7 Ways to Add Color to your Home this Summer

Hey there, Emma here from Defined Designs again! I'm so happy to be sharing this post with you today because even though it's simple it's probably one of my favorites. Adding color to your home is one of the easiest ways to brighten up your space for a new season. The summer season comes with lots of things; the kids are out of school, you've got play dates, parties, and every other occasion you … [Read more...]

15 Creative Bookshelf Ideas

It doesn't matter if you live on your own or have a house full of kids, everyone always seems to find themselves with loads of books and no where to store them. You could always go grab your average bookshelf from your local Home store and stack them all together but I've always thought that was the easy way out. Why not think outside of the box and find a creative way to store those piles and … [Read more...]

Summer Outdoor Patio Ideas

Make the most of your outdoor space this summer but giving your patio a bright and summery makeover! Here are some fun Summer outdoor patio ideas to get you started - outdoor rugs, outdoor lighting, outdoor furniture, outdoor decor and more. This post is in collaboration with World Market, Rachael Ray Magazine, and Porch.com. Ever wish you could have a makeover on your yard? Enter to win this … [Read more...]

How to make a Gold Foil Art Print – DIY Tutorial

Ever wonder how to make a gold foil art print? They are super trendy right now in home & office decor! This gold foil art print 'Blog like a Boss' was made with a free printable design I created and my new Anna Griffin Minc machine. This is a sponsored post but all opinions are my own. i used my new anna griffin minc machine to create this adorable gold foil desk art print! i have wanted to … [Read more...]

Pink, Teal, Macaron, & Heart Themed Girls Room Ideas

 This year for my daughters birthday I bent the rules a bit. I have always said that Aubrey would be allowed sleepovers when she was ten…but when her best friend (named Aubrey too!) was moving across the country shortly after her 6th birthday, I wanted something special that they could always remember together. Neither of them had ever had a sleepover before, and they were absolutely giddy over … [Read more...]

7 Must Have Ikea Products For Your Home

Hello there, Emma here from Defined Designs. If I had to admit to one guilty pleasure (besides my Netflix addiction) I'd have to say I LOVE nothing more than shopping for home decor. I live for online shopping, browsing local stores, and knowing the target home decor inventory by heart. I have zero shame when it comes to my love for home decor. The best part... Today, I'm sharing some of it with … [Read more...]

How to clean hardwood floors

are you a clean-as-you-go type person? or a do-it-all-later cleaner? turns out i'm a PERFECTIONIST. no really. that is what the quiz said!!  what type of cleaner are you? i must say i was a bit surprised by my result, but my husband was probably more surprised... i think HE is the perfectionist in our family! the hardest part to keep clean in my home is the floors! most of my downstairs is … [Read more...]

25+ Spring Cleaning Hacks for your Home

  What type of cleaner are you? Take the Quiz to find out!  It's that time of year again! Spring is right around the corner and even though all of this cold weather might not be reassuring, we've got spring cleaning to think about and keep us busy! Each year when this time of year comes around, there are so many items check off the list. Should you donate the kids old clothes, scrub the … [Read more...]

Laundry Room Organization and Storage Ideas

Ideas and inspiration to get your laundry room organization going - and make it adorable with a yellow and teal color palette! This is a sponsored post brought to you by Birch Lane - one of my absolute favorite home decor, accessories, and furnishing stores! the new year is all about getting organized right?! i have been working through my house room by room organizing, cleaning, and updating. … [Read more...]

DIY Yarn Ball Number Sign Tutorial

I love doing things myself for the parties I throw.  It is so much fun, especially when you can get the kids involved.  Amy of A Dazzle Day put together the cutest little Kitty party and I fell in love with her yarn ball number 3 and knew I had to see if I could do that myself!  It is so easy to do, and you can variate the colors to match your decor or party.  It doesn't have to be a number, it … [Read more...]

HP Sprout- Fun for Kids

this is quite possibly the coolest computer that i have EVER seen. our HP Sprout showed up a few days before christmas and has been our favorite thing this whole holiday season! once i wrangled the kids off the humongous box, we set it up in my hubby's office--notice the manly decor? you didn't think that was MY creative space did you??? we wanted to put it in a space that was more accessible to … [Read more...]

DIY: Ideas to Decorate Clear Ornaments

Hi, Michelle here from Michelle’s Party Plan-It  sharing 4 easy ways to decorate clear ornaments for your Christmas Tree!  Not only is this an easy project to do with the kids, but these ornaments make great teacher, hostess and grandparent gifts. Handmade gifts are the best, and if you love to DIY as much as I do, chances are you have most of the items needed for this project on hand! To get … [Read more...]

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