2015 Most Popular Posts

Happy New Year!  I have so enjoyed taking some time off over the last 2 weeks but I have missed you and blogging!  Even though I might have not been blogging, I was still busy working on projects around the house.  I painted a room and a piece of furniture so can’t wait to share […]

Laundry Room Makeover (plus a giveaway for 3 gallons of Behr paint!)

This post sponsored by Behr paint.  All opinions expressed are solely mine. Oh I am SOOO excited to share this makeover with you today!  Yes, my laundry room has undergone a pretty major makeover over the last few weeks including new paint, removing wallpaper, installing wood shelving and a cabinet, and all new décor.  It […]

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 […]

10+ Beautiful kitchens with Laminate Countertops

When I shared the post on how we installed our own laminate countertops, SO MANY of you commented that you are in the same boat.  Not living in a granite-worthy house and have been considering laminate countertops.  But like me, you don’t necessarily want your kitchen to look like it has laminate countertops.  I get […]

Master Bathroom Budget Makeover

I am so excited to share the final before/after pictures of our master bathroom makeover!  This was a very little budget makeover but the inexpensive changes that we did made a HUGE difference!  Just goes to show you what a bit of paint, a little bit of DIY, and some updated décor can do for […]

How to frame out that builder basic bathroom mirror (for $20 or less!)

So this is the way our master bathroom looked at the beginning of December.  Don’t stare too long or the beige from floor to ceiling may burn your eyeballs… Then I painted the entire bathroom in Magnet by Behr Marquee (same color as our master bedroom), changed out the light fixture with a freebie from […]

Dresser makeover (how to fix chipped veneer + deal with wood stain bleeding through paint)

One dresser from my set of $40 yard sale furniture is done!  And the before/after still amaze me!  I learned a lot in painting and refinishing this piece so let’s delve right in and talk about how I got to the AFTER – it wasn’t without some frustrations, tears and some trial and error.  So […]

New paint in Master Bedroom – Magnet by Behr Marquee (and a fun announcement!)

When you last saw our master bedroom it looked like this… And now it looks like this!! Yay for progress! First let’s mention a few disclaimers… This post is strictly about the paint change. So except for admiring the pretty new comforter, pillows (which some are staying, some are borrowed from another rooms, and others […]

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 […]

Master bedroom BEFORE

Before you scroll any further… stop and repeat after me, “I will not stop following this blog because of the pictures I am about to see.”  Ok.  Got that done…now let me show you a never-before-seen room in my house, all BEFORE pictures, and a room that pretty much breaks every rule of decorating that […]