Vintage Desk Makeover

You may have seen this desk recently if you’re following the One Crafty Contest by One Artsy Mama; it was my Round 1 project for the “paint” challenge, and a few people must’ve liked it because I made it to Round 2!  (Yeay!  And a big THANKS if you voted for it!) I bought the […] Read more…

10 (Mostly Easy) Home Decor Updates

I’m always looking for new ways to spruce up my decor- and if I can DIY it, even better!   There’s something very satisfying knowing that you had a hand in creating meaningful, personalized home decor just by updating things you probably already have at home, or can get fairly cheaply at a thrift store. […] Read more…

8 DIY Seating Makeovers

When I go to thrift stores or yard sales, one thing I always have a soft spot for is chairs – especially if they’re old.  Chairs are not only functional for seating, but they can be a great accent piece to your decor.  It doesn’t matter what it looks like when you buy it, because […] Read more…

Thoughts on Being a Mom

With Mother’s Day barely behind us, I wanted to share some of my thoughts on being a mom.  I’ve previously shared some of my heart with you about my first year as a stay-at-home-mom.  I have four years of experience in motherhood now and I’m still learning how to handle tantrums, set a good example, […] Read more…

Blackened Mirror

My garage is currently filled with several partially completed “big” furniture projects.  Big = many of them have broken or damaged parts and need extra time and TLC to make them functional and pretty again.  I work on them a little each day but sometimes I’ll take a break and try to get a quick […] Read more…

Berry Blush Chair Makeover

Last weekend, you may remember that we went to visit my in-laws (I shared some photos of my mother-in-law’s Victorian cottage decor here).  Besides hanging out with the family, I made time for a little shopping.  Yes I’m guilty of visiting a few of my favorite retail stores that we don’t have by my house […] Read more…

Victorian Cottage Home Decor

This weekend we traveled a couple hours to visit my in-laws for a few days.  We always have a great time with them; one big happy family just hanging out, eating good food, putting together puzzles, and playing cards.  And the boys LOVE seeing their grandparents, aunts and uncle, and their cousins whom they don’t […] Read more…

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