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 [...]

Gift Wrapping Like A Pro (& transitional decor that will save you $ + work after the holidays)

Gift Wrapping Like A Pro (& transitional decor that will save you $ + work after the holidays)

This one is for all you last minute shoppers and wrappers (my kindred spirits 😉 )! I have to tell you, I’m a little nerdy about wrapping. I have a whole board on Pinterest (come find me here!) that is mostly Christmas wrapping ideas and I think I’d choose wrapping over the actual shopping any [...]

How To Overcome Loneliness (& 5 tips for making your house homey)

How To Overcome Loneliness (& 5 tips for making your house homey)

“They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts.” (Acts 2:46) The more women I talk to the more I hear this same thing, “I need more friends! You too?! Oh, I’m not alone!” Oh my goodness it’s sad and relieving all at once because I have felt like that [...]