Kids' Bathroom Flip

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If you're an Instagram follower, you'll know that I actually wrapped up this Kids' Bathroom makeover a few months ago! I'm excited to finally get the details your way. Much like our Master Bedroom…

Master Bedroom Makeover

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Psst. We know you are here for Polly's amazing master bedroom makeover. (Yeah, hi!) While we love a good before and after project, our wheelhouse is truly in the food department. In fact, we'd love for…

6 Rugs from Amazon I'm Loving

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I love how much a great rug can change the look and feel of a space. I recently updated all of the rugs on our living space and wanted to share with you 6 affordable rugs from Amazon I'm loving! Since…

Mantel Makeover 2.0

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If you didn't figure it out from the picture, we recently updated our fireplace and mantle. I could not be happier with how it turned out. I had no idea how much this update would change the look and…

An Easy Way to Update a Sliding Door Blind

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Here is an easy update I made on our home that has made a HUGE difference. In the big downstairs room, we have sliding doors that walk out to our back yard. While I love this about our home I did NOT…

Life Hack: How to Hang Perfectly Level Decor on Walls

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Since all of our big projects are pretty much done in our new house, I've gotten to work on some decorating. I wish SO MUCH that I had known about this little life hack on hanging pictures a long time…

Budget Breakdown of the Kitchen Flip

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As you've probably gathered by now, we have done some major work on our kitchen. As I've been talking to friends about it, some have bravely asked how much we spent. Something in me gets a little squirmy…

Before and Afters of my New Home

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I love taking before and after shots. As we've been plowing through the house projects at our new home, I've managed to keep my camera handy and snap some shots of the progress. Here is a rundown of some…

Painting Oak Cabinets

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One of the biggest changes you can make in your kitchen that will give you bang for your buck is updating oak cabinets. It's a lot of work but totally worth it. As you can see in the before pictures…

Wood Pallet Makeover

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When I saw this wood pallet makeover that my friend Jessi (and her husband) did I immediately asked her to share how she did it with us. Check it out! I asked Jessi to share how they did this transformation.…

Free Printable: Weekly Menu Planner

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Here it is. Thriving Home's very first original printable: A Weekly Meal Planner! It's fitting that our first printable would be a weekly meal planner since it's pretty obvious we love menu planning…

How to Transplant (or Plant) Blueberries

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This spring, I received a very special gift from my parents who were moving--FIVE BLUEBERRY BUSHES from their backyard! These bushes are about three years old, so they are already producing quite a…

DIY Nursery Decor: Trains!

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With a baby boy on the way in about a month, I have been working hard to get his nursery prepped and ready. Since it was previously decorated for a girl, part of this includes making changes to the room…

Hospitality Tips and Tricks for Hosting Groups of People

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I've often been told that I have "the gift of hospitality." Whether this is true or not, almost anything I learned about hosting groups most likely came from my mother. She is the queen when it comes to…

Decorating Tip: Another Use for Painters Tape!

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I love to change our home decor up and move things around. In the early days of living in our house, I cut corners when hanging things on our walls and didn't used the plastic anchors that hold the screws…

Chair Changes

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What is it with numbering things? Everywhere I turn, it seems like someone is numbering a household item and making it look cool. I'm not quite sure I get it. What's funny though is that I've jumped on…

Homemade Disinfectant Recipe

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In an attempt to reduce toxins in our homes and save money, we've  become official wannabe hippie pioneer women.  Well, at least I like to think I am.  Polly, have you been converted yet? Below is…