My husband Stephen and I moved from Arkansas to Denver, CO in 2014, and we are loving life in our new state with our two little girls. I always have a project up my sleeves and love sharing renovation tips and tricks on my way to Before & Afters. I love inspiring others to tackle DIY projects because being proud of where you live starts with saying "I did that myself!"
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Tutorial: Wedding Invite to Christmas Ornament
Somebody (hi Jenny!) was kind enough to ask how I made the Christmas ornament I showed you in this post and last year in this post. I created it out of our leftover wedding invitations and a little glue as a … Continue reading
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In case you didn’t notice when we painted the studio, we snuck some baseboards in on ya between the “during painting” and “after painting” photos. Well, here’s a run-down of how we pulled that off. When we first bought Heardmont, … Continue reading
Mental Health Day Results (or How to Cover Pillows)
Well I’m back from my Mental Health Day (as Casey calls it), and I’m ready to share some of the DIY awesomeness I accomplished yesterday! First off, here’s a quick how-to for that springy pillow I showed you. In case you … Continue reading
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The Mysterious Lumber Revealed
A couple weeks ago, we showed you this picture: Then we showed you this: Are you ready to see exactly what we were doing with all that wood? (By the way, be sure to weigh in on what we should … Continue reading
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You all probably remember when we took our fireplace from dated to dashing with a couple coats of paint. This weekend, we got one step closer to completing the fireplace facelift by revamping the metal firebox cover. Here’s a quick … Continue reading
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We’re not that big into Valentine’s Day around Heardmont because we prefer to celebrate our dating anniversary (February 12th) instead. This year was especially low-key since we were headed to Mountain Home to visit and get a trailer my grandpa … Continue reading
Just chillin’ in Mountain Home this weekend, watching the Olympics and checking out the Vintage Printables blog. If you haven’t visited this site before, you should! The site is a bit tricky to navigate but full of all kinds of … Continue reading
Posted in Home Decor, Nature, What a Steal Tagged art, diy, how to, print Comments Off on Vintage Printables
Master Bedroom Redo: Hanging the Mirror
You might not guess it, but it took more than a nail and a hook to hang that vintage mirror you saw above our bed in our master bedroom reveal. When we bought this mirror, the backing looked like this: … Continue reading
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How to Build a Floating Picture Rail
Well I told you I’d fill you in on two more projects after the master bedroom reveal, and here’s the first one: building the white picture rail we hung above Stephen’s dresser. After looking all around town and even online … Continue reading
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Master Bedroom Redo: Race to the finish!
Holy Heardmont, Batman! More than one post in a day? And we still haven’t even done the big reveal?? We did four (count ’em, FOUR!) more projects on our two week journey to a finished master bedroom that deserve a … Continue reading
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