Black and White {and everything in between}

Too many expectations

Learning  to go with the flow is definitely a hard one for me to grasp and keep straight in my brain! I wouldn’t say that I am a black and white kind of person……. as I truly think that there … Continue reading

Running away from Hollywood!

How to swap out bathroom lighting

I have to admit that I was a mad woman before the Holidays, trying to get projects wrapped up before hosting some of my family members for Christmas.  I can’t complain, or even gripe in the slightest, as I caused … Continue reading

DIY Wooden Ladder for bathroom towels!

how to make a vintage ladder-Upcycling a ladder

I hope you all are staying nice and warm where you live!  We had our first official snow storm last night totaling about 5 inches.  No big deal for some parts of the world, but in Southern Ohio it seems … Continue reading

Hardwood Floors Revealed!

Hardwood Floors

I am finally ready to give you a glimpse into our new hardwood floors. Or should I say….I am tired of getting ambushed from friends afar so I thought I better hurry up so that they can see the color. … Continue reading

In the Spotlight: Joyce

In the Spotlight

I love it when my tiny slice of the web universe inspires someone to take action! Many of you ask questions thru the post comments….keep them coming…..I love hearing from you all!!!  Some of you take it a step further … Continue reading

Freshening up the outside with a little spray paint!

diy spray paint light fixtures

I seem to be on a roll when it comes to spray paint and light fixtures, and honestly I don’t see it stopping anytime soon.  😉 The outside fixtures were not even on my radar.  I swear!!!!  It just happened, … Continue reading

The decision on hardwood flooring!

Hardwood Flooring

The hardwood flooring is installed, but I am so not ready to show you the finished product! Yes, I still have crap everywhere! Totally not like it used to be…. The bedrooms have been put back together …..  except for … Continue reading

New Foyer Light Fixture

ReStore Habitat Store

Almost 2 months after finding this beauty it has finally been installed in our foyer!!   LOL….that is the text that my Mom received at the end of August! I was pumped after making my first trip to the ReStore in … Continue reading

The low down on our kitchen cabinet hardware…

Cabinet Hardware

I hope you all had a great weekend! We took a quick trip up to South Bend to visit my Mom.   Okay, I visited with her……PT and K went tailgating and then watched the bloodbath called ND/MI football!  One … Continue reading

{No Sew} Burlap Shower Curtain

Burlap Shower Curtain

This one is for my Mom, who thinks I am nuts for combining 2 different fabrics to make a shower curtain, AND suspending the whole thing from the ceiling.  Phewww!  That was a mouthful!! Well, we all know that I … Continue reading

Caring for our Butcher Block

How to take care of butcher block

Hi All!  I hope you had a great 4th of July weekend!  Did you end up making some of that fantastic Pulled Pork with Whiskey Barbecue Sauce?  I hope you loved it just as much as I do. Some of … Continue reading

How to: Kitchen Island Makeover

kitchen island makeover

Now that you have seen our remodeled kitchen island, how about I show you how I did it!  This project has been on my mind for some time now.  Although I love the additional storage (who doesn’t need more storage…..right?) … Continue reading