Planning the Kitchen Renovation

After purchasing our home, the first room we decided to renovate was the kitchen. For first timers, it probably would’ve made more sense to start with something easier, but the old kitchen just had to go.

Make Cake Floral Arrangements Using Sola Wood Flowers

Cake flowers offer a great budget-friendly solution to accent your wedding cake, without adding hundreds to your bakery total for expensive pastry decor. These arrangements are low cost to make, and result in a high-end look without the high-end price tag.

Make Your Own Mason Jar Floral Centerpieces

These mason jar arrangements are super easy to make, and great for events, or just to display in your home. I decided to create them for my bridal shower, and as Mother’s Day gifts, after seeing them everywhere on Pinterest and craft blogs!

Tall Wedding Centerpiece Stands with Sola Wood Flowers

Now that the wood flowers are dyed and stemmed, it is time to gather supplies and start building the tall wedding centerpiece arrangements. We saved a ton in building these ourselves, and it was great to be able to contribute something we personally worked on together for our special day!

DIY – How To Dye Sola Wood Flowers

Sola wood flowers are flowers made from a plant called Aeschynomene Aspera. There are many websites that sell them in bulk. Sola Wood Flowers, and Luv Sola Flowers are two of the more popular brands. These websites run deals all the time, so I recommend try to buy them when they’re on sale. Here is…

DIY Cabinet Transformation With Paint

The wooden cabinets that came with the home were custom built by the previous homeowner, most likely in the 70’s or 80’s. One of my favorite things about this kitchen is the ample amount of storage and counter space available.