Wooden Monogram DIY
STEP ONE: Lightly Sand then Spray Paint
STEP TWO: Lightly Sand the Edges (Distressed Look)
STEP THREE: Glaze the Crown
Read more… “Winnie’s Little Girl Room Design Reveal”
Next up is getting my hands on this beauty they sent me for AddieBelle’s new room…
XOXO, Brittany Hayes
ellen casper says
I am excited about my son graduating from college.
Elle Gomez says
I’m excited to make our little newlywed starter house a home.
Erika underwood says
I’m excited about getting back on track with my organization for life!!! Also, searching for the perfect new home!
Rochelle Jonke says
With 2016 right around the corner I am very excited to start our half bath project. It has been an eye sore of the last 5 years we have lived here and I can’t wait to make it beautiful!
Amy Gomez says
Looking forward to 2016, I am most excited to see our new house truly become a HOME for our growing family! YOU have inspired me so much to embrace my creative side for decorating our space and I am going to be starting my own blog documenting my decorating journey! Thank you so much!
Lynn N. says
We’ll be moving into our newly built home in 2016 and can’t wait to make new memories as a family!
Ann Cunningham says
The baby will be older and it will hopefully be easier to get things done around the house! The only benefit to my last baby growing so fast! 🙁
Amy Laird says
I’m excited about making more memories with an amazing 4 year old and hopefully finally getting our house finished.
There are so many things to be excited about for 2016! After several years of working, I will be going back to get my master’s degree in early childhood education and we are hoping it is our year for a new baby! 🙂
Kathryn Riddle says
These wooden monograms are so unique! In our family, we are most excited about staying healthy & growing kindness for 2016. It’s been a year of sinus infections throughout our family that we are happy to leave behind us. As for growing kindness, we really want our three children to grasp that kindness towards others, and ourselves, can make a huge difference in the world.
Cheryl Foley says
I am excited (hopeful anyway) about 2016 that it might be much much better than 2015. It has been a rough year for us in many respects. I look forward to improvement, organization, health and happiness, and finding some balance that I so desperately need in our lives.
Megan Oldroyd says
I am so excited for 2016! Me and my husband will have our one year anniversary! I will graduate with my bachelors degree in 2016! My husband will take the MCAT and apply to med school! This is a big year for us! Can’t wait to see what other excitements 2016 will bring!
McKenzie Berquam says
For 2016 I am most excited for what dreams I can accomplish! I have so many- from relaunching my blog, to helping unite girls and everyone throughout the world. I see so much positivity and growth that I cannot wait to see where it takes me and how it will inspire others! You know, I have the crazy idea that I can help the world and I sure as heck will try! 🙂
Most excited about my twin boys turning 4!
Andrea Elkins says
I am so excited for 2016 since we will be welcoming another baby girl into our family in April! Cannot wait for the newest addition to arrive!
I’m excited about decorating our new home!!
I’m just mostly excited to see what 2016 has in store for us. Hoping it’s all good!
Watching my kids grow. My daughter is going to be five. Five!!! How is that possible?!?!
Stephanie Stone says
2016 will bring so many changes to our house. We are planning my daughters wedding and loving every detail that brings. I am most excited to see family and friends when we all celebrate.
Most excited for new adventures, redoing our living/dining room and happy healthy kids!
Erika B. says
In the coming year, I am most excited that, for the first time since before my kids were born, my mom will live less than an hour away from me. I am dreaming of all the fun we will have crafting, hiking, and just hanging out!
Elaine Hankins says
I’m excited to begin the new chapter in our lives – my husband is retiring and we are moving to our dream home on my family farm!
I’m excited to start unpacking in our brand-new house
Hannah Hall says
I’m most excited to decorate our home! So many decor ideas and so little time to DIY!
Love a good monogram!
Kristen C says
I’m most excited about our triplets growing and getting (and staying) healthy! Two of our sweeties are in the hospital with viruses. 🙁
I’m most looking forward to hunting for a new house (and hopefully finding one)!
Amy Gutowski says
2016 is going to be a year to further the bond of my family. My girls are going up so fast and I want to “Live in the Moment” even more.
Marina G. says
I am so excited to celebrate our 10 year wedding anniversary in 2016! We are traveling back to Belize, our honeymoon spot with our two children (ages 4 and 7). While there, we plan to renew our wedding vows and have our children present to witness the sweetness of it all! Also, we recently moved into an older home and it’s gone thru one phase of major renovations. We are excited to continue making our house a cozy home. I love all the inspiration you give me! P.S. I love ALL things monogrammed.
In 2016 I am most excited about getting my school social work endorsement to work in schools. After staying home with my two sweet babes it’s time to go back to work. My babes are both in school now so momma can go also!
Emily H says
First of all I recently found your blog and I am now a daily reader! I love your style! I am looking forward to becoming more organized and settled into our new home and city. We recently moved to Austin with a newborn and almost two year old. 2015 was a crazy year for our little family but we all survived and have much to be Thankful for!
I have some new hobbies that I want to learn and I’m excited to try them out. I’m also excited for a trip back to our home state and city to visit family. Yay 2016
Victoria Minton says
I’m most excited about watching my baby Scarlett grow & learn new things! She is the greatest gift my hubs & I have ever received. Also excited my hubs is going back to school, so proud of him!!
I am excited and nervous at the same time ~ I have been pushing myself to let love in and see where it takes me. <3
2016 will bring lots of changes! Possible moves to new places, new jobs, lots of new! I’m excited about it!
2016 starts off very busy for us! I am excited to celebrate my daughter’s 1st birthday and my son’s 4th birthday in January. My husband and I also have a trip planned for some much needed one on one time next month. Bring on the new year!
Excited for snow, excited for sledding! Excited for spring and planting some seeds! Excited for summer and the kiddos being off school!
I’m most excited to watch my boys enjoy life and grow and maybe add another baby to our family!
I’m excited about remodeling my new home!
I’m excited for a fresh start in 2016!
I am most excited to watch our new baby girl grow and discover new things! Each day is a new adventure and I can’t wait to see what 2016 has in store for our little family!
Jill Kaczor says
I am so excited about celebrating our daughter, Ruby, and her first birthday in July! I’m excited to be settling into our new home we purchased right before she was born. Also excited for our family’s first Disney world trip we plan to take in the fall!
Sarah Hanel says
I’m most excited about starting nursing school!!!
Jennifer Creviston says
New Years…. you can think positive or negative. I’d like to think that each year I become a better person than the year before. You see where mistakes were made and how you can improve yourself to better yourself more than the year before. I guess, simply a new start.
My husband, daughter and I will be moving back to our hometown at the beginning of the year! Im so excited to raise our daughter surrounded by family. My mom just finished treatment for her second battle with breast cancer and I can’t wait to be close to her! Each day is a precious gift and I cherious every second with her. Bring on 2016!!
Autumn Edmondson says
I am so excited about many things in 2016! It will be the best one yet
Autumn Edmondson says
*getting his masters
Jen C. says
I am most excited for getting married to the man of my dreams and starting the rest of our life together!
In the coming year, I anticipate organizing our new life in our new, old (c.1870s) house–and spending much time with friends and family!
I am most excited for my husband to get home from his deployment in 2016.
Amanda Westhouse says
I’m excited for a fresh start at a whole new year!! Can’t wait to see what is in store for my family and I in 2016!
In 2016, my husband and I are excited to start planning our family! We are praying that this will be the year that we welcome a baby!
Hopefully moving back home to be with my friends and family!! I have a good feeling about 2016!
Gorgeous monograms! I am most excited about the birth of our daughter due in March! She will be our first child and we couldn’t be more thrilled 🙂 and a monogram would be just perfect for her nursery! We live in AL and I am so glad to know this delightful shop exists!
I’m most excited about having our wee baby due April!
After 8 years of being a stay at home mom I am excited to start working on my creative future!
I have several things to be grateful for/excited about for 2016! In January my baby girl turns 1, and my husband will officially be a licensed therapist, I’m so proud of him! I’m also excited to take the inspiration I’ve gotten from your blog and renovate and decorate our new home! It’s going to be a great year!
PS- I’m also so excited to see what you guys do with your gorgeous new house you’re remodeling! It’s the most beautiful house from the outside already!
Most excited to meet our new baby girl, for our daughter to become a big sis and to build our dream home with some AW inspiration!!
Katie Anderson says
I’m excited for a January trip with my friends to Waco to visit the Magnolia Silos!
Monica Eppers says
Excited about a new year because that means a fresh start!!!!
Ashley Holt says
Taking our 5 and 1yr old on their FIRST Disney World trip!!! To say I’ve been planning a little is an understatement!!!!!!!
My daughter is one and finally able to endure long drive, and we hope to take a family vacation, way overdue for our little family!!
I love the minogram!! I’m most excited to bring home our daughter from Africa in January or February. The wait of the adoption process has been so difficult, but the homecoming will be so worth it! Can’t wait to have her in our arms! Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
I’m excited to continue with our renovations at the new/old house and continue making it our own.
I am most excited this year to train for a 10K (or a marathon?!) to run on my 50th birthday in 2017!!
Lindsay Kessler says
Will S says
Graduating from nursing school at Duke. Excited to start working with kids and helping them get well.
Mindy Ann says
I am excited about packing up our home in NC and moving back to Texas. We can’t wait to be closer to family and friends. It’s going to be a great year!
Kayla bonds says
Well…I’m always excited for a new year! To start all the wonderful New Years resolutions…yea right. But next year I am hoping to have my house decorated just like hours! No seriously, I am going to take my Christmas money to redecorate and I am totally pumped! I tell everyone about your Instagram page because it’s all so colorful and I absolutely love it. On another note, I am hoping for a baby sometime next year..and that is very exciting. I guess we will wait and see what the new year holds so bring it on 2016!
Melissa Krepick says
I am most excited about going on some family vacations to build some memories for my kids! 🙂
Shawna Hayes says
I am most excited for 2016 because I get to marry my love and celebrate with friends and family!
Kiersten Critzer says
I am most excited about seeing the Lords promises come true for my husband and I in 2016. We recently moved home to start making some of our dreams come true as newlyweds, needless to say the process of seeing those dreams come to fruition has been much harder than we anticipated…but we are trusting in the Lord to see these dreams come true in 2016!!
Excited about a new year to spend with my family and friends!!!
Alana McArthur says
Oh my! Those monograms are amazing. I’ve never seen any so detailed! In 2016 I am most looking forward to starting my 2 year old in preschool classes and starting back working a few days a week. I love being home with my kids, but I am looking forward to getting back in the groove of things and having conversations with actual adults. lol.
Ashley Horne says
I am most excited about buying our first home! Eeekkk!
Cereida DeMent says
Hopefully selling our home (in another state) & finally get to go house shopping for a new home in the state we are currently living in!
April Sallada says
I’m excited about getting our beach house completed, so we can enjoy vacationing there.
Laura Sposato says
I’m excited about helping my youngest get off to college and decorate her dorm. She LOVES anything monogrammed and would go crazy for this!
Joanne Morris says
I can’t wait for the new year because it’s a time when I set new goals and aspirations. I am mostly excited to go to my cousins wedding in PA.
Joanne Morris says
I can’t wait for the new year because it’s a time when I like to set new goals. I plan to save $1000 for my emergency fund. I am mostly excited to go to my cousin’s wedding in PA.
Kristi Cipolla says
I’m excited for our Australian friends to come our family next summer!!
I am excited for visits from my family who all live in another country, trip celebrating our 25th, summer family trip to see sights & visit family, and to see what wonderful things the Lord will continue to do in my, my husband & children’s lives.
This is such a beautiful giveaway!
Oh 2016, how excited am I for you?
Let me count the ways:
Oh fresh start,
attainable goal in sight
My silver lining —
You’re all I need to get through 2015 tonight.
Whitney H says
I think I am most excited to see where my new business is going to take me and what it will afford me and my fam! (Rodan+Fields)
Kim Taylor says
For 2016 I’m excited about putting a pool in our backyard and all the fun memories our family will make spending time in it together!!
Alexa Mainor says
I’m excited for my husband to come home from deployment in 2016!!
Katie Fetner says
My husband and I close on our first house on the 21st, so we’ll be moving in right before the new year. For 2016, I’m really excited to work on turning this old house into our home. I also graduate nursing school in June!! I honestly don’t know if I’m more excited for my degree, or having my own house! 😉
Nikki behr says
I’m exited for 2016, & the fresh start a new year brings. We look forward to completing some home updates that we’ve started but not yet finished! I’ve told my family that 2016 will be “the year of the house!”
Melinda Martin says
I am most excited to be starting our foster care reliscensing process. We adopted a sibling group of 3 a few years ago and now we are ready for more babies!! We start our classes in January and I am soooo excited!!
missy holcombe says
I’m most excited for our baby girl due in February!
Christina Walker says
Your incredibly inspirational! I am most excited about welcoming a baby in April of 2016. What a blessing children are☺️
Our daughter is six, and is thrilled to be big sister. This piece would look amazing in her new big girl room! It would so exciting to surprise her with it 🙂 Thank you for the opportunity, all that you do + share!
I am most excited about my first nephew being born!
I am excited for a trip to see a sweet friend get married! And to finally finish our basement project.
Sarah A says
I have so many things to be thankful for this year and even more things to be excited for in 2016. I’m excited to begin my life with my loves in our very own home in PA which we will settle on just in time for Christmas. I’m even more excited to marry my best friend in May and give my daughter the father she never had but deserves more than anything. I am also very excited to continue to grow our family together and create a warm and loving home for us all. I really am the luckiest girl in the world and I’m so very thankful for everything and everyone I have in my life and all the wonderful things I have to look forward to in 2016.
Lauren Neal says
I am redoing my house and get inspiration from each and every post of yours!! We have baby #4 due in Feb and can’t wait to find out so we can customize it’s room too 🙂 and if you have a post coming up on finding a baby boy name when you already have 3 boys I would be super stoked!!
Maggie Fox says
I am most excited to experience more of life’s most simple and precious moments through the eyes of my four year old daughter! She brings me so much joy!
Emily Evans says
I am most excited to get married in April 2016!! I’m also excited to move into our new house together and make it a home 🙂
Ashley Nix says
In 2016 I am looking forward to getting back to normal! With 2 young girls, the last few years have been all about them. I love being their mommy, but it’s time to find myself in the Mommy Fog!
Erin Holt says
I am most excited about continuing on my health journey of treating my RA with natural methods and feeling better everyday…so I can spend more wonderful time with my sweet babies and hubby.
Ann Baird says
I think I would give that flower to my granddaughter, who is a college soccer player, for her room at school. She’s a tough little player who is also very feminine and really enjoys decorating her room.
Ann Baird says
I’m most excited about traveling some next year. My husband isn’t retired but slowing down with his work, so maybe this is the year!