Home Is Your Family's Retreat

I believe home needs to be a peaceful retreat from the busy outside world.

Let me help you create your own calming oasis with systems to cut out clutter and minimize.

Make this your BEST YEAR EVER

Start enjoying everyday with these easy simplicity and minimalist tasks you can complete is just a few minutes.

  • When you are tired of waking up dreading the day…
  • When you count down the minutes before bedtime…
  • When you can’t think because of the chaos surrounding you…

You need minimalism that’s doable. Start effortlessly with this monthly calendar.

We Finally Picked Out House Colors – Shades of Gray

I love, love, LOVE the trend toward neutral colors – as opposed to the kaleidoscope effect of painting every room a different bold color we saw in the past 2 decades! And I’m beyond thrilled that gray is the hot color. It can be so calming and soothing while playing

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How to DIY Scrabble Coasters

Looking for a special wedding gift? Check out these DIY Scrabble coasters made with love words! For a couple friend of ours, the game Scrabble has special significance. They played the game on their first date and he actually used the board game to ask her to marry him. So,

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Looking to organize your closet, but not wanting to use expensive closet organizers. No problem! You can easily make your own like we did. Check out our custom closets - complete with easy DIY instructions.

DIY Closet Organizers on the Cheap

DIY Closet Organizers: Cheap and Easy Update: Wow! I cannot believe how many of you have said you loved these DIY closet organizers. We loved them too so I guess I shouldn’t be too surprised though.  Since we created these we had to say goodbye to that rental home in

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Step-by-Step DIY Dining Bench Plans

If you’re like me you love the look of Pottery Barn, West Elm and Restoration Hardware, but you hate the sticker price. That’s why I created my own furniture and put these DIY dining bench plans together so you can too. Read on to find out how you can craft

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Beautiful DIY Jewelry Holder Frame

I was lucky enough to hang out with my good friend, Suzan, a couple weeks ago. We had a great time catching up and even spent some time working on a creative project. She moved into a new place not too long ago and we’ve worked together to help her

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Homemade Laundry Detergent

In continuing with the efforts to have a cleaner / greener house I also made homemade laundry detergent to go along with my homemade dishwashing detergent. Although not as easy as the dishwashing detergent, I was pretty surprised at how easy it was to make. Plus, the batch was quite

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