Easy Way to Update Light Fixtures

July 8, 2014 by 5 Comments

When we moved into this house almost a year ago we set out to make this place our own.  We covered up all the mustard yellow, hunter green, and dark chocolate walls with my favorite paint color, Gray Owl.  Paint brightened each room so much …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

Updating a Lamp Shade

July 2, 2013 by 23 Comments

Want to see my latest easy little update!?!   Do you remember the Light Fixture I Stud added above my Crate and Barrel Kitchen Table!?!  We switched out the light fixture with a West Elm Knockoff that I totally LOVE!  I was ready for another little …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

Spray Paint Decorating Therapy

September 24, 2012 by 24 Comments

Who took our Fall weather away?!  I spent three long hours at the baseball fields watching Big B and his select team play ball and to say it’s hot is a total understatement!   I’m getting a little worried that my pumpkins on my front porch …continue reading

Adding Wall Sconces, New Drill

September 17, 2012 by 24 Comments

I love the look of adding wall sconces!  When we bought our house, we updated all the lights.  All with the exception of one room.  Our front room was designed as many homes were built years ago, without a light source.  Why!?  I’m not sure, …continue reading

How to Easily Hem Curtains Without Sewing, New Cushions

July 25, 2012 by 15 Comments

I am loving my IKEA grommet curtains.  I briefly mentioned how I hem curtains without sewing in my post about how I clean the gunk off of my iron, but realized this may be a helpful post in itself!  It took a little while for …continue reading

Vintage Lamps: Bold Colors, Metallic, Driftwood & Porcelain

July 9, 2012 by 13 Comments

I think you’re going to love these Vintage Lamps: Bold Colors, Metallic, Driftwood and Porcelain!  I found a real cute side table at my favorite thrift store.  It needs some love, but I think it has definite potential.  We all know how it works, one …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

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