Putting Together a Craft Room Inspiration Board

Craft Room Inspiration by Grace Elizabeth's

My husband and I moved into our current apartment about a year and a half ago. It’s a cozy, two bedroom with enough space to cram 15 teenagers into our living room for summer Bible study. Maybe not comfortably, but we make it work! Out of the three places we[Read more]

Jesus is the Heart of Christmas – Wise Men Still Seek Him!

Jesus is the Heart of Christmas by Grace Elizabeths

This was the year I dreaded.  Decking the halls without the girls.  Oh I remember when they were little and I had to hold back my perfectionism and let them decorate the house for Christmas. I even cleverly gave them their own tree to decorate a few years.  You know the one…beautifully adorned with[Read more]

Chalk Paint Mirror Make-Over

mirror before and after

This mirror has been somewhere in our house since we got married. I had originally purchased it at Hobby Lobby during a 50% off sale for $20. It was originally in our entryway, moved to the dining room and finally found a home in our bedroom. I want to lighten[Read more]

Shamrock Sewing: Lucky Clover Block

Shamrock quilt block - Grace Elizabeth's

March in Nebraska can be a nasty month. It’s usually still winter – cold and snow. But I am longing for SPRING! I found this cute Lucky Clover Block pattern by McCall’s Quilting that I wanted to make to dress up the table this month (which is CRAFT MONTH). Perhaps[Read more]

DIY Deck Staining: Color vs Wood Tone

DIY Deck Staining

Thinking about staining your deck?  How about a DIY deck staining project?  Your deck may be part of the reason you purchased your house.  Or maybe you added a deck since you moved in because it gives you additional room to live outside.  It’s a great place for family get-togethers and to[Read more]

Tip Tuesday: Ceiling Fans and Baking Pans

Photo: Hope Paige Medical ID Marketplace (Google+)

Quick, useful tips is what this day is all about.  Here are a couple of tips I came across on my Google+ stream. Tip #1: Use tension curtain rods as pantry dividers to make it easier to access baking sheets & cutting boards. This is brilliant!  Years ago I bought[Read more]

Welcome to Our Home: Window Boxes and Door Decor

Arched Window with Flowers

While traveling I love to take pictures of houses.  As I was looking through old photos I came across some window flower boxes and decorated front doors.  Most of these were taken in a quaint Pennsylvania town in Amish Country. Sonya Kay Sonya Kay Entrepreneurship flows in Sonya’s blood. Two successes[Read more]

Throwback Thursday: Week at a Glance Printable

Week at a Glance Free Downloadable

Throwback Thursday highlights a post from years past that we think you might enjoy! This post originally made its debut on Grace Elizabeth’s on July 18, 2012. I created this weekly calendar to put in the household binder. My favorite thing to do with this is put down EVERYTHING we will[Read more]