Painted Chandelier

Painted Chandelier

This is one of the first things I did when we moved into our house and it didn't start out as a DIY project at all. Initially I hated this chandelier and was simply going to take it down and replace it with something else but my mom was visiting, and we decided, on a [...]

Baseboard How-To

Baseboard How-To

I started installing the baseboard in the foyer this week and realized I should have done this before the crown moulding because it is way easier to do. The fact that the baseboard sits flat against the wall makes both cutting and installation much easier. I actually used door & window casing as my baseboard [...]

Vinyl Plank Flooring

Vinyl Plank Flooring

I'm almost finished with the flooring in the foyer and I'm so impressed with the look and how easy it was to install that I just had to share the details with you all. When I was trying to decide what flooring to go with there were a couple of factors I considered: 1) Price [...]

Foyer Table Re-do

Foyer Table Re-do

  I'm SO excited about this table you guys!! This was my first project with Annie Sloan chalk paint and I'm hooked. My mom has been using Annie Sloan paint on her furniture (she re-finishes old furniture and does an amazing job, check out her Facebook page...Simply Country Quilts & Antiques) and she swears by it. [...]

A Closet Makeover

A Closet Makeover

When we moved into this house and I began to think about decorating, I told myself that I wouldn't have those couple of areas in the house. You know what I'm talking about...the black holes, where things get stored, never to be seen again. Well, for me, that has always been the coat closet. And [...]