Dining Room and Office Progress

Hello amazing friends!! It has been a while since I shared any house progress. That's because there really hasn't been any since I painted the kitchen and back hall. (See how those areas turned out in my kitchen chalkboard post HERE.) You saw peeks of my living room when I shared my coffee table makeover. If you missed it, you can see it HERE. That room is done except for one wall. I am keeping my eyes out for ideas for it and then I can finally share that whole space. The two rooms that … [Read more...]

Front Door Updated and Ready for Fall!

Hello amazing friends!! It's hard to believe tomorrow is the first day of Fall, but our front door and I are ready! I am so ready for some cooler days to head our way, and not only did our front door get an update, I also added a little Fall flair! First here is our front door before: We strive so hard to get that "weathered" look for furniture pieces and such, but this authentic weathered finish just wasn't doing this door any favors. Any guesses what color I decided to paint it … [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...]

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...]

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...]

New House: The Hot Mess Tour

Hello beautiful friends! Boy are you in for a treat today. You get to see real life, ya'll! If you missed the full empty house tour, you can see that HERE. I also shared what we got done prior to moving in HERE. Then...total chaos! It has been five days since we moved in and my house is definitely a hot mess right now, and I thought you might enjoy seeing it ha ha. It will make you appreciate my progress when the rooms are complete, right? But first, I have had many people reach out to ask … [Read more...]

Ready for Move-in Day: House Progress so far

Hello amazing Friends, and thank you SO much for all the well-wishes on our new home! We feel so blessed! If you missed it, I shared the grand tour on Tuesday. (See it HERE.) We didn't waste any time getting in there and getting started. I thought I'd stop by today and share what we were able to get finished before the big move. The first thing on the list was to remove the living room carpet. My Hubby started removing the carpet and padding on Saturday morning: Jack went behind him … [Read more...]

We Got the House!

We got the house!! Funny how fast everything moves once you find a house, right? We closed on Friday afternoon and today, my awesome Friends,  I am so excited to share pictures with you!! We have been working like crazy for the last few days, and my poor body is feeling it ha ha! We had loads of family help this weekend and we are so grateful! Now for the grand tour I finally get to share! Here is our new house!! This house has been a rental for the last few years so the … [Read more...]