Cozy Christmas Family Room

So, I decorated my family rrom before Christmas and this isthe first time I have had time to make it neat and organized enough to photograph it! We LIVE in this room. It is wide open into our kitchen and eating space and it is where we spend 90% of our awake time. It is ... continue reading

Adding Easy Pops of Color to Your Home

I am such a safe person, and I always seem to gravitate toward neutral colors in my decorating. Gray, white, and khaki are easy but they can get boring fast. While It COULD be blah, it doesn't have to be. Starting with a neutral pallate gives you the chance to choose fun and exciting accents ... continue reading

Fall Home Tour

  Good morning everyone! I am so excited to be part of this amazing Fall Home Tour with so many of my favorite bloggers. If you are stopping by from, The Caterpillar Years, welcome! Too Much Time on My Hands is a place where I share easy DIY and craft projects, lots of Earth friendly upcycling ... continue reading

Driftwood Fall Pumpkin Wreath

I am so bad with wreaths. I love how they look on other people's doors and I love all of the beautiful  inspiration I see on Pinterest. However, I have a hard time making them. My front door and the sun aren't helping me either. We get the western sun all afternoon and my glass ... continue reading

Amazing Dresser Makeovers with Hometalk

Dresser makeovers are probably my favorite project to do. Thery are SO versatile and the design and makeover possibilities are endless. I found a fabulous bunch of makeovers and created a Dresser Makeover Board with Hometalk to inspire me. I just realized that it was possible to add a "Click to Hometalk" button on your ... continue reading

{Finally} Organized Kitchen Office

Wow-what a freaking mess. This kitchen office area became a dumping ground for all of our junk! All of our important papers, art supplies for the kids, bills and letters, and my laptop where I do all of my blogging. I finally...finally got so sick of staring at and working around the junk I put ... continue reading

Outdoor End Table Upcycle

I am on a mission to make my miniscule back yard a cozy entertaining space wehre the whole family can enjoy time together. Did I mention it was tiny...right  I did. I made these awesome outdoor solar lamps  and chalkboard serving tray last week and really needed a place to put them that wasn't on ... continue reading

DIY Outdoor Solar Lamp DIY

It is high time for more summer entertaining and I had to do something about my patio lighting situation! We have only one outlet on the wrong end of our yard, so I had to get creative and figure out a solution. I always see ugly old brass lamps at the thrift store and I ... continue reading

rustic inspirational chalkboard signs

I was so excited to score this amazing deal from Decor Steals for these 2 gorgeous chalkboards. I have had them for a few months and just couldn't decide where to put them and what to write on them. I have been sprucing up my bedroom and realized these would look perfect above my chalkboard ... continue reading

Living Room Redo on a Budget

A couple of months ago I redid my family room. Then last month, I redid my entryway. The entryway is the opposite side of this living room, so I decided to spruce up this room as well. Since it was a total whim with NO budget, I had to be resourceful! This is the before.I ... continue reading