Rustic Gallery Wall

Welcome to The Creative Gallery! We’re so happy you could join us!     Hosted by: Katie at The Casual Craftlete     Amy at A Blossoming Life     Kristi at Making it in the Mountains     Emily at Our House Now a Home     Ashley at Bigger than the Three of Us     Because we have SO many fantastic projects and ideas shared at the Creative Gallery each week, we couldn’t help but add in… Read more »

How I'm choosing to Live a more Intentional Life in 2016. www.makingitinthemountains.com

For me, 2016 will be all about living with intention. Here’s the truth of it all. I don’t need to be so busy. In fact, I don’t want to be so busy! So this year, I am choosing be more intentional about the choices I make – how I choose to spend my time and making the choice to be more present in the moments I share with my family & friends. Living a more intentional and purposeful life is… Read more »

These pretty little DIY farmhouse tea towels are such an easy way to add a little shabby-chic style to your kitchen!

These pretty little DIY farmhouse tea towels are such an easy way to add a little shabby-chic style to your kitchen!     Hello! Welcome back to another round up of beautiful decorating ideas that you can whip up in just 10 minutes or less!   Y’all, I’m seriously SO excited about this series! I mean honestly, who doesn’t have 10 minutes to spare? On the first Wednesday of each month, I’ve been teaming up with an amazing group of… Read more »

DIY Clay Pots

Welcome to The Creative Gallery! We’re so happy you could join us!     Hosted by: Katie at The Casual Craftlete     Amy at A Blossoming Life     Kristi at Making it in the Mountains     Emily at Our House Now a Home     Ashley at Bigger than the Three of Us     Because we have SO many fantastic projects and ideas shared at the Creative Gallery each week, we couldn’t help but add in… Read more »

Est. 1989

Well Hello 2016! I’m SO happy you’re here (even if I am in shock at how quickly you came)! The new year is all about organization, simplifying and of course, setting goals for the year to come. And, just one month in, I’ve been working hard at each of these… I started the year off sharing my resolution to live life with more intention in 2016. For someone who literally thrives on being busy every minute of the day, this… Read more »

12 Books-3

Are you looking to live a happier life? These brilliant books will show you how to slow down, curb the anger, harness your energy, turn those negatives into positives, find gratitude and generally live a more contented life.   Good morning friends! Here I am: almost one month into my journey to live a more intentional life and I’m already noticing that even the smallest of changes can have an incredible, far-reaching impact. There’s something to be said for slowing… Read more »

Whip up this super easy DIY Pom Pom Pillow in just 15 minutes! www.makingitinthemountains.com

Whip up this super easy DIY Pom Pom Pillow in just 15 minutes!   Well, good morning friends! You may remember that we’ve signed on to take part in the One Room Challenge last Fall, making over our Master Bedroom in just six weeks. Though I couldn’t be happier with how our Farmhouse Master Bedroom came together, there were a few small details that didn’t quite happen in our crazy short, six week timeline. After hunting for the perfect throw… Read more »

Birch-Lane-Barnett-Jars

Good morning friends! Does the new year have you dreaming of revamping a space in your home? I’ll tell ya, it’s sure got me dreaming and scheming around here. In fact, you can read all about my lofty goals for 2016 here. It’s a long list. And honestly, I’m not sure how realistic it all is. But, a girl can dream, can’t she? One of the many rooms on our hit list for 2016 is our main bathroom (find photos… Read more »

House Bookshelf

Welcome to The Creative Gallery! We’re so happy you could join us!     Hosted by: Katie at The Casual Craftlete     Amy at A Blossoming Life     Kristi at Making it in the Mountains     Emily at Our House Now a Home     Ashley at Bigger than the Three of Us     Because we have SO many fantastic projects and ideas shared at the Creative Gallery each week, we couldn’t help but add in… Read more »

The Ultimate Guide to Decluttering and Organizing your Home

Turns out the real magic to tidying up doesn’t come from clever storage ideas or organizing tricks, it all starts with the act of decluttering. Following the KonMari Method outlined in the life-changing magic of tidying up, we’ve worked our way through the entire house to get rid of anything and everything that doesn’t {spark joy} with the ultimate goal to simplify our life. Follow along as we share our journey to declutter … who knows, maybe it will even… Read more »

A lovely Farmhouse Bedroom full of all sorts of dreamy details!

Are you looking to get your life organized? These brilliant books will help you make this your most organized and productive year yet!   Life is busy, isn’t it? There’s just so much to do, and sometimes, much too often probably, there just doesn’t seem to be enough time in the day to get it all done. Often times the minutes seem to pass without my even noticing. As I rush to get through it. Well my friends, this year… Read more »

Declutter & Organizeyour BASEMENT STORAGE-2

Because sometimes you can’t just get rid of everything, I’m sharing our process for decluttering and organizing basement storage using the KonMari Method, so you’ll have the tools to take on your own storage.     Welcome back to our journey to {sparking joy}! Just a few short months ago, we embarked on a journey that would completely change our lives. No, we didn’t hop in the car for an epic road trip or board a plane for some far… Read more »

Antique Sliding Door

Welcome to The Creative Gallery! We’re so happy you could join us!     Hosted by: Katie at The Casual Craftlete     Amy at A Blossoming Life     Kristi at Making it in the Mountains     Emily at Our House Now a Home     Ashley at Bigger than the Three of Us     Because we have SO many fantastic projects and ideas shared at the Creative Gallery each week, we couldn’t help but add in… Read more »

Weekend Notes | www.makingitinthemountains.com

Hello friends! Happy Sunday!!!   Two whole weeks into 2016, can you believe it?   Even more unbelievable?   I’m still on board with those “resolutions” that I set for myself.   After a ton of hard work last weekend, we’ve officially finished decluttering and organizing the basement. *Note that I’m using the term finished quite loosely here because it’s mostly just a big old empty room with some hockey nets for the boys. It’s also become a garage for… Read more »

These simple little baked oatmeal cups are the perfect way to enjoy a healthy breakfast on the go!

These simple little baked oatmeal cups are the perfect way to enjoy a healthy breakfast on the go!   I am by definition a morning person. I actually enjoy waking up early to get started with my day. I find it pretty easy to pull myself out of our cozy bed when my alarm rings at 6:15 – the promise of coffee and an hour of peace and quiet all to myself is a pretty big draw. Let me paint… Read more »

Simple tips for getting organized and making this your most productive year yet. www.makingitinthemountains.com

Simple tips for getting organized and making this your most productive year yet.   Life is busy. With SO much to do, so much to keep track of, it can feel darn near impossible to stay on top of everything. To really feel like you’ve got a handle on things. Most people find it difficult to juggle it all (you’re certainly not alone!). You do your best, but eventually, inevitably, life gets overwhelming and balls get dropped. Mornings become hurried…. Read more »

Frosted Dollar Store Vases | making it in the mountains

Hello, Hello and welcome to another Monthly DIY Challenge!   Ya’ll know how much fun I have 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! To kick off a new year of our Monthly DIY Challenge, we thought it would be fun to review a few of our favourites along the way. And, because we’re not the only ones coming up with brilliant… Read more »

World Market Inspired Calendar

Welcome to The Creative Gallery! We’re so happy you could join us!     Hosted by: Katie at The Casual Craftlete     Amy at A Blossoming Life     Kristi at Making it in the Mountains     Emily at Our House Now a Home     Ashley at Bigger than the Three of Us     Because we have SO many fantastic projects and ideas shared at the Creative Gallery each week, we couldn’t help but add in… Read more »