Decorative Changes

We’ve made some changes to our decorations this summer. Fireplace The first thing I did was redecorate the fireplace. I liked the picture that was on the mantel (and you’ll see I did move it somewhere else) but it had been there for at least 5 years and I was looking to decorate the fireplace…

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Refinished Dresser

I realized I never told you guys about the dresser I refinished last year. I found this dresser at Goodwill for around $100. It was an okay deal; it was pretty well made but it had wood veneer which made if tough to sand because I had to be careful not to sand through it….

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Our House Over the Years

We’ve lived in our house for almost eight years. It sounds like a long time considering we’re only in our early-mid 30s but it’s gone by fast. When we first bought our house as first-time home owners in 2011, we knew we were buying a fixer-upper. The first time we unlocked the door to OUR…

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Rustic Table Makeover

A family member gave me this small table and asked me to paint it white and give it a rustic farmhouse look. I’ve done something similar to a different piece in the past and I think the trick is to not be too neat. Here is the before:   I started by removing the blue…

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The Project Board – A Look Back

Today marks 6 years since I started my blog. I’ve found it very helpful to keep track of how I’ve done things throughout the years like how I made curtains or a certain recipe. I don’t otherwise mark a lot of this down and it’s been helpful to be able to come back and follow…

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Painting a Built-in Bookcase

We are in the process of replacing all of our old wood trim with white trim.  I am going to write a separate post about replacing trim once we are further along but one thing we finished is a built-in bookcase in our dining room. The back of the bookcase is drywall which is why…

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Decorating for Autumn

I usually don’t put up autumn decorations (because I didn’t really have any), but this year I decided to change that.  I had a hard time figuring out how to decorate my mantel without going out and buying more things, but I think it turned out cute in the end.  How do you decorate for…

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3 Year Blogiversary!

I created the project board exactly 3 years ago today.  I’d like to highlight some of my favorite posts from the past year. Click on the picture to be taken to that post. Autumn Leaves – October 3, 2014 2. 2015 Calendar – December 10, 2014 3. Coffee Chocolate Cake – January 11, 2015 4….

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