Desk Refinishing

It’s true that a little elbow grease goes a long way! We have had this desk in our sunroom that I’ve been eyeing up to refinish, but kept putting it off until I was inspired by one of my favorite bloggers (The Coastal Oak). She has refinished several pieces, and boosted my confidence because they […]

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Distressed Lamp DIY

Do you ever try a DIY and fail? I do…and I’m not even going to show you pictures of the failed attempt at painting a lamp with stone textured spray paint. It’s just not worth it! Luckily, I tried that technique on a lamp that was old and an “extra” so I didn’t feel guilty […]

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Rug Sources for Any Budget

Finding an area rug starts to feel overwhelming with all of the options. I know that I’ve spent too many hours than I can count looking online for the “perfect” one. Today I’m sharing my top five favorite sources. 1. eCarpet Gallery – This is where I found our master bathroom runner and entry rug, […]

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Christmas Decor Sales

I know it’s hard to think about Christmas decor right now when everyone is ready to purge, and clean the clutter, but this is a GREAT time to find good items for next year! If you tend to stick with a certain color scheme, try searching for items in that color. If you change it […]

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Master Bathroom Renovation

I’ll admit that in the middle of this renovation I had thoughts similar to “this isn’t worth it” or “I wish we hadn’t started this” but once the project was completed, those thoughts went out the window. It was totally worth it. Our master bathroom was original, as they say, to the house from when […]

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