How to Make a Baby Quilt from Receiving Blankets (& Exciting News!)

Hello amazing friends! Today I thought I'd pull this fun project from a few years ago out of my archives. This is a super simple tutorial for making a baby blanket out of receiving blankets. It still brings me lots of traffic from Pinterest, and with all the babies that are on the way in the next couple of months (thanks to those holidays that get all the feel-goods going!), I thought it was a good time to reshare. :) But first up...my exciting news! NO, I am NOT pregnant ha ha! Did I fool … [Read more...]

Garage Junk Repurposed

Hello beautiful Friends! I'm back today with a fun little project. This is from a couple  of years ago. It's one of my favorite projects because something cute and functional was created out of mostly trash! I started with this: This wasn't the trash part. One of my favorite friends in the whole world saved a few things for me thinking I could reuse them in some way, and this was one of them. It became the  perfect door frame for this sweet little mini cabinet: Isn't it cute? That … [Read more...]

Cottage-Inspired Table and Chairs

Hi there, awesome Friends, and Happy Independence Day to my friends here in the United States! I appreciate you guys SO much and how supportive ya'll have been about me replaying some old favorites around here, to be able to spend more quality time with my boys while they're out for the Summer. We have really been enjoying ourselves, but guess what Jack and I did last week? We went thrifting and picked out a couple of new pieces to work on! It's hard to get completely away from it I … [Read more...]

Simple Sofa Slipcover

Hey there awesome Friends!! Today is a fun day because on the fourth Thursday of each month, not only do I share a furniture makeover, so do my Furniture Fixer Upper Friends! Be sure to look for the links to their makeovers at the bottom. My project for today is this yellow sofa my Mother-in-law passed on to my husband before we were married: It is not really my style, but my MIL does not buy cheap furniture and let me tell you, this sofa is the most comfortable spot to sit in our in … [Read more...]

Painted Kitchen Cabinets: Three Years Later

Hey Friends! One of my most popular posts is my kitchen cabinet painting tutorial where I shared step-by-step how I painted our kitchen cabinets three years ago. (Find it HERE.) I didn't show any short-cut, super easy method to brightening up a dark and dated kitchen, but what I did share is how I painted my cabinets the RIGHT way. Since then I've had several questions about how my kitchen cabinets are holding up. I've been wanting to share an update and I finally had the chance! Today I … [Read more...]

How to Update Outdoor Light Fixtures the EASY Way!

Hello sweet friends! Sometimes you have to put away the fun projects and tackle the necessary, less fun ones, right? I have been busy working on refreshing a few things around our house that have been neglected. On the list were these outdoor light fixtures we have hanging on either side of our garage and French doors in our bedroom: They get direct sun most of the day and the finish has become so faded. I've been telling my Hubby that I need him to take them down for me so I can spray … [Read more...]

Reupholstered French Provincial Chairs

Hey there awesome Friends! I am really excited about today's makeover! I'm sharing how I transformed a pair of chairs I found at the thrift store at least two years ago. Isn't that ridiculous? I knew they were going to be a ton of work, so I just kept overlooking them. Well I am SO thrilled that they are finally done!! I've included a few affiliate links so you can find the products I use. Bonus!! Five of my furniture fixer upper friends are also sharing furniture makeovers today as well so … [Read more...]

Window Shadow Box

Hello lovely Friends! Today I'm back with my Décor Enthusiast girls! We usually share something décor-related as a monthly challenge, and this month we are sharing how we use windows in our décor and window projects! I have about 8 old windows that I picked up for supa cheap at a yard sale a couple of years ago so I chose to make something with one of them for this month's challenge! I've included a few affiliate links so you can find the products I use. I started with this smallish window … [Read more...]

Painting Unfinished Wood Furniture

In a perfect world, every furniture piece I paint would have a dark brown stain to start since it is the perfect first layer for distressing. I really try to avoid already painted pieces mostly for that reason, but how about unfinished pieces? Yeah...don't usually care for those either. I mean if I can save myself some work, right? Hello sweet friends! Today I am sharing how I tackled one such unfinished piece. My parents and I used to do craft markets for about 15 years or so, and my Dad … [Read more...]

Tray Repurposed & How to Cut Your own Designs with your Silhouette Cameo

Hello amazing Friends! I have a fun makeover and a how-to to share today. Ya'll know I love my Silhouette Cameo for adding fun graphics to my pieces, and I've gotten several questions about how I use my Silhouette to cut my own designs, as well as how I cut larger designs with my Silhouette. Today I'm sharing a tray that I've had hanging around my garage since the Summer before last, that I repurposed and added my own design to. Then I'll share how I did it with my Silhouette. I am including … [Read more...]