The Big Reveal of a Big Girl Room (Take 2)

Last July my youngest daughter turned 5.  Five is a pretty big deal.  After all, you get to hold up all 5 fingers on one hand when someone asks your age.  And because 5 is such a grand birthday I told … Continue reading

Budget-Friendly Bathroom (and my disdain for wallpaper)

It’s been 4 years in the making, but my daughter’s budget-friendly bathroom is finally complete (for now).  Why did it take 4 years?  When we first moved in I tackled the major issues….dated wallpaper, a big, poofy shower curtain and … Continue reading

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A Reflection on Round Top

Earlier this month my mother and younger sister attended Round Top….without me.  Sadly, I just couldn’t make it, so while they were there partaking in the antique and vintage awesomeness while slurping delicious frozen cappuccinos (who knew so much deliciousness could … Continue reading

One Buffet Finished Three Ways

When I go to garage sales I always make sure I bring two things….One, cash….Two, my business cards.  The reason I take business cards is because you never know where you might pick up a new client, which is precisely … Continue reading

Where I’ve Been…

I’ve easily put in 40+ hours and am 90% done, but I’m at a good stopping point and plan to enjoy the holidays with my family.  I’ll be sure to give you all the details of my stair transformation in January. … Continue reading

Dining Room Sneak Peek

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I can’t wait until summer because I’ll have so much time to complete projects and do a few things for myself?”  Then, did you quickly realize what an absurd thought that was and were … Continue reading

Just Say No to Faux: My Family Room Reveal

The time has come for me to finally share the before and after photos of my family room.  Of all the rooms in our house, our family room took the greatest amount of patience.  Here’s why… Are you confused?  I, … Continue reading

Not Your Grandmother’s Antique Mall

For all you mothers out there, do you ever just leave the house (sans kids) to clear your head and get some “me” time?  I know several mothers who do this by going to the gym (not my thing), some … Continue reading

I am a Bench Hoarder

No, really.  I can’t resist buying up little benches.  I just love transforming them and always enjoy picturing them in their new home.  Unfortunately, that home always seems to be my home.  Let’s look at the evidence, shall we? Exhibit … Continue reading