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, […]

How to make a DIY chalkboard from an old picture frame

You have seen this chalkboard several times, but I just recently realized that I never shared how I made it!  You first saw me use it on my Christmas mantel with my music page wreath hanging in front of it. Then it came back out again for my Valentine’s mantel. But for now, it’s place […]

Friday Frugal Finds: fun clearance finds!

No thrift store or yard sale finds to share with you today.  But sometimes my “frugal finds” consist of clearance finds too! Like these recent lamps I found at Kohl’s. I have LOVED these glass ball lamps since I saw them a year or so ago for the first time, I am sure on a […]

House tour: Living room

Over the next few weeks, I plan to share pictures of each room in our house – one room each week.  I have rooms I have never even shared on the blog  (because they aren’t finished or even started!) but maybe this will help motivate me. Here’s a few things I plan to accomplish with […]

DIY Painted Striped Curtains (yes, I painted my curtains!)

If you caught my sneak peek of my Christmas décor in progress over on facebook (you can follow me and see the preview here), you saw that I have some new curtains in my living room!  I am in process of a few changes in the living room so before we jump into Christmas décor […]

Beach-inspired summer mantel

Hope you had a great weekend!  I found some fun yard sale and thrift store finds I will share on Friday and just enjoyed staying busy soaking up these last few weeks of summer.  Can’t believe the month of July ends tomorrow!  I told you I would be sharing some ways I am adding some […]