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 Five short weeks ago I pledged to completely transform our son’s outdated and boring bedroom into a rustic, cabin-themed retreat in just six weeks.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 »

Warm Lemon Pudding

It’s here! Happy Friday my friends!!! Despite yet another flu in the Mercer house and the fact that I don’t think my head stopped spinning with all things One Room Challenge for even a second, we somehow found a ton of time to enjoy all of this lovely Spring weather with our little man this week! What a wonderful week it was! Which is of course, making us look forward to our weekend even more!!! With Summer just around the… Read more »

Plank Wall Sneak Peek | making it in the mountains

Yes, you read that right … welcome to Week Three of our One Room Challenge! Can you believe we’re officially halfway through this crazy (seriously!) journey?! YIKES!   Let’s just recap what exactly I’ve gotten myself into, shall we? Three weeks ago, I committed to making a Rustic Big Boy Bedroom for our not-so-little guy in just six weeks?! Have I mentioned that every single surface from floors to ceiling and everything in between had to change? Yup. This gal… Read more »

Blog Hop

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 SO excited (and maybe a little… Read more »

Rustic Boy's Bedroom | making it in the mountains

Welcome back to week two of the {One Room Challenge} my friends! You may remember our commitment to join this little thing called the One Room Challenge last week. I’ll tell you, I haven’t forgotten, not even for a second! We’ve been SO hard at work painting, staining, painting some more, nailing together zillions of boards and of course, you guessed it … painting. The room is has become a floating bed in a sea of unfinished projects. Buuuuut, we… Read more »

Frosted Dollar Store Vases | making it in the mountains

Been a while, right?! In fact, it’s been SOOOOOO long since I’ve taken part, you may have forgotten all about our #MonthlyDIYChallenge!         In the past we’ve transformed a simple wood crate, crafted with wood slices and of course, had a little Christmasy fun with some plain glass ornaments. Though the challenge has continued without me on the second Wednesday of each month, I’ve come up with plenty of excuses not to participate. Honestly, between our three-month-long… Read more »

Blog Hop

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 have so much fun updating y’all… Read more »

10 Design Plans Sure to Inspire | making it in the mountains

Happy Friday friends!!! After waiting weeks to spill the beans, it was SO much fun to share our plans to makeover Carson’s bedroom yesterday! I’m thrilled to finally be getting to work on this Big Boy Bedroom that has actually been a year in the making!!! Taking part in the One Room Challenge was just the kick in the butt we needed to get organized! Feeling inspired by the talent surrounding me in the challenge, I thought it would be… Read more »

Rustic Boy's Bedroom | making it in the mountains

Otherwise known as: How I’m squeezing a year’s worth of planning into just six weeks!   Oh my goodness!!! I’ve been dying to share this with y’all for weeks now! You may have heard mention of it on Tuesday with my {Currently} post, but today I’m finally revealing what I’ve had up my sleeve …   I am CRAZY excited to be taking part in the One Room Challenge hosted by Calling it Home! If you haven’t come across the… Read more »

Currently {April}

Hello my friends! Anyone else struggling to believe that March is on it’s way out and we are heading into April already!!! How is it that it can feel like Christmas was just yesterday, yet it seems like our Winter has lasted an eternity?! Boy am I happy to FINALLY see more grass than snow when I look out our windows!!! Having been out of town for three of the past four weekends this month, we haven’t had a ton… Read more »

Blog Hop

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! AND… Just in case you missed it – the Frugal Crafty gals are thrilled to be giving y’all… Read more »