Decorating ideas and life lessons to encourage your heart!

About Marty’s Musings

Hi, friend! I’m Marty Walden, a southern girl with a heart to help you find ways to make your home work for where you are RIGHT NOW. Here you’ll find decorating ideas and projects without spending a fortune. Inexpensive home decor and seasonal projects are featured as well as my favorite family recipes. Learn more about me here.

Reader Favorites

Want to try a fun new project today? These DIY reader favorites are both easy and doable!

Easy Recipes

Busy schedule but still want to sit down to dinner and celebrations with your family? These easy recipes are tried and true and delicious as well!

Decorating Tips and Hacks
Get my FREE guide: How to decorate your home for practically nothing!
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Painting Tips

Don’t be scared to pick up a paint brush or try something new! These tips and tutorials will give you the courage to do it yourself!

Seasonal Favorites

Whether you’re “that girl” who loves to decorate for every.single.season or you can’t handle that stress (hand raised) these easy ideas will help you love your home no matter the season!

Lifestyle Advice

Are you an adoptive parent, homeschooling family, discouraged wife or struggling with grief? These posts are full of practical advice, hard lessons learned in the trenches and the belief that God is not done with your story. Let God restore beauty from the ashes of your life!

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