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Hot Chocolate Bar for Winter

Hot Chocolate Bar for Winter

Oh, December.  You beautiful, cold, cozy, and loving month.  I couldn't wait to transform my bar into a Hot Chocolate Bar for Winter, we put it to use this past weekend at our Christmas party and it really just kicked the season off right!  This was my first time...

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Christmas At Home

Christmas At Home

If you follow me on any social platform then you know I put my Christmas tree up after our last trick or treater stopped by on Halloween night.  I love this time of the year so much, we might not have a white Christmas like the northern states have, but I still wanted...

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DIY Sleigh Makeover

DIY Sleigh Makeover

I love the Target dollar spot, so many hidden gems.  The dollar spot for me is like a candy store to kids.  If you don't have a Target near you then I fully sympathize for you.  I do.  All of the Christmas decor this year is so cute, but very red.  I'm not a color...

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Christmas Candy Jars DIY

Christmas Candy Jars DIY

The red truck is a Christmas icon, when you see a photo of it with a tree tied to the top, you automatically know what time of the year it is.  When I think about Christmas time, I think about decorating, family, fires, lights, and hot cocoa bars.  As most of you...

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How To Flock Your Christmas Tree

How To Flock Your Christmas Tree

This post is from Christmas 2016, it seems to be a big hit this year also!  Head over to my instagram and you can see my new home and how we are decorating for Christmas this year! @KristynCole I'm so excited to share with you how to flock your Christmas tree.  I've...

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Halloween Party Decorations

Halloween Party Decorations

Over the past week I have been decking my house out for our family costume party and every day I add more and more Halloween party decorations to the mix.  From the spiderwebs taking over the ceiling to spooky fake blood hand prints on the mirrors, this is one of the...

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DIY Gold Glitter Dipped Feathers

DIY Gold Glitter Dipped Feathers

So, I was making my glitter bowl (see that here) and ended up with a lot of extra glitter and didn't know what I should do with it.  But then I thought, well I'm going to make a macrame hanger and how CUTE would it be to attach some feathers to the bottom of it!? SO...

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DIY Gold Glitter Bowl

DIY Gold Glitter Bowl

Materials Glitter (color of choice, I used gold) Mod Podge Paint Brush Balloon Bowl How To Blow up your balloon to the size of bowl you want, but don't let it POP! Mix the glitter with the mod podge, the amount it takes depends on your bowl size, I was left with a lot...

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DIY Gold Glitter Mini Pumpkins

DIY Gold Glitter Mini Pumpkins

I love a good bundle of pumpkins and as much as I love fall colors, they just really don't go well with the whole aesthetic of my home.  That's nothing a little chalk paint and glitter can't fix though!  This gold glitter mini pumpkins diy is seriously SO easy, Karsyn...

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DIY Embellished Tassel Clutch

DIY Embellished Tassel Clutch

I can already tell I'm going to love the new Dollar Spot DIY series every week, so much that I wanted to bring you two for the relaunch including this embellished tassel clutch DIY.  My sister is the one who spotted these felt clutches and after getting one for...

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DIY Fall Leaf Bowl

DIY Fall Leaf Bowl

Let me start by saying that I tried this Fall Leaf Bowl DIY a few different ways and this is the way that I found was easiest and turned out the best.  It's perfect for your Thanksgiving table or as an accent piece on your coffee table for fall.  You can leave it with...

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DIY Chalk Paint Pumpkins

DIY Chalk Paint Pumpkins

Hold on to your seats, y'all, this might just be the easiest Chalk Paint Pumpkins DIY of your life.  I figured with starting this new dollar spot series, we should start small 😉  I love pumpkins for fall, who doesn't? What I'm not a big fan of is the color orange, so...

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Mini Cherry Pies

Mini Cherry Pies

This recipe will make 8 mini cherry pies, you can double it for 16. Ingredients: 1/2 can of pie filling, I used cherry pie.  But this recipe works for any pie filling. 1 can of crescent rolls 1/2 cup of powdered sugar 1 tbs milk 1/2 tbs vanilla Directions: For the...

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Urban Walls Palm Leaf Decals

Urban Walls Palm Leaf Decals

If you ask me what my design style is, I'd probably look at you and kind of laugh a little because there isn't really one name for the style I like, I love them all. As an interior designer, every space I do is different and unique.  I have my own signature style,...

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Walker Edison Furniture

Walker Edison Furniture

When it came to choosing new chairs for the dining room I knew I wanted to go from four seats to eight.  We always have people over for dinner and I host a brunch once a month for my girlfriends and it is hard to all sit around the table and get to enjoy each others...

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Flamingo and Pineapple Party

Flamingo and Pineapple Party

What's better than Flamingos, Pineapples, and mimosas for brunch? Nothing. It's not everyday that I completely redesign a room just for a brunch but I loved the makeover so much,  I'm probably going to keep the Palm Leaf decals up for a while! I love hosting brunch in...

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Spring Bar Cart

Spring Bar Cart

Nothing screams "summer time" like a bar cart stocked with sparkling lemonade, laffy taffy, and an entire cookbook of different ways to eat ice cream.  I change up our bar cart with the season.  Lemonade in the summer and  hot chocolate in the winter.  One of the main...

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Floral First Birthday

Floral First Birthday

Floral First Birthday        I love to throw parties so even though a lot of people told me “She’s not going to remember her first birthday!” I still went all out.  Besides, these are the years when I can do the parties however I want.  You know, before Karsyn...

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Bathroom for Guests

Bathroom for Guests

When it comes to living in a one bathroom home, you have to do everything you can to make the most of the space but also keep the feel relaxing and calm.  Something I have done in our bathroom for not just myself, but also our overnight guests, is a spa-like cabinet....

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Easter Garland

Easter Garland

If you follow me on Periscope, this morning I did a DIY tutorial broadcast for this super cute milk bottle Easter themed garland!  I will have the whole DIY step by step on the blog next week, but wanted to share a sneak peek of how it turned out after this mornings...

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Styling A Bar Cart

Styling A Bar Cart

Typically on a Friday night either Trey or myself will ask the other "So, what do you want to do tonight?" and usually the other responds with "Let's stay home tonight!".  We love our quiet nights in with our sweet little babe and we wouldn't trade them for a night...

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DIY Antique Trunk Coffee Table

DIY Antique Trunk Coffee Table

This was such a fun little project and it only took me about 5 minutes to actually put it together.  My grandmother got this antique trunk one day when we were antique shopping and I can't remember how, but I ended up with it.  During our recent move, we were down to...

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Kitchen Island Makeover

Kitchen Island Makeover

  This bar and stools set has been the one piece of furniture that Trey and  I have had our entire relationship, it was a piece that he brought in from his college years in Austin, go figure...a bar top from a bachelor pad...but it was perfect for the two of us in our...

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The Perfect Shade of Gray

The Perfect Shade of Gray

I started painting Little Miss Karsyn's room the week we moved in... 6 weeks later and it's finally getting done!  Trey has been working so much so I've been on my own with decorating the house and it's hard to do such a big project alone, especially when having baby...

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Triple Chunk Brownies

Triple Chunk Brownies

 Ingredients 2 Eggs 1/2 cup All-purpose flour 1/8 tsp Baking soda 1/2 cup Chocolate chips 3/4 cup Cocoa powder, unsweetened 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil 1/4 tsp Salt 1 1/4 cup Sugar 1 tsp Vanilla extract 1 stick unsalted butter, unsalted ¼ c. semi-sweet baking bar*, chopped...

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Easy Banana Nut Muffins

Easy Banana Nut Muffins

This is the easiest and seriously most delicious Banana Nut Muffin recipe I will share with y'all, I have done one previously with some chocolate chips but this one is THE BEST. Ingredients 8 tbs butter 1 cup of sugar 2 beaten eggs 3 mashed bananas 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp...

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Spicy Crockpot Spaghetti

Spicy Crockpot Spaghetti

12.2018 update - I will update this recipe with new images in the new year! But if you're popping in from instagram for the first time, enjoy! 🙂 I posted this recipe on my snapchat, like I do all of my meals, and the screen shots went crazy!  It is by far the most...

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Bar Cart Styling – Halloween

Bar Cart Styling – Halloween

| Cart: World Market | Halloween Decor: Everything spooky came from a graveyard pack at Walmart! Bar Carts I love: [show_shopthepost_widget id="1149784"] Boo! Anyone else waiting for the clock to strike midnight on Halloween so we can put up our Christmas trees?...

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Banana Nut Muffins

Banana Nut Muffins

Ingredients: 3 mashed bananas 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup of chocolate chips 8 tbs butter 1/2 tsp salt 1 & 1/4 cup of all purpose flour 1/3 cup walnuts Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease your cupcake pan. This makes 16 muffins, I know.. I know, odd...

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Ingredients 2 cans pumpkin pure (8oz cans) 2 cups mini chocolate chips 1 sweet potato (no skin) 1 banana 4 eggs 3 cups of flour (I used the gluten free multipurpose flour from Pillsbury. 2 cups of sugar 1 tbsp of PB2 (you can use regular peanut butter, but I love PB2)...

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Styling A Breakfast Bar

Styling A Breakfast Bar

Styling A breakfast and coffee bar can be so fun!  I love waking up every morning and having everything I need to start my day all in one place.  Coffee, cereal, bananas, donuts, creamer, etc.  You get it.  In my last home I had a blank wall in the kitchen that I had...

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Kate Spade Inspired Nursery

Kate Spade Inspired Nursery

When designing my daughters nursery I wanted something really bold and glamorous.  With having such a huge fascination with Kate Spade, I knew I wanted to incorporate some of her well known colors and designs into Karsyn's room.  I actually took my 2015 Kate Spade...

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Karsyn’s Birth Story

Karsyn’s Birth Story

Karsyn Cole Herndon May 3, 2015 at 3:48am 6lbs 11oz 18.5" (Please excuse the quality of the photos, we were not prepared for Karsyn to arrive the day that she did and we did not have our camera for her birth but the pictures we did capture mean more to us than the...

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