Saying Goodbye After Twenty Years

During the summer of 1997, we started building our home. The plan was to live there for 4-5 years, then sell it. But we fell in love with the area. And the people. Five years passes. Then ten, then fifteen. We entertained the idea of moving closer to my husband’s employment so he wouldn’t have […]

DIY Staircase Makeover with Stain and Paint

Hello peeps! I’m sure you noticed that I haven’t posted many projects lately. I am hoping to change that up this year by actually finishing the things I started in 2014. First up is my uber fabulous staircase makeover. So much work, but so much fabulousness after that I am soooo glad I did it. […]

Simple Photo Gallery in Entryway {With Free Printable}

I am slowly making progress on our Entryway, and I am getting closer to actually showing the big reveal.  The most dramatic change was of course the newly stained and painted stair railing. You can see a little sneak peek in the first photo. It is so much prettier now! To match the new banister, […]

DIY White Kitchen Makeover

Miracle of miracles. . .I am finally showing you my new white kitchen! Which isn’t really all that new, because I actually finished it a year ago. It’s taken me that long to get all the photos taken. Because apparently having the kitchen perfectly clean on the same day that the sun is shining is akin […]

Feeding my Plants with Whitney Farms Plant Food

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Whitney Farms for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. If you’ve been reading my blog for long, you know that I have somewhat of a black thumb. Yes, I can even manage to kill zucchini plants. And my house plants always look pathetic. I […]

Flower Lampshade {Thrifty Decorating}

I mentioned last week that none of the rooms in my house are 100% finished. I am trying to remedy that. My living room is almost completely decorated. I just need to put together some vignettes on my tables, and put actual pictures in the frames hanging on the wall. (Don’t laugh. Empty frames are […]

New Entry Rug-Finally!

We have lived in our house for 13 years. Wowsers that sounds like a long time! After 13 years, things kinda start needing to be replaced. And updated. Our carpets are worn out. Our wood floor has water damage in several areas thanks to a leaky door while we were out of town. . . […]

DIY Hallway Wainscoting Reveal

I finally finished painting the trim in our hallway, and I am so excited to show you the results! Aside from painting, this was the first major DIY project that my hubbie and I have tackled inside the house. I got my inspiration from Emily at Decor Chick. She did fake wainscoting on one of […]