Helpful Paint Tips: To Do and Not To Do!

May 3, 2012 by 33 Comments

When I find furniture for $15, it’s next to impossible for me to keep on walking.  This was the steal that went home with me during our neighborhood garage sale.  Definitely needed a little work, but it’s solid and I always look for pieces that …continue reading

Entry Room: Board and Batten Wall

April 23, 2012 by 24 Comments

My Entry Room: Board and Batten Wall with Hooks for Our Guest {and us through winter} is FINISHED…well, almost!  I need to add a few pretty touches, but I have to say, it definitely has some GOOD Bones! It looks so “polished” without even a …continue reading

Subtle Color Blocking: Dresser Makeover

April 19, 2012 by 9 Comments

I told you a few weeks ago that I’m LOVING the Color Block Look, especially with Furniture! Contrasting colors is definitely a popular trend and I’ve been real excited to give it a try with a dresser I’ve had forever! A few years ago, this …continue reading

Fabulous Crates

April 16, 2012 by 22 Comments

A few weeks back I had a great shop at Home Goods…love that store!  This totally caught my eye and when I picked it up it was wearing my favorite tag!  RED Clearance!  I threw it into the cart for think time and went on …continue reading

Kitchen Remodel Steps

April 12, 2012 by 112 Comments

My Kitchen Remodel is Complete!  Here’s the scoop… {20 Tips and Tricks to the Kitchen of My Dreams} trim, paint, hardware, sink, faucet, appliances, furniture, flooring and accessories Frames from Goodwill New Appliances: Oven, Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Microwave Drawer Knobs: Home Depot Flour(s) and Sugar …continue reading

Color Blocking Furniture {Dipping and Painting}

February 28, 2012 by 6 Comments

Redesigning a piece of furniture takes no time and makes such a difference!  I love being able to add a little flair and fun…but at the same time totally value clean lines and am not a big fan of fuss!  My newest favorite look is …continue reading

DIY: How to Build a Desk

February 2, 2012 by 39 Comments

 DIY: How to Build a Desk In my two story house, our office was on the second story which worked perfect for school purposes and such.  However, as much as I tried to keep all the papers upstairs, there were some things I just needed …continue reading

Pallet Bed & More {Reclaimed Wood DIY Possibilities}

January 31, 2012 by 10 Comments

Pallet Bed & More {Reclaimed Wood DIY Possibilities} are so incredibly fun!  I’m pretty sure reclaimed wood is the best thing EVER!  Like seriously, it makes my heart skip a beat and my dreams EXTRA sweet!!!!  Here are my two best finds so far: •  Curbside …continue reading

Organization Tips {Paperwork}

January 12, 2012 by 22 Comments

Isn’t it total CRAZINESS how quickly papers accumulate?!?!  I mean seriously you can clean through a stack of papers reaching from your desk to the ceiling and five minutes later it reappears.  How that happens, I have NO idea, but I have found that having …continue reading

Most Perfect Trunk EVER

November 20, 2011 by 40 Comments

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 …continue reading

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