Frame and Mirror Upcycle

Happy Tuesday, awesome Friends!! I spent the better part of this past weekend in my paint pants painting all the trim in my kitchen and this hallway that leads to the back stairs: That includes NINE doorways, 3 large windows in the kitchen (one is actually a door), and five interior doors (laundry room, garage, storage room, door to FROG, and pantry), plus all the base molding and chair rail that connects them! This just seemed like such a daunting task, but I am so happy it is … [Read more...]

How to Install Wainscoting

Hello weekend warriors!! So you think you might want to tackle adding wainscoting to a room, eh?  Today I am sharing how I added 48" wainscoting to my guest bathroom. Here is how this space started: This is the first time I saw this bathroom and I was taking photos to remember it. And here is what a little wainscoting can do:   I know, right?? See the whole makeover HERE. Adding wainscoting to the walls added so much charm to this space, and it can be done … [Read more...]

Upholstered Thrift Store Chair Makeover

Hello lovelies, and welcome to Trash-to-Treasure Tuesday!! You know this is one of my favorite days of the month! Not only do I get to share a thrifty makeover (My favorite!!), I get to do it with four other amazing ladies! Be sure to look for their makeovers at the bottom of this post! You've heard me talk many times about my stash which once resided in the garage, but you've never heard me mention anything about our storage unit. It mostly held boxes of sentimental stuff, seasonal … [Read more...]

Cane-back Chairs Makeover

Hello sweet friends! Thank you for sharing in my excitement Tuesday about the completion of our very first room in our new house: our guest bathroom! It really feels like a win to have one room done....one down, many more to go!  Many also responded about being interested in a wainscoting tutorial, so I will gladly share that with you next week on Thursday! In other news, my sons had their first day at their new schools on Tuesday and would you believe that not just one, but BOTH of them got … [Read more...]

Guest Bath Makeover

Hello amazing Friends! My boys are starting back to school today in their new schools and it will be mighty quiet around the house, so I am grateful to have this happy place to retreat to! Today I am revealing the first completed space in our new house! I've included a few affiliate links so you can find the products I used. I shared this sneak peek last  week: It is our downstairs guest bath! (Find that cute "Toilette" sign HERE.) Our home was in pretty good condition when we … [Read more...]

Thrifty Fall Decor

Friends!! Can you even believe that tomorrow is the first day of September?? What?? It seems like we were just toying with the idea of making the big move here and BOOM! here we are, and Fall is already knocking on our door! Today I thought I'd pull out an old Fall favorite I shared three years ago: my dining table centerpiece that I created on the cheap cheap cheap! Adding seasonal touches to your home does not have to cost a lot of money, I promise. For the past few years I have moved … [Read more...]

Old House: The Empty House Tour

Hello sweet Friends! I hope you and your loved ones are all safe from the devastating floods Harvey has caused. I'll be keeping those affected by it in my prayers! We had a busy weekend around here, and I am just putting the finishing touches on my first completed space in our new house. Here's a hint: It's our guest bath downstairs! It is just about complete and I'm hoping to have it done and photographed to share soon. It will feel so nice to have one room completely … [Read more...]

Pedestal Kitchen Table Makeover

I am SO excited to have a brand spankin new makeover to share with you today, fabulous Friends!! I Iove how this one turned out! Working in my new organized garage (See that beauty HERE if you missed it.) made it so much easier to tackle this project! In my garage reveal I shared a little peek at today's project piece: a table I picked up just before the big move. I knew that for my eat-in kitchen area, I wanted a round table. I originally decided I would treat myself and go wild and buy a … [Read more...]

Booth Update

Hello amazing friends!! I had a super productive weekend here at the house and I can't wait to share what I've been working on. It's not quite finished but hopefully soon!  I even managed to paint a piece of furniture and it felt so good! I'll be back with that on Thursday. Today I thought I'd take ya'll on a little filed trip to my booth since it's been a while. How does that sound? My poor booth...I know it is feeling neglected. If you are new around here, I have a booth at the Virginia … [Read more...]

DIY Spindle Headboard Bench

Friends, ya'll are so amazing! Thank you so much for your patience as I find my way through this moving process! Most of you follow me for my thrifty makeovers and I appreciate you letting me share what's going on with the house. Rehabbing forgotten treasures is my passion though and I cannot wait to put my new organized workspace to good use. Since I got the hot mess of a garage under control (see it HERE if you missed it...super exciting stuff!), I have just been working on super unfun (new … [Read more...]