duck egg

my newest love. duck egg.  as in the color, not an egg.  which by the way, are duck eggs blue? i wouldn’t know.  but i do know that i’m smitten with the paint color ‘duck egg’. can you blame me? it’s so fun to open a fresh can of paint, especially Annie Sloan Chalk PaintContinue reading “duck egg”

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 23 “Corrected & Completed”

Years. It’s been years. Many years that I had planned to do something with this eyesore. Back up. It wasn’t always an eyesore, but it became one when I began experimenting and then walked away from the project and never finished. Now you know my secret. Thus the reason for me taking this 31 DaysContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 23 “Corrected & Completed””

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 16: “Playing in the Mud”

This post will be short and sweet, unglamorous and boring but I have committed to doing 31 days of before and after.  So before and after you will get. I spent my day, (7 hours!!!) playing in the mud.  Not the mud outside in my flowerbeds, not the mud in my garden.  No I spentContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 16: “Playing in the Mud””

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 9 “the Chandelier”

Our house was built in 1985 and the kitchen/dining room chandelier is an original fixture. Straight out of the 80’s, complete with the antique brass finish and frosted, fluted glass sconces. It’s a classic! The reason I’ve never replaced it is because it is solid and heavy. Real metal. Not hollow. It’s quality lighting. ButContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 9 “the Chandelier””

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”

Nifty Thrify {No Sew Curtains} Tutorial

Yes…I can sew. But why sew if I don’t have to? Plus I just needed a quick fix for some privacy and to filter the bright ((hot)) morning sun. I came up with an easy, inexpensive solution. No it’s not original, nor are they permanent and you might even wonder why I even bothered whenContinue reading “Nifty Thrify {No Sew Curtains} Tutorial”