green with envy… of this house

I came across this house. I really don’t know how I came to it. There was so many random twists and turns, new key words, clicking on one thing which led me to another. Anyhow I landed on this amazing exterior of a home. I want to live in it. […]

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Decorating, who is in charge?

Decorating, who is in charge?

I have always wondered how people feel in a relationship when one handles most of the decorating. Is it a collaborative effort, are their fights, does one just give in, does one go above the other?  I think each couple is obviously very different so I can only speak about myself […]

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Kids Art Table

Kids Art Table

Here is an update to this art table.  Confession time, I am a fellow decorating blog troll. I eat up anything and everything design inspired. Most of the time I just admire the pretty but sometimes I see something I like and want. That was the case with any and […]

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Goodwill treasures

Goodwill treasures

I love the Goodwill, or Loves Inc, or any consignment second hand store. In between the piles of old shoes, stinky knee and elbow pads, permanently stained Tupperware you find some true gems. The housewares section is the biggest hit for me. One because it is something I gravitate towards […]

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ceiling fan redo

ceiling fan redo

So I hate ceiling fans, not the function but the look of them. In the summer I am the last one to turn on the AC. I love a breeze, fresh air, hearing the birds, all of it. I guess it is because when it warms up I want to […]

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turning old window panes into frames

turning old window panes into frames

Over the summer I was at a rummage sale and up against the house were all of these old windows. They were being sold for $5 a piece. I had no clue what I wanted to do with them but figured I could figure something out. I remembered my grandma […]

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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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craigslist find! New chair and table project

craigslist find! New chair and table project

A lot of times I find myself looking for things on craigslist or other buy and sale pages. Not because I need anything in particular just that I like a good deal. And you never know what you will find that will be exactly what you did not know you […]

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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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the perfect piece of furniture

the perfect piece of furniture

Here is the redone coffee table   We all have it, that one piece of furniture that is a complete necessity in the room. A couch, chair, maybe a table. It is needed so much for the room to be done and livable we bit the bullet and put in […]

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