Best of 2015: My Favorite Projects

Favorite Projects of 2015

Happy New Year! Are you still writing 2015 on all your documents?   LOL! It usually takes me until the end of January to get with the program and write down the correct year…….                 …….BUT for some strange reason, … Continue reading

Adding height to the kitchen cabinets

Building up the crown molding on your kitchen cabinets

I can finally breathe! I believe that there has been enough time and space to recover from the kitchen cabinet “rehaul” that started back in the late Spring. Sometimes when you are in the thick of things, and it keeps … Continue reading

Industrial Pipe Shelves

I love small doses of #industrial within classic, traditional homes. These shelves are quick, easy and #cheap

I hope you are all ready for a great week ahead! I actually had to change that from, “I hope you all had a great week”!  Started this post last week, and never got around to finishing it up….story of … Continue reading

The transformation certainly is white!

Painting Oak Cabinets is easier than you think!

I hope you all are looking forward to the weekend that is just around the corner! 😉 I am heading North to visit with my parents…….with the additional bonus of seeing B there as well! He had this weekend with … Continue reading

How to make your Crown Molding look Expensive

Simple way to make your crown molding look more expensive!

I hope your week has started off smooth and easy! While I try to wade through the mess called mini “kitchen facelift”, I thought I would share a few pictures of our dining room.  A dining room that very rarely … Continue reading

Refrigerator Cabinet {the dominos have fallen}

Installing a refrigerator cabinet not only gives you more storage space, but can make your kitchen look more customnized.

I started a project a few weeks ago that seems to be taking on a life of its own. You know the type! It’s the one that dominos into another….. and another…. and another…. …..until you have either lost your … Continue reading

Roadside Rescue: Upcycling a Little Table

Someone else's trash is definitely my treasure. #Roadsiderescue #DIY #upcycle #furniture

If you happen to follow me on Instagram, then you will know that I have come across a couple of treasures lately just waiting for the trash man.   I get so sad when I see perfectly good (some even beautiful) … Continue reading

Finally answering that burning question…..

Ethan Allen Furniture

I still can’t believe that I did it! I might even declare temporary insanity if you ask about it today! I also can’t believe PT actually allowed me to do it!! I have loved this bed even before we found … Continue reading

Homemade Chalk Paint Recipe

Plaster of Paris Chalk Paint Recipe

I hope you had a good weekend.  Ours was pretty low-key hanging around the house and going to two of K’s lacrosse games.  I will have to say that Saturday was so stinking hot I don’t know how those boys … Continue reading

DIY Industrial Pipe Coat Hooks

DIY Industrial Pipe Hooks

This is one of those projects that was never on my radar, solved a much needed problem and looking at it…. after the fact…… couldn’t have pictured it any other way! These 4 little Industrial Pipe Coat Hooks literally make … Continue reading

Updating a ceiling fan with a little paint!

How to spray paint a ceiling fan

You may have noticed that I have a problem!  I cannot stop spray painting our light fixtures! 😉 One by one they seem to be coming down…..getting deep cleaned……and then getting “dolled” up with a fresh coat of paint. My … Continue reading

DIY Board and Batten

DIY Board and Batten

I hope you all had a great week, and have some fun things planned for the upcoming weekend.  Ours became a little more open as K’s hockey team lost Wednesday night in their State tournament. What to do??  What to … Continue reading