Barn Wood Frames {with no special tools!}

Years ago my neighbor was replacing their fence.  They had all these awesome weathered gray slats sitting in their trash.  Seeing the beautiful weather beaten patina made me rush over and ask my neighbor if I could have them.  My neighbors were used to my trash picking by then.  So I took some of those slats {…Read More…}





Flooring In the Bathroom and Laundry Room

So the demo is done, wall is framed, drywall is hung, mudded and sanded, walls are primed and painted and now it is time to move onto flooring.  Normally I go to the big box stores for flooring but I was looking for something a little different this time, a laminate that is water resistant.  {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Redo a Dining Room Table

With the holidays approaching, it’s fun to think of gathering loved ones for shared meals and conversations. Anticipating a full house for Thanksgiving or Christmas means that many of you are figuring out exactly where to seat all of your dinner guests. Today I’m going to share five inspiring dining table makeovers with you. I’d encourage you to check out these makeovers not just for the tips on painting and staining, but for some terrific source ideas if you are looking for a different table.

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Not Yo Mama’s Gallery Wall

So I finally have one room in my new home that is finished.  Unless, of course, you count my garage and mudroom.  While yes, those are technically done, who wants to hang out in a garage or mudroom very long?  So this is our first room that is done that our family as a whole {…Read More…}