Charming, Trendy Small Town AirBnB Apartment


Ready for a ‘Suite Thyme’? There’s a new place to stay in downtown Butler, PA. Suite Thyme (AirBnB) is officially open for guests! Butler Suite Thyme airbnb


Suite Thyme

Created with the help DIYShowOff partnerships, the second story of this 1890s home boasts a trendy newly renovated efficiency apartment loaded with charm, located just steps from the main thoroughfare of downtown Butler’s best eateries, antique shops, breweries and more. Perfect for festival-goers and travelers looking to enjoy a small town vibe just approximately 30 miles north of Pittsburgh, PA. Butler PA Suite Thyme lodging airbnb

1st story…

Located on the main floor, Wellness Inspired Living is a quiet, by-appointment-only wellness workshop providing Aroma Freedom Technique, small chemical free living/healthy lifestyle events, reiki, relaxation sessions, iTovic scans and more. We’ll always let you know if there’s something scheduled during your stay and you’re always welcome to join in, free of charge, if interested. entryway with staircase

2nd story…

This 2nd floor eclectic space is the efficiency apartment “Suite Thyme”. It’s loaded with personality and beautiful style. Inviting, warm and welcoming, all ready for your next trip to Butler! original walnut staircase railing split staircase black door

One bedroom, two beds!

Sleeping arrangements include 2 queen beds in the bedroom + a queen sleeper sofa (officially sleeps 6) in the living room for peaceful night’s rest and sweet dreams,boho bedroom

a lunar retreat…moon phases art above bed

and a boho beauty…boho wall art accent wall

Time to eat!

Cook up your favorite meal with local veggies from the farm market in a beautiful fully equipped modern kitchen area.small modern apartment kitchen airbnb apartmentfloating kitchen shelves floating kitchen shelves apartment

Coffee (tea, hot cocoa), anyone? Help yourself to the complimentary coffee bar. You may even find snacks in the pantry area. Open the cupboards. Get familiar. Make yourself at home! keurig coffee station microwave cart apartment


Downtown Butler is home to multiple restaurants with an eclectic menu ranging from your favorite comfort foods to gourmet dining. Ask about our favorites! But there’s room for 4 at the dining table, with additional seating for 3 at the breakfast bar if you’re staying in and whipping up a meal or ordering delivery. small apartment dining room mid century modern dining table breakfast bar small apartment


Kick back on the comfy sofa with the tv remote. Choose your subscription and favorite shows utilizing the Smart TV feature or browse the limited selection on a very basic cable package. Or connect your phone to the blue tooth speaker and pump up the volume! accent wall floral wallpaper muralblack fireplace black wall reclaimed wood plank wall

Quiet time!

Curl up in the cozy egg chair on the landing nook with a good book or your tablet and favorite game.  boho basket gallery wall egg chair egg chair

Soak your worries away!

Bathroom updates include the original but refinished vintage clawfoot tub for soaking away the tension. Escape! When was the last time you had a relaxing bath? It also offers up the traditional or handheld shower option. Bath bomb,  fresh fluffy towels and bath essentials provided. PLUS! Suite Thyme has a la carte options including several ritual baths – baths with intention, herbs and essential oils. Coming soon!  vintage clawfoot tub clawfoot tub flower bath essential oilsbath essentials vintage built in apothecary cabinet blue bathroom vanity

Get to work!

Traveling to Butler for business? Connect your laptop at the USB charging station at the breakfast bar aka workstation and catch up on your work.  airbnb charging station


…just a little gazebo/outdoor seating area.small outdoor seating area

Local Favorites:

Plus, it’s just a short stroll to Butler’s charming Main Street district!Butler PA favorites

Social Media:

Follow us!

  • Instagram: @SuiteThyme
  • Facebook: @ButlerSuiteThyme
  • #suitethyme
  • #suitethymeinbutlerexperience
  • #butlerdowntown #downtownbutler #butlercountypa

Suite Thyme amenities:

* Sleeping for up to 6 guests (2 queen beds, 1 queen sleeper sofa)
* Full kitchen: electric range, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker
* Coffee, tea, sugar/sweetener, creamer
* Small outdoor patio area in back
* Free wi-fi
* Free parking for 1 (maybe 2 if vehicles are small)
* Smart TV
* Bluetooth speaker
* USB charging station
* Clawfoot tub/shower
* Heating // Central A/C
* Self check in//keyless entry
* Hair dyer
* Bathroom Essentials
* Iron
* Essential oils diffuser and oils


Suite Thyme offers 20% off a weekly stay. Yay!

Around the Area:

  • 30 mi. north of Pittsburgh, PA
  • Local breweries – walking distance
  • Restaurants – walking distance
  • Antique & boutique shops – walking distance
  • Brushes & Barstools painting studio – walking distance
  • Escape Room – walking distance
  • YMCA, library – walking distance
  • Talk of the Town Nail Salon – walking distance
  • The Art Center – walking distance
  • Maridon Museum- walking distance
  • Moraine State Park – Butler County
  • McConnell’s Mill – Butler County 
  • Trampoline Park – Clearview Mall
  • Butler Freeport Trail – Butler County
  • Festivals (Jeep Fest, Italian Festival, Fall Festival and more, holiday parades) – walking distance
  • Butler Fair – Butler County
  • Butler Farmshow – Butler County
  • Saxonburg Carnival – Butler County 

and more! 

A la Carte Menu!

Coming soon! In an effort to familarize out of town guests with the downtown Butler, PA area, we’re partnering up with other local businesses by adding an a la carte menu with upgrades including a wedding weekend package, a romance bundle, photography sessions, reiki appointments, mani-pedi pampering, beer tasting, florist services and more – all from locally owned small businesses within walking distance to Suite Thyme. 

Ready to make a reservation?

We are dedicated to ensuring you have a five star stay and look forward to hosting your “home away from home”.


What guests are saying:

“Beautiful Butler City Apartment is indeed a beautiful apartment. Everything was very nice, and the apartment was a beautiful, cozy place. The couch and beds were very comfortable, and the kitchen was very modern, with high quality, modern cooking utensils. Roeshel obviously takes a lot of pride in this apartment, and it shows. I was very pleased with my experience there.”
“Beautiful apartment next to a cute down town! Our first Airbnb fell threw last minute and Roeshel was on top of getting back to us and having us stay with such short notice! So many extra touches to ensure a great stay! Lists of local places to eat and a calendar of things to do! If I could give more than 5 stars I would! Definitely recommend.”
“Roeshel’s place was simply spectacular!! Luxury surrounded us in every detail of her space. The kitchen was a dream…I enjoyed cooking up local vegetables. The beds were super comfortable with fabulous linens. And the decor was right out of a magazine! Roeshel’s special touches made this my favorite all-time AirBnB experience. We felt so at home and didn’t want to leave. If you’re lucky enough to get to stay here, I’m certain you’ll feel the same way.”

Holiday stays:

“My husband and I stayed at Roeshel’s for a trip home over the holidays and absolutely loved it! Roeshel met us for a quick tour when we arrived. The whole place is filled with cute little touches and smells amazing (all essential oils). She even had it decorated for Christmas and it looked incredible! The bed was super comfy and there are throw blankets to keep warm under and a full kitchen should you need it. We would definitely stay again!”
“This place had everything you need and more. I mentioned to the host that I was visiting my 2 1/2 yr old granddaughter for the holidays and I found a basket of perfect toys that were placed to share with her in the space. The house is sparkling clean and the atmosphere so inviting. Everything you need to have a nice getaway! I highly recommend staying here!”

Wedding weekend:

Butler PA wedding lodging

“My husband and I booked Roeshel’s place for our wedding weekend. We used the space to get ready in and as a retreat after our long exciting wedding day. Her space is decorated beautifully with many amenities for her guests to use. One feature my make-up artist loved was the long table/desk with built in charging station – convenient!
Not only did she go above and beyond with her communication and little touches but she also surprised us, not once but twice! When we arrived the morning of our wedding she had laid out a little welcome platter of fruits and drinks with a congratulations sign hung on the fire place mantle. She also drew up a cute little note on the calendar on the refrigerator!
When we arrived back to the space late that night after having the most perfect wedding day, we were greeted with another surprise. The entry way and stairs leading up to the AirBnB had been decorated with rose petals and electric candles. This led to a decorated romantic set up outside the apartment door along with chocolates, drinks and chilled glasses. We cried. It was the most perfect ending to the beautiful day we had just shared. It meant the world to us.
Her thoughtful touches, ultra clean + super hip space and her timely communication make this easily the best place to stay in the Butler area. If you are in town or just want a little stay-cation I can’t encourage you enough to book Roeshel’s space!”

Thank you!

It’s been a tough summer and things have been quiet at DIYShowOff. I appreciate all of the thoughts, prayers, condolences, cards and gifts. Thank you for your words of comfort and hugs. My dad was diagnosed with cancer about four years ago. I am so grateful that we had that four years of laughs and a chance to make more happy memories with such an aggressive diagnosis. My heart is broken and this is hard. There’s one less good man in the world but I know he is at peace now and that I’ll see him again.  

Memorial Video

Thank you for your words of comfort, all of the hugs and e-hugs and thoughts. xo 


I’ve been keeping busy. The DIY ShowOff & Share link party will resume this Sunday. And starting next week, I’ll be sharing the reveal of “Suite Thyme”! It’s an AirBnB space I’ve been working on for the last year, specifically the last few months and it is nearly complete! The #helloredreno series is back on track and there’s a TON to share. Looking forward to being back.

sneak peek:

stair landing airbnb butler pa suite thyme diyshowoff

Stay tuned. See you soon!  

Birthday Celebration & Giveaway!

Birthday celebration time! Way back in 1970 on this day, I was born! (You’re doing the math in your head, aren’t you? Darn it! lol) I occasionally share a DIY essential oils recipe but today I want to discuss essential oils and Young Living a little more in detail so bear with me. I’m just as passionate about how a few drops of essential oil impacted my lifestyle as I am about sharing DIY projects!  

Young Living essential oils birthday promotion @diyshowoff

Coming up on 2 years ago, a dear blog friend of mine introduced me to Young Living essential oils. Actually, several blog friends! But took me a while to get on board. Too trendy. Just not my thing. I feel fine. They’re pricey. Yes, I’m one of those passionate oilers NOW – crazy about Young Living. Why? I went from skeptic for over a year to believer when I finally got desperate enough to give essential oils a try for something I struggled with daily. Yes, daily. I went from working outside of the home in a health care setting to full time working from home and part of that was influenced by occasional anxiety. It was a challenge to leave the house some days. I struggled with it when traveling. Not just out of state, long trips, but sometimes simply with going to the store. On a blog retreat, when rubbing on an essential oil worked instantly, my mouth dropped open. From there it sparked a desire for wellness, using essential oils to promote a healthy new me and a healthy home. I was a die hard $$$ candle, bath and body products and designer perfume kinda girl. I was breathing in and applying toxic ingredients topically and paying big bucks to do so, never really considering the risk. <— and that was also impacting my family with diagnoses in a big way too. 

I suddenly realized, those little things I didn’t give a second thought to, were having a negative affect. I’d rather breathe in and apply products to my skin that have benefits, not scary side effects. And I truly want the same for you! I don’t care if you get them from me, some other friend or relative, although I do highly recommend Young Living (not all essential oils are created equally!) and it’s my birthday wish for everyone to celebrate by giving them a try too! So, here’s a birthday special: 


And when I see that you ordered a premium starter kit, I will be celebrating you! ::jumping for joy:: !Young Living essential oils birthday promotion @diyshowoff

To sweeten the deal, to celebrate my birthday with DIYShowOff readers, I’m tossing some gifts your way when you purchase a premium starter kit HERE (using member#1836762 as enroller/sponsor), you will get the following birthday promo:

Birthday Promo details:
• Order a Premium Starter Kit using enroller/sponsor #1836762.
• GET $25 (US$) BACK once your order processes.
• Gain access to an awesome online support team, make new friends! (I’m hosting some awesome giveaways there all month long too!)
• Get a free surprise gift from the birthday girl! CELEBRATE!
• Be entered to win a $25 Amazon gift card. (Winner will be randomly drawn and announced Thursday, 3/17.)

*Offer good TODAY only. Expires 3/15/16 at midnight. 

diyshowoff young living essential oils member#1836762

Giveaway! In addition to the above, use the raffle copter below to enter to win a prize package consisting of a mix of DIYShowOff and Young Living essential oils: A homemade DIY gift set of essential oil-infused goodies for you (US friends only due to shipping costs. When/if an international friend wins, an alternative prize will be offered). Giveaway entries close at midnight EST tonight. Winner will be announced/notified Thursday, 3/17. Good luck! 

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NOW for a little lot more, which I did pare down but still feel compelled to share. 

For blog friends: A little about why I’m making time to pursue a business with Young Living along side my blogging career: I’ve been blogging since 2007 and it’s quite the journey, isn’t it? I LOVE it! I love the relationships that develop (hello, friends!), I love that I’ve been able to turn what I love to do (DIY!) into a something that I get paid for. #dreamjob! Right? At the same time, it’s work. Hard work. It’s consistently changing, learning new things. It involves not only getting familiar with the technical aspect, it’s the ever-changing world of social media and new programs, it’s planning, implementing and completing a project, it’s photography and editing, writing and publishing, promoting and marketing, deadlines and creativity. It’s JOY and exhaustion. And I am not complaining one bit, just sharing what it takes: lots of time and energy to grow your blog. Then I started using essential oils. It made me realize, a beautiful home starts with a safe environment for my family…a toxic free one. And that fits with my blog’s mission. In fact, it’s now the biggest part of what I hope inspires you if you’re reading this all. If you don’t already offer a product, I believe that once you try essential oils, you just might want to share them with your readers too, that it WILL fit naturally with your blog’s topics because … ‘HOLY AMAZING-NESS’, you’re going to fall in love with essential oils and the benefits and you won’t be able to keep it to yourself. Feel like it won’t be a good fit? First, wellness is a good fit for EVERY BODY. Second, I really feel like essential oils enhance your experience with just about any interest you have. Third, you might just be blown away when your Young Living check passes your blogging income! And fourth, there is an essential oil blend called “Stress Away”…um, hello! haha!

For Non Bloggers: Most people share the same struggles…not feeling well, working at a job that has little reward, a home filled with toxins, limited income potential and absolutely 100% no desire to even hear about a network marketing career. <—that last one was me. Young Living is so different. 92% of Young Living members only ‘use’ the products, love the products. That means, it’s not about the money. And I feel that step is most important. If you’ve put off trying essential oils because “c’mon…it’s ridiculous that an essential oil could make any difference with ‘my’ issues”, ::eye roll:: then of course you wouldn’t consider the career opportunity. But have you tried Young Living? Or do you skip over any mention because…it just turns you off? The premium starter kit specifically put together with 11 essential oils and a diffuser so that it’s easier to really give them a fair trial. And out of those my personal friends (team) shared with, 99.3% LOVE them and use them (yes, I just stepped away to do the math). Um, that’s pretty amazing! And of those 99.3%, 84% are sharing (making money) because there are no quotas, no need for a qualifying month to maintain your status as a lifetime member to get your 24% discount. Plus, it’s something anyone can do. But know what? There is no obligation. Do you discuss your favorite restaurants, movies and books? Do you get a paycheck when you do? When you refer friends to Young Living, you have the ability to build a business. Most people like me, NEVER want to pursue that option. Until it happens that you do share and you do earn a paycheck then…”well, maybe it’s worth looking into a little more”. And then? OMGOSH…the potential?! Sign me up!

Young Living essential oils business opportunity

Purchase the premium starter kit today at (Don’t forget the awesome birthday deal!!!) Then share and sign up 1, 3, 20 friends, family members or acquaintances before the end of March using YOUR member# as enroller/sponsor at WOO-HOO! You just earned a paycheck!

Young Living has an awesome business opportunity that once you purchase the premium starter kit IS available to you! No obligation. No penalty if you don’t ever place another order, no penalty if you don’t build a business. No HUGE investment. Purchase the Premium Starter Kit, and that opportunity is just simply there. What I want for you is wellness. And Young Living products contribute to empowering you to make healthier choices. The business side? Never required but I’d love to talk to you about it. It’s easy. Seriously, so. easy! It truly doesn’t feel like ‘business’ because it’s simply sharing from the heart.  And the fact that I have a team of friends (including several blog friends too, in fact) to hold my hand, lead me, encourage and support me…you will have that too! 

I use Young Living, I love the products (they’ve been life-changing for us). I know it can be a lot to spend on something you aren’t sure about but I never ever had any regrets for saving for it/splurging. I do regret that I wasn’t open to essential oils the first time I heard about them and so, I feel compelled to share. Because perhaps me sharing will help you make the decision sooner. 

I’d love to share just how amazing the entire Young Living lifestyle can co-exist with your current career and interests, your lifestyle and how it can take you to the next level of achieving more if you’re willing! Let’s talk!  Unlike this blog post if you’re read my ‘novel’, I promise I’ll let you get a word in. 😉

Enjoy the day!