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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 […]

8 kitchen remodeling tips

8 kitchen remodeling tips

A kitchen is more than just a stunning backsplash and gorgeous cabinets. Integrate these thoughtful tips from Beyond the Box, Inc. kitchen design expert Debbie Ferguson when planning your kitchen remodel for a space that is functional and easy to work and live in. Think about what your goals are for the space. How long […]

Using minimalism as a tool for a tidy home and less stress

Using minimalism as a tool for a tidy home and less stress

Well, here we are, we’ve made it (almost) to month three of 2016, and if you’re like me, the mantra of “A new year, a new you” has worn off by now and “real life” has resumed. Your month long juice detox left you renewed but longing for a hearty meat sandwich and all those […]

DIY: Valentine’s Day Heart String Art

DIY: Valentine’s Day Heart String Art

Love is in the air and that means it’s time to think about adding some LOVEly touches to the home! This heart string art project is so much fun to make and for less than $10.00 in supplies it’s also a pretty sweet deal. Here’s how to create one for your home. Supplies: Wood plaque […]

How To: Vintage Knifecicle Christmas Ornaments

How To: Vintage Knifecicle Christmas Ornaments

Trimming the tree and decking the halls sometimes calls for a design shakeup, a conversation piece and whimsical twist to the ordinary Christmas décor. On a quest for a fun DIY and vintage accent for my tree I came across the idea of making knifecicles. Yes, you read that right knifecicles. Fun, butter knives turned […]

Personalized Photo Christmas Ornaments

Personalized Photo Christmas Ornaments

It’s that time of the year again! The time to pull out the Christmas décor and get busy making your home ready for the season. I‘m afraid I have decorating ADD…I realized a few years back that I wasn’t excited to put up my tree because I was tired of the same old thing, and […]

DIY Knob Top Pumpkins

DIY Knob Top Pumpkins

I love pumpkins! Every year it seems I’m looking for another way to incorporate them into my fall décor. You may remember my blog from last year that was also all about pumpkins. (Fall Decorating DIY: Pumpkin Decorating). This year, I love everything neutral, natural and white.  I love decorating with artificial pumpkins that can […]