Top 10 Places to Shop for Fabric Online

We are finally getting to the stage of building where I’m thinking less about the guts of the house and more about the pretty things. Hardware on cabinets, rugs, curtains, and fabrics are where my mind wanders to these days. For the past few weeks I’ve been spending most of my "stuck on the couch breastfeeding” time scrolling through fabrics … [Read more...]

Whole30 – A Journal of the First Two (Really Hard) Weeks

You might be thinking “Whatttt...a food post on Domestic Imperfection?” Yeah, a food post. Actually, a post about a diet Adam and I are doing as our January New Years resolution called Whole30. You may have heard of it, it’s kinda the new “fad” diet...very similar to Paleo but even stricter. I know this is totally not the normal kind of post around … [Read more...]

Crafts of Christmas Past

Well, December is here and Christmas prep is in full swing...sorta. As usual I’m a little behind, but this year I am totally okay with that. I have my tree up (but not decorated) and I may go crazy on the mantel...I’ve never had a fireplace or a mantel before this year and it’s begging for the full Christmas treatment. So while I don’t foresee … [Read more...]

Baby #4 is here, and it’s a…

BOY! Everyone, meet Abram. Born 10/26/16 7 lbs 12 oz 20.5 inches He is the sweetest, most snuggly little thing you will ever meet. I was planning to write a whole post about him and the birth, but the second I started typing three-quarters of my kids started crying, so I will be back at a later time to share more details. We are … [Read more...]

The bunk beds that we didn’t build

Is there anything more satisfying than crossing a big item off your to-do list? Well, yes, there is...but crossing things off my to-do list is pretty high on my list of things I love. Building bunk beds has been on our to-do list for a really long time. That's not the bad part though, the bad part is that I made the mistake of telling the boys … [Read more...]


I've been less than honest with y'all lately. I know, you thought you could trust me...but the truth is I've been keeping a secret. A big secret, one that has taken over my life for the last few months. It's time to let the cat out of the bag... Pretty soon I'm going to be a mother of three! (I know those aren't exactly tiny little baby … [Read more...]

Welcome to the New Domestic Imperfection!

Ta-da! Surprised? Welcome to Domestic Imperfection 2.0. Brighter, fresher, and more organized. Actually this is like Domestic Imperfection 5.0, but this one was done correctly and will be sticking around. The previous design was done mostly by me, and although it looked alright to y'all it has some serious flaws on my side. But now it all … [Read more...]

Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions

Y'all ask a lot of questions. Like, a lot. I'm not complaining. Really, I'm not. If I didn't like answering questions and helping you with your projects then I wouldn't do what I do. But often the e-mails I get are repetitive and I'm answering the same questions night after night (which is mostly my fault for not including enough information in … [Read more...]

In the BlogLight!

If you're here for the first time, then welcome! If you are a regular around here then you may be wondering what the heck the bloglight is all about... allow me to explain. Hometalk is a website where you can share home-related projects, ask home-related (and gardening) questions, and find a ton of inspiration. Hometalk is also very supportive of … [Read more...]

Window Shopping & A Giveaway With Kirklands

 Happy Friday y'all! Today I have a great giveaway for you...well, only if you think great is winning 100 bucks to spend however your heart desires at Kirklands. I for one happen to think that's pretty great. For those of you that have never heard of Kirklands, they are a home decor store (and you can shop in person or online). I go there fairly … [Read more...]

Blast From The Past: No Sew Ruffle Tree Forest

 December is nearly here and the internet has been taken over by Christmas crafts. Trees are going up, wreaths are being made, baking is being done... and here I sit all bah humbug-y with nothing Christmas in the works. So I'm going to cheat and repost the only Christmas craft I managed to eek out last year. My blog was still super small then so … [Read more...]

Don’t Spill Motor Oil On Your Carpet

Yes, that is correct...I spilled used motor oil in my kids bedroom. Who does that? Does this kinda of stuff happen to other people, or just me? Wait, don't answer. I know I'm not going to get away with skipping that part about how it happened, so here we go. Adam was outside changing the oil on one of our cars. When he was done he came to the door … [Read more...]

A Peek Inside My Brain & A Giveaway from Cutting Edge Stencils!

I know, I have been a stenciling fool as of late. I'm not done yet either! Those are my most recent stenciling projects (paisley table, Indian table, Texas forever sign, dog house end table). You might be thinking "Girl, you can't stencil everything! Your house is going to look ridiculous!" Here's the thing...out of those four stencil projects … [Read more...]

Extreme Makeover Blog Edition

Domestic Imperfection has a new look! I love it! It was done by Kim at 733 who did an awesome job. She works very quickly and is great at picking up on your style, even when you describe what you want as "Texas Glam". If your looking for a blog makeover of your own I highly recommend her! Also, Domestic Imperfection is now on Facebook, Twitter and … [Read more...]

My Readers Are Awesome – A Crib Solution

In yesterdays post I left you to choose between these two awkward crib set-ups...Admittedly, neither one worked and the whole room felt weird.But then, you awesome people swooped in with your genius suggestions and saved the day! I don't know why I hadn't though of these, I blame it on pregnancy brain ;) In my head the reading chair was stuck where … [Read more...]