Being present in January (a goals update)

January 2015 NewlyWoodwards Goals

At the start of the year, I knew I needed to focus on being present in 2015. As part of that, I am putting forth my goals each month in an effort to stay on track throughout the year. And, I’m so happy with how the first month of the year went. Truly – it’s amazing […]

A Valentine’s Day advent calendar (and other craft inspiration)

Valentine advent glitter Kim Woodward5

So, Christmas may be the only holiday that gets acknowledged in the barn. Not because I don’t want to decorate for Columbus Day and National Chocolate Cake Day (seriously -it’s a thing). It’s just that I can no longer remember where anything was stored in my parents’ barn. So, I’ve given up on finding anything. […]

Queso in four steps (perfect for the big game – or any day)

Velveeta and Ro*Tel Queso Steps1

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of RO*TEL & VELVEETA . All opinions are 100% mine. If there’s a party, you can count on me to bring the queso. Which is what happened this week when I was preparing a quick appetizer for craft night. The best part about bringing Queso […]

A chalkboard door in the barn

Barn garage workspace reveal NewlyWoodwards16

The last time we discussed the barn garage, it looked a little something like this. If I’m being honest, it looked messier than this. Because. Duh. Real life. And then Christmas hit and the snow started and everything started piling up downstairs. But this isn’t about the slippery slope of messiness. There were still a few […]

Organizing electronics in a small space (a basket hack)

Electronics storage with a basket1

This seems almost too silly to post. But I’m never above silliness. Cords and electronic devices have always been a problem for me. They are always tangled and piled up. And even though we got rid of a few of the devices when we moved to the barn, I still had a cabinet packed and […]

Adding drama to built in shelves with paint

Mood built in shelves with Behr paint NewlyWoodwards11

Today is an extra fun day. Because a few of the Behr DIY Experts (myself included) are sharing fun projects featuring colors using the Behr 2015 Color Trends. These are projects using some of the coolest and on-trend colors for 2015. Each of us all tackling projects on our to-do list – getting a head start on this […]