Smart School House: Donut Costume

No-Sew Donut #Halloween Costume by Atkinson Drive

You. Guys. Some of you might know that I’ve been a huge fan of Smart School House since Kelly started blogging. That’s why I’m SO thrilled to be part of this year’s Smart School House team!! The ladies are fantastic, and I’m excited to see what this year has in store for us! My first…

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Barnyard Beanbags

DIY (no-sew) Barnyard Beanbags by Atkinson Drive

I love coming up with fun new things for my kids to do. Especially things that don’t require a ton of money. Recently, while helping a friend plan a Summertime Bash, the game corn hole was brought up. I immediately thought about how much fun my oldest son would have playing the game … until…

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Organized Entry & DIY Wooden Coat Hanger

An organized entry space with space for mail and a DIY rustic coat hanger | Atkinson Drive

This Winter I found myself a bit preoccupied with preparing for a little one’s arrival, so my plan for organizing my entry space fell to the wayside. With the harsh weather here in Indiana, it’s really necessary to have a place for guests and family members to hang coats, hats, rain gear, etc. when they…

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DIY Desk (for a craft space)

DIY Desk (using countertop pieces and IKEA desk legs) | Atkinson Drive

I have been wanting a dedicated craft space since (before) we moved into our house about 2 years ago. It’s been really difficult to bring myself to spend money on an organized space just for myself – but with the growth of the Atkinson Drive Etsy shops and the new family addition, I knew something…

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Rustic Dining Table Transformation (and GIVEAWAY)

Dining Table Transformation | Atkinson Drive

A while back I decided that I’d had enough of our dining table. Well, I knew from the moment we got it that eventually it would receive some sort of a makeover. It was given to us by a family friend, and I’m so thankful because it’s real wood and incredibly sturdy – which is…

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Vintage Window Chalkboard

Vintage Window Chalkboard | Atkinson Drive

I have been doing a lot of updating around here recently. The goal I set for our home over the New Year was to keep it cozy, classic, and cohesive. That’s when I came up with this whole-house color scheme.