“Closet Desk” Makeover

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-Closet Desk-

A few years ago, we had one of our closets turned into a little secret “home office” work space.   We added some built-in shelves and a desktop into the closet.  However, we never really paid much attention to the work space and it become sort of a “catch all” in our house.  We recently had our major built-in desk installed in our family room, and this poor little work space was feeling some major desk envy! Continue reading

Facebook Live with Hometalk

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UPDATE:  Click here to view my Home Tour (Part 1)!  And click here to view my Home Tour (Part 2)!

Happy Monday, everyone!

I wanted to let you know that I’ll be giving a tour of my home on Hometalk’s Facebook page tomorrow morning at 10:30am E/T (9:30am C/T).  I will be answering questions live, so be sure to tune in!

Here’s a little promo video to get you excited!

See you all there!

Xo, Mary


DIY Donut Shoes


My daughter is heading to preschool in September and it’s really her first time being away from home without me.   She is a bit nervous about it, so I wanted to do something fun to calm her nerves for the big first day of school!  Pink frosted sprinkle donuts are her absolute favorite – so when I saw the pale pink shoes, I knew I had to make her some fabulous donut shoes! (Cue eye roll from my husband – he didn’t share my same “vision”.)  Continue reading

DIY Address Planter Door Decor

DIY Address Planter Door Decor

I love the idea of an address planter – but the few I’ve seen have all been mounted on houses.    I didn’t want to quite commit to mounting a planter on my house because 1.) We all know I can’t keep plants alive and it will end up looking sad and brown in a few days, and 2.) I am a compulsive decorator – constantly changing the way my house looks.  Mounting something is just a tad too permanent for me! Continue reading