June 2017 Roundup!

june2017Collage

Wow, feels like it’s been FOREVER since I’ve done a round-up post…not sure why?! When I realized it’s the last day of June today, I thought maybe I should bring the round-up posts back. I mean, we’re all busy people living our busy lives and I’m sure you don’t check this page every day…or every week…or […]

Fiddling Around The Family Room

summer family room

One of my very favorite things to do is fiddle around my house.  I just go around, moving some things from this room to that, looking at things in storage for inspiration…it doesn’t cost a dime, and yet I feel like everything is suddenly new and fresh when I’m done. It always brings me joy. If […]

Thrifty Art: Dollar Tree Mirrors

dollar tree mirrors

Those of you who’ve been with me a while might remember My Dollar Tree Mirror Art? That time I used command strips and twelve mirrors from my local Dollar Tree to create this big ol’ mirror in our main hallway? Wellll, of course things can’t stay the same TOO long in here, so naturally I’m […]

Easy No-Sew Curtain Upgrade

curtain with ribbon

I just realized I never did tell you the details on our family room curtains! This is such a fun discovery, I can’t wait to tell you about it. When deciding on what to do for the curtains in here, I knew I wanted pretty basic, simple curtains. There are five windows in this room, […]

Christmas in the New Family Room: 2016

Christmas family room

Oh my goodness, I cannot even tell you how glad we are that we took the wall down in our family room this year! Not only does it make our home feel so much bigger, it has been a BLAST to decorate for Christmas – so much fun to switch up where the tree is…we […]

Family Room Makeover! FINALLY!!

family room makeover

I can’t even contain my excitement you guys!! IT IS DONEEEEEEEE!!! Get ready for lots of annoying caps and exclamation points – my apologies in advance. It’s just that we are finally here – the completion of the longest makeover in history, our family room! I couldn’t be happier with how it turned out – […]

Easiest DIY Cotton Wreath EVER and Another Ladder…

DIY cotton wreath

So, I feel like a broken record, buuuuttttt….I was at Hobby Lobby the other day… (you really can’t blame me – they are KILLING. IT. these days…and also in my defense, it was the same day I was there getting the frame for my shiplap project) and spotted this garland of cotton. AND it was […]

Trash to Treasure: A $5 Table for the Family Room

yard sale makeover

Oh guys, I’m excited to share this one with you! Breathing new life into old furniture makes my heart so very happy, and I can’t wait to show you what I did to that nasty old $5 table/desk/thing my mom picked up for me recently: Looks pretty cute, right? Well let me show you what […]

Staining a Table and a New Shag Rug

stained table

A two-for-one today! Another Project Nook post – it’s really coming along and has totally become my favorite spot. I am here ALL. THE. TIME. Can’t find me? Look in the nook first, chances are good I’m hanging out right here: Seriously. Talk about the best idea we ever had, sticking a nook back here. We […]

My New Musical Lamp

floor lamp

I was at Target today. You know, we needed some toilet paper, sandwich bags, shampoo. So naturally, I walked out with all that…and a new floor lamp…(and *maybe* a few other things…) Isn’t that what EVERYONE does when they go to Target!? I’ve had a floor lamp in mind for the family room and always […]