Category Archives: Decor

A New Year, a New Mixer! 

Here we are on January 15th, 2017. I’ve just now, finally, taken down all the holiday decorations (thank you, 4-day weekend) and begun to reflect on the last year. For our little family 2016 was expensive (new water line, HVAC, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas! And the Wardrobe is done!!

I hope you are having a joyous holiday season! EO is enjoying his fourth straight day of Christmas celebrations- that’s a lot of paper to try and eat!  It hasn’t been all elves and mistletoe around here though. I’ve had … Continue reading

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Shade-y Business 

Lamp Shades, that is! I’ve had this lamp in our front hall for ages. I love its height and detail, and I initially loved the beaded shade as well, but now it doesn’t quite match the room. I’ve tried replacing … Continue reading

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Super Simple Wreath

Fall has certainly been in the air recently! The temps have cooled (for a few days at least) and the Fall Festivals have begun, so it was time to pull out the fall decor. I like to do a new … Continue reading

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Road Trip!

I know I’ve been MIA for awhile, but THIS was happening!    And, not to mention, all this too! Anyway, school started, Tony went back to work, and I got to start maternity leave! On the first full day of … Continue reading

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Picture Windows

A few years ago I was driving to my parents’ house, and one of their neighbors had a bunch of old windows out at the end of their driveway. Jackpot! Mom and I hopped in her SUV and went back … Continue reading

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Floating Bookshelves

I am loving my time with little EO! What a privilege it is to watch him grow and grow!   Tony’s having a good time too. Here’s father and son reading poetry.  And we were finally able to snap our first … Continue reading

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Flag Day Wreath

Happy Flag Day! In honor of this patriotic holiday, I put together a very quick little project – a patriotic wreath.     A burlap wreath is truly one of the easiest projects to put together. It requires just a few … Continue reading

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Painted Countertops

  I may have mentioned before that I wanted new countertops in our kitchen. It really wasn’t a necessity. Our existing countertops did a nice job of holding things. I hated them, so I didn’t mind using the crap out … Continue reading

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Kitchen Backsplash

You know how sometimes you think and think about something but you just never do it? Well, I’ve wanted to do something about our kitchen backsplash for a long time now. When we moved in it was this row of … Continue reading

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