10 Elegant Black & White Halloween Decor Ideas | Atkinson Drive

10 Elegant Black & White Halloween Decor Ideas

Those of you who have been reading along with me since the beginning are sure to know that I am not a huge Halloween fan. Of course I dress my little stud up and take him Trick or Treating every year, we have candy for the neighborhood children, and pumpkin carving is always on our…

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Mood Board Monday | Atkinson Drive

Traditionally Modern Kitchen Mood Board

I love looking at gorgeous kitchen remodels. One of my favorite styles is a dark kitchen cabinet. I know that white is very in and traditional, but black adds a classy, polished feel to a kitchen. Our kitchen cabinets are dark and I love them. They are a great neutral item to start with when…

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Mood Board Monday | Atkinson Drive

Fun Yellow Sunroom

We have had some crazy weather around here lately. It’s no wonder everyone has been sick! Friday and Saturday were gorgeous Spring-like days. Unfortunately, today we have been back to cold, dreary, Winter weather. Being outside this weekend has me feeling exhilarated by the sunshine which inspired this Fun Yellow Sunroom. Enjoy! 1. Fun Yellow…

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Simple Chevron Walls | Atkinson Drive

Hanging Pallet Wood Shelves

You might remember that I am working on decorating little man’s room in a nautical theme. I have a few projects finished already, but it’s a long way from being completed. The biggest room update so far has been the chevron wall, and now I have built some hanging shelves to accent the space. My…

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{No-Sew} Fabric Bookcase | Atkinson Drive

{No-Sew} Fabric Book Case

This book holder has been a LONG time coming and I’m so relieved to be able to share it with you! 44 weeks ago I pinned this image from Penny Carnival. I’ve had everything I needed to make one of these for at least a good 3 months now. When I finally got myself around…

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Coffee Filter Flowers | Atkinson Drive

Coffee Filter Flowers

Today I’m sharing a super quick and easy project with you. For some time now I’ve been trying to come up with a simple centerpiece idea that can easily switch between my dining table and kitchen island. Most of the time our kitchen table is too full of clutter to have anything pretty on it,…

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DIY Coloring Pages | Atkinson Drive

DIY Coloring Pages

I am super stoked to show you this tutorial today! As you may have seen from the Pink Safari Party photos, to help entertain the kiddos I created some customized coloring pages of the party girl. A ton of people have been asking how I did this, so I am going to give you the…

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Weekly Menu Board

Homemaker Monday {Weekly Menu Board}

If you’re on Pinterest, I’m sure you’ve seen a variety of menu boards out there. I have been drooling over all of these since before we moved into the house, but I made myself put it off until we were settled in. My life seems better somehow now that I have a weekly menu board….

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Party Photo Booth Printables

Party Photo Booth {with FREE downloads}

I was so excited to be able to share my niece’s Pink Safari Party with you guys last week! Now I can’t wait to give you some more details about the photo booth. It’s really a pretty simple concept, but SO much fun – a great way to provide entertainment without games or expensive crafts….

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Atkinson Drive House Tour

Since this blog focuses so much on home life, I thought I would give you a photo tour of our house! Some of these pictures were taken when we were still building, some are after we just moved in, and a few were more recently. I have added a NEW Home Tour page {under the…

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DIY Tulle Pouf | Atkinson Drive

DIY Tulle Poufs

I have a huge announcement to make! The husband’s brother & his wife just adopted an adorable baby girl!!! It has been a long and harrowing process for them to get to this point {one day I’ll tell you the story} and I am just over the moon excited for them. And who has the…

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Family Room Built-Ins {Part 2}

Welcome to Part 2 of our Family Room Built-In Saga – “Building the Right-Side Shelving Unit” *View Part 1 Here* The husband was wonderful and really did a lot of the building all by his lonesome so I could wrangle & entertain the little man. Props to him! We started out making basic wooden boxes…

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