The secret ingredient to meaningful party planning (it’s simpler than you think!)

The secret ingredient to meaningful party planning (it’s simpler than you think!)

We've had a whole lot of reasons to celebrate and parties to plan recently so I decided to round up my best tips for maximizing meaningfulness in your even planning! Because isn't that the whole point?! Thoughtfulness is THE secret ingredient that takes an event from "fun party" to sentimental moments and memories! A while [...]

How to turn your pinspiration into a party that won’t break your budget!

How to turn your pinspiration into a party that won’t break your budget!

In the last 30 days I hosted two bridal showers for my sister, a 1st birthday party for my son, and a Mother’s Day lunch for family and friends. It was a party planning marathon and I'm combining all the fun DIY and budget friendly tips from each of them in this one packed post! [...]

How to turn your DIY hobby into a side biz (+ how it can strengthen your relationship!)

How to turn your DIY hobby into a side biz (+ how it can strengthen your relationship!)

Recently I shared my best tips for furniture flipping and we went step by step through my latest DIY project! If you haven’t read that yet, you can right here! 🙂 I’ve always had a love for DIY and it’s something I’ve taught myself through a combo of the internet, learning from others, and a [...]

DIY for everyone! Basic furniture flipping tips to help you tackle your next project

DIY for everyone! Basic furniture flipping tips to help you tackle your next project

Recently I shared about how The Guest Room all started with some DIY projects in the spare room of our little apartment. If you haven’t read that yet, you can find it here - hope it encourages you 🙂 At that time, we were approaching DIY for a profit and we learned a ton of [...]

What sparks real joy (clearing the clutter of our homes & hearts)

What sparks real joy (clearing the clutter of our homes & hearts)

I don't know if it's the Marie Kondo craze or just the fresh start feeling of a new year, but I feel the need to out-with-the-old-in-with-the-new everything in my house! It seems like everyone I know is on this bandwagon, but between saving our home budget for a someday downpayment and now having registered for [...]