11/22/11

Kids Thanksgiving Crafts

Kids Thanksgiving Crafts are so easy and it totally raises the coolness factor of coloring to a perfect TEN! Take a creamer carton (pour any extra in a storage container.  Wash, rinse and dry.  Grab some tape, straws, a hole punch and a paper sack (our sacks are always ... |read more|

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11/22/11

Eye Makeup Tutorial

I thought this would be a fun post around the holidays!  Rochelle at Just Made that Way  shared my post a couple weeks ago on her blog and I thought I'd share it with you just in case you missed it. Can you believe I don't even know you and I'm sharing the below picture?!? ... |read more|

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11/20/11

Most Perfect Trunk EVER

A couple weeks ago I had a garage sale and sold some of my old ratty shoes (which was just about my entire shoe closet).  My boots had large scratches all over the toes so they were some of the first to go.  I've been meaning to replace them ever since, but this time of year is ... |read more|

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11/19/11

Charmed Gift Soap Tutorial

Tis the Holiday Season!  I wanted to share a simple gift with a special touch!  This would be perfect for you to make and gift to friends, family and teachers.  It's SUPER EASY and it looks and smells beautiful! Making fancy soap bars is so simple and with this added touch, ... |read more|

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11/18/11

Garage Sale to Raise Money for Adoption

A super precious family and some of our bestest friends EVER are in the process of International  adoption from Ethiopia!  I'm so excited because 15 families have come together and donated a MASSIVE AMOUNT of lightly used items for a garage sale that's taking place THIS Saturday, ... |read more|

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11/17/11

Our Front Room

When you move into a home it takes time for everything to gel, right!!!  I told you about my Kitchen Nook and Dining Room tables needing a few twists.  Same story in my Front Room!  The room is a huge rectangle with two huge windows.  Initially, I thought it would be best to have ... |read more|

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11/16/11

Free Photography Gift {Vintage Chair}

It's just been one of those weeks. Long. Hard. Tiring. Disappointing. One of those weeks that reminds me how fragile and dependent I am. Dependent on the One who created me, loves me, and has great plans for me. My photographer took this picture a few years back. It was the ... |read more|

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11/16/11

Tables Before/After

First: Kitchen Nook When I first moved into our house, the furniture ended up as I'd pictured it in my mind for the weeks prior to moving! Everything stayed put because we've been CRAZY BUSY with projects!!!  But with life settling down for a bit, I got to thinking..... I ... |read more|

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11/14/11

DIY Trimming Windows

  DIY Kitchen Makeover: Trimming Windows   Old and new alike, unless you upgrade when it's built or move into a home that has been upgraded, most window only have a sill and the window is left untrimmed.  I'm not sure why...window trim isn't the standard.  It's super easy to ... |read more|

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11/13/11

Switching Out a Light Fixture ~ West Elm Style

Here's a Sketch of our Kitchen Projects Round One   First Thing Removed: Drapes and Cornice Board Pull Out Vinyl Flooring: Replace with Hardwood to Match the Rest of House. Relocate Desk Built-in to My In-Law's House and Demolish Wall Switch Light ... |read more|

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