• A line drawing of my home. It is one story with 9 windows with black shutters. The house is a light colored stucco with a black roof and there are many large bushes in the front.
    Blog,  My Home

    Tour de Palmetto | A First Look at our Super Dated Home

    One of the reasons I started this blog was to take you through my renovation journey so that we can both learn to make our homes Pinterest-worthy and magazine-ready. My boyfriend, Taylor, bought his grandparents home 2 years ago and let me tell you my mind was going crazy with all the possibilities. Once Taylor talked me down from my lofty ideas to expand the upstairs and take down half the walls, we started getting some renovations started.

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    9 Subtle and Non-Tacky Valentine’s Day Decor

    I’ve Collected My Favorite Decor Pieces that Won’t Look Tacky in Your Home I love decorating for all the holidays but I have so much trouble finding pieces that aren’t, in my opinion, tacky. Looking for non-tacky Valentine’s Day decor often sends me down a deep rabbit hole of handmade decor that looks handmade. That’s not always a bad thing but, for me, it doesn’t make for classic, timeless decor. If it’s not for a party, I think subtlety is the key. I will go all-in on some fun, on-the-nose holiday decor for a party. See my Galentine’s Day Decor post here. Note: Affiliate shopping links are provided for your…

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    12 Fun Galentine’s Day Party Decor Ideas

    Fun Brunch Party Decor Ideas Galentine’s Day Brunch might be one of my favorite parties to host! It’s a great opportunity to get some of your girlfriends over and have a good time appreciating your female friendships. But also, how could you not have fun with all the decor options?! This my be my top favorite table setup! I loved making the paper runner with a roll of brown craft paper and white paint. It was so simple but everyone loved it and it turned out so good! Note: Affiliate shopping links are provided for your convenience. By shopping through the links on my site, I will earn a small…

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    How to Install Beautiful Craftsman Style Trim

    A Straightforward Guide For Installing Classic Craftsman Style Window and Door Molding Craftsman style trim is super popular right now and I am here for it! I love how simple and clean it is while still looking classy and elegant. Luck for us, it is SUPER simple to create for yourself! Since all my projects are gonna be done on a super budget (thank you COVID layoffs), I decided to make this trim, myself, using MDF. You could totally just use common boards from Home Depot, 1x3s, 1x4s, 1x5s, 1x6s, but that adds up quickly! Note: Affiliate shopping links are provided for your convenience. By shopping through the links on…

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    Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Doormat

    Fun Valentine’s Day Porch Decor to Put a Little Love In Your Home I love how simple these Valentine’s day doormat designs are. They add a fun touch to your front door! Spending the time to make all of these designs was so worth it and I am so happy with how they turned out. I always like go all out on homemade decor for parties and holidays. To see some of my Galentine’s Day party decor from past years, check out my post about blush tassel garlands! This DIY Valentine’s Day Doormat is pretty simple if you have a Cricut. To make it yourself follow the same steps below!…

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    3 Cute and Simple Valentine’s Day Garlands

    Fun Blush Tassel Garland, Felt Heart Garland, and Wood Bead Garland to Spruce up your Home Decor for Valentine’s and Galentine’s I always have trouble finding seasonal or holiday decor that I don’t find tacky or overwhelming. Most of the time, I prefer decor that is a little more simple, a little more versatile, and timeless. I feel like these Valentine’s Day Garlands fit the bill! With that being said, I like to go all out for parties! This will be the first year in a while that I am not hosting a Galentine’s Brunch with some of my girl friends. Enjoy these images from Galentine’s Day past: So in…

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    How to Install Mosaic Tile

    A Step-by-Step How-to For Installing a Classic Cafe Style Tile in your Bathroom This tile project almost did me in. I had never installed tile before and I made a LOT of mistakes. But you know what, that’s part of the DIY process and I learned a bunch so that I could teach you how to install mosaic tile too! This room was previously covered in linoleum. Below are the powder room ‘before’ images. This tiling project is just one step in updating this bathroom. If you want to see more of my home before all the renovations, check out this Tour de Palmetto. I was so ready for a…

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    Holiday S’mores Popcorn Recipe

    AN OOEY AND GOOEY, EASY AND DELICIOUS S’MORES-INSPIRED SNACK I cannot express to you enough how deep my obsession with s’mores is. I honestly can’t get enough and am super excited to share one of my favorite (and super messy) sweet snacks. My favorite of my smores inspired snacks is this s’mores popcorn! If you are joining me from Sarah’s blog at The Love we Give, WELCOME! Moscow Mules are another love of mine, and this Holiday Cranberry Mule Cocktail is so dang good! My name is Morgan and I am DIYing my own home renovation. I aim to inspire others to DIY and learn to create their dream home…