My 5 Easy Steps to Design

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foyer basket light

The best part about this new house of ours is that, believe it or not, there aren't thaaaaaat many enormous infrastructure-type projects to be done. So far, I've been having a great time simply redecorating spaces to bring them together. I've been doing this for three years now, but I realized that … [Read more...]

Filling In the Garden

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azaleas with chairs

When my kids are big and grown, I'd like to spend my days gardening. And shopping. But mostly gardening. And maaaaybe some woodworking. And gardening. Oh! And the occasional spa day. That would all be very very nice. Until then... I wanted to give you a little glimpse of our garden as is... with … [Read more...]

Louisa’s Boho Eclectic Nursery

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Smile wall hanging

When I first posted about Louisa's room in my Before Home Tour'... I didn't think I'd do much in there. And, I haven't done muuuuuuuch, but after tackling the other kids' spaces, I had to give sweet smiley Louisa something! It all started with a bookshelf. She had this one lame Ikea thing between … [Read more...]

Cabinet Knob Jewelry Display

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printers tray necklace storage

My name is Charlotte and I have an accessories problem. Thankfully, not the blingy expensive, ‘hide your jewelry’ type of stuff, but lots of it nonetheless. Necklaces are my vice. I’ll wear 5 at one time without flinching. (Some might argue that perhaps I should flinch more than I do and ease up on … [Read more...]

A Day In the Life of a DIY Mama

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DIY MAMA

When the lovely Meagan from The Charming Farmer asked me to weigh in on what it means to be a mom and to juggle the To Do list that comes with running a DIY blog... I jumped at the chance! I get asked a lot how I'm able to keep 5 children alive and also get things done around the house to post about … [Read more...]

Easy Marbleized Paper

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marblized prints in corner

This is a project I shared over on Classy Clutter months ago, but realized I never followed up with my OWN incomparable readers! My To Do list is long over here and I'm chugging away at some fun things for Louisa's room, our master bedroom, and the foyer. I'm also beginning to look past these … [Read more...]

Back To School Must Haves

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Back to school must haves

If my Facebook feed is any evidence, folks are actually headed back to school! Yep... it's that time of year! As a mom to younger kids, I'm singing a silent little aria for the first day of school, but getting everyone ready is no small task.  I try to get their fall clothes out of storage, make … [Read more...]

Kitchen Command Center 2.0

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Kitchen command 2.0 excerpt

A little over a year ago, I shared our kitchen command center with you on the blog... it was great and got a LOT of use. And then...we moved leaving that specific space behind. This new house poses different organizational needs and I've also learned what aspects of that old command center were … [Read more...]

August FFFC- Icing on the Cake

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furniture flipping contest

Another month, another heated competition over at the ol' Fab Furniture Flippin' Contest headquarters. Kidding... we don't really have a headquarters, but if we did I'd TOTALLY want a cotton candy machine and skee ball. I LOVE me some skee ball. Anyhoo... Back to the August competition. (Unless you … [Read more...]

Disclaimer For the Disclaimers… About Sponsored Posts

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sponsored posts

As a blogger, there are lots of little pieces to this whole puzzle… the ones that get the most attention are obviously the creative ones: photography, styling, design, writing… But there are other ‘behind the scene’ things at play that I don’t talk about as much: website design, advertising, … [Read more...]