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Heartfelt DIY Valentine canvas

Heartfelt DIY Valentine canvas

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s February 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Photos and article by Ginger Lueck Here is a fun and easy craft to make for Valentine’s Day that is cute enough to leave up the entire year long! Supplies: One 16” X 20” […]

Fall Craft Ideas: Mini Painted Pumpkins

Fall Craft Ideas: Mini Painted Pumpkins

Oh Fall, how we’ve missed you. With your cool, crisp temperatures, and your beautiful falling foliage — you are the stuff of entirely too-long-summer dreams. Don’t even get me started on the scarves, the boots, and the chunky sweaters. (You won’t be able to shut me up!) And yes, I am a big fan of […]

Bringing new life to Vintage Trailers

Bringing new life to Vintage Trailers

I hope you all had a chance to read my article on trending vintage camp trailers in the July 2016 issue of Simply Family Magazine! I know I enjoyed writing about my experiences, and taking the photos of my cute little trailer! I also enjoy all the waves and enthusiasm from admirers as I travel […]

Insider Real Estate Tips: Getting your home ready to sell

Insider Real Estate Tips: Getting your home ready to sell

Let’s face it, moving is hard. It can be a challenge boxing up a house full of packed closets, overflowing drawers and heavy furniture. It can be even more of a challenge packing up memories and moving forward onto somewhere new. Maybe you are expanding your family and need more room, or perhaps an employment […]

DIY: Wood Slice Chalkboard

DIY: Wood Slice Chalkboard

Pulled from the pages of the June 2016 issue of Simply Family Magazine, get the how-to on creating this lovely wood slice chalkboard, found in ‘5 simple ways to bring the outdoors inside.’  In the spirit of tree houses, campouts and the great outdoors, I thought it would be loads of fun to create a […]

To Accent Wall, or Not, That is the Question

To Accent Wall, or Not, That is the Question

Ahhh, accent walls.  Such an interesting and sometimes touchy subject.  If you’re debating whether or not to add an accent wall to your home, here are the questions to ask before starting, as well as my general rules of thumb and guidelines. 1. Is there an interesting architectural feature on this wall that I want […]

Earth Day DIY: Reclaimed Bath Tub Shelf

Earth Day DIY: Reclaimed Bath Tub Shelf

Not all DIY projects are complicated and drawn out; that would be pretty daunting.  If you’re a bath lover and in need of a quick project this Earth Day (or any day, really), this reclaimed wood bath caddy is right up your alley. DIY: Reclaimed Bath Tub Shelf To create a shelf to hold soap, […]

5 easiest edibles to start from seed

5 easiest edibles to start from seed

These fantastic vegetables are super easy to plant and grow; even your children can grow a successful garden! They are practically guaranteed to turn even “black thumbs” green! 5 easiest edibles to start from seed:  #5 Lettuce – Far more than the ubiquitous, watery iceberg balls found in the grocery store, home-grown lettuces include butterheads, […]

Five instant updates to brighten your home for Spring

Five instant updates to brighten your home for Spring

pulled from the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s April 2016 issue, check out the digital edition, here!  A freshly framed printable adds a positive reminder and bright delight to your space. Get your own with this free spring printable from AKA Design: making home cozy and beautiful! Spring bloom bedding instantly transforms the bedroom for […]

Spring into Spring Cleaning!

Spring into Spring Cleaning!

Spring has officially sprung! You know what that means; time for spring cleaning! Don’t worry. With this checklist and simple tips, you will have the house looking great and feeling fresh. If you like, break the list down to one room per cleaning day or, prioritize which rooms need the most attention. Consider using this […]

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