All Roads to Unique, Witty, and Handmade Treasures Lead to ShopCraft

Every year the holidays roll around and I’m immediately in search of the best gifts to give and the most unique items to dress up our house with.  From Friendsgiving to Christmas, I always love to shop local and find new items to make each moment feel a little merrier, brighter and festive- both to…

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Decorating for Halloween

I love decorating for the season and with Halloween coming up, it is no exception! I’m not really one to go over the top with Halloween decor because I feel like fall shall reign forever, however I think I successfully married fall with Halloween and I’m in love. I’ve been looking for a magical excuse…

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Nature Neutral Nursery Reveal

After months of planning and renovating, I’m super happy to report that the nursery is done-zo…complete…FINISHED! If you remember back to the nurery inspo post, you’ll know that we’re not finding out the gender of our baby so that meant gender-neutral all the way. But if I’m being honest, I think even if we knew the…

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Nature Neutral Nursery Inspiration

I must admit, I’m a wee bit excited about designing a nursery! Okay, lie.  I’m REALLY excited about it.  Also, aside from our bathroom renovation  we haven’t completely overhauled a room since we moved in, so I’m really jazzed to tackle this nursery project for our little bundle of joy! The room we’re using was…

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2017 in Review

What a wonderful year it has been.  Thank you so much to everyone who made it such an amazing year – yes, you!   Although there were many memorable moments in 2017, I’m recapping my best 9. 1: Being featured by the University at Buffalo for my ecofriendly passion through haus2home ♻️ Thank you to my awesome…

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Appetizer and a Tablescape Fit for a Feast

Who is excited for Thanksgiving? This is the cue for everyone put hands in the air! I mean thanksgiving really IS the best, right? Family, friends, food…the food…oh, and the food. 😉 Speaking of Thanksgiving food, I’m sharing my secrets to the appetizer I’m bringing to my parents house.  I started bringing this as a…

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Wagner Tools 30% Off Coupon Code

THANK YOU TO WAGNER TOOLS FOR SPONSORING THIS BLOG POST! THE OPINIONS I SHARED AND MATERIALS I USED ARE MY OWN. It all started with the Home Decor Paint Sprayer from the HGTV blogger block party and the rest was history – I was in love with Wagner tools. Their products are quality, easy to…

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Make Your Own 8×10 Rustic Wood Frame

THANK YOU TO LIFE STORAGE FOR SPONSORING THIS BLOG POST! THE OPINIONS I SHARED AND MATERIALS I USED ARE MY OWN. Do you have the perfect family photo you’re looking to display in a special way? Search for the perfect frame no further! Over on the LifeStorage blog I’m going to help you make your…

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Christmas Tablescape with Feya Candles

If you’ve been following me on social media, you know by now tablescapes are my jam. I LOVE switching up my dining room table to decorate for each holiday and season – its a super easy and fun way to jazz up any space. I am especially excited about this particular tablescape for two reasons.…

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Holiday Hostess Gifts

If you’re headed to a holiday party and you want to give your hostess a gift, consider these fun DIY ideas! Over on the Life Storage blog I’m dishing out 5 ideas to say thank you like you’ve never before.

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Style with pumpkins this Fall: 10 ways under $10

THANK YOU TO LIFE STORAGE FOR SPONSORING THIS BLOG POST! THE OPINIONS I SHARED AND MATERIALS I USED ARE MY OWN. In this blog post over on the Life Storage blog I’m dishing out fall styling secrets; 10 different ways to decorate pumpkins.  The best part? You can complete each design for under $10. Questions or comments?…

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How to Dress Your Office for Success with a DIY Desk

Thank you to Life Storage for sponsoring this blog post! The opinions I shared and materials I used are my own. In this blog post over on the Life Storage blog, I’ll show you how to make a custom DIY desk, proving that custom does not equal costly.  For just under $75 and using an…

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New York Now & HGTV Blogger Block Party Recap

This past week I went to New York City! I visited the big apple for New York Now, and the HGTV Blogger Block Party. So, buckle up and get ready for some recapping action! The first day there I attended New York Now, the market for home lifestyle and gift; and it did NOT disappoint. …

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Creating Original American Flag Art

The fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays and its almost here! So before the fireworks and the cookouts commence, I’m taking a moment and remember how lucky I am to be an American! In honor of celebrating our nations birth, I decided to make some original American flag art and share the tutorial with…

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Easter Tablescape

As many of you know, I’m pretty much OBSESSED with decorating my dining room table in different ways with each season/holiday. I find it to be a fun way of making the home feel festive without spending too much time while doing so. Here’s a look at what I came up with for my Easter…

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Ombre Ornaments: Using Krylon Paint

FTC disclosure: Krylon paint provided the materials for this post. The opinions I shared about using the discussed materials are my own. For this project, Krylon asked me to prepare Ornaments for their display at the Craft and Hobby Association booth at the national show taking place this past week! The goal was to take clear…

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Shopping Local to Create Upcycled Home Decor

FTC disclosure: Valu Home Centers sponsored this blog post. The opinions I shared about shopping at these locations below and using the discussed materials are my own. I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Shopping local to create upcycled home decor is a win-win-win situation; the local shops get your business, you get…

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    Christmas Decor

I must share with you my secret.  I, Jackie Hausler, am a Christmas elf.  That’s right.  You’re hearing it here first, folks. Growing up, my mom decked the halls like no other mother.  She instilled in me the importance of going all out when it comes to Christmas decor and, I, of course have to…

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Custom Dining Room Table in the Making: Assembly and staining

We’re back to update you with another post about our dining room table that we’re making with the help of Tom’s grandpa.  If you didn’t get a chance to check out the first post, here it is! Grandpa did a ton of work on the table, and so we headed out on a beautiful fall…

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DIY wood wall decor

How I made my own DIY wood wall decor for $7.

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