Emily Burmeister

Emily Burmeister

Staff Writer
Emily is a big time DIY-er. Has been known to grab old and ugly furniture from the side of the road, may or may not have dumpster dived (one time...).
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Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Burmeister, on February 8, 2016

DIY Rustic Wood Frame – Making Pictures Into Memories

Taking pictures is one of my favorite things to do, and when I’m taking pictures of my kids, I am a happy person. I am always on the look out for ways to incorporate pictures of my family in our home. This DIY rustic wood frame is one of the most recent ways I did...

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Posted in Kitchen | by Emily Burmeister, on January 13, 2016

Pantry Organization Is Key To A Functional Kitchen

The New Year is here, the holidays are over, and it is time for a fresh start — not just for yourself, but for your home as well! I like to use this time of year to really clean out my home, de-clutter and make it function at its best. We are all running crazy and are too busy,...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Burmeister, on December 21, 2015

DIY Rustic Scrap Wood Picture Frames Spotlight Favorite Photos

I am always on the look out for new and creative ways to decorate my home. Family photographs are very important to me and my family, but picture frames can often have a very traditional feel. I found a way to shake things up a little with these simple and rustic picture frames that I...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Burmeister, on December 15, 2015

Fashion a DIY Christmas Topiary From A Basic Tomato Cage

Decorating your home for the holiday season is part of the magic that is Christmas. Taking that decor outdoors is a perfect way to welcome guests into your home for the holidays. I created this DIY Christmas topiary from a tomato cage and a few other simple supplies. It is a simple, low-cost project that adds just that little...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Burmeister, on December 8, 2015

Charming and Easy DIY Jewelry Wall Display

Decorating your home — even making custom pieces for your space — can be fun and simple. Adding functional pieces to your home decor is a must, but finding a way to mesh function and style into one piece is a dream come true. I made this creative jewelry wall display. It is a simple way to store...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Burmeister, on November 9, 2015

Updated Pumpkin Project – A Fresh Take On Fall Decor

This is such a fun time of the year…the leaves are changing and temperatures are dropping. Traditionally, fall home decor tends to be bright and colorful with lots of reds and oranges reflecting the hues that Mother Nature splashes across the horizon. But sometimes, going a neutral route with fall decoration can be a breath...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Burmeister, on October 14, 2015

DIY Square Pumpkins Add A Whimsical Feel To Traditional Fall Decor

Decorating for fall can be a lot of fun. The warm days of summer are gone and it’s time to get cozy and ready for the change of seasons. Making creative and unique fall projects is an enjoyable way to decorate your home. I created these square pumpkins, which are a funky and different option for fall. Supplies...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Burmeister, on September 28, 2015

Stylish DIY Shoe Rack Perfect for Any Room

Getting organized is key to a relaxed and less chaotic life. Finding a way to organize your things can be the biggest challenge. My problem is shoes. I needed to come up with a better storage solution for my shoes than the current one…which would be throwing them on the ground. First, you have to determine the...

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