Office Chair Makeover

You have no idea how happy I am to finally be sharing some projects from the office makeover! I feel like I’ve been hiding in my office painting my life away for weeks, and finally getting some photos up for you guys to see feels like a reason to celebrate. Let’s pop open some champagne!

Oh wait, not before I show you the newest addition to my office…

A cheap thrift store find turned into a sleek and stylish new office chair! See the transformation at

Yes, I finally have a proper office chair to sit and write these blog posts instead of whatever random stool or dining room chair happens to be closest! Now if only my freshly-painted desk was finished drying and ready to be used… more on that colorful makeover coming next week!

So this office chair was a thrift store find for just $5.99. I had been searching around for a chair that would fit the space well… not too big, but very comfortable for all the long hours and late nights I spend at my computer. This blogging gig can be rough some days! Here’s how the chair looked when I brought it home: [Continue reading...]


How to make the BEST guacamole! This fresh, healthy recipe is perfect for snacking or as a side with your favorite Mexican dishes! |

There are few things in life I enjoy more than today's recipe. A giant bowl of tortilla chips, a good, strong margarita (on the rocks, please), and a freshly-made batch of delicious guacamole. Are you with me on this one? If you've never made guacamole at home or never tried it before (gasp!), this recipe includes everything you need to know about the beauty of making a good guac. We can call it guac for short, right? Fresh ingredients and the … [Continue reading...]

Time to Sparkle Link Party #71

Time To Sparkle Link Party

Welcome to Time to Sparkle Tuesday Link Party, where you can find all the newest creative ideas from around the web! Stop by every Tuesday, link up your posts, and check out what others are sharing! You’ll discover some amazing new blogs and find inspiration for projects, recipes, and more! This party is hosted by four lovely ladies, so your projects will be shared on ALL FOUR blogs! Inside BruCrew Life | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest The … [Continue reading...]

30 Minute Fresh Tomato Marinara

30 minutes is all you need to make a delicious fresh tomato marinara sauce! Perfect for pizza, pasta, and more! |

By Samantha of Five Heart Home You're just 30 minutes away from a delicious Homemade Marinara Sauce, brimming with ripe, juicy tomatoes, savory garlic, and fresh herbs. Hello there, friends! It's Samantha from Five Heart Home, and I'm happy to be back at Love Grows Wild today with a new recipe. I hope you're all having a fabulous, fun, and relaxing summer! Summer is my favorite season for a variety of reasons, but one of the things I … [Continue reading...]

Canvas Scroll Wall Art

Hang a canvas scroll with your favorite quotes or song lyrics for instant wall art! Details at

Any Nashville fans out there? If so, you'll love today's project! As I mentioned in my last Little Bits of Love post, I'm obsessed with this sweet little song from the show called, "A Life That's Good". If you could hear me through your computer screen, I'm totally serenading you right now! It's one of songs that just speaks to your soul, and I honestly get a little misty-eyed every time I hear it. I wanted to turn the lyrics of the song into … [Continue reading...]

White Office Update and Mega Paint Project Giveaway

White Office Update |

Remember when I finished decorating my living room and told you I'm moving on to start my office makeover? Remember when I showed you the pathetic "before" photos of my office and the insane amount of dated wood tones going on in that room... Well folks, I'm happy to check in with an office update today! Say goodbye to all that dark wood in the room and HELLO to beautiful white! Please take a moment to squeal with joy with me!! This past week, … [Continue reading...]

Apple Pie Bars

These Apple Pie Bars are the perfect handheld dessert and SO delicious! Made with fresh apples and topped with a sweet vanilla glaze! |

Reality just hit that we are officially four weeks away from the first day of school. Four weeks. Where the heck did summer go? I feel like I'm finally just getting a chance to slow down and enjoy the sunshine, but before you know it, the kids and I are going to be knee-deep in math homework, spelling quizzes, and sports equipment, so I guess I better enjoy these last few weeks while I can! I was in the mood to do some baking the other day and … [Continue reading...]