest and tastiest recipes I've ever made. It tastes incredibly fresh and the best thing is that it lasts in the refrigerator for several days...that is if you can manage not to eat it all at once!It's … [Read more...]

Essential Oils Guide for Women

Young Living Essential Oils Guide for Women

Essential oils seem to be everywhere. If you search "essential oil" on Pinterest, you are greeted with a million pins in a feed that literally goes on forever. That can be overwhelming and frustrating...I know because that's what happened to me. I was interested but had no idea where to start. I'm here today with an "Essential Oils Guide for Women" and to share my experiences from the past year. I am … [Read more...]

The Beginner’s Guide to Farmhouse Style Decor

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I don't live in a fact it's not even close. However, that hasn't stopped me from adding bits of Farmhouse style decor to my home. Farmhouse style is welcoming, casual and liveable. There are cozy, slipcovered sofas, plump pillows from soft natural textiles and easy vintage-inspired accessories. Lots of open storage adds interest and texture. With the popularity of shows like Fixer Upper on … [Read more...]

Motherhood Free Printables

Perfect for Mother's Day gift giving, use this Robert Browning quote free printable for framed art, cards or crafts.

Click to download Robert Browning quote free printable. I thought I would give you all one more handmade gift idea for Mother's Day...and I think I love these Motherhood free printables the best. Mothers come in all shapes and sizes. Some have abundant patience and some have very little. Some are good at going with the flow and others, like me, need structure. I can say with certainty that no two mothers … [Read more...]

Fresh Strawberry Scones

Easy recipe for Fresh Strawberry Scones. Step by step directions with photos that will turn out the perfect scones. The finishing touch is an amazing glaze that adds just the right amount of sweetness!

I got sidetracked for a bit with my bundt cakes, but I'm back in scone mode and today I'm sharing a recipe for Fresh Strawberry Scones. Before I made my Lemon Ginger Scones, I thought scones were complicated and hard to make. They look so beautiful and taste so good that they couldn't possibly be easy. Well...I'm here to tell you that they are. Super easy in fact. It took me longer to chop the strawberries … [Read more...]

10 Handmade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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Gift giving means something different for everyone. Each of us has our own gift giving style, so to speak. Mine has evolved over the years. It started out as physically shopping in a real store back in the days before the internet. It was time-consuming and tiring so almost always I got the first thing I saw. Not a lot of thought went into it. After that I went through the gift card phase. Talk about easy … [Read more...]