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...]

6 Projects that Reuse Broken Crayons– Crayon Crafts!

  Hey there, Emma here again from Defined Designs with some great ideas on using up all those broken crayons you have lying around the house. The Easter Holiday is over, Spring Break vacations are wrapping up and I'm sure some of you are either getting ready to overhaul your house from the mess of toys that is now all over your floors - or you're just waiting for a fairy godmother to come … [Read more...]

DIY Easter Crafts, Games, & More!

Spring is here and that means the Easter bunny is on his way! The weather is also getting warmer and I'm sure everyone is excited to be able to go outside again after one of the worst winters (especially if you're reading this from New England...) And after all, 'tis the holiday for an Easter Egg Hunt. Am I right?? It's also time to start planning your easter brunch with the family and I've … [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...]

Best Bread Recipes on Pinterest

My family absolutely LOVES these bread recipes! From rolls to pizza dough - these are my FOUR favorite recipes inspired by the HP x360 computer that has FOUR modes. This is a sponsored post but all opinions are my own. for me, bread is right up there with chocolate and macarons. totally craveable. i mentioned this earlier (in this post), but i have been on a quest for the best bread recipes for … [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...]

8 Punny Valentine Ideas {FREE printables}

Everyone loves a good pun right? These free 'PUNNY' printables will have your Valentine smiling all day long! Great ideas for all ages! Hey There! Emma here from Defined Designs! Valentines day is right around the corner and if you have little ones in school, I'm sure they want nothing more than the best box of 'frozen' valentines to give to their friends. And while I, as a confident twenty … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Super Bowl Party Ideas!

DECOR: So, you're hosting a Super Bowl party this Sunday with all of your friends & family. Whether it's a pot luck style or you are going to take on the challenge of making everything for yourself (I commend you for that one) You've still got to think about the decorations. Here are my favorite DIY ideas for pulling off that winning look! These are super bowl party ideas you have to try! 1. … [Read more...]

Best Restaurants of Napa Valley

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of California Restaurant Month for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I recently realized while talking to my hubby that we have now lived in California longer than we have lived anywhere else in our married lives! After four and a half years here, we have visited much of what northern California has to offer – lake Tahoe, San Francisco, … [Read more...]

New Years Party & Outfit Inspiration with HP Sprout

 this post is in partnership with HP Sprout but all opinions are my own. you will love this amazing new technology and i am so excited to introduce you to it. thank you for supporting the fabulous brands that make this blog possible! HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! i'll admit, i'm more of a new years homebody - but that doesn't stop me from dreaming up what i would want to sport that night (you know if my … [Read more...]

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