DIY $15 Faux Canvas Print

While I was finishing up the living room, I was hoping to make a get a big print made from a photo from one of my trips last year. I looked up canvas prints and most of them were $100+ for the size that I wanted. I thought about just hanging a plain engineer print…

  • Lindsey KellyTuesday, March 27, 2018 - 8:03 pm

    So I’m wondering why they wouldn’t print it for you. Copyright issues?

    I had a big fall out with Walgreens over my wedding photos I ordered (and paid for) in a book online and then they super hassled me when I tried to pick the book up.ReplyCancel

    • Caitlin McGrathWednesday, March 28, 2018 - 9:59 am

      It was actually because they told me they can’t print images as engineer prints. I had ordered them online for pickup and drove out to pick them up and when I got there they told me they couldn’t print them. I think this specific store just didn’t want to print them anymore because I had printed them there many times before. Ha! Then I ordered them online to be shipped to me and they arrived within 48 hours – it was great!ReplyCancel

  • SaraWednesday, March 28, 2018 - 2:13 am

    Hello from Italy!!
    Just can’t wait to try this with my bf. I also have a similar picture we took in Germany 😀ReplyCancel

Minimal Living Room

It’s finally time — I’m sharing my living room! It’s in its most completed state that it will be in for a while so I figured I should just share it now. I’ve got the new furniture moved in and am excited to be using this room for real life and not just as a…

  • David ConradMonday, March 19, 2018 - 6:14 am

    Wow, how did you get that tree to grow like that? What kind is it? (oh and the place looks AMAZING!)ReplyCancel

  • David ConradMonday, March 19, 2018 - 6:35 am

    Oh! And I have also been on the hunt for a credenza and this one caught my eye. and I’m also considering using an ikea Bestå 3 drawer unit and wall mounting it (but so hard to decide which color combo).ReplyCancel

  • LaurenMonday, March 19, 2018 - 1:50 pm

    Would you mind passing along the paint color? I am in the market for a good white for the inside walls of the house we just purchased!ReplyCancel

    • Caitlin McGrathTuesday, March 27, 2018 - 11:34 am

      We used the Behr Ultra Pure White!ReplyCancel

  • sara albersThursday, March 22, 2018 - 8:47 am

    Oh my goodness – I adore this room and everything in the space! Well done!ReplyCancel

  • JonathanFriday, March 23, 2018 - 10:26 am

    nice, that`s what i needReplyCancel

  • OliviaTuesday, March 27, 2018 - 7:13 am

    What a beautiful room. It looks just amazing!
    Greetings 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Lindsay ErynThursday, March 29, 2018 - 11:29 am

    This is beautiful! I love all the white. I wouldn’t call this living room “minimal,” but it sure is pretty. 🙂ReplyCancel

DIY Wood Wall Organizer

I’ve had this project on my to-do list for the last few years. And now that it’s finally done, I’m so excited – because of what I’m using it for. If you don’t have school age kids, I’ll let you in on a little secret…the kids get a crazy, astronomically high volume of papers sent…

  • TerriTuesday, March 13, 2018 - 2:45 pm

    I definitely want to make this! It would be perfect next to my desk for things that are too bullky to pin to my bulletin board.


    • MandaThursday, March 15, 2018 - 10:42 am

      Yes, it would be perfect for those bigger items! Hope that you do make it and enjoy it! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Christina GambleWednesday, March 14, 2018 - 11:01 am

    Great DIY projectsReplyCancel

  • instagonlineWednesday, March 28, 2018 - 6:56 am

    Thank you for sharing the tutorial!! I need two of them for my working desk 🙂ReplyCancel

DIY Rootless Succulents

I am SO excited to be sharing this post today! You may have spotted some of these rootless succulents in some of my posts throughout the year and assumed it was just a fake plant – but they’re REAL! Have any of you seen these rootless/dirtless succulents at any plant shops? Wegmans is actually the only…

  • EricaWednesday, March 7, 2018 - 10:06 pm

    So with the spritzing, how do you keep it from getting mold, fungus, or other nasty stuff at the root?ReplyCancel

    • Caitlin McGrathTuesday, March 13, 2018 - 12:05 pm

      I haven’t had any problems with that. I spritz the base with two quicks sprays each week and then they are usually displayed on a dry shelf and the ridges of the leaves around the base allow for good ventilation at the base of the succulent. This might be different depending on the size/shape of the succulent that you use or your climate but from my personal experience with these over the past year – I haven’t had any problems with that. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Amy | Delineate Your DwellingFriday, March 9, 2018 - 1:13 am

    Absolutely brilliant. I’m going to try this.ReplyCancel

  • shwetaMonday, March 12, 2018 - 12:20 am

    How to provide nourishment to these? Love the idea but am little surprised about its growth. Will it be fine with damp towel base only?
    Please guide.ReplyCancel

    • Caitlin McGrathTuesday, March 13, 2018 - 12:00 pm

      After the first week, I removed mine from the damp paper towel and just spray the base of the plant with water once each week. I’ve had some of these for almost a year – so it has worked for me so far! They will pretty much just stay the same size after being cut unless you put them back in dirt and let their roots grow out.ReplyCancel

      • shwetaFriday, March 16, 2018 - 4:26 am

        Lovely to know this. Will try with mine. I face problem that either they become wilted or dry off. I m still new to the little once so m just studying to get a hang of. Thanks for your time and reply. Appreciate it.ReplyCancel

  • IvorySunday, March 18, 2018 - 6:33 pm

    Totally fabulous.ReplyCancel

  • AyshaThursday, March 29, 2018 - 5:51 pm

    Where is the notepad from?ReplyCancel

    • Caitlin McGrathThursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:43 am

      The white & gold notebook is from Target and the weekly planner pad is Moglea from a local shop – but you can buy it here!ReplyCancel

Beer Cheese Dip

This recipe is a favorite – both with us and readers! We shared it in our first year of blogging – 5 years ago! So crazy that we’ve been blogging for that long. Over the years, our love for the beer cheese never wavered, however our love of the photos in that post sure did…

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  • IvoryTuesday, March 13, 2018 - 11:30 am

    This looks amazing. Will be making this. Yum!ReplyCancel

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