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… Continue reading How to Transition from Christmas to Winter Decor
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… Continue reading How to Paint Your Island
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… Continue reading Our Kitchen Reno – Part I
Not all renovation projects should break the bank or involve a ton of work. Some need only a couple of inexpensive changes, such as paint and new fixtures or decor. Our downstairs half bath was one of these projects. It desperately needed updating, but considering the multitude of other projects we wanted to accomplish in this house,… Continue reading How to Update a Half-Bath for under $200!
It’s that time of year guys! Christmas lights everywhere, cocoa, cookies, and all around good cheer. I don’t know about you but my favorite holiday to decorate for is definitely Christmas, closely followed by Halloween. Come and join me for a tour of my home at Christmas and check out some of my most recent… Continue reading A Tour of the Byrd’s Nest at Christmas
To many people the thought of change is daunting; where to begin, what to do, how far to go, the questions and possibilities can be endless! To help combat this overwhelming feeling I've gathered up 5 quick and easy updates that will help you transform your space. 1. Paint Yes, this may seem obvious but… Continue reading 5 Quick & Easy Updates to Transform your Space