• american flag wood sign

    DIY AMERICAN FLAG WOOD SIGN

    I had been eyeballing an American Flag wood sign for quite some time.  I looked on Etsy and about doubled over at the price + shipping.   Then I had the bright I idea to make one, I mean how hard could it be?   The first sign I made was cedar (not pictured).  It was more expensive than what I am about to show you, but when I first started this I had only intended to make one for my son’s room, not for resale. Unfortunately, I did not take progress pictures as I was making these, but if you intend to make them for resale, do them all at…

  • Farmhouse Bedroom Makeover

    COZY FARMHOUSE BEDROOM MAKEOVER

    This was a surprise makeover I did for my daughter Kaitlin’s room while she was away for her first year of college.  Although she lives and attends school in Seattle, we do not get to see her as often as we would like because she is on the Crew team and practices 6 days a week.  I wanted to do something special for her and change her tween room into a more sophisticated look. We live in a 3 bedroom home.  My daughter had her own room and the boys shared a room which made for some tight quarters.  When she was 14 we converted this never used formal dining…

  • WELCOME TO Home on Mount Forest

    Thanks for stopping by!  For years my family and friends have been encouraging me to start a blog to document my decor ideas and DIY projects.  I have been hesitant for many reasons.  #1 is that I am an Accountant and good with numbers, not writing.  All the ideas are in my head, however, I draw a blank when trying to articulate how to put them into words and capture readers. I’m more of a “short and sweet, get to the point” kind of person. #2 we own small (1900 sq ft) standard builder-grade cookie cutter home on 1.5 acres in the greater Seattle area.  Nothing special about it, no…