Kitchen Progress: It looks Awful!

Hello awesome friends! Thank you for all your encouragement with this big project! Yes, it is true, our kitchen looks pretty awful at this point. I'm talking about the ugly priming stage! So yep, it is supposed to look that way! I marathon painted until two in the morning on Tuesday night and got all the cabinet doors completely primed for paint. That way I could let them dry overnight, so I could start painting them yesterday. I have one coat of paint on the backs of the doors so … [Read more...]

Kitchen Progress

Hello lovelies! Thank you again SO much for weighing in on my kitchen design! Reading your thoughts really helped me to make a few key decisions. If you missed me discussing my ideas for our kitchen makeover, you can visit that post HERE. I snapped a few photos of our progress with my phone, and today I thought I'd share some of them and what we have decided so far. The first issue was the floor. I asked if  I should clean the tile grout and keep the floor tile or bust it out and … [Read more...]

July 2018 Craft Junk Giveaway!

Happy Sunday amazing friends!! First of all thank you SO much for all your suggestions and feedback regarding our kitchen! I feel like I have a plan now and have already gotten started woohoo!! Today I am stopping by to join in a super fun CRAFT JUNK GIVEAWAY hop hosted by the very talented, Sarah from Sadie Seasongoods. I have some good stuff in this round's box: We started these giveaways because we always have extra craft supplies in our stashes and what better way to keep them under … [Read more...]

Our Next Big Project: Operation Kitchen Update

Hello sweet friends! Today I am talking about what I hope to be our next big house project. I really have to psych myself up for this one since it is such an undertaking...the kitchen!! I am finally starting to think about this space, so I thought I would share my initial thoughts and get some feedback from you guys! I want to say also that I know we are blessed to have a nice kitchen to start with, and I am extremely grateful for that. It is just time to make it feel more like us. … [Read more...]

99¢ Thrift Store Tote Redo

Hello beautiful friends!! Welcome to Trash-to-Treasure Tuesday! Ya'll know this is one of my favorite days of the month because not only do I have a trashy makeover for you, so do four of my crafty friends! Plus, who doesn't love a good before and after? Be sure to look for links to my friends' projects at the bottom! I can't wait to see them myself. If you missed last month's T2T project, you can visit that HERE. Today I am breathing new life into this tote I found for 99¢ when I was … [Read more...]

Painting the Smalls #3

Hi awesome friends!! I'm back today sharing a third round of smalls for my booth! Smalls are the little things I need to help fill my booth, and honestly they are what pay my booth fee many months! These smaller makeovers are very simple, so they don't each need a post of their own, but together they are a fun bunch! Here is what these items looked like before my paintbrush and I got a hold of them: There isn't anything super exciting about these pieces. They all came from the thrift … [Read more...]

$4 Thrift Store Lamp Makeover

Hello amazing Friends! I have a sweet little makeover for ya'll today! You may remember this lamp makeover I shared back in February: Unfortunately someone must have knocked it over while it was in my booth and it smashed, however they did save the shade for me. Then a couple of weeks ago I found this lamp at the thrift store: The same exact lamp only in a different pattern! This one was missing its shade so it was perfect! When I went to redo this one though, the burlap … [Read more...]

Antique Serpentine Dresser Makeover

Hello beautiful friends! Are ya'll ready for a furniture makeover today? How about six? It's Furniture Fixer Upper day so that means that not only am I sharing a furniture makeover, five of my friends are too! Be sure to look for links to their makeovers at the bottom! I am sharing this pretty serpentine dresser today: This belonged to my old neighbor (from our old house, not that she's old). She put her house on the market a few months after we did, and was selling many of the … [Read more...]

How we Stained our Deck

  Hello fellow DIYers! After sharing our new and improved deck space last week, several of you mentioned you would be interested in seeing how we stained our deck. Well, lucky friends, here is the super exciting deck staining  post! First let's look take another quick look back and see how this deck looked just a couple of months ago: And here is how it looks today: Huge improvement! Of course the new and updated patio furniture and decor does wonders ( I shared … [Read more...]

Summer Deck Update

Amazing friends, if you've spent any time around here at all, then you know I am all about a good before and after. Today is no exception. If you stopped by yesterday, you saw how I updated my faded and tired patio set into fresh new decor for our back deck: I am over the moon that I was able to use my existing  patio set once again, and I love having so much color in our outdoor space! See more details HERE. (You may want to start there anyway if you missed it!) Today my sweet friend, … [Read more...]