Changes for the Family Room

A little over a year ago, I found the wonderful world of blogging. I was amazed at how many fabulous home and decor blogs were out there. Two of my early faves were Mod Vintage Life and Aiken House and Gardens. From there I found others and was inspired to start my own blog. Blogging is a way for me to hold myself accountable with home projects. In order to create a blog post, you need something to blog about. Each week keeps me motivated around … [Read more...]

My Claw Foot Tub Gets Frenchified

This weekend marks the third time this year that I've painted the bathroom. And I'm happy to say I think I finally found the right color and the right touches. Still a few more tweaks to be made but I think I'm on the right track now. Took long enough! Here's my beloved claw foot tub. It took me years to get up the nerve to paint her. In my last bathroom post, I said I wanted to paint her, and ya'll encouraged me to do it. About 99% of … [Read more...]

Ikea Cabinet Meets Annie Sloan

Several years ago I purchased an Ikea cabinet to house my computer. The pieces came in a box with illustrative assembly instructions (no text - just pics). I'm proud to say I put this cabinet together all by myself. Although the wood grain was pretty, I decided to paint and embellish it. This is the Ikea computer cabinet after I was done with her. This is the before, which I know some people might prefer. I like it this way too, it's just a … [Read more...]