Home Improvements

bright lights

bright lights

I shared on Monday that I finally found a ceiling light for my dining room. I spoke about it here. I love it, it is everything I dreamed of when I had not one clue what I wanted. But, BUT, turn the thing on at night and you get a tan. […]

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kitchen detailed tour

kitchen detailed tour

Well, another day another detailed tour. I have shared my living room and entryway, study/home office, and my outdoor area. So today I am sharing my kitchen and dining room. This was the first big-ish redo. We have yet to knock out some walls, open up any room. Not big redo’s yet. I […]

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breaking down my coat/backpack organizer

breaking down my coat/backpack organizer

Pinterest is a funny thing. I will be honest, I started using pinterest to share my projects which I share on here. To promote my blog. Sorry, there is not a more interesting reason why I “pin” things. I have gotten into it more recently. I realized it was another […]

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lights before

lights before

**Here is a similar post with even more lighting ideas** I am always surprised by how much ceiling lights cost. Flush mount, semi flush, chandelier, gold, oil rubbed bronze. It is all so much information and so much money. I am always one to splurge on something here and there, […]

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kitchen mini remodel part 2, back splash

kitchen mini remodel part 2, back splash

**Click here for the detailed and most up to date tour** So here is the part 2. I spoke about part 1 here. I explained the painting of the cabinets, painting of the trim, and the wall color. So here is where I will talk about the back splash as well […]

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my favorite but overlooked feature

my favorite but overlooked feature

  In the spring of 2012 we decided to upgrade the door handles and hinges on all of our doors. We had standard gold knobs. Every time I ever saw a room I loved I always loved the oil rubbed bronze look on doors. I somehow noticed it, no matter […]

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Wood floors, we did it!

Wood floors, we did it!

  *Here is where you can see the full house tour with updated flooring* I love the way our house is coming along. I feel like it has become ours, we have put our own unique stamp on it. But there is one thing that I have wanted to change. […]

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Kitchen mini remodel part 1

Kitchen mini remodel part 1

 *Here is an updated post of the kitchen*  Our kitchen So the first place we decided to sink our teeth into with this house was the kitchen. Eventually we will be adding marble counter tops (I think), wood floors (done recently), new light, new sink, all the good stuff but […]

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