Jan 312013
round up {painted dining room chairs}

I’m back with another round up for you! More inspiration. More ideas. What are your thoughts on painted dining room chairs? I recently painted our chairs… twice. First in a blue gray. I liked the color, but not on the chairs. So I used leftover Annie Sloan Chalk Paint (which is much more durable anyway) [continue…]

 January 31, 2013  Posted by at 19:54 inspiration 2 Responses »
Jan 302013
round up {twinkle lights}

This week has been so exciting for me. On Monday morning, Remodelista featured one of my photographs. On Monday night, I got an email that craftgawker accepted one of my submissions. And last night, I got another email that they accepted another submission. It’s quite exciting and I’m very grateful! Crafting and creating is such fun [continue…]

 January 30, 2013  Posted by at 18:21 inspiration, our home 3 Responses »
Jan 292013
diy {alphabet fridge}

When you have a preschooler, your entire life is a learning experience. Your home is a classroom whether you intend to homeschool or not! I’ve been trying to find and incorporate some intentional learning into our routine. Gabriel is an active and energetic three year old boy, so I’m trying to find hands on learning, [continue…]

 January 29, 2013  Posted by at 14:45 diy, life, our home 5 Responses »
Jan 282013
diy {rock picture clip}

And just like that, the weekend is over and it’s Monday. This Monday has been particularly exciting. RICE Designs is featured on the website Remodelista! A couple weeks ago, I got an email from the editor in London, asking if she could use one of my images in a post. She was so kind and [continue…]

 January 28, 2013  Posted by at 12:11 diy 7 Responses »
Jan 262013
rambling about craig.

Well, his list that is. You know. Craig’s List. Oh brother. Someone take the laptop away from me! I was browsing Craig’s List earlier. Not because I’m looking for anything. But because I think it’s fun. Maybe I need to find a better hobby. But until then, I thought I’d share some of my findings [continue…]

 January 26, 2013  Posted by at 19:48 inspiration No Responses »
Jan 242013
diy: paper plate holders

Isn’t it fun to have friends over dinner? I think so. What’s not always fun is cleaning up afterwards, when the food has started to fuse to every dish you own. It’s usually then that I wish I’d used paper plates. I know they’re not the best option economically and environmentally, but sometimes it’s just [continue…]

 January 24, 2013  Posted by at 12:42 diy, entertaining 3 Responses »
Jan 232013
roundup {painted stairs}

I think painted stairs are so fun. Here’s a quick roundup to give you some inspiration. The possibilities are endless. source Ombre stairs could be done in any color. source I’m quite fond of these stairs. Simple. Keep a ‘runner’ going up the stairs in the raw/plain wood, and paint the edges white. I like [continue…]

 January 23, 2013  Posted by at 15:10 inspiration No Responses »