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I’m TOTALLY making this!

This may be the coolest thing I’ve ever seen! I think I’ll use the phrase correctly, unlike Elissa from Big Brother 15…I’m OBSESSED!  I saw this little gem when a friend pointed out the Lowe’s Build and Grow program where your child can go in to a workshop and build their own Toy Story car, for FREE!  But anyway, [...]

It’s that time of year…I <3 Gardening!

Well I’ve always had a green thumb for my indoor plants, but since I’ve only owned for 3 years now, I don’t have a ton of experience with outdoors or vegetable gardens. Two years ago I ripped out a ton of bushes and planted flowers, ornamental grasses, hastas and more. I’m happy with the layout, however, my tulips failed to [...]

Operation Cut Door in Half

…and let the light in! We have a tri-level house and on the bottom floor is our laundry room and half guest bathroom.  You have to go through the bathroom to get to the laundry room and the only window is in the laundry room, so I wanted to be able to keep that door open to let sunlight in to the bath and to our downstairs living room.  [...]

Bathroom Facelift

So a few weeks ago I decided I was going to use the rest of the gray paint from the playroom project in September to paint our guest bathroom.  The cabinet was already black, so gray seemed like a great color choice, and I had just enough!  Some of the mini-projects to the facelift were: Paint Countertop w/Rustoleum Countertop coating (see image [...]

Living Room Makeover

Lots of PHOTOS BELOW! If you follow this blog at all, you know that almost three years ago we bought a new (old) house. It was built in 1963 and hadn’t been updated much. Since we’ve moved in, I’ve been slowly updating the house.The first project was the living room. As you can see there were old shelves on the fireplace, and the [...]