The Main Scoop

IKEA-KALAX-hack-mid-century-modern-diy-34

The last few weeks of summer slip away so fast.  As a kid, I remember sitting outside on the cool summer nights watching the stars come out and wishing summer would last forever. Now as a mom, summer comes to an end and I am so glad to get back into a routine.  Even though…

Read More »

Color Block Art

DIY BLOCK ART

My job is all about being creative.  Luckily for me I enjoy the challenge of coming up with new ideas, home decor projects and other fun topics to write about.  I will be honest…there are times when my creative juices are high and other times it’s low.  I think that’s normal. Have you ever been…

Read More »

The Main Scoop

fiddle-leaf-fig-fiona_-9

Have you ever wanted to do something, SO BAD,  but the thought of it just made you sick.  Like want-to-throw-up-in-your-mouth sick? Have you ever decided to ignore that sick feeling and just go for it!! I hope you have, but even if you haven’t there’s still time. You will be amazed at how much you…

Read More »

DIY Mid-Century Modern Bench

ferrous mid centruy modern bench_

Remember when I did my entryway and added a barn wood shelf?  A lot has changed since then.  The wall is now white and so is the brick.  Nice and fresh and clean. Now it’s time to get this entryway updated! The first thing on my list is an entry bench. I looked around online and…

Read More »

IVF One Year Later

image3

This week marks one year since we did our last IVF cycle.  So much has happened in this past year.   We have gone through the whole IVF process twice.  Each time not knowing if it would work, wondering if we would be blessed with a baby.  Wondering if we should gamble and only pay…

Read More »

The Main Scoop

IKEA-KALAX-hack-mid-century-modern-diy-23

Saturday already!? Where has the time gone.  As a mom of little ones I have to say that some days draaaaaagg on and on.  Lately everyone in the house been on a pretty even temperament (thank heavens) so time feels like it is going by at an ok pace.  Here are few ideas and DIY’s…

Read More »

THE SUITE PECAN- DIY Kitchen Countertops

DIY-concrete-counter-tops-z-counterform_-29

This post is in collaboration with Z Counterform. All options of amazing DIY counters are my own.  See my disclosure for more info. The countertops in The Suite Pecan are done!  It was a long road to get them finished, mainly due to some building set backs, being pregnant, and then having a newborn….haha.  The kitchen…

Read More »

Dear Fiona

fiddle-leaf-fig-fiona_-9

Dear Fiona, I cannot believe that you are here!  I look at you and all I can do is smile.  I have dreamed and longed and hoped and wished and wondered if you would come. Now that you are here it almost feels like a dream…..:) When you first arrive I was surprised at how…

Read More »

THE MAIN SCOOP

my-house-currently-the-front-room  no watermark_-5

  We have another big day ahead of us….parade and fair festivities.  I am still on the fence about it…haha.  Any other moms out there agree? Lots of people all gathered together on a hot day all while carrying the new babe.  It’s worth it right!?  Miss A is now 3 and let’s just say…

Read More »

My House Currently

my-house-currently-the-front-room  no watermark_-5

I am a real, true life DIY’er….I mean, I have cut my own hair….definitely dyed it and bleached it.  I’ve built furniture (most of it I would consider a DIY fail #stilltryingthough). I’v given myself manicures and pedicures. I’ve tiled floors and walls and painted….oh have I painted. I’ve waxed my own legs (ouch). I’ve…

Read More »

Patio Tour and Fresh Lemonade

bohemian-outdoor-sitting-area-diy-makeover port no watermark-7

Hello hello! Thank you for stopping by Hawthorne and Main today.  If you are new here let me give you a quick intro.  My name is Shonee and I write about our DIY adventures in fixing up our fixer upper.  We are currently taking on our biggest project to date, The Suite Pecan, a cute little apartment…

Read More »

ARE YOU A HAWTEE YET! DON’T MISS OUT!

Join Our Community for email updates and lots of FREEBIES!