Little Boy’s Room #1

Here is our older son’s (age 3) room which is currently a cars/trucks/planes/trains theme in mostly primary colors.  The fun features include removable vintage automobile decals, color-blocked painted walls, picnic table, winding race car track, and boat and car canvas art.  The decals are strategically placed all over the walls to seem as though my […] Read more…

{Hanging Hearts} DIY Valentine’s Mobile

I have never really decorated for Valentine’s Day.  I have nothing against the holiday, but I guess I’m usually still recovering from the Christmas season (yes, still!) and also preoccupied with hopes and dreams of springtime that my brain nearly skips it altogether except for a quick romantic dinner with my husband.  Slowly that’s changing […] Read more…

A Tale of Two Chairs

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Extra seating – we all need it, we all use it.  But it doesn’t have to be ugly, right?!  I’ve probably never seen a folding chair do anything to help someone’s decor.  Brown, gray, black – boring, boring, boring.  It’s time to take a stand against furniture with a lack of personality.  Who’s with me??? […] Read more…

Whooo likes Winter? {Owl Art}

After putting the Christmas decorations away the other day, my house seemed a little…. bare.  I wanted to make something appropriate for winter decor without it being too dreary.  I have a gorgeous wreath which you can see in this previous post that actually fell off my front door this year and some pieces broke off.  Thankfully […] Read more…

Memo, Memo, on the Wall…

Chalkboard projects have been pretty popular for a while now, and although I love to see what other people create with their chalk and their boards, I couldn’t see it as a project that I would enjoy doing.  You see, I kind of hate chalk.  There, I said it.  Yes I’m a mom of two […] Read more…

2013 ~ Thoughts for a New Year

Welcome to 2013! I took a little time off for the holidays and I’ll be back soon with a new project post.  But I wanted to say a few things regarding this upcoming year and this blog.  I realize that I’m still fairly new on this blogging journey, and I’m still learning and trying different […] Read more…

Merry Mirror

The holidays are now in full swing and all too often around this time of year, it can be so easy to get caught up in shopping, wrapping, parties, traveling, etc.  I sometimes fall victim to this so I realized I needed a bit of a reminder in my home to slow down and remember […] Read more…

Vintage Earring Repurpose

If you’re trying to think of a unique gift idea for a gal on your list or if you just need a special something to accessorize your look, I may have just the thing for you.  This involves very little cost and honestly not a whole lot of effort, but may leave your friends jealous […] Read more…

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