Building, Crafty Stuff, Holiday + Seasonal

Simple Foraged Christmas Wreath

I like artificial wreaths indoors just for the ease of maintenance, but I love having a real wreath on the front door. There is something about the smell of pine forest and nature as you walk in the door that just sets the stage for warm and comfortable holiday feelings. But let's be real. The… Continue reading Simple Foraged Christmas Wreath

Building, Crafty Stuff, Home Decor

Guest Room to Nursery :: Week 4

Here we are at Week Four of the One Room Challenge, where we've been transforming our guest room into a new nursery/bedroom for baby Marcus. And I'm happy to say that even though I didn't get any of the DIY projects done - still no name sign, no drapes, no toy storage, and no shelves… Continue reading Guest Room to Nursery :: Week 4

Building, Crafty Stuff, Home Decor

Guest Room to Nursery :: Week 3

Here we are at Week Three of the One Room Challenge, where we've been transforming our guest room into a new nursery/bedroom for baby Marcus. If you just walk into the room and look at the back corner pictured, you'd think the room was beginning to take shape! But do you know how much progress… Continue reading Guest Room to Nursery :: Week 3

Family, Living

Newborn Photos with Susan Kruger Photography

I love photography. It's one of my favorite hobbies. But when you're the photographer, you've always got tons of photos of your loved ones, of family get togethers, of amazing memories - but you're never in any of them! Granted, my camera has a timer and I have a remote, but that's not a substitute… Continue reading Newborn Photos with Susan Kruger Photography

Building, Home Decor

Behind the Scenes :: Master Bedroom Board + Batten

Last week, I showed you a little of what we were doing around here to prepare for little man's arrival - mainly replacing our awful carpet with beautiful hardwood floors. Today, I'm going to show you what we did to finish the room off. It still strikes me as funny that we started the major… Continue reading Behind the Scenes :: Master Bedroom Board + Batten

Building, Home Decor

Behind the Scenes :: Master Bedroom Floor Replacement

I've mentioned a couple times that we did a massive overhaul on our second floor {which includes our master bedroom, master bath, my library/office, and the laundry room} but I figure we should show you so you get an idea of the magnitude of the nesting going on around here! We didn't have any immediate… Continue reading Behind the Scenes :: Master Bedroom Floor Replacement