DIY Pearl Hardware (DIY drawer pull) plus a Fall Giveaway!!


Hey all! Happy Friday! A few things to chat about today… I showed you the table that I redid last week….the hardware needed to be replaced but I couldn’t find anything that was delicate enough. I really wanted to use these pearls…so I had to figure out how to attach them. Obviously I don’t think this '”hardware” would work in a kitchen or … [Read more...]

Easy end table update…


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape brand painter’s tape for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Literally 5 years….I have had this table in my basement. End tables like this are a dime a dozen at thrift shops and garage sales. Swoop one up the next time you see one…and make it all puuuurrrrrttttttyyyyy again:) I … [Read more...]

Guest Bedroom: repurposing an old bed


Remember back in the day….I told you here and here about our guest bedroom we were creating in the basement? It has been done for awhile….but I haven’t had a great opportunity to photograph the room. It is a bit of a tight space…and the lighting is less than ideal…and I am not sure I love the lamps…but what I think to myself is…It may not be … [Read more...]

Fall Porch…and a story about a rocker


Even though it seems that fall and summer have swapped places (not cool by the way Mother Nature...not cool....) It hasn't stopped me from decorating the front porch a bit for fall. And so begins the story of the rocker...not the kind of rocker…like head-banger rocker…not that I am not cool with that or anything…but this kind of rocker… Text … [Read more...]

Mini Fall Luminaries (Fall Mantle Décor)


Hey it’s Friday!! Whoohooo! Ready to get your Fall on this weekend?? Here is a fun Saturday project…that will have your mantle ready…and last all the way through to Thanksgiving. Enjoy! My mantle was already looking pretty “fall like”….but of course I had to fuss with it a bit after I thought of these fun little mini luminaries. I am not much on … [Read more...]

How to paint prefinished hardwood floors: REVEAL


Hi all! Made it to Friday! I hope you have enjoyed this series about painting hardwood flooring. We have lived with these floors for a couple of weeks now...and everyday we love them more. I have on order a rug to use in the coffee bar area...but I wanted to show you the big reveal this week...since it is floor week and … [Read more...]

Painting a Prefinished Hardwood Floor: Part 2 (video)


Now that your hardwood is cleaned and taped off…you are ready to get painting. I made a video of the entire process. I would encourage you to watch the whole thing before you begin. There are a bunch of tips and tricks that will make this project really easy for you. Here are the materials that you will need for this project: High quality 3 … [Read more...]

Painting a Prefinished Hardwood Floor: Part One


So I briefly told you on Friday that I was toying with the idea of painting our prefinished hardwood floor. Let me bring you up to speed....I painted our floor. I LOVE it (understatement of the century....) And as my mom said to me..."I would buy this floor it is so pretty!" Thanks mom;) Anywho, these next few weeks I am going to walk you through … [Read more...]

would I dare…


Happy Friday yall! And happy Labor Day hard to believe September is already here. I hope yall don't think I have lost my marbles after reading today's post........ I read a post the other day….Emily Clark had posted about a letter she received from a very brave woman named Esther. Esther was lamenting about how worn down and ugly … [Read more...]

Updating the Bookshelves with FrogTape


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape brand painter’s tape for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. The family room. Do you wonder why I never post about the family room? It is thee hardest room for me to photograph. I feel like I have tried every trick to the trade…I have bounced light with the reflector…I have used … [Read more...]