Wiltshire+Pendant

Making our way through the One Room Challenge in just six weeks, was every bit as challenging as you’d expect (and then some!). We accomplished more than I ever thought possible, DIY’ing more than a few projects and scoring a ton of fab shopping finds! One of my favorite elements, aside from that gorgeous plank wall (if I do say so myself) with it’s perfectly weathered wood, was this rustic light. Originally listed as an outdoor light, I chose to… Read more »

DIY Planter

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: After giving that One Room Challenge… Read more »

Rustic DIY Window Valance | making it in the mountains

Whip up this Rustic DIY Window Valance in just minutes! Who doesn’t have a window in their home that could use a little love? Maybe a little something to dress things up a bit, add some interest. Or perhaps you’ve got some ugly hardware from those window coverings hanging out that could use a little camouflage. Our problem was a little of both you see. As much as I’d like to tell you that we have beautiful curtains hanging in… Read more »

DIY Plant Hanger

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: Taking part in the One Room… Read more »

This Rustic Boy's Bedroom design is overflowing with awesome DIY projects and budget friendly design elements!

Happy Friday my friends! And a VERY happy May Long to my fellow Canadians!!! Whoop, whoop! Hoping you’ll be enjoying beautiful weather and fabulous company for the long weekend! Last week was a BIG week here on making it in the mountains as we shared our first ever total room makeover! Not only did we transform a boring, outdated bedroom into a rustic cabin-themed retreat for our little man (you can check out the design plans including our paint colours… Read more »

Rustic DIY Plank Art | making it in the mountains

Good morning 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! Last month we featured all sorts of Dollar Store DIY’s and this month had us shopping from the trash can (or recycling bin for my fellow environmentally conscious friends!).   Having taken on the One Room Challenge this Spring, our life has… Read more »

Chalk Painted Vanity

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: Well, my friends, you may have… Read more »

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

A Rustic Boy’s Bedroom Well, hello my friends! It’s a beautiful day for room reveal, don’t ya think? My first ever actually! And I’ve just gotta say, it feels pretty darn great to have one whole room in our new home totally and completely FINISHED! Especially considering the entire house is quite literally begging to go next! Okay, maybe not literally, but you get the idea. I’ve never really taken on an entire room before. And let me tell you… Read more »

The Easiest Way to Make {perfectly} Weathered Wood

Hello! Hello! Hello my friends! As excited as I was to share yesterday’s post about our DIY Plank Wall, the truth of it is that it really wouldn’t have been nearly as wonderful if it wasn’t for that perfectly weathered finish! Now, as promised, I’m sharing all of my aging secrets (Ha! Who ever thought that would be a good thing?!)! And boy, you’ll never believe how easy it was to do!   At this very minute, we’re working feverishly… Read more »

How to Install your own DIY Plank Wall

Good morrrrrrning! I’m over-the-moon excited about today’s post! It’s been SUCH a long time coming! I’m talking more than a year! Can you believe it?! We’ve FINALLY tackled this DIY Plank Wall for our son’s Big Boy Bedroom…     A little background: We first started talking about adding a plank wall to Carson’s bedroom when I planned it out last April. In fact, it was one of the very first posts that I shared on making it in the… Read more »

DIY Barn Door

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: You may remember that we’ve signed on… Read more »

Currently {April}

Hello my friends! Well if the old adage of April showers is true, we should have a ton of flowers coming our way this month!!! Can you believe we’re heading into May already?! With wedding shower planning for my bestie, teaching a few days a week and of course, who could forget our pledge to take part in the #OneRoomChallenge, we’ve been busier than ever this April! I can’t wait to fill you in!       Here’s a quick… Read more »

Mother's Day Gift {DIY Blanket Ladder} | making it in the mountains

You guys! I’m SO excited about today’s post I just might actually burst! Not only am I teaming up with a few of my favorite Canadian bloggy friends to bring you a ton of DIY inspiration to make the most {perfect} Mother’s Day gift, but (as if that wasn’t enough!) we’re also giving you the chance to win a pretty fab prize! Last week I shared pretty fabulous round up (if I do say so myself) of the very best… Read more »

One Room Challenge: Week Five {Almost There} | making it in the mountains

Welcome to the final week before our BIG One Room Challenge reveal! Five short weeks ago I pledged to completely transform our son’s outdated and boring bedroom into a rustic, cabin-themed retreat in just six weeks. And then I began to eat, sleep and dream all things cabin every day since. Six weeks seemed like a bit of a crunch to transform and entire room, but not impossible. One week to tackle what’s left, now that’s sounding a little more… Read more »

Cabinet Makeover

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: You may remember that we’ve signed on… Read more »

Looking for the {perfect} Mother's Day gift idea? Here are a ton of unique gift ideas any Mom is sure to love!!!

There’s no job in the world more important than being a Mother. A life, a future all in my hands relying on me to guide the way – it’s an overwhelming responsibility and I wouldn’t trade it for the world! Honestly, this kid is my life. I remember reading this quote when I was pregnant, but I’ll tell you, I didn’t really get, I mean really get it, until I became a Mom.   We all know that as rewarding… Read more »

Kid's Closet Organization: How to organize your child's closet in 5 easy steps | making it in the mountains

Well my friends, Week Four has officially come and gone in what feels like the blink of an eye. In fact, I might just be starting to freak out with everything left on our list. Maybe. But just a little, because, despite hitting panic mode this week, I’m still incredibly excited to see how this all comes together. Having just bought a new (to us) home, we have an entire house worth of rooms just begging for a makeover, but… Read more »

Side Table Makeover

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: Having been struck down by the flu… Read more »