Building My Dream Kitchen- One Room Challenge

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Calling It Home hosts a challenge called the One Room Challenge every April and October where the participants choose a room to remodel in 5 weeks! I had to much fun participating in this last April when I remodeled my entryway with a Sliding Wall and a Secret Room, that I couldn’t pass up the …continue reading

10 DIY Movie and TV Show Themed Halloween Costumes


I can’t believe that Halloween is nearly upon us! It has really snuck up on me this year! Do you know what your costume will be yet? TV shows and movie themed costumes are always some of my favorites! I love to see what clever ideas people can come up with! This post will show …continue reading

7 Incredibly Cute and Creative DIY Food Themed Halloween Costumes


There are so many fun food items that you can re-create into Halloween costumes! Food costumes can be so cleaver and…well, delicious looking! Because after all, who doesn’t love food? I have round up 7 of my very favorite DIY food themed Halloween costumes for you! The best part about these DIY costumes is that …continue reading

10 Creative DIY Couples Halloween Costumes


Having creative themed Halloween costumes isn’t just for families! It can also be for just two people! It’s so fun to grab your friend, significant other, or family member and do a couples themed costume! There are so many awesome themed couples costumes out there that are not only creative but also DIY and easy …continue reading

11 DIY Costumes Based on Real Heroes


Halloween is a few weeks away, but right now is the time to start thinking about costumes! Kids and adults alike love to dress up as their favorite superheroes, but there are plenty of heroes in our everyday lives that we can get inspiration from. There are so many people working every day and make …continue reading

10 Elegant Halloween Mantle Ideas

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Last week I posted about my favorite Halloween mantle ideas that are fun if you have kids, you can check that post out here. But sometimes its fun to make your Halloween decorations a little more elegant and “adult-y” to fit in with your home decor! I have round up 10 of my favorite Halloween …continue reading

11 Harry Potter Themed Halloween Ideas


When it comes to the Halloween spirit, what better example could there be than Harry Potter? From witches and wizards to wands, magical potions, and lots of magic, this classic series provides lots of inspiration for a spellbinding Halloween. Here are 11 great Harry Potter themed ideas for you to try! 1. What better way …continue reading

15 DIY Toddler Halloween Costumes


I can’t even believe that it’s already time to start thinking about your families Halloween costumes this year! I always think that toddlers look absolutely adorable dressed up and there are so many cute ideas for what they can be! I have round up 15 different toddler Halloween costumes that are not only DIY but …continue reading

3 Tips For Installing Hardwood Floors In Your Home

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I have had hardwood floors in almost every home that I have lived in and I have absolutely loved them! In three of the houses that I lived I even installed them in my kitchen. People typically prefer not to put wood flooring in their kitchens but I absolutely love the seamless look it creates …continue reading

10 Halloween Mantle Decorations Your Kids Will Love


My kids are all grown now but as I was raising them my Halloween decorations (or all my decorations for that matter) were much different than they are now. Its so fun to be able to decorate for holidays like Halloween with things that your kids will love and enjoy looking at every day. That’s …continue reading