How to DIY Your Spring Wreath!

Do you ever have those days where you need to be creative or you just might burst?! I know I do! This past weekend was one of those days. The sun was shining, our garden was stocked with fresh flowers, and I was bit by the bug! I’d recently seen several people posting on how […]

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Fusion Paint and Why it’s Better than Chalk and Milk Paint

Upcycling furniture has become all the rage lately. There are so many techniques and methods it’s hard to decide which to go with. If you’ve read my earlier post DIY: Cupboard Upcycled into a Bench, you know that I’ve worked with milk paint previously. This paint has two flaws; it must continuously be mixed, and […]

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DIY: Cupboard Upcycled into a Bench

In this post I’m going to show you how I upcycled an old kitchen cupboard and into a bench-seat. Prep Work: I started by cleaning the cupboard with hot water and Dawn dish soap. It’s important to get any grime and grease off the wood so that the paint will adhere better. I also removed […]

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Chic Spring Home Decor Finds for Less

I don’t know about you but seasonal changes always have me itching to switch things up in my house. As the days grow longer and the weather gets warmer (YAY!), I start craving bright colors and fresh (or faux) flowers. I’ve got a list of some inexpensive spring decor finds to pack a colorful punch […]

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Before & After – a 70s Kitchen Makeover on a Budget

It was time! Finally! Time for me to branch out from doing my own home projects and take a stab at helping someone else achieve their dream space. I knew right away what project I had to complete – my mother in-law’s kitchen! This kitchen was the original with the house (mid 70’s). Saying it was […]

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Our Kitchen Reno – Part II

I remember it like it was yesterday… Two years after we moved in, my sweet hubby came to me one Saturday morning after wandering around the kitchen and said simply “Ya know, I don’t think it would cost us too much to redo this kitchen”. Guys, that is all it took! I became a brainstorming […]

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My Must Have Items for Your Valentine’s Day Tablescape

Most people think of the typical red and white hearts when it comes to decorating for Valentines Day. I personally prefer to use blush pinks, creams and various metals when decorating my home. Since my husband and I are planning to stay in this year and cook a romantic dinner, I wanted to share my must-haves […]

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How to Transition from Christmas to Winter Decor

I must say packing up my Christmas decor is always hard. I get a serious case of the Christmas blues each year. This year I decided to leave several things out all winter. I mean you put them up around Thanksgiving and have to take them down a month later… it’s barely enough time to […]

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How to Paint Your Island

In “Our Kitchen Reno – Part II”, I will walk you through the remainder of our drastic kitchen transformation. Part of this included painting our island. We decided we would try painting the island ourselves. This was going to be a statement piece in our soon to be white and gray kitchen, which gave us the […]

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Our Kitchen Reno – Part I

Have you ever watched House Hunters and wondered why people seem to have such unrealistic expectations for their budgets?! I have, and yet to my dismay, I became one of those people during our own house hunt.   When my husband and I were searching for our first home I thought my list was pretty […]

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