My Upstairs Office

Because I haven’t documented this entire project except for on Instagram stories, I’m going to start with a little intro and backstory. Don’t care about that part? No problem, skip ahead to the photos below! Also, second note, the links were originally set to open in a new window, but some aren’t working that way.

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How to Never Feel Behind at Home

After almost two months away, I finally logged onto Instagram this past week and BAM! –everyone is doing amazing things in their homes!   Of course, I follow all sorts of home accounts, friends, heroes and DIY mavens and I couldn’t believe how much progress people made in their home while I was vacuuming cat hair out my junk drawer and throwing away holey underwear this summer. I […]

3 Tips to a Wintry, January Home

I finally packed up our Christmas decor which is always part thrilling and part depressing. When I think about our January home I want it to still feel wintry and warm and inviting, let’s face it, winter has just begun. But I also crave some empty space, less clutter and simplicity. Here are a few […]

You Can’t Ruin Something You Already Hate

This is the bottom half of a hutch that I’ve had for 15 years. The top is painted white, and stacked on a long table in the other part of the barn and this fella is on his third color–I think he looks great in pink. I actually have never hated the hutch, but there […]

When Your Husband Doesn’t Share Your DIY Dreams

Your husband doesn’t want to talk about decorating decisions and that makes you mad. You think it’s because he doesn’t want you to change anything in your home but maybe, he’s exhausted from your indecision and doesn’t want to see you frustrated anymore because he loves you. So he tells you to keep it all […]

Our Basement Renovation:: from bad to glad

sofa from Value City–not my first choice in style, but y’all it was less than $500! Check the clearance area! Ottoman from HomeGoods, rug from At Home It’s not done yet, but if I waited until a room was finished before I shared it, I’d have one post a year here. If I’m lucky. Our […]