I have a little confession to make. It's been 12 years since I painted my dining room. 12 long years. I hated the color we painted it back then. But it stuck. When we bought this house we said things like "we are never painting any of our walls white" and "we aren't those kind of people" and "let's use bold color everywhere" ... we decided we were going to have a red dining room... but have you ever tried to choose a red paint for your walls? Every color we chose kept showing up pink. Then we … [Read more...] about Painting My Dining & Craft Room
Today I'm doing something a little different... I'm going to take you on a tour of another home in our little community - a charming cape cod home styled by my bestie. I spoke a little of her here in this post and you'll catch a glimpse of her amazing creativity and home styling talent when you check out these pics of her home. She is also a photographer, so the photos are all her own. Who doesn't LOVE to browse homes for sale on apps like Trulia and Zillow? But seriously, I'm amazed at … [Read more...] about A Charming Cape Cod… For Sale!
So I've been inspired by some great holiday home tours on Pinterest this season. This little photo tour is very teeny compared to those (I'm only at the beginning of this blogging journey and my photo skills indoors aren't up to par yet)... but I thought I would share a few photos with you anyhow. We purchased a new tree this year and although my photos don't do it justice, we are so in LOVE with it! My kids even think it's EPIC and that is quite a compliment coming from them. I purchased … [Read more...] about My teeny holiday home tour.
We are always on the lookout for old frames at flea markets, salvage shops and somewhat less frequently, yard sales. I love finding unique shapes, ornate versions, or simply really large ones. There are so many things you can do with frames. Sometimes I just hang the empty frame on my walls. I often paint and wax them for a more vintage-y look that brings out the decorative patterns. I also like to repurpose frames as chalkboards and memo boards. Frames can be an inexpensive addition to your … [Read more...] about DIY Repurposed Vintage Map Frame Decor