I've been bustling about, trying to get things ready for a family Christmas dinner tonight. It hasn't been a hurried hustle, and that has been a different experience this year. Last year I got behind, and it made the whole holiday season stressful. I remember feeling like I was drowning in wrapping paper and eggnog. … Continue reading 12 Days of Blogmas: Perspective
What do you do with those outdated fake green wreaths you see all. the. time. at the thrift store? I'm gonna show you! Step one: Buy them, bring them home, and then spend a little bit of time wondering what you were thinking. Step Two: Remember you have four windows on the front of your … Continue reading 12 Days of Blogmas: Thrifted Wreath Tutorial
I have loved seeing everyone's Christmas decorations already this year! I pulled out my stuff on Black Friday... I could not stand to wait another day. I'm still piddling around with a few little things, but for the most part our halls are decked and ready to go! It's hard not to want to buy … Continue reading 12 Days of Blogmas: Decking the Halls
Two blog posts in two days?! Who am I? I'll tell you who I am... The girl who deleted the Instagram app off her phone because she realized the insane amount of time she was wasting. And guess what! I finished decorating my living room because of it. Here are some updated pics! If you're … Continue reading Update: Living Room
The floors are installed, and they look better than I could have imagined! More pictures of the finished product to come on that later (we are still getting the baseboards installed/caulked), but I wanted to show you how I restyled our "mud room"! You may remember how I solved our "No Mudroom Lots of Stuff" … Continue reading Repurposed Hutch, Round Two!
Happy Friday, y'all! I have to show you an update of our latest project! Awhile back, I found a few pictures of these old wooden wire spools ... I thought, 'oh baby, that has my name written all over it.' I found one online and came so close to buying it, but then life got busy … Continue reading Refurbished: Wooden Spool
We moved into this new house last June and promptly started renovating everything in July. We have been here now for 9 months, completed a ton of projects, and are still plugging along. Overall the experience has been largely positive. I understand that DIY is not for everyone, but Andrew and I are having a great time working … Continue reading Before & After: A Full Home Progress Update