Decorating ideas for old windows


I LOVE old windows and use them all throughout my home.  In fact I picked up this 9 pane big old woo window at the Habitat for Humanity Restore last week (it was $10) and it got me thinking where I was going to put it and what I was going to do with it.  […]

New paint in the Breakfast area


Thank you so much for all your opinions and weigh in options on my last post on what I should do in my eat-in-kitchen/breakfast area in my kitchen.  I am currently in the midst of a kitchen makeover which of course sort of extends into the attached breakfast area.  The kitchen has almost been completely […]

Friday Faves + Frugal Finds: fall finds and home decor


Hey everyone!  Hope you have had a good week!    I got more done on the kitchen that I plan to share with you next week – so ready to have it all done!   But first let’s share some fun frugal finds… I am so ready to move into the fall season of yard sales!  […]

Breakfast area paint colors–help me decide!


So I am just about done painting the kitchen cabinets  (not in this picture – I took these pictures when I had the kitchen all cleaned up to photograph the beadboard backsplash before I took installed the new $4 light fixture and took down all the doors to paint them.)  I want to still paint […]

How to Make a Personalized Stenciled Pillow


Disclosure: Post sponsored by DecoArt but choice of saying, creation of pillow, and adding another pillow to my bed was all me! :) I added a fun personalized pillow to my bedroom!   And yes, see that wedding picture in the background – our “Happy Ever After” truly did begin on that day back in […]

New $4.00 thrift store light fixture in the kitchen (Kitchen Makeover)


Next step in the kitchen makeover was doing something about that not very pretty fluorescent light!  If you have missed the previous kitchen makeover posts you can check out the before pictures here (oh, those wood edged laminate countertops – so glad those are gone!), picking out and ordering new laminate countertops from Home Depot, 10+ beautiful […]

How to install a DIY beadboard backsplash (Kitchen Makeover)

How to install a DIY Beadboard Backsplash for less than $40

The kitchen makeover is coming right along and I just love it more and more with each change!  If you want to go back to the beginning you can see the before pictures here, considering all the much updated options available in laminate countertops, and installing our own new laminate countertops.  And now we have […]