5 vignettes every perfectly-staged house needs

Great ideas for staging a home for quick sale

When we decided to list our house for sale I turned to Pinterest in hopes of finding some great tips. The good news is that my search was successful. The bad news is that actually implementing all of those great ideas has taken–and still is taking–a ginormous amount of work. Here are some of the tips I found that we’ve utilized in preparing to put our house on the market: In an effort to make … Continue reading 5 vignettes every perfectly-staged house needs

How to create a “staging binder” to help sell your home

How to create a "staging binder" to help sell your home fast

As most of you know, my husband, Jeff, has accepted a position with his current company that will require us to move clear across the country–from the dusty desert of Arizona to “Rocket City” (aka Huntsville), Alabama. Thankfully, we have been given ample time to prepare for and execute our relocation. I wish I could say that our timeframe has resulted in a stress-free relocation but alas, it isn’t so. With the sale of a … Continue reading How to create a “staging binder” to help sell your home

Teacher appreciation printables & gift ideas

Today, I’m taking part in a blog hop with some of the most creative bloggers around! Each of us is sharing a free printable that can be used as a teacher appreciation gift. If you’re looking for something unique and easy to give your child’s teacher, you need look no further. All of these printables are 100% free to download, but you may need to purchase a little something to give the gift its oomph. … Continue reading Teacher appreciation printables & gift ideas

Teacher appreciation gift idea & free printable

Teacher appreciation gift idea & free printable

Teacher appreciation week is always a welcome event in my house for two reasons: 1. It’s a great opportunity to get the kids excited about doing something nice for others. 2. Teacher appreciation weeks falls just before the end of the school year so it means we’re almost done! I do admit, though, that it can be an expensive undertaking if you let it get out of hand. The good news is that with a … Continue reading Teacher appreciation gift idea & free printable

He is Risen Easter printable trio

He is risen free Easter printable trio

Today I am happily taking part in a spring printables blog hop! Just look at the photo collage above for a glimpse at the super cute printables being shared. Aren’t they adorable? Not only that, but they’re all totally free! All of the printables featured are 100% free for you to download and use. My particular contribution is actually a set of three holiday printables for Easter that are great for use as wall art. I’m all for … Continue reading He is Risen Easter printable trio

How to make a pallet sign

How to make a custom wood pallet sign :: tutorial

Last week, I shared some photos from the Neverland themed baby shower we threw for my daughter. Without a doubt, the single largest decoration for the shower was the hand-painted pallet sign we created that featured a quote from Peter Pan: “Second star to the right and straight on ’til morning!” While that particular quote isn’t one widely used in decorating, any quote you are fond of can be featured on a pallet sign just … Continue reading How to make a pallet sign

Neverland themed baby shower

Cute ideas for a Neverland themed baby shower

My daughter, Torri, loves Disney’s Peter Pan movie, and all things related to it. Her favorite ride at Disney World has always been (and I suspect will always be) Peter Pan’s Flight. When she was just a pixie of a girl, she dressed as Tink for Halloween one year. And then, when she was a college student, she went to work at Walt Disney World. I don’t know exactly what her job duties entailed while … Continue reading Neverland themed baby shower

Gold glitter Peter Pan and Wendy framed silhouettes

Gold glitter Peter Pan and Wendy silhouettes

Last weekend, my daughter came home for a short visit. While she was here, we threw her a Neverland themed baby shower. The theme was fitting, considering that she spent a semester working as a Tinkerbell character performer in the Disney College Program. I will have more pictures to share from the shower soon, but in the meantime, I’m here today to share a glimpse at one of the decorations we made to add a bit of … Continue reading Gold glitter Peter Pan and Wendy framed silhouettes