My Chandelier Makeover

October 15, 2014 by 25 Comments

Yesterday’s kitchen reveal showed a sneak peek at our latest update.  This ceiling fan has totally been clashing over the last year, but all the chandeliers I love are crazy expensive and after the kitchen the Decor Fund is pretty depleted.  Finally, last week when …continue reading

Before and After: Room Makeovers

March 6, 2014 by 16 Comments

Today is day number three, home with a sick baby (well he’s seven, but he’s my baby).  I’m so ready for him to feel better (a belated anniversary celebration is totally going to happen)!  Pretty sure I would have gone crazy if it weren’t for …continue reading

Historic Downtown in McKinney

July 10, 2013 by 12 Comments

My sisters and I are planning a little getaway this month to Historic Downtown in McKinney.   We love taking mom and dad up on the offer to crash at their pad anytime they’re away!   Years ago, when we moved from Fair Oaks, California to …continue reading

Potterybarn Iron Chandelier for MUCH Less!

May 15, 2012 by 9 Comments

My sweet friend offered me this dreamy brass chandelier with tons of crystals!  I can paint it, Rub ‘n Buff it, whatever I’d like…it’s mine to play with…total treat, right!  I love how my chandelier makeover in my dining room turned out…tons of possibilities for …continue reading

Top Ten Projects in 2011

December 28, 2011 by 18 Comments

This has been such a fun year!  I had been blogging for years, but in August 2009, as Little B began kindergarten and I took on a new role as her full-time teacher, I stepped away from blogging for a season as I pursued a …continue reading

Vintage Chic Tablescape {Tons of Pics}

December 6, 2011 by 49 Comments

There is perhaps no better season to set a pretty table, then Christmas!!!  As usual, SIMPLICITY was my inspiration!  I used the pretties I’ve collected over the years from various garage, thrift, antique sales, and the DIY decor I’ve made this Christmas season to create …continue reading

Chandelier Makeover

October 18, 2011 by 85 Comments

I should title this post Spray Paint is a girl’s bestest friend! When my Photographer was at work one day, I climbed onto the dining room table and spent a good hour attempting to rub the spectacular brass off of my chandelier with rub and buff- …continue reading

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