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

Adding a little interest to the laundry room door!

laundry room ideas-outside doors

Hi all!!!!  Remember me telling you that I bought something uber exciting from the ReStore a couple of weeks ago??  If you need a refresher, go on over here…. I will wait for you! Okay, maybe it was a little … 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

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

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

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

Kitchen Island Makeover

diy Kitchen Island Makeover

I am so happy that I finally took the plunge and ‘remodeled’ the kitchen island!!   The kitchen is something that I have wanted to tackle for some time now.   Originally I wanted to bump the kitchen out and extend … Continue reading

Shower Reveal ~ Finally!

Shower Remodel

If you haven’t noticed….I seem to have checked out lately!  Total break from handheld devices, the internet and this blog.  It was totally unintentional, but after long days at work, finishing up some projects around the house, the only thing … Continue reading

Heading on up: Installing New Stair Risers

Installing Stair Risers

I hope you all had a good weekend!    It poured like cats and dogs Saturday and off and on Sunday.  I pulled the Mother’s Day card on my kids and we went through every drawer and closet hanger, trying on … Continue reading

Staining Pine Stair Treads

How to stain pine stairs

We had gorgeous weather this weekend, temperatures reaching into the 70’s ….. YEAH!  But yesterday brought us snow and cold temperatures.  Boo!  I wish Mother Nature would stop being so moody!  She is either throwing one last temper tantrum or … Continue reading

Stair Project Begins: Removing the Carpet and Prepping the Wood

DIY Interior Stairs

After much internal debate, I couldn’t take it anymore and started ripping up the carpet on our stairs!  😉 If anyone tries to tell you that this is an easy DIY project they are LYING!  This has been one of … Continue reading

Black Front Door {Foyer}

Black Front Door

Do you ever feel like you are trying to open a door (front door), but the handle keeps on spinning, trapping you inside? This is how I feel with our foyer project!  Things are definitely spinning, but nothing much is … Continue reading