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DIY Pendant Light

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Remember my candlestick lamps, makeover? Well, I got two-projects-in-one with that little garage sale, gem. Now, its the old dusty shades’ turn to become something new. A DIY Pendant Light, anyone? First, let’s take a look at how my $10 score started out, way back when… Like this post? Sign up for fresh content, and free printables!

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Christmas Marquee Sign

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I usually knock out one big Christmas project every year. Last year it was my oversized burlap wreath. And, this year — it is my lighted Christmas Marquee Sign! This is it, but before we take a closer look, let’s back, back, back it up, and look at how we got here. (This post may […]

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Foyer Before and After Makeover

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Good morning my lovelies. I’m so glad you’re here. Have I told you how much I appreciate you lately? Well, I do. And, since I can’t have you over for a half-sweet, vanilla latte (my fav.), how about I finally welcome you into my front door? Let’s get to the Foyer Before and After Makeover, action! […]

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Track lights to Pot lights

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On our very first viewing of our soon-to-be new home, we had our eyes set on the lighting in the living room. I remember commenting how we would change it right away. Well, fast forward over a YEAR later, and we’ve finally got it done. Funny how that goes… We zoned in on them right […]

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Office Space … Mmmk?

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Was that movie reference obvious enough? Maybe I should of asked if you’ve seen my stapler? … Onward! I’ve finally found my little dedicated “office space” in the house. In the family room downstairs, right by the window (that may prove distracting in the Summer). It started out like this, well, almost… I’ve got all […]

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What Does Ten Bucks Get’cha?

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If you had ten bucks in your pocket, what would you treat yourself to? A fancy coffee for you and a friend? A single movie ticket? A new lip gloss? Not me, not today! How about a new hanging drum shade light fixture? I know what you’re thinking… Umm, Jen… did you buy this off […]

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Kiddo’s Paint and Curtains

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All the heavy lifting is done. Paint is up, curtains are sewn, a few muscles are sore, and we’ve got one happy kid. There are a few details to tackle, but for now lets take a look at how it went! We got a peek at the closet yesterday, but here’s a little refresher… Here […]

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Kiddo’s Closet, Part 2 – Reading Nook

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Progress is goooood! Last we saw little Miss’ closet we had a plan for a nook, and some drywall up. (Oh, and the wall was still Pepto-Bismal pink). So after framing, building, taping and sanding our fantastic new interior wall, we could break out the primer and paint. Ooooooooh, Ahhhhhhh… look at that Benjamin Moore Barnboard […]

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Kiddo gets a new room.

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We are finally getting around to snazzing up the Kiddo’s room. After 4 months of a whole-lotta-nuthin… she deserves this. A room to call her own. A few of the new additions… Owl light: Urban Barn, $39 Striped Rug: IKEA, $19.99 Pendant Ceiling Light: IKEA, $24.99 Faux Sheepskin Rug: IKEA, $12.99 Curtain Fabric: Quilt home, Joel […]

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Before and After: Main Bath

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Well the hard work has paid off. After much stenciling, I have something to show for myself. Just look at me working so hard: Ok. It wasn’t so hard. There was no blood, sweat or tears involved… just a little effort for a little room. The stencil worked fabulously! And that little flat headed stamper […]

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Halloween Paper Lanterns

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Did I mention I like Halloween? Yeah. Sure do. This year we’re adding a bit of drama to the walkway for all the kiddies with paper lanterns. If you want to light the way, here’s what you’ll need… Flameless candles (they run off a LED battery, and cost under $6 for 6 at Wal-Mart, batteries […]