12+ Thrift Store makeovers

Remember that Goodwill desk I gave a makeover earlier this month?  You’ll have to click over to see the before to truly appreciate the after! Well, 38 other bloggers did their own thrift store makeovers too and today I am sharing 12 of my favorite makeovers from that roundup!  So if you love thrift store […]

DIY Shiplap Hall Tree with Bench

I am so excited to not only share this project with you but also to tell you that I am going to be partnering with 40 other bloggers each month for a DIY challenge!  Each month will have a specific theme which we will take and put our own spin on in our home.  This […]

Girls cottage themed room/playroom makeover ($100 room challenge reveal!)

Our bonus room/girls room/playroom $100 room challenge makeover is done!  For not being a very involved makeover this one was still a challenge for various reasons.  But I am thrilled with the after even though it isn’t one of my most dramatic before/after reveals.  Isn’t this room so cute?! So first let me go back […]

Old entertainment center turned American Girl dollhouse

So if you’ve been following along my $100 room challenge this month you know that I needed to build a dollhouse to fit 18 inch American Girl style dolls. I considered several options and when I added up the cost of lumber to build one from scratch it was going to be well over $80 […]

$100 room challenge update–painted furniture + painted trim + lots of tidying

Just a quick update on the $100 room challenge…   So we are at week 2 and this week my my nieces, little girl and I went through all the drawers/shelves/toys/closet and purged and reorganized.  Felt so good to throw away several bags of trash and have a huge bin for Goodwill and a few things […]

Cozy Winter Living Room

I loved decorating my living room for winter this year!  There’s something about cleaning up and simplifying after Christmas, but still leaving up a bit of greenery and winter decor that just gives everything a fresh and clean look.  I love using lots of green and white along with natural textures to decorate for winter. […]

DIY Picket Fence Headboard

It’s week 2 of the $100 room challenge and I am back with a simple project that made a big difference!  So this is how the room looked last week before I started working on anything… And here’s how it looks now!   (With a bit of different lighting since I took in the evening with […]

January $100 room challenge–Kids room/playroom before

Welcome to January which means the beginning of a new $100 room challenge!  If you are new to this challenge, you can read all about how Erin from Lemons, Lavendar, and Laundry started the challenge.  But basically anyone who wants to participate chooses a room to work on, blogs about progress on it every Wednesday during […]

Favorite projects of 2018

Happy New Year!!  I hope you had a great Christmas and are excited to bring in the New Year.  I love the fresh start that a new year brings and can’t wait to get working on projects and rooms in our house.  I’ll be sharing more on what I hope to accomplish this year a […]

How to pick a theme or change up your Christmas decor (plus a tour through Christmases past)

Are you decking the halls yet?  I’m just about done and can’t wait to share it all with you!  But first I thought I would answer a question that I got several times as I shared sneak peeks of Christmas decorating which was how I choose a theme for my Christmas decor or how I […]