Small Pew Bench Makeover with Chalky Finish Paint

Disclosure: This post sponsored by Americana Décor, but the dream of an old pew bench, the yard sale finds, and opinions expressed are all mine! Once upon a time there was this girl who lived in a very traditional house who dreamed of living in a very non-traditional, fixer-upper, craftsmen, farmhouse-style house graced with dark […]

Stenciled curtains in the Master Bedroom

I finally have curtains in my master bedroom for the first time ever and I absolutely love them!  If you are new around here you can read about how our master bedroom was the most neglected room in our house (mainly do to some ugly furniture I had no desire or no idea how to […]

Chalky Painted Mason Jars and Christmas Tablescape (+ Americana Decor Chalky Finish paint giveaway!)

Disclosure: I was provided paint and supplies from DecoArt, but as always all ideas, thoughts, and opinions are all mine. I am excited to share a bit of my Christmas kitchen and a Christmas tablescape with you today.  I have been up to my elbows (literally!) in paint, stain, ribbon, and greenery and can’t wait […]

16 Gorgeous Gray Bedrooms

You know I am in the process of still working on making over furniture and decorating our new gray bedroom.  So I am constantly looking for inspiration and ideas.  Have you heard of Hometalk?   Hometalk is a community of people  – not just bloggers or professionals although many of those are on there, but people […]

Travel Tote Bag with FolkArt Stencil 1

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post brought to you in conjunction with BluePrint Social and Plaid Crafts.  All opinions and thoughts expressed are all mine.  I recently got a chance to try out some new FolkArt paints and stencils.  I hope you enjoy getting to see some of these new products as they hit the […]

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 […]

Entryway before and after (beige to GREIGE with Behr paint!)

So I have been plugging along in repainting our house.  If you missed it before, I am a partnering with Behr paint as a Behr DIY Expert again this year and it couldn’t have come at a better time.  We painted our entire house when we moved in 10 years ago and except for a […]

Eat in kitchen makeover (+ how to easily add more height to your room)

I love looking back at before/after pictures and boy, do I have some good ones for you today! Here is our eat-in-kitchen maybe 2 years after we bought our house.  We hadn’t done much except paint when we first moved in. So at some point, probably about 5 years ago… I added a chair rail […]

House makeover – black painted shutters and front door

Ok, so this is probably one of my biggest transformations yet.   Not necessarily in the amount of work because it wasn’t that intensive but when you change the appearance of the entire front of your house that is pretty big! So here’s our house before… Not bad.  But I honestly was really wanting a […]

Front porch makeover (decorated for summer in red, white, and blue)

Can’t wait to show you my summer front porch!  I just love red, white, and blue and using it to decorate outdoors for summer just seems so fitting!  But first let’s stop back a bit and look at how we got to that pretty decorated porch.  It required lots of painting, staining, and cleaning! The […]