A Door For All Seasons

Let us lay in the sun and count every beautiful thing we see. -Anonymous Hey there, friends! Hope your week is off to a GREAT start. I had a few more teacher trainings early this week and now its officially summer! How was your weekend? We had a true, summer weekend! Friday we went to … Continue reading A Door For All Seasons

DIY Hangers: Baby Edition

Hey friends! You might remember a few weeks ago I shared some DIY handlettered hangers I made for my 5th grade team at work. Well, today I want to share with you another DIY hanger project I worked on this summer. #babyedition Again, I purchased wooden hangers from ikea, but these were the little ones. … Continue reading DIY Hangers: Baby Edition

Making an Entrance: Our Entry Makeover

Oh sweet friends! Happy Thursday! You're probably wondering where I've been and to be honest, I have so many posts that are half written about some of the traveling we've been up to this summer -- trip the Magnolia Silos, Washington D.C. -- and I've recently visited St. Louis to spend time with family (Hi … Continue reading Making an Entrance: Our Entry Makeover

Shiplap (for less!)

#shiplapeverything am I right?! I love shiplap, especially how beautifully Joanna Gaines works it into her designs on HGTV's Fixer Upper (one of my favorite shows!), but let's be honest shiplap, as cute as it might be, is probably a trend. So, today I'm sharing a way that I have a shiplap look in our … Continue reading Shiplap (for less!)

Paint Problems

Happy Monday, friends! I hope ya'll had a great weekend! It was raining here in Dallas most of the weekend...and still drizzling today. I know we need the rain, but I am ready for the sun. I am definitely happier when the sun is shining -- anyone else have that problem? Speaking of dilemmas, I … Continue reading Paint Problems

Oh so Clean & Fresh!

Each summer I try to take on one BIG home improvement project & one school project. I figure since I'm given this wonderful gift of time in the summer, I might as well put it to good use. Last summer, I painted my┬ábeloved china cabinet. A piece I still LOVE to look at every day. … Continue reading Oh so Clean & Fresh!

DIY Reclaimed Wood Project -A Guest Post BY Jason Kreuzman

Today's DIY post comes from Jason Kreuzman, our friend who loves woodworking and helped us with our cornhole boards and floating shelves. Enjoy! -Jen, The Summer Wife Hi, my name is Jason. I have been building with wood for really only a year now. I love the process of creating something from nothing and really … Continue reading DIY Reclaimed Wood Project -A Guest Post BY Jason Kreuzman

A Birthday DIY Surprise

Hey friends! Hope you're having an awesome week. We had a crazy, fun weekend! The hubs' turned 30 on Sunday and I couldn't wait to share some of his bday surprises and how I used DIY and home decor to make the weekend extra fun. I love a┬ápersonal DIY touch when gifting. If a gift … Continue reading A Birthday DIY Surprise

New Look – A Bookcase Makeover

Hey there! We're almost to the 1st official weekend of summer and boy, it feels like summer in Texas. We've been in the mid-90s all week. I got some much needed relief from the heat at the pool yesterday and started a new book: I'm enjoying it so far; think Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants … Continue reading New Look – A Bookcase Makeover