Aug 202012
get the look: dresser redo

I saw a dresser I loved on one of Design Sponge’s Sneak Peak house tours. I saved the image and had been planning to refinish one of our dresser in a similar way. A couple week ago, I did! Here’s the inspiration dresser: source I really liked the whole sneak peak. But this dresser stood [continue…]

 August 20, 2012  Posted by at 16:46 diy, our home 9 Responses »
Aug 202012
diy: banish bifold doors

I’ve never been a fan of bifold doors. Not only for aesthetic reasons, they’re also major finger pinchers. Not such a good match with kiddos in the house. Luckily, they’re easy to take down! Our bedroom has two closets (which is awesome) but they were both adorned with bifold doors. The way our bed’s positioned, [continue…]

 August 20, 2012  Posted by at 16:18 diy, our home 1 Response »
Aug 202012
diy: pegboards in the kitchen

Happy Monday, friends! I hope everyone had a great weekend. To kick off the week, I wanted to share a project I did in our kitchen a couple weeks ago. The pegboard pot rack is definitely is not an original idea. I’ve been holding onto a piece of pegboard for quite some time, just waiting [continue…]

 August 20, 2012  Posted by at 13:07 diy, our home 11 Responses »
Jul 232012
a favorite corner

I wanted to share a favorite corner in our home… Here are the details: The wall hanging is a scarf I found at a thrift store. I love it. I sewed little loops on the back to hang it. The little chair is from my childhood. Gabe loves to sit on it and read his [continue…]

 July 23, 2012  Posted by at 15:35 our home 2 Responses »
Jul 172012
diy: giant woven burlap board

My husband’s building a very large climbing wall outside and he had a piece of OSB board left over. A very large piece of OSB (which is kind of like plywood)- 4 feet by 4 feet to be exact. I was thrilled and immediately requested it for a project. I knew I wanted it to [continue…]

 July 17, 2012  Posted by at 12:25 diy, our home 1 Response »
Jul 132012
diy: recover a stool

We do a lot of car playing at our house, which involves lots of sitting on the floor. When I spotted this at a thrift store, I knew it’d be perfect to perch on while playing cars. There was a sticker on the bottom that read, ‘Brass Foot Stool $17.50’. HA! Absolutely no way. It [continue…]

 July 13, 2012  Posted by at 09:16 diy, our home 2 Responses »
Jul 072012
diy: wall art

I forgot to post yesterday! My sincere apologies. I’m back today with a quick little diy project. You’ve probably seen this before, but here’s my take on it. diy toilet paper wall art What you need: empty toilet paper or paper towel rolls paint of your color and brush (optional) hot glue scissors pins (or [continue…]

 July 7, 2012  Posted by at 09:36 diy, our home 1 Response »
Jul 052012
diy: thrifting

I hope everyone had a fun, safe and cool fourth! We spent the day with family, swimming in the pool, eating delicious food and then walking to fireworks. My sweet two year old, Gabe, was captivated by the fireworks. They’re a fun, festive event, but nothing beats my boy’s sweet head snuggled into my chest [continue…]

 July 5, 2012  Posted by at 09:18 diy, our home No Responses »