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 […]

Transforming a red brick fireplace with a German Schmear technique

So if you remember back to my fall tour post, this is how my brick fireplace looked.  Now I love brick… but red brick with red mortar?  No, not at all.  I knew when we bought the house that I wanted to change it for sure but I wanted to live with it, research some […]

Thanksgiving Table with Blue and Amber Accents

Are you ready for Thanksgiving?  I sure am – turkey, ham, all the sides, stuffing and pumpkin pie – yum!!  Today, I thought I would share my take on a pretty table all set for Thanksgiving dinner hoping that it will inspire you or give you some ideas for your Thanksgiving table. I LOVE setting […]

Farmhouse Coffee Bar with DIY floating shelf and mug rack

Tips on how to add a functional coffee bar to your kitchen even if you only have a small corner space, also tutorial on a DIY industrial floating shelf and hanging mug rack made with pipe hardware. I don’t know about you but it’s a keep the coffee coming kind of Monday especially after time […]

DIY Rustic Wood Shelves + DIY toilet paper holder made with plumbing pipe hardware

How-to tutorial on how to make industrial farmhouse wood floating shelves with pipe brackets and a DIY toilet paper holder using plumbing pipes found at the hardware store.         After I posted my master bathroom makeover reveal post, many of you asked for a detailed explanation on how to make the floating […]

Cozy and Neutral Farmhouse Fall Tour

Happy Fall!  I am so excited to be joining in this Farmhouse Fall Home Tour with 20+ other bloggers and show you around our house a bit this fall season. If you are joining me from A Blue Nest welcome!  A bit of background on me and our blog, we moved into a new to […]

Master Bathroom Painted Vanity–$100 Room Challenge

I am still plugging along on this bathroom makeover – working on giving it a makeover in one month with $100 or less. When you saw the room last week it looked like this. Then on Monday I shared how I gave the walls and trim a fresh coat of paint. You can go here […]

Entryway Cabinet Makeover

I have another fun furniture makeover to share with you today!  If you remember back to my spring frugal finds post I had found this cabinet/console on facebook marketplace for $40 and sold the dresser that I had in my entryway for $40 so it was pretty much an even trade!   I had been wanting […]