Fun ideas for beach photography
Baking brown butter treats at home
Taking pictures of two girls
Easter Family Picture

Top Posts of 2013

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2013 has come to a close, and I thought I’d share a round up of the top visited new posts on my site for the year. It’s always fun for me to see what was most viewed, and in case you missed some things that I shared, you can catch up! Last year I shared Top 12 posts in 2012, so I thought I’d share the Top 13 posts in 2013!  I’ve also got a… Continue Reading

Pink Wood Planked Walls


I knew I wanted to use hot pink for my Girls Fancy Room Makeover, because they love it so much (so do I). I’d describe what was in my head to my friends (creative bloggers and locals) and I’d get this look of….”Oh, that sounds interesting.” I fell in LOVE with the wood planked wall look and had seen it a lot for accent walls, but wanted to fill the room with more of it… Continue Reading

Big wooden custom signs as room decor


I started painting my boys room over a year ago with big plans in my head that just aren’t getting executed quick enough. They’ve sat dormant until now. My goal is to show you the room reveal by the end of January–I’m so close! For now, here are 2 huge signs we hung in their room over the weekend. They love both BYU and UT, so both are represented;) There was some major empty wall… Continue Reading

2013 Blog Goals

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Ugh, I’m the worst at setting goals. I like to think that I’m constantly in a state of self improvement and don’t need January 1st to start the ball rolling for me. But it is a great time of year to be reflective on what I’d like to do differently in the new year. So I’m going to share a few of my thoughts on how I’d like to improve my blog today, then in… Continue Reading

Repurposed Giant Frame Tutorial


I am so excited to share this fun frame creation I’ve placed in my office, and the story behind it! I love decorating with pictures, and this repurposed giant frame was so fun to create–read the tutorial below. I’m so excited with how it turned out, and as always, want to share the story along with the process of how this display came to be.  For those that know me and my blog a little bit,… Continue Reading