The Big Dark Elephant in the Room

Our current rental home has a wood burning double fireplace in the living room and office. We’ve been unable to use it the 2 years we lived there because of our rental agreement, so I tried to make them pretty and in the living room our TV is on a stand on the hearth. You… Continue reading The Big Dark Elephant in the Room

Repurposed Bedside Table Tutorial  

I got this little water damage $5 goody at a yard sale a few weeks back. I knew I wanted to take the drawers out  and make it into a accent table with shelves. The rest was a result of trying to re-purpose everything. I love how it turned out! Here’s what I did and… Continue reading Repurposed Bedside Table Tutorial  


 About 2 years ago I found a shutter door in a pile of trash, cut it in half and used part of it to make a Christmas card holder for my mom. I used my Cricut and gold adhesive vinyl to make a “Mail” decal and some holly, put a bow on it and it’s… Continue reading DIY SHUTTER UPCYCLE

DIY Roadside Chest Upcycle Before and After

Picking! When my baby brother came to visit he had this in the back of his truck! He grabbed it at the end of our road (I love surprises!) Not a “nice solid wood” piece, but a neat one for sure!  I almost forgot to snag a before picture! Here’s an up close and one… Continue reading DIY Roadside Chest Upcycle Before and After

DIY Mason Jar Pendant Lights

Life in a single family rental house often leaves something to be desired. I spend hours looking a remodel ideas and I always think, “One day I’ll be able to do whatever I want to a house!”, but that thought doesn’t last long as all these great ideas pop into my head for our current… Continue reading DIY Mason Jar Pendant Lights

A Bearded Proposal

How we met: Zac and I met nearly 8 years ago on my first day at a new school. The school experienced a power outage the day I registered for classes and as a result my schedule was lost. I was sent to the gymnasium until they could find my records and re-assign classes. When… Continue reading A Bearded Proposal

My hopes…

I’m a crafter, creator, dog mom, avid Instagrammer, graphic/web designer, and 16 days from marrying the love of my life. I love sharing things with others and there will be a lot more of that, starting now. I’m excited to begin this journey! So here we are- The Beards Girl & The Beard My hope… Continue reading My hopes…