Teenage Girls Room and Inspirational Scripture Wall

Inspirational Scripture Wall - Marty's Musings

  I have always loved surrounding myself with inspirational quotes and Bible verses, whether on a simple note card on a mirror or an altered mini clipboard by the sink where I wash dishes. One of my favorite projects is my teenage girls room and inspirational scripture wall designed for my 16 year old daughter. If you're not familiar … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Ideas for Crafts and Video

Mason Jar Ideas for Crafts - Marty's Musings

Is there anyone who hasn't fallen in love with mason jar ideas for crafts? I mean, they're everywhere! For this month's Crafty Hangout we were allowed to pick whatever type of Ball Mason Jars we wanted and brainstorm using them for a craft project. I chose the heritage blue (since my kitchen is blue and yellow) and created a … [Read more...]

Craft Room Makeover and Organization Ideas

Craft Room Makeover and Organization Ideas - Marty's Musings

I would love to say that I am a bold, confident woman, but the truth is I'm just a work in progress. Probably a little bit like you if you're honest. I want to be complete. Whole. No blemishes or scars. Dare I even hope, acceptable and perfect? Funny how my decorating seems to mirror my life. Incomplete. Unfinished. Blemishes and … [Read more...]

Easy Spring Table Setting Ideas

Easy Spring Table Setting Ideas - Marty's Musings

  How do you feel about entertaining? Does the thought give you cold chills and heart palpitations? Do you only do it because you have to (family obligation or tradition)?  Today I want to share some easy spring table setting ideas that are inexpensive, easy to translate from one season to another  and will hopefully … [Read more...]

Tree Removal: Part One of Our Dream Deck

Tree Removal- Part One of Our Dream Deck from Marty's Musings

  I don't know what has gotten into my DIY hubby and I this year. We have been totally ADHD with our projects (and I say that in love because I have an ADHD son and totally know what that means!) I knew I should never have chosen simplify as my word for 2014!  First there was the reorganization of all our Christmas decorations in … [Read more...]

Altered Mini Clipboard Craft

Altered Mini Clipboard - Marty's Musings

This project post is a part of a paid marketing campaign with Snap. Although this post is sponsored the project idea and all opinions expressed are my own.   I love scrapbooking and paper supplies. The end ~smile~ I know. I know. If you've followed me for very long (or are my poor husband) you know that is the understatement … [Read more...]

Napkin Rings with Duck Brand Craft Tape

Napkin Rings with Duck Brand Craft Tape - Marty's Musings

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Duck Brand for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. As a crafter, I obviously love craft products. You might remember I have a slight obsession with scrapbook paper.  And ribbon. And maybe a few other minor embellishments and tools. ~smile~ When I was sent a new product from … [Read more...]

How to Achieve a Vintage Eclectic Decorating Style

Chalk Painted Hutch from Marty's Musings

Are you a designer?  Me neither. Do you have a sense of style? I'm working on it. Have no idea where to start? Let me help by giving you some ideas. Our kitchen makeover started with one piece of furniture, a 1970's china cabinet that we repurposed by painting with chalk paint and distressing. Once … [Read more...]

No Sew Window Valance

No Sew Window Valance - Marty's Musings

I am so excited that I invited myself to this week's No Sew Party! I just barged on in like a bad guest. Don't you just hate people like that? Even though half of my kitchen has been done for a while I thought I'd share this easy tutorial for a no sew window valance. I know you're totally supposed to pick the fabric first in a room … [Read more...]

Gray and Coral Bedroom Inspiration

Gray and Coral Bedroom Inspiration - Marty's Musings

Since the first of the year my DIY hubby and I have been busy little beavers. And I have yet to "reveal" anything (although I did share my craft room inspiration). Because really, isn't the before and after what's really exciting? To see how a room goes from really, really ugly to a place of beauty and loveliness? Kind of like the ugly … [Read more...]