Simple Thanksgiving Tablescape

I have really grown to adore Thanksgiving over the last couple years. It feels like a time to slow down, enjoy incredible food and even better people. I remember growing up and seeing my grandparents and magazines flood their tables with elaborate decorations and place settings. Well, now I’m 23 and I don’t own a … Continue reading

Living Room Tour

Welcome to my living room! Grab a cup of coffee, tea, apple cider, what ever it is that makes you want to cozy on in! When we started thinking about what we wanted to do in our living room that was different than before the first thing that popped to mind was to paint! We … Continue reading

Home Tour: Bedroom

We have lived in our apartment for about 9 months. Unfortunately, it has taken us 9 months to get our bedroom decorated. The worst part — we’re moving in 3 months. I will enjoy while it lasts though! However, I am so excited about how the bedroom turned out and I will enjoy it while … Continue reading

DIY Plus Sign Pillow

I have seen plus signs popping up everywhere. I love how this simple shape is making its mark on decor. To put my own little flare on the symbol, I made some simple plus sign pillows. lay pillow form on fabric, make sure you have enough fabric to cover the pillow all the way around, … Continue reading

Powder Room – The Current State

Remodel’s are hard work!  We are so blessed to have an extra toilet in our basement…we would have been in trouble if we didn’t!  After tiling the shower, the next big things were: 1. The floors…what the heck do I do with that ugly linoleum?? 2. The walls…paint, obviously! I decided to tackle painting the … Continue reading

Baby Style

We had a few rainy days awhile back so I got to dress up Miss Lady in some cool weather clothes…it made me so excited for fall!   Baby Sweater – BabyGap    Baby Pants – H&M   Baby Headband – Me   Baby – Also me! It is so fun dressing up my lady! … Continue reading

Wooden DIY’s

As I am making our house a home, I am constantly looking for decor ideas.  Of course, Pinterest is my main source of inspiration, and it leads to many lovely blogs.  Here are a few projects I am hoping to complete before the summer is over! source this adorable little table is the inspiration for … Continue reading

Hazel Scout • A birth story

Just to warn you…this is a story about a baby being born.  I won’t get into gross details…but nevertheless, a baby was born, so you have been forwarned! Thursday, June 20th, I was 39 weeks and 2 days pregnant, and was so ready to meet my baby!  I had an appointment with our midwife, and … Continue reading

Bathroom Inspiration

Our current project being tackled at our house is the lovely bathroom.  So far the gross vinyl shower surround has been destroyed, and Bryan tiled with subway tile.  other than that we got a little busy with a certain little lady.  But I am so ready to have a nice bathroom!  Here is a before: … Continue reading

Miss Lady is here….

    Introducing… Hazel Scout Jacques June 24th, 2013 at 7:45 am 8 pounds, 3 ounces  •  18 1/2 inches We are so thrilled that Baby J is finally here!!  Birth story to come next week…