DIY Spring Flowers – Trash to Treasure

May 12, 2014 by 2 Comments

Today, we have another great craft in our series, A Craft Made By You.   Emily from Elizabeth Joan Designs is here to share a totally creative tutorial for a real cute Spring Craft!   DIY Spring Flowers — I love a trash to treasure story, don’t …continue reading

Adding More Trim

May 6, 2014 by 6 Comments

Adding More Trim — because there’s never too much of a good thing, right!?!  I painted this room Gray Owl in its standard formula.  Then painted the master bedroom and bath Gray Owl at 50% and started wondering what I could do to lighten up …continue reading

Switch to Recessed Lights

May 1, 2014 by 1 Comment

Yesterday I showed you how I changed out the ceiling fan in the kitchen and today — Easy Switch to Recessed Lights from Pendant Lights and Then Back (if you’d like)! I totally value simplicity in my decor.  Maybe a little too much — it’s …continue reading

Wisteria Shade Above the Kitchen Table

April 30, 2014 by 11 Comments

Every house I’ve moved into has had a ceiling fan in the kitchen.  I sorta get it, I live in Texas and summers are CRAZY HOT!  As much as it makes sense, it just doesn’t work for me.  I much prefer a Shade Above the …continue reading

DIY Light Switch Covers

April 24, 2014 by 9 Comments

This post brought to you by Duck Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. A little someone always thinks any Duck Tape® that enters this house is hers!!!  Especially when its Glitter Duck Tape®!  I’ve tucked all of Easter back in the attic and there is …continue reading

IKEA Hack – Chalkboard Easel

April 23, 2014 by 3 Comments

We have had this IKEA chalkboard for years!  Just under $15, I’ve always been impressed by the quality.  My kids are using it less and less so I decided to put it to use this summer when entertaining in the backyard — to direct guests …continue reading

VERY Simple Indoor Gardening

April 22, 2014 by 8 Comments

Succulents and Mason Jars are two of my FAVORITE things!  Succulents – because they are some of the easiest houseplants.  And Mason Jars – because the uses are endless.  Combine the two and you get VERY Simple Indoor Gardening that is real CUTE!  These are …continue reading

How to Add Trim to a Mirror

March 20, 2014 by 13 Comments

This post brought to you by Elmer’s ProBond Advanced. All opinions are 100% mine. We added chair rail to Little B’s bedroom the other day and it made the room look more finished.  Since then, I’ve been walking around the house trying to find more …continue reading

DIY Nailhead Cornice Board Makeover

March 19, 2014 by 20 Comments

DIY Nailhead Cornice Board Makeover.  I am really loving my new house.  Each step towards making it my own makes me love it that much more. Remember when the family room walls were hunter green?  It didn’t take long until we’d splashed Gray Owl on …continue reading

Adding Chair Rail to Little B’s Room

March 13, 2014 by 3 Comments

Moving from a rancher into a more traditional home, one of the biggest differences is the wall height!  Besides the obvious need of more art in Little B’s room, it also needed some trim.  I talked Stud into adding Chair Rail to Little B’s Room!  …continue reading

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