Patriotic & Pinteresting July 4th Home Tour

Welcome! Come on up and sit a spell…have some iced tea or lemonade and cool off. Watch, wave and say hello as the neighbors stroll by. or watch the kids ride their bikes up and down the street would you like to come inside? an elegant entry a sun lit parlor a cozy corner toContinue reading “Patriotic & Pinteresting July 4th Home Tour”

red, white washed & blue… [DIY Place Mats]

Ready for a fun weekend? Me too! Fun in the sun, hot dogs, hamburgers, iced tea and watermelon!¬† I can’t wait! I have a confession… I’ve been wanting to make a tablescape for awhile but just never had the confidence that could pull it off… but being that it’s the 4th of July…I thought whyContinue reading “red, white washed & blue… [DIY Place Mats]”

patio doors before & after…amazing!

I’ve shared that we recently celebrated our daughter’s graduation from high school. What a week it was too. Just to recap, our 4th child graduating from high school, our 5th child, that baby of the family turned 16 that same week. To add more tension to this mix of excitement, hubby lands a new positionContinue reading “patio doors before & after…amazing!”

Welcome To My Cozy Porch

Last weekend I painted my ugly front door It was hideous as you might recall It’s okay…my feelings won’t be hurt if you agree with me So this week, day by day, I fluffed I added a chair that I had in my kitchen It was dubbed the “queen’s chair” because that is where IContinue reading “Welcome To My Cozy Porch”

Curb Appeal…Front Door Before & After

Dear Neighbors, I am so sorry. I never realized how ugly my door was until I decided it needed to be painted. I took photos for this blog post and when I went to crop and upload the photos, I almost cried. Wow! It was so ugly and you endured it all this time. FunnyContinue reading “Curb Appeal…Front Door Before & After”

industrial hardware for windows

I could spent hours in the hardware store I love all of the gadgets in the hardware isles pipes, nuts, bolts, screws, thingamajigs…you name it! my latest fascination is the galvanized steel finish I blame it on Christine at Great Oak Circle she’s taken a hiatus from blogging and I miss her muches. but beforeContinue reading “industrial hardware for windows”

the boy’s closet before & after

remember this? my son’s closet after patching holes in his floor (pre floor project) he had to get all of this out it was nothing short of horrific and yet there it was…like Stephen King “scary” but I’m happy to say after two large contractor bags full and a very large deposit at the donationContinue reading “the boy’s closet before & after”

Preparing & Repairing Concrete Slab Floor

We finally made the decision to move forward on a floor treatment that I had stumbled across in a magazine Besides the really awesome way it looked…the price tag look a lot better Just so you won’t think I’m teasing you for the next few days…I’ll share with you now the cost of this projectContinue reading “Preparing & Repairing Concrete Slab Floor”

Fe Fi Faux Floor & More!

It is done My son’s floor is done Yay! Many posts to follow along with the final reveal… but only a peek¬† for now. But first let me just share some off my giddy moments this week. And it’s all about the floors! First…my daughter, son-in-law and my five little monkeys; bought a house inContinue reading “Fe Fi Faux Floor & More!”

Ooooo! I’ll Take Three…But What are They?

I found this box of things at a flea market not just your old run of the mill things either these were gorgeous There are very few things that will make me giddy these made me light headed and giddy they were rusty they were heavy iron they had great lines they were going homeContinue reading “Ooooo! I’ll Take Three…But What are They?”