Category: Home Decor

Mermaid Nursery

Although Ellie has not yet slept in her room, it is ready for her with a mermaid theme. We were blessed with so many gifts and hand-me-downs to create this space that I hope she loves. This is our little mermaid in the newborn photo session by Flourish Photography. Tyler’s sister decorated the cardboard E that […]

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How to Refinish Wood Furniture – desk, dresser, vanity

My grandma gave me a wood vanity with a large mirror that had been in storage for a long time.  It needed to be stained or repainted to use. Since we had no furniture for our nautical room yet, this was a perfect addition.  For nautical room ideas, see this blog post. MATERIALS Second-hand wood vanity […]

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Demolishing Our Kitchen

Let the destruction begin! I always thought demo was the fun part of remodeling… it’s actually really hard. We started the demo by pulling up all the floor tiles, which was surprisingly, deceptively easy. You can see tiles on the edge of the hall landing in the photo below. Our floor has four layers: subfloor, plywood, […]

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5 DIY Easter Crafts for 2014

Easter has so many fun, colorful crafts & DIY projects for adults and kids. Here are of my favorites I found online this year. Stamped Easter Egg Peek at Lovely Indeed for the whole tutorial. Easter Bunny Pallet Art Hop over to Design, Dining, and Diapers to learn how Taryn created this. Easter Egg Button Topiary […]

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