Faux Bamboo Mirror

Okay, so before we begin, let’s just address the fact that clearly I am a liar.  Back in January, I offered up (with high hopes, mind you) that this blogging year would be the Year of the Ugly–the year I invite you into my home, amidst chaos and full-on-project-mode, to view the raw and unfiltered

Bohemian Casual Headboard

Okay, before we start this easy tutorial, let me share with you a few things. My bedroom is a pain in the rear. It is not a room I am necessarily ready to share with you, because it is nowhere near where I want it to be.  It will get there, and I do have

Happy Halloween: Crafts, Decor & More

Here I go again, flaunting my newbie status, posting about Halloween in November.  Ha! But regardless of my slow-pokedness, the Hedlunds do love some Halloween. And this year was no different! Plus, we had my sister, brother-in-law, and nephew visiting, and I am telling you, they pretty much nailed Halloween this year!  Loved, loved, loved their costumes!

DIY Halloween Garland

This year–with a little push from my youngest–I decorated for Halloween.  In the midst of making spell books and spooky potions with my little one, I decided to make a (more grown-up) Halloween banner for my mantle. I have forever loved this Halloween Banner seen on Pinterest.  Seriously, every time this pin pops up, I swoon.

DIY Rustic Flag of South Carolina

  We  South Carolinians love our state flag.  I mean capital L.O.V.E. If you’ve visited anywhere in South Carolina, I guarantee you’ve seen it.  It’s on everything.  Mugs, belts, hats, flip flops, decorative license plates.  I’m telling you, people love it. And how can one not? A palmetto tree.  A crescent moon. For a state flag,

DIY Vintage Circus Cupcake Stands

I had the pleasure of throwing my little sister her first baby shower recently, and in the midst of planning and organizing and inspiration-gathering, I decided to make my own DIY cupcake stands.  The idea came to me after I saw these two very creative projects on Pinterest:  Wild Cat Cake Stand by A Beautiful Mess