Work it Wednesday No. 61

Anthropologie Knockoff Giraffe Trinket Dish

Hey y'all! It's so good to see you again here for Work it Wednesday. LOVE, love, love all of your creativity and amazing projects. I can't wait to see what you link up this week! I just want to make sure that you take note of a huge limited-time offer that I'm sharing for an essential oils premium starter kit! When I just into EO's back in February, I started with the premium starter kit. It has 11 great oils and a diffuser, among other things. Well, guess what?!? I'm throwing in some … [Read more...]

Get Started with Essential Oils {Amazing August Promotion!}

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You've probably heard about essential oils. If you've been hanging around here very long, then you have! And if you're like me, then you've been pretty skeptical. Is it really possible to deal with a myriad of physical and emotional wellness issues with little bottles of oils? I have found that the answer is a resounding "yes!!" I won't write my personal essential oils story again, because I already wrote it here. I was the biggest skeptic. Like for almost a decade skeptic. But since … [Read more...]

How to Start a Room Makeover

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I've been in the middle of a never-ending laundry room makeover. And I'm staring down the face of a new nursery and office makeovers as well, so I have a little bit of room makeover on the brain. Once upon a time I would start by picking out a paint color for the room and then struggle from there. But I've learned a few things along the way and have realized there's a better way to operate when approaching a room makeover. Whether you want to just change up the look of a room, or you have … [Read more...]

Work it Wednesday No. 60

Tips on Painting Concrete Floors

Thanks for stopping by to link up to Work it Wednesday! Whether you come here every week or it's your first time here, I am SO glad you're here. :) I absolutely LOVE seeing all of your amazing projects each week. And this week was no different. Seriously, some amazing projects and we've featured some of our favorites. My Silhouette has taken a break this summer, but I pulled it out this week for some back-to-school teacher love. And we're having a big promo this month, too! Find out all … [Read more...]

Back-to-School Teacher’s Treat Jar (& Silhouette Promotion!)

Back-to-School Teacher Treat Jars

Hi friends! Are you gearing up for back-to-school (or are you already back, like all the kids in my town)? Well, either way, I've got a fun teacher's gift for you today! I don't know about you, but sometimes chocolate is my saving grace after a full day of entertaining and playing pretend with my 3-year-old daughter. She's a delight, but an exhausting delight at times. So, I like to keep a stash of chocolate around just for special emergencies. :) So, I'm sure a teacher of 14 3-year-olds … [Read more...]

Fall is Comin’: Decor and Crafts

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While I know it's still hot as blazes outside, I am banking on the fact that Fall is right around the corner. And I'm kind of ecstatic about it. What does Fall mean to you? For me, it's cooler air (duh), chili on the stove with cornbread muffins, all things pumpkin, football Saturdays {and Fridays, Sundays and Mondays}, the pumpkin patch and hot apple cider. It's easily my favorite season to anticipate and celebrate. I do love summer, because I love being near the water, which is … [Read more...]

Happiness Happens Day {enter to win $100 to HomeGoods}

Beautiful lamps from @HomeGoods #homegoodshappy

What do you think of when you think of happy? Is it a latte from Starbucks? Or maybe a sweet nuzzle from your kiddo, or a puppy? Maybe it's a text from your sweetie? Here in the home decor world, we think of HomeGoods. Y'all have heard of #homegoodshappy haven't you? Well, of course you have! If you live within a 50 mile radius (or maybe 100 miles?) chances are pretty strong that you've set foot in the fabulous discount home furnishings store. Last year I participated in a contest with … [Read more...]

Work it Wednesday No. 59

All Natural Coconut Oil and Coffee Hand and Body Scrub

Hi y'all! I'm so glad you're here and ready to link up for another round of Work it Wednesday. I LOVE this day of the week, because I get to see all of your lovely, creative work! Be sure to enter to win a $100 Ace Hardware gift card while you're here... Click here to enter. My mom's here visiting this week, so I'm making this short and sweet. Now, let's get on to the party! … [Read more...]

First Steps to a Big Girl Room

Madeline Daybed and Trundle from Pottery Barn Kids

We started making the first steps toward making a big girl room and a new nursery this weekend. On Friday we ordered all new big girl furniture from Pottery Barn Kids. I went back and forth on what kind of bed to get her, but in the end I decided on a daybed with a trundle. I grew up with a daybed and loved it. The trundle will come in handy for sleepovers or if my girls share a room someday. I also have thought A might sleep on the trundle at first, since it's low to the ground. We'll … [Read more...]

Best of Turquoise {May, June & July 2014}

Tons of inspiration, tips and fun! Best of Turquoise: May, June and July 2014

Happy August, my friends! Can you believe that it's already back-to-school time? Every summer is challenging for this blogger because as I've said here before, I thrive {with a capital T} on routine and schedules. The carefree life of summer makes my normal productivity level almost nil, which it probably should be. I'm spending more time with my family and friends and just being in the moment. But the type A personality in me struggles since I'm not checking off my to-do list. All of that … [Read more...]

Painted DIY Lamp Makeover

Easy DIY Lamp Makeover with Paint

Painting is one of my favorite easy DIY projects because it so quickly and inexpensively changes the look of an object or room. I used a new paint color line to transform this blah, clearance Target lamp into a pretty lamp for my home! Hi friends! Are you getting back into the back-to-school mode, or are you in denial and trying to soak up the last few weeks of summer? I don't know about where you live, but in my city, schools start back on Tuesday. And since my hubby is a teacher and a … [Read more...]

Work it Wednesday No. 58

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Welcome back to Work it Wednesday! I'm so glad you're here! I had a cute little makeover that I was working on earlier this week. It was a collaboration with Ace Hardware again. The photos had been taken and edited and I was getting ready to post it, when I looked back through the project details and realized I'd picked out the wrong kind of paint! Sad face. So, back to the store to get the right kind of paint, and hopefully I'll be able to post it soon! In the meantime, don't forget to … [Read more...]