Home Improvement

Come On In: Back Entry Hall

I’m sticking to the new plan, keeping it simple. Here’s the first area to get a makeover. This is what the back entry hallway looks like right now: There are some good things and some not so good things about this space. The Good The rugs from Target are a little dirty now, but colorful […]

Home Decor, Home Improvement

Basement Update: 3 hours, 30 minutes + $0

After the first three hours spent on the basement, it’s clean and free from clutter. Now the fun part begins! Here’s the design inspiration so far: From top left, clockwise: A painted floor is the right choice for us. It’s inexpensive, durable and a light color will brighten up the space. I love this diamond pattern from […]

Home Decor, Home Improvement

Blue Dining Room of My Dreams!

This may just be the most beautiful room I’ve ever seen. From the blue walls to the fabric on the chairs to the curtains down to the parrot pillow…my heart skipped a beat. (if you’re into home decor and you’ve never seen lonnymag.com, you must go now! This room is on page 124-125 of the […]

Home Improvement

Basement Update: 3 hours + $0

With three hours of work , so far, things are moving along. We have a trash pile and a giveaway pile. Even Moose thinks it’s better and is willing to venture a little further down. Next step is carrying everything upstairs, taking a trip to Goodwill and probably listing a few things on Freecycle. Anyone need […]

Home Improvement

Basement Before

OK. Shocking confession time. This is what you would see in my basement if I let you go down there right now. It’s such a mess, even Moose won’t go there. So why am I showing you my room full of crap? Because I need motivation. Our basement is huge and has so much potential. […]

Home Improvement

Door Knobs and Blinds

Due to an impending visit from a dear friend, I felt some pressure last weekend to get a couple small projects done. Just simple things that make a big difference. First up – crystal door knobs. According to the box, these are actually “door furniture.” Furniture or knobs, either way they make me smile. Next […]

Home Decor, Home Improvement