DIY Home Decor

Creating an Entry Using a Cabinet as a Room Divider + Our Guest Cottage Update

If you live in a smaller home, you’ll know that having a lot of storage options in your house is really important. This is especially true in entryways where things tend to get dropped off and piled up – having a good entry storage system in place is always helpful! But what do you do if you don’t have a closet or a wall near your entry? Let me share with you one great solution, and how we tackled this problem in our guest cottage.Continue reading

DIY Home Decor, Free Printables

A Little Entry Nook Makeover + Free “Happily Ever After” Printable Art

What does your “happily ever after” look like? Ours is full of joy and quintessentially blissful family moments some days, and then on other days we have most certainly had our struggles. But in those moments of stepping and falling and relying on the grace of God to pull us through, I realize that even they – those hard days – are essential pieces of our own Happily Ever After.

I made some artwork for our little entry nook to remind me to savour all of our family’s moments, and I’d like to share it with you for free today. They’re two 8 x 10″ high resolution JPGs that say “Welcome To Our Happily Ever After” on an antique map print. I hope you enjoy them and can find a spot for them in your own home! Click on the little thumbnails below the image to download the two files for yourself.

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DIY Home Decor

Our Small Entry: Before And After – Our DIY House

We have a slightly awkward shaped, narrow entry hall in Our DIY House. When you walk into our home, you’ll see a hallway leading straight to the kitchen directly in front of you, and to the right of that are our stairs. It took me almost a year to sort out the best way to configure our entry. We had to use it for a while to see what was best to put in – or not to put in -it. Over the past few months, I’ve come up with some great solutions!Continue reading