Currently {My Life in July}

Welcome to July my friends! Can you believe it?! JULY!!! We’ve had a ton going on these last few weeks and I can’t wait to fill you in!   On the blog this month I continued to share projects from our Boy Bedroom Makeover including our DIY Upholstered Wingback Headboard and this IKEA Shelf Wrapped with Wood.   I was also SO excited to give you a glimpse at our lives behind the blog.   While the posts continued to… Read more »

The absolute easiest way to customize an antique window for your home without loosing any of that lovely old character and charm!

If you’ve got an old window or two hanging around your house just waiting for a makeover – a way to tie it in with your home decor – this one’s for you! Today I’m showing you the easiest way ever to customize an antique window so that it will work perfectly in your home without loosing any of that old character that makes it so charming!   In our old home, I had this lovely vintage window hanging over… Read more »

DIY Bench

Happy Sunday friends and welcome to another Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop! I’m so happy to have you joining me and the other blog hop ladies: Amy, Carrie, and Katie! We now have 4 hosts! That means when you link up to 1 blog your link show up on all 4 blogs! More opportunity for you to be seen! Party opens at 8:00pm CST Sunday Evenings!     Here’s the latest from Making it in the Mountains this week: I’m unbelievably excited to FINALLY… Read more »

Summer Spotlight {Just a Girl & Her Blog}

Welcome back to Week Four of our Summer Spotlight series! Each and every Friday throughout the Summer and into the Fall, my bloggy friends and I will be featuring a fab new blogger that we’ve no doubt you’re going to love just as much as we do! The Summer Spotlight is a collaborative effort to showcase great ideas from a different talented blogger each Friday throughout the summer months. Follow my co-hosts and I online to see the great ideas… Read more »

DIY Vintage Window Flower Box

I’m incredibly excited to be sharing my first ever guest post for one of my favorite fellow Canadian bloggers, AKA Design! I would absolutely LOVE for y’all to pop over to see how I put together this DIY Vintage Window Flower Box!   Wishing you SUCH a lovely day! PS. You can find me sharing here and Savvy Southern Style.

Are you looking for the perfect way to add some rustic style to your walls? Don't miss these 12 BRILLIANT ways to dress your walls with wood!!!

Are you looking for the perfect way to add some rustic style to your walls? Don’t miss these 12 BRILLIANT DIY Wood Walls!!! Good morning! You may have noticed that we’ve been taking things pretty easy around here after finishing up with our most epic DIY journey yet. Several short weeks ago, we signed on to take part in the One Room Challenge, committing to making over one room in our home in just six weeks. Yep, SIX weeks! It… Read more »

One Simple Trick to Bring a Room to Life

Happy Sunday friends and welcome to another Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop! I’m so happy to have you joining me and the other blog hop ladies: Amy, Carrie, and Katie! We now have 4 hosts! That means when you link up to 1 blog your link show up on all 4 blogs! More opportunity for you to be seen! Party opens at 8:00pm CST Sunday Evenings!     Here’s the latest from Making it in the Mountains this week: I’m unbelievably excited to FINALLY… Read more »

702 Park Project

Welcome back to Week Three of our Summer Spotlight series! Each and every Friday throughout the Summer and into the Fall, my bloggy friends and I will be featuring a fab new blogger that we’ve no doubt you’re going to love just as much as we do! The Summer Spotlight is a collaborative effort to showcase great ideas from a different talented blogger each Friday throughout the summer months. Follow my co-hosts and I online to see the great ideas… Read more »

I've rounded up some of the very best boy bedrooms out there to show you just how much fun you can have with your kiddo's bedroom too!

In honor of making it through the One Room Challenge and finally finishing up our own Rustic Boy Bedroom for our no-so-little- guy, I couldn’t help but share some of my inspiration. So, I’ve rounded up some of the very best boy bedrooms out there to show you just how much fun you can have with your kiddo’s bedroom too!   Vintage Airplane Bedroom from Average But Inspired     Nautical Boy Bedroom from The Happy Housie     Industrial… Read more »

One Room Challenge: Rustic Boy's Bedroom | making it in the mountains

LOVE that classic look of an upholstered headboard, but not crazy about the price? You’ll never believe how easy it is to make your own DIY Upholstered Wingback Headboard for just a fraction of that cost!   You may remember this little thing called the One Room Challenge that I can’t seem to stop talking about – you know, when we almost got in over our heads agreeing to transform a plain, outdated bedroom into a rustic boy bedroom for… Read more »

Faux Brick Wall

Happy Sunday friends and welcome to another Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop! I’m so happy to have you joining me and the other blog hop ladies: Amy, Carrie, and Katie! We now have 4 hosts! That means when you link up to 1 blog your link show up on all 4 blogs! More opportunity for you to be seen! Party opens at 8:00pm CST Sunday Evenings!     Here’s the latest from Making it in the Mountains this week: I’m unbelievably excited to FINALLY… Read more »

Summer Spotlight {Designer Trapped}

Welcome to the 2nd week of the Summer Spotlight! The Summer Spotlight is a collaborative effort to showcase great ideas from a different talented blogger each Friday throughout the summer months. Follow my co-hosts and I online to see the great ideas we share year-round: Amanda of Dwelling in Happiness Facebook / Twitter / Pinterest / Google+ / Instagram Carrie of Kenarry: Ideas for the Home Facebook / Twitter / Pinterest / Google+ / Instagram Courtney of Crafts By Courtney… Read more »

Scrap Wood and Mason Jar Planter Box| making it in the mountains

Hello my friends and welcome to another Monthly DIY Challenge! I absolutely love teaming up with my talented bloggy friends each month to see the different ideas we can come up with from the very same starting point!   As you can see, this month’s theme was scrap wood and, for once, I knew just what I was going to make …   Scrap Wood and Mason Jar Planter Box   I’m not sure about you, but every time I… Read more »

One Room Challenge: Rustic Boy's Bedroom | making it in the mountains

Looking for the perfect way to add some rustic charm to a plain ol’ IKEA shelf? You’re going to LOVE this IKEA hack! Check out how I gave this simple white shelf the ultimate rustic makeover! An IKEA Kallax Wrapped with Wood   Hubs and I had an absolute blast taking part in the One Room Challenge a few weeks ago! Taking on an entire room makeover is a BIG job, committing to get it done in just six weeks… Read more »

Painted Chairs for Summer

Happy Sunday friends and welcome to another Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop! I’m so happy to have you joining me and the other blog hop ladies: Amy, Carrie, and Katie! We now have 4 hosts! That means when you link up to 1 blog your link show up on all 4 blogs! More opportunity for you to be seen! Party opens at 8:00pm CST Sunday Evenings!     Here’s the latest from Making it in the Mountains this week: I’m unbelievably excited to FINALLY… Read more »

A Day in the Life | making it in the mountains

I’ve been wanting to write a Day in our Life post for ages now. Not necessarily because I think anybody wants to read about our average and ordinary lives, but mostly because I think it would be really special to have a snapshot of what our days looked like at this point in life. You might not find much to set us apart from every other family out there – it’s really just a typical day that probably looks quite… Read more »

Summer Spotlight {Lemon Thistle}

I’m thrilled to introduce you today to a brand new series we’ll be running all Summer long called the Summer Spotlight! Each and every Friday throughout the Summer and into the Fall, I’ll be featuring a fab new blogger that I have no doubt you’re going to love just as much as I do! But that’s not all … what makes this series extra special is that I won’t be doing it alone – I’ve teamed up with five other… Read more »

These pretty little DIY Flower Pots really are the perfect way to dress up any space for Summer!

Summer is almost here and honestly, I couldn’t possibly be more excited about it! I love everything about Summer (except for the bugs, not a big fan of those!)! Everything looks so lush and colourful. Those long days, warm temperatures and sunny skies make spending every moment possible outdoors absolutely irresistible! And, because I know I’m not alone, I’m thrilled to be kicking off this Summer with some very talented bloggy friends! So my friends, grab your iced coffee, kick… Read more »