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

Changes in the Master Bedroom

January 9, 2014 by 15 Comments

Until about a week ago my Master Bedroom Chevron Curtains from Hobby Lobby was totally rocked my world!  And then I had the thought to call the best hairdresser I’ve ever had – went to her from high school until I had baby #2.  I …continue reading

Simple Decorating – Bookshelf

June 5, 2013 by 27 Comments

I’m so excited to show you one of my favorite walls in our home.   Get ready for a whole lot of  pictures and some simple decorating tips for built-in bookshelves. A little peek at my tray.  I love the bright greens with soft yellows!  The …continue reading

How to Build a Bookcase

June 4, 2013 by 21 Comments

For a while now I have shown you sneak peeks of this wall in my living room.  Today, I want to show you how to build a bookcase built-in.  Every home I’ve lived in, a built-in has been a mandatory feature! This is the built-in …continue reading

Lampshade DIY

February 27, 2013 by 33 Comments

I had some leftover fabric when I sewed the kitchen curtains…it was perfect for a quick lampshade diy.  We’ve had a few days of nice weather and baseball practice is back in full force.  Time to start adding touches of color to my home!  Recovering …continue reading

Reclaimed Furniture – Embossed End Table

September 16, 2012 by 18 Comments

I totally loved reclaimed furniture!  Taking something from totally frumpy to totally fabulous is such a thrill.  On a walk through our neighborhood with the kids, I noticed an end table on the curb ready for bulk trash pickup…if I could have dragged it home …continue reading

Lamp Makeover {Ugly to Lovely}

June 15, 2012 by 20 Comments

I’m SUPER excited to show you how my lamp turned out!  It was just what my family room needed with the breezy white curtains.  Remember {here} I told you that I’d been crushing on this floor lamp?!  Okay…so it’s not quite the same, but for …continue reading

Family Room {Mantel}

January 11, 2012 by 33 Comments

√ Recycle – Recycled Fence Art √ Anthropologie-ish SUPER SWEET vase. √ Oliver Accessorized. √  10×14 Moroccan Area Rug. √ Mantel Complete    Here’s what I showed you last night.   And after my initial little freak out moment {which tends to be my first …continue reading

Family Room {New Rug}

January 9, 2012 by 35 Comments

I vented to a few of my closest friends on twitter, that while my sweet B’s were with their grandparents I ordered a HUGE package!  {Are we twitter friends, yet?}  I waited SEVEN long days for the extremely large package to arrive.  And when it …continue reading

Flower Vase {Anthropologie Inspired}

January 6, 2012 by 42 Comments

Once January hits I get in the mood for simplicity and tranquility {not that I’m saying that’s where my house is YET EVER!}  I just need a little bright and cheery this time of year when its dark and drab outside!  I was walking through …continue reading

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