• Purpose: to live deliberately... my word for 2017 | Gypsy Magpie

    My One Word for 2017

    Hello 2017! It feels so strange to say that, and yet so wonderful too. 2016 wasn’t a horrible year for me, but it wasn’t a fabulous one either. There were no huge defeats and no great triumphs. It just sort of was. I felt stagnant and hopeful at the same time. I wanted to move […]

  • Merry Christmas 2016! | Gypsy Magpie

    Merry Christmas 2016!

    Oh my goodness, it’s really here! Merry Christmas 2016, you guys! I just wanted to take a quick moment in the craziness of Christmas to say thanks. Thank you for being absolutely awesome this year. Thank you for reading and for your kind comments. I can’t thank you enough for the encouragement you’ve given me. […]

  • 5 ideas for serving others | Gypsy Magpie

    5 Ideas for Serving Others

    This Christmas has been a heartbreaking one for so many of my loved ones. I’ve been struggling trying to find some way to reach out and show that I am here and I care. My friend told me yesterday that service was scary. She never felt confident in her abilities to reach out and do. […]

  • Christmas Star DIY plus Free Printable Gift Tag to Light the World this Christmas!

    Christmas Star DIY

    I thought I’d have this fun little Christmas Star DIY up on the blog last week but my computer had a spasm. I gave Santa Claus my biggest, best puppy eyes and asked for a laptop under the tree on Christmas morning, so cross your fingers he comes through! Speaking of puppies, mine destroyed my […]

  • Do you have a DIY loving lady on your Christmas list? Here's a gift guide for the DIY-her that's sure to make your shopping easier! | Gypsy Magpie

    Gift Guide for the DIY-her

    Christmas is rapidly approaching and if you’re like me, you’re scurrying around town looking for gifts! There are always those people who are incredibly hard to buy for, like the DIY loving wifey, sister, or daughter-in-law. Do you have a DIY-her on your Christmas list? If so, you’ve come to the right place because today […]

  • #lighttheworld this Christmas!

    Light the World

    Needing a little something special to get your family in the spirit of Christmas this year? My church just kicked off a wonderful Christmas focus called Light the World, all about making the world a brighter place through service. I can’t tell you enough how excited I am about this! When we choose to follow […]

  • This pretty greywashed pedestal table and her twin turned out so sweet! I love the classy farmhouse look. | Gypsy Magpie

    Greywashed Pedestal Table

    I have this horrible habit of doing projects, taking pics throughout the process, and then never posting about them. Something always seems to come up and then pics, like the ones of this greywashed pedestal table included below, just sit on my computer. Or worse yet, I forget to even take pictures! I finished the […]