Zline Kitchen Design

When we recently took on the project of building two side by side rentals, I knew the load of decisions to make was going to be double. I initially felt overwhelmed and my main goal was to create a welcoming space in both houses without making them identical. I came up with two different color […]

Master Spas

  f you are looking for more to draw your guests in to renting your home, adding a hot tub from Master Spas is the way to go. I couldn’t think of a better way to relax while on vacation than to end your day soaking in a hot tub under the stars. Whether your […]

Oldest City Charm: Bringing Back a 1920s Kitchen

Transforming a small, dark kitchen in a 1920s block home takes an awesome Uncle and some creative vision, but this Before & After was better than any of us could imagine. One of our biggest challenges while taking on this beast was to stay in the original footprint of the home, especially since the main […]

Backyard Goals with Ledge Lounger

Here in St Augustine FL, it’s  mostly sunny and warm. Creating the ultimate backyard living space to enjoy year round has always been the goal.   • A pool is a game changer Our family loves to swim. With four kids under 11 we needed a way to beat the heat and wear them out. […]

5 ways to Start a Successful Instagram

Intro to the very basic but most important tips to follow •First impression •Stay Consistent •Engage •Be Real and Be YOU •Share and Succeed     No single journey is the same on this platform. I have learned to stay in my own lane. We are all moving at different paces but in the same […]

Fall Faux Floral Arrangment

Create a dramatic floral arrangement with faux stems in less than 10 minutes that will last all season long! You will need: A large bowl or vase Floral Foam Kirklands Faux florals Dried Florals Scissors (Spray Paint optional) Start with a wide vase or large bowl and set floral arranging foam in the bottom. Place […]

Style your Outdoor Space for Summer

Summer is finally here! Time to slow down, relax with friends and family and enjoy some outdoor hangs. Here are some tips to do just that. • Lounge seating • A place to put your drink down and put your feet up • Cozy outdoor rug • Plants • Ambiance   We are extra excited […]

Sprucing up the Front Porch for Spring

Front Porch Feels   Who doesn’t dream of  front porch swinging? Spring is here and what better time then to spruce up your entry to create the ultimate curb appeal. Sharing 5 simple ways to spruce up your front porch for spring. •Welcome Door Mat •Front Door Wreaths •Seating •Plants + Pots •Pillows   Before […]

Guest Ready Tips

What makes you feel at home when stay somewhere? Fresh flowers? Crisp bedding? A gift or note? What will invite people in, give them a great stay and make them look forward to returning? Years of feedback from owning and managing our four vacation rentals have taught us what’s most important -comfy bed and bedding […]

Living Room Refresh with Serena & Lily

Special thanks to Serena & Lily for sponsoring this post! Someone please pinch me! What a crazy ride it’s been since we built our home and moved in a year ago!  Thank you for your interest in the construction of our new home, it’s been a dream to share our journey with you.  I think […]

You’ve Been Boo’ed

I couldn’t dream up a better first blog post to show you what you can expect from me and my lil slice of the internet. DIY awesomeness, projects, memories, traditions, love and many laughs brought to you by unorganized chaos that is my life. Somehow it almost always morphs into inspirational content for you to […]

DIY Sponge Wall

So I started a Sponge Wall Movement, not the overdone finishes from decades ago. Fortunately, sponging has come a long way since the 1980s. I was inspired to give it a try when I found an accent wall that I had mistaken for wallpaper. Turns out these days, successful sponged finishes require a lighter hand […]