I decided that my mantle needed a little something more. My vintage window just wasn't complete, and I wanted to bring a little something in from the outdoors. The moss letter was just what I had in mind. I've seen these moss letters all over pinterest and in the Pottery Barn magazine. And if you want to spend $80, then you can buy one from ... Read More about Moss Letter Tutorial
My dream job as long as I can remember has been to be a stay-at-home mom. I have always wanted to be a wife and mom, and just like my mom, I wanted to be able to stay a home with my kids.Well, in December of 2010 I became a mom for the first time. Yay! While I did return to work after my maternity leave, my husband and I had a financial plan in ... Read More about My dream job … is becoming a reality
We signed a contract on our old house yesterday!!!!It has been an amazing journey of trusting God with selling this home. We found out some life-changing news about 5 weeks ago (more to come on that next week - it's all good, and no, I'm not pregnant. :) ) And so it was more imperative than ever that we sell our old house.We've prayed and prayed ... Read More about Some exciting news!
It's done! It's done! I finished my new bedside tables and can I say that I love them!! I wanted matching, nice bedside tables for our new bedroom, but I didn't have a bunch of money to spend, so I did an IKEA Rast Hack. You know how IKEA sells simple, modern wood furniture and it's oftentimes the perfect start to a great piece of ... Read More about IKEA Rast Hack: New Nightstands
So you know that window I was going to put over my bed?Well, I changed my mind. Of course I did. :) I placed the picture that used to hang over my bed in the old house over the mantel in the new house. It looked good, and I really liked it. BUT (big BUT) it wasn't changeable for every season. I want to be able to change my mantel for different ... Read More about Spring Mantel
So ... the living room. In the old house it was red and turquoise. And I really loved it! The room was narrow and long with the entry way in the same room, so it was hard to work with. I didn't want to put the TV over the mantel, but I wanted the mantel to be a focal point from the couch. So, this is what I came up with, and it worked very well. I ... Read More about The Living Room
Baby steps.That's what I keep telling myself. I look around my house and have all of these wonderful ideas (no thanks to Pinterest), but it takes baby steps to make them all a reality.I didn't talk about this in my Master Bedroom post, but I knew I wanted some curtains for the one window and also for the door, which leads to the patio. I am going ... Read More about Some much needed curtains!