before and after Archive


French Grain Sack Bench Makeover

I hope you all had an amazing holiday weekend – I did, I only wish the weekend was longer! The extra day off did give me the opportunity to work on a few projects, one of which was transforming the most hideous beast of a bench into a true beauty. As you


DIY Faux Planked Tabletop

Happy Monday, I hope you are enjoying your holiday weekend! My family has been celebrating my daughter’s high school graduation, so it’s been a busy, full week of preparation and festivities! I honestly haven’t had much time for blogging (plenty of projects, just no time to take photos and/or write about them),


Master Bedroom Design Board

 Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend! I had a little time this weekend to sit down and think about a decorating direction for the most neglected room in my house; my master bedroom.  We’ve been so focused on making the main living areas in our home comfortable, very


DIY Pet Bed

Good morning and happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! They’re never long enough around here! I shared this post a couple of weeks ago over at Lolly Jane, but thought you all might enjoy a re-post, in case you missed it. Have a great day! ——————————————————————————————————— Hello Lolly


From The Archives – Tips For Decorating A Small Space On A Budget

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! Its been a busy one for me! Lots of fun stuff to share with you in the upcoming weeks, but I thought I would pull a post from the archives today. This is a favorite of mine, but it doesn’t get much


Top 10 Posts Of 2014

As I type this post, it’s during the last couple of hours of 2014. It’s a little bittersweet, ending one year and starting another. I’m always a bit sad about the things that didn’t get accomplished, but excited for the opportunity to start fresh in the New Year.  To say it’s been


Rustic and Relaxed Fall Family Room Tour

Happy Friday, everyone! We made it through another week, and checked a few more things off of our home improvement project “to-do” list. My husband and I will be hosting Thanksgiving dinner at our house this year so we have been working hard to get our house ready for guests. We recently


September Recap

Hello everyone, welcome to October! I’m looking forward to savoring every last minute of this new month! I love October – the cooler temperatures (finally!), sweaters, boots, and preparing for the approaching holidays.  I have some fun things planned for the month, but first I thought I would do a quick recap


Family Room Reveal – Thrifty, Stylish and Comfortable

Hi all, I hope you have been having a wonderful week! I’m back today to share a few pictures of my family room with you. Please keep in mind that it’s still a work in progress, but I feel like it is finally to a point where I can share that progress


Budget Friendly Entryway Reveal

Happy Tuesday, friends, I hope you all had a great¬†Labor Day¬†weekend (hopefully you weren’t laboring too hard)! My weekend was great, but busy, busy, busy! With temperatures here in the desert hovering around 110 degrees this weekend, I was finally ready for Summer to be over and for the cooler temperatures of