HOME/DIY

I love updating the interior decor of my 1820s colonial house and creating festive decor for the inside and outside of the home. Below you will find some of my projects, and I will be adding more in the near future!

After-Chalk-Paint-Dining-Room-Chair

The Easiest Way to Update Your Dining Room Furniture (Use Chalk Paint!)

If you follow my Instagram feed, you’ve likely seen some pictures of our newly renovated living room/dining room. We stripped wallpaper, painted walls, removed carpet and refinished the floors. After the larger tasks were done, I started redecorating and taking care of some of the smaller projects to help make this room complete. We have […] Read more…

Classroom Care Kit Feature

How to Create a Classroom Care Kit

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc., Kimberly Clark, and Disney. All opinions are mine alone. #FamilyMovieWithKleenex #CollectiveBias This fall and winter have been FULL of germs–from colds to respiratory viruses to the stomach bug– there has been no shortage of sickness in our family and the kids’ school! Kids are great at […] Read more…

Reupholster a Dining Room Chair

How to Reupholster Chair Cushions

We are nearing the end of the living room project, and one of the design items that was on my decorating list was to reupholster the dining room chairs. While I love the dining room chairs (and table!), I didn’t love the cherry color (or the fabric) for the new space. So I painted the […] Read more…

Sanded vs Unsanded Floor

DIY ~ How to Refinish Your Hardwood Floors

One house project we decided to finally tackle this past fall was ripping up all of the old carpet in the living room/dining room and refinishing the hardwood floors underneath. Shortly after my parents purchased the home back in 1979 , they ripped up the existing carpet and replaced it with a beautiful one of […] Read more…

Organizing Holiday Supplies

Organizing Holiday Supplies

Wow, that was blur! I’m still in a little state of disbelief that Christmas is already over. I like to leave some of my holiday decor up through New Year’s, but I thought I would get a jump on organizing this year (since I swear I will start organizing holiday supplies every year, and it never […] Read more…

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