DIY Slim Color Block Blanket Stand

  As functional as it is chic, this blanket stand can hold several blankets while only taking up minimal floor space. The fun color block pattern adds some visual interest to your walls, and depending on the blankets, you can create a variety of interchangeable styles for your living … [Read more...]

How to Maintain Your Home for a Happy 2017

For many of us, the New Year is a perfect time for a reevaluating and refreshing our homes. A huge part of that is aesthetically changing our environments to maintain a feeling of peaceful rejuvenation - maybe painting the walls a new color and adding new accents to change the ambiance. Other ways … [Read more...]

Glam Up Mother Nature for a Naturally Beautiful Holiday

A foraging trip outdoors starts the holidays off right. It’s a sure-fire way to pick some holiday spirit, and an even better way to save your money for gifts for your loved ones rather than spending it on decor.   Combine your store-bought sparkle with nature’s bounty for beautiful … [Read more...]

How to Make Jewelry From Flattened Pennies

This post has been a long time coming. At this point, I can't even recall what inspired me to smash pennies and turn them into jewelry, but something did and here we are. I will walk you through the interesting, not entirely legal process I used. Please note that in no way am I encouraging anyone to … [Read more...]

How to Make a Gorgeous Fall Wreath

It has been way too long since I made and shared a DIY wreath project with you all. That is why I am a super stoked about today's simple, cheap tutorial - a gorgeous gilded wreath to adorn your front door. You are going to need just a few supplies and an hour to create your very own. Let's get … [Read more...]

Over 50 Pumpkin Recipes to Make

It is one of the best things about fall and the holiday season, a great source of potassium and Vitamin A, and is over 90% water. What is it, you ask? We are talking about pumpkin! Today we are sharing over 50 tasty pumpkin recipes for you to enjoy. You will see pumpkin soup, scones and everything … [Read more...]

Best Zucchini Bread Recipe in the Galaxy

Oh, hi! I’m Dondi, and you can usually find me and my work over at I Heart Intelligence and Unified Soul Theory. I live and work as a freelance writer and for an awesome community non-profit in gorgeous Fort Collins, Colorado, and I’m a cyclist, rock climber and general outdoor enthusiast. I’m … [Read more...]

Your Perfect Coffee While Camping

I am so excited to share with you my new favorite camping companion, Bustelo Cool® Café Con Leche Coffee Drink! Don't be stuck in the outdoors without this tasty new coffee drink, available at Walmart. We have been enjoying some backcountry camping since moving to Colorado. The mountains and … [Read more...]

DIY Industrial Reclaimed Wood Coffee Table

We needed a coffee table, and I found the perfect-ish plan on Ana White's website. I used her Factory Cart Coffee Table Plan, with some size adjustments that I will explain. I wanted my table longer and not as wide as hers. You will also learn how to make the less expensive casters with plastic … [Read more...]

How to Build a Dog Feeding Station

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of DAP Products Inc. for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Today you get free woodworking plans and distressed painting instructions to build this custom dog feeding station. All of the wood in this project was scored in the Craigslist free … [Read more...]