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Happy Hardware

For those of us who like to do the things ourselves, there is nothing more frustrating than hiccups due to an inferior product. Ever have a screw head break off while screwing? A hinge bend so much it's not salvageable? If it requires a trip to the store to remedy the problem, consider frustration to [...]

DIY Sawhorse Console

I am so excited to be sharing this fun project with you guys today! You can download the PDF file and get to work on your own version of this DIY console. I am adding some links too to tools you'll need to build it. !function(w,i,d,g,e,t){d.getElementById(i)||(element=d.createElement(t),,element.src=""+e,d.body.appendChild(element)),w.hasOwnProperty(g)===!0&&"complete"===d.readyState&&w[g].init()}(window,"shopthepost-script",document,"__stp","/js/shopthepost.js","script")JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to [...]

Fall Outdoor Living

Fall in Georgia is a little slice of heaven on earth. The humidity and heat that has been relentless all summer starts to give way (maybe melt away is a better phrase) to refreshing cooler temperatures. This post is sponsored by Christmas Tree Shops And That, a store I love shopping at for unique and [...]

Affordable Wall Sconces

Affordable Wall Sconces

Add a sconce or two to your design and it's immediately illuminated, pun intended. Especially, after I found the trick for the battery powered LED lights attached to a sconce that is NOT attached to power. Now it doesn't feel so strange having a random light fixture that isn't actually working. I just love how [...]

Staycation Mermaid Dinner

Summer parties are one of the best parts of warm weather. The foods are usually more vibrant and festive, and drinks seem more refreshing. We have deemed 2020 to be the summer of the staycation. As a family, we have no choice but to spend lots of time at home together. Despite missing out on [...]

Outdoor String Lights

Outdoor String Lights

If you are considering adding ambiance lighting to your outdoor space, do it! Lighting can evoke a variety of feelings, usually consisting of warm and fuzzies. I have always had a sense of calm and tranquility from glowing lights at night. While the ones we chose are bigger than a firefly, they remind me of [...]

DIY Cabinets Part 1 – Boxes

The Shop Girl In a past life I built custom cabinets for clients. It started when my book keeping job for our family construction company didn’t keep me occupied. My dad asked me if I wanted to help him in the shop, and boom I fell in love. My dad is an expert carpenter, and [...]

Girly Pink Bathroom

Girly Pink Bathroom

This project taught me a few things about myself, I am bad at underestimating time, and I have a tendencies to do the "if you give a mouse a cookie ...." spiral on most things. Below is how this space started! Presley's room was not the right color, so I changed that last fall by [...]

Amazon Spring Finds

I have found so many cute items on Amazon that make staying stylish, and staying cool easy + affordable. First up is this crochet swim cover. Crochet Swim Cover I love this swim cover and have it in multiple colors! It's crochet and boho without the handmade price tag. It's under $20! I was eyeing [...]

Spring Shoes for the Family

It's getting warmer, the kids are growing: it's time for new shoes! Shoes for the whole family on sale right now at DSW! 40% off using code BIGDEAL through 4/16. I couldn't believe how much savings it adds up to. My kids seem like they need new shoes all the time, and I found some [...]