Connect With Us On Pinterest

Connect With Us On Pinterest

WHOOP WHOOP! We just noticed that we have 2,000 Pinterest followers! 🙂

One of our most FAVORITE features of Pinterest is that it gives our clients and followers a super EASY way to connect with us through their private message option. This allows you to directly send us ideas for your upcoming orders with a simple click on a button! We can even create a board together just for your special project! It’s FAST, FREE, EASY, and OH SO MUCH FUN! 

Our profile can be accessed HERE if you would like to follow us on Pinterest to see all of the great new ideas we are finding for our upcoming projects, as well as to see some of our finished projects on our very own board, “Chelette’s Decor & More.”

We have tons of boards with everything from HOME FURNISHINGS… to PETS… RECIPES… to SEASONAL DECOR… to OUTDOORS and GARDENING! And not to mention, a total of almost 20,000 pins… and counting! We add new pins everyday! We can’t wait to see you there!

Happy 11th Birthday To Our Oldest Son

Happy 11th Birthday To Our Oldest Son

I will keep this as SHORT, SWEET, and least SAPPY as possible… Because if I don’t, I will become overwhelmed with emotions! And hence…will be a blubbering mess for the remainder of the day! We cannot have that because we still have lots of celebrating to do.

Today we are celebrating our oldest son’s birthday, and I simply cannot believe that our baby is getting so big, so incredibly FAST! He was our first child, and was the one that we tested all of our trial and error parenting techniques on. Haha! Just joking! But he has really taught us so much in the way of parenting. We never knew that DEEP, PURE, UNCONDITIONAL LOVE until we first laid eyes on him. And over the past 11 years, he has helped us to become better parents, and better human being all around.Continue reading

Happy Birthday to Our July Babies!

Happy Birthday to Our July Babies!

Now that it is July 1st, we would like to wish all of our July babies a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY! And what a wonderful month to celebrate a birthday in!?!? On top of all of these wonderful birthday celebrations, we get to enjoy summer vacationfireworks, barbecues, snowballs, swimming, flip flops, catching fireflies, late nights, trips to the beach, and Independence Day! And we hope y’all ENJOY ever second of it!

We would like to send a very special birthday shout out to our oldest son who celebrates her birthday in a few weeks. He will be turning 11 and heading into the 6th grade! YIKES! We love you, baby, and are super excited to celebrate it with you. 😉

If this is your BIRTHDAY MONTH, let us know in the comment section below so we can wish you a happy birthday! And don’t forget to tag your FRIENDS and FAMILY who have birthdays this month as well to let them know that you are thinking of them!

We pray BLESSINGS over each of you for your birthday. May this upcoming year be your BEST yet! <3

5 Things: Baby Shower Honoring Little Miss Hailey Grace

5 Things: Baby Shower Honoring Little Miss Hailey Grace

Hi Friends and Happy Friday! We have been so BUSY with orders, and I am just now getting a chance to post about the FUN and TOTALLY GIRLY baby shower from a few weeks back. I apologize for not having the opportunity to do so sooner, as we have had several of you ask about it since. Well, it went wonderfully, and everyone had a great time. Plus the family received some wonderful gifts for their baby girl.

***WARNING: Men, proceed with caution as this post is overflowing with EVERYTHING FUN, SPARKLY, PINK, and FABULOUS! Your mind will automatically be infiltrated with all things girly. The images below will never be able to be unseen, and may make you have uncontrollable feelings of wanting to attend a baby shower A.S.A.P. ***

Now that we have that taken care of… welcome to the SECRET WORLD OF BABY SHOWERS! 😉 …

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Christmas Is Exactly 6 Months Away… Are You Ready?

Christmas Is Exactly 6 Months Away… Are You Ready?

We’re already HALF WAY THERE! Can y’all believe it?

Do you get your Christmas shopping finished EARLY? Or do you wait until the LAST MINUTE? I think I am somewhere in between. 😉

5 Things: Our Father’s Day… The Good, The Bad, and The Funny

5 Things: Our Father’s Day… The Good, The Bad, and The Funny

Hi Friends and Happy Father’s Day to all of our daddies and daddies-to-be! We have had a wonderful day showering Patrick with love, and now that we are home and he is taking a little evening Father’s Day nap, I decided to sneak on here and write a little post for all of you about the ADVENTUROUS day that we have had. So here it goes…

5 Things: Our Father’s Day… The Good, The Bad, and The Funny:

1. So, here is how our morning began…. Well, I should really give y’all a little backstory first. I was FORCED BEYOND MY WILL to take a HUGE portion of cake home from the baby shower yesterday. And not just ANY section of cake, it was more like the entire side which had an ENORMOUS amount of LUSCIOUS FROSTING. Which I usually do not complain about free cake, but this cake was DANGEROUS y’all!

It was a fabulous, homemade, incredibly moist, creamy, rich, buttery, melt in your mouth, almond flavored cake…. And it tasted exactly like Wedding Cake. And here’s the problem, Wedding Cake is my one weakness! It is my favorite and I lose all of my senses and become completely clutched in its grasp while in its presence. Well, on my way home yesterday evening, I tried my very best to get rid of it all. I dropped some off to my grandparents, and then brought the rest to the boys. I left it on the counter hoping they would devour every last morsel.

But when I woke up this morning and headed into the kitchen, there it was… just STARING at me! One glorious piece of cake left. It was as if Jesus had saved it just for me! I tried to resist at first, but as I walked past to retrieve the coffee creamer from the fridge, I got one heavenly sniff and immediately fell into its evil clutches. I had no other choice but to gobble it up at once. Plus, you know that I am an adult, and it IS technically okay for me to eat cake for breakfast… And that is EXACTLY what I did.

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5 Things You Should Know About This Picture: We Welcome You To The Lollipop Guild…

5 Things You Should Know About This Picture: We Welcome You To The Lollipop Guild…

5 Things: We Welcome You To The Lollipop Guild…

1. So, let me start off by telling y’all that we have not been to the gym in FOREVER! At least 8 or 9 months. Basically since Patrick’s health issues began last August. But since we finally have his heart rhythm under control, his doctors have released him to start working out again. Until now, he was only released to work… and that was it! So, sitting at home during this time period has caused us to really undo all of the hard work that we put in at the gym throughout the years prior. And with all of the added stress… the pounds decided to make themselves at home… on our bodies! The struggle has been REAL my friends. Especially considering that this is what my heart keeps telling me to do…Continue reading

TIP OF THE WEEK: Adding a Pop of Color To Furniture Legs

TIP OF THE WEEK: Adding a Pop of Color To Furniture Legs

TIP OF THE WEEK: Adding a POP of color to the bottom portion of furniture legs can help give them a NEW, UPDATED look! And not to mention, it’s a lot FASTER, and much EASIER than refinishing an entire piece!

What do y’all think about this cute little DIY idea? YAY or NAY?

Picture Via: Building & Decor SA

Sneaky Peek: New Farmhouse Dining Set

Sneaky Peek: New Farmhouse Dining Set

Happy Saturday, Friends! Check out who is finally starting to feel better! He has been going STIR CRAZY while recouping from his most recent procedures, and has been itching to get BACK IN THE SADDLE! Today, we are working on sanding, and preparing this newly finished table top on a brand new 9 foot farmhouse dining table! Come to think of it, this may be the LONGEST table we have built to date! 

This top will soon get a coat of GORGEOUS Weathered Gray stain! Which, we are extra excited about because we haven’t had the opportunity to do this particular color on a dining table top before. SO… I guess you could say there are a lot of firsts going on around here today. And they are ALL GOOD THINGS! 

We can’t wait to share our finished product with all of you. So, be sure to come back and check out pictures of our soon to be completed dining set! In the meantime, have a BLESSED weekend! 🙂

Up-Cycled Bicycle Planter Box

Up-Cycled Bicycle Planter Box

Hi Friends! For anyone who has ever wondered where we get our LOVE of up-cycling from… well, look NO FURTHER! My grandparents taught us everything we know. They are old-school up-cyclers…. They were up-cycling when up-cycling wasn’t even COOL! Like, it wasn’t even a thing back then. But they did it and did it well, and are still doing it to this day!

I don’t always post their projects, but this one was so cute, I couldn’t help myself. They have been hard at work making this fun little planter box to put their “Watch For Children” sign in at the front of our driveway. (They are always making sure their grandbabies stay safe)

This little bike originally belonged to our oldest son, and it made its way through 2 more of our kiddos before it finally BIT THE DUST. It actually had a little help from daddy’s truck, but oh well… they had to learn the hard way not to leave their bikes in the driveway. (It was the first, and will hopefully be the last time they will make that mistake)Continue reading