Winter White Mantel + Living Room

I just love my winter mantel + living room this year so I thought I would share it before I took it all down and decorated for spring I had it pretty much decorated at the beginning of January but needed to paint the shiplap backdrop and spray paint the lanterns and with staying busy […]

Painted Trim in the Living Room plus before to now pictures!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape® for IZEA.  All opinions are 100% mine. So what I didn’t show you in my last post on our paint and flooring update in the living room was that the baseboards weren’t painted.  From a distance it didn’t probably seem obvious but in person it […]

New flooring and new paint in the living room

I am so excited to share some updates on the new house today!  I still have a few rooms left in the old house to share but figured I would take a break this week and show you progress on our living room and even a fall post at the new house and then wrap […]

Create a living room wish list (31 days to Love the Home You Have)

This post is part of a 31 day series – 31 days to Love the Home You Have.  I am blogging through the 31 day challenge in the back of the book “Love the Home You Have” by Melissa Michaels of The Inspired Room.  You can read all the posts in the series so far […]

Create a Cozy Spot (31 days to Love the Home You Have)

This post is part of a 31 day series – 31 days to Love the Home You Have.  I am blogging through the 31 day challenge in the back of the book “Love the Home You Have” by Melissa Michaels of The Inspired Room.  You can read all the posts in the series so far […]

New paint in the living room

I was looking up some paint colors the other day in a post and came across this post of my living room.  I was so surprised when I saw how different the room looks now, and I realized I haven’t shared my repainted living room with you yet!  If you remember, I am in the […]

Easy Stenciled Chevron Painted Pillow with Tulip for Your Home

This is a sponsored post in partnership with Blueprint Social and Tulip for your Home.  I love pillows… there I said it.  Yes, I have a pillow addiction. Is there pillow therapy group??  It’s really all Molly’s fault – one visit to her house and suddenly my NEED for pillows everywhere appeared.  BUT, I am […]

How to Paint a Diamond Accent Wall using ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape

I had told you that this spring was going to bring a LOT of painting in our home!   Our whole house needs to be repainted (minus a few rooms like our dining room, guest bathroom, and half bathroom that have already been painted).  It has been 10 years since the main areas have been painted, […]

Bringing in Spring in the Living Room

Spring means two things in our home – spring cleaning + refreshing/bringing in spring indoors by adding color/new décor/plants/flowers inside. A trip to Home Depot enabled me to pick up all the things on my list and I got my living room ready for spring in no time.  I picked up some Mr. Clean with […]

Decorating with thrift store pillows

Once again I have to say a heartfelt thank you to my readers for your comments, emails, posts on facebook, and just general concern/comfort in the recent passing of my father-in-law.  So many people came to the viewing and funeral – personal friends of ours, co-workers from many, many years of my FIL, church family, […]