5 Ways to Organize Your Family’s Command Center

The Army, NASA, and any busy family have one thing in common:  they all need a central command station.  Whether you’re moving troops, putting a man on the moon, or just trying to get three kids to three different activities on time, it takes planning….and a dedicated space to do that planning.  Quite a few {…Read More…}

Vintage Looking Laundry Sign

I loved my laundry room remodel, especially the faux stainless steel backsplash.  I am smitten with the way it turned out and even more excited about how easy it was to install.  While it looked beautiful just the way it was I wanted to add the pop of aqua color to that side of the {…Read More…}

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…}

5 Ways to Fake a Fireplace Mantel

Viewing all the beautifully decorated mantels is enough to give anyone some serious fireplace envy if you don’t have one of your own.   Don’t worry–you are not alone! While I have a tiny mantel with my TV above it, it isn’t much to decorate.  Quite a few homes are built without fireplaces these days, {…Read More…}