The Resilience of Nature and Beauty of Plane Trees

I learned quite a bit later that, in English, they were called plane trees. In America they would probably be known as sycamores. But I first knew them as “platanes.” In the little French town where I lived, there was an entire road lined on both sides by them, and it was called the Route des Platanes. …

DIY Mirror Frame

This DIY mirror frame is a simple build that will upgrade your bathroom to the next level! More bathroom ideas:  How to raise a vanity  –  How to install a pocket door  –  Installing a Penny Tile Backsplash + Floating Shelf Tutorial: DIY Mirror Frame The frame is installed using mirror adhesive and nails making […] The …

Printable Black and White Art for Gallery Walls

Looking for printable black and white wall art for a gallery wall? These black and white art prints are great for any style!  See more gallery wall printables in our gallery wall collection and mix and match single art prints.  Black and White Art Prints Whether you’re swapping out a frame or two in your […] The …

50 Adult Floaties for the Pool

Grab one of these adult floaties for your next pool party. Don’t leave the pool floats for the kids, there are so many fun options for the adults too. Want to learn how to set up your own above ground pool? We’ve got details here. Then get creative with these pool activities. 50 Adult Floaties […] The …

Welcoming Front Porch Ideas

Whether your porch is large or small, old or new, here are some front porch ideas to help you create a welcoming, beautiful, fun space.  More on making your porch beautiful: tips on painting your door  –  wreaths for your front door  –  front porch decoration ideas Welcome Front Porch Ideas Your porch is the […] The …

Small Laundry Room Ideas

Come see these small laundry room ideas! Learn how others have cleverly and beautifully transformed their small space. More Laundry Room inspiration: Farmhouse Laundry Room on a Budget  –  100 Laundry Room Ideas  –  Ideas for Decorating a Small Laundry Room Small Laundry Room Ideas No matter your setup, try one of these ideas to […] The …

My Tree Journey: Flowering Dogwood

My late mom loved trees and respected their role on the earth.  She had a small library of tree books, and kept a tree identifier with her when she traveled.  I’m living in her old house now, and I can see just how much this love of trees was woven into her life. The property where the …

Get this Look: Chic Pink Shared Girls’ Bedroom

A chic pink shared girls bedroom can be neutral and pretty. Use this look as inspiration for a great neutral room that can really flow with a whole home look. Learn more about decorating shared bedrooms. Create a gender neutral friendly shared bedroom, a symmetrical girls’ shared room, or a sunny shared bedroom. Get this Look: […] The …

My Friend The Walnut Tree

Trees are spectacular organisms. I have always liked them, but I have come to appreciate trees more as I get older and understand more about them. My current favorite tree is not that grand. It’s not rare or especially spectacular, but I spend every day with it.  Black Walnuts in Michigan There are several species of walnut …