It's been a crazy/busy/whacky week full of far too much working and projects and not enough sleep or time with my little family. I feel like I've been sprinting from project to meeting to Home Depot (and back again and again. Patio Style Challenge Read More
There are many ways to paint kitchen cabinets, but most of those ways will leave you with a disappointing finished product full of dried brush strokes, paint dribbles, or rough texture. There are two ways, in my experience, to do it right. One involves Read More
I'm sharing some exciting news today and it has to do with one horribly ugly eyesore in my backyard. Why have I never posted any photos of my backyard, you may ask? Well, if you knew the state of my back deck, you wouldn't post any photos either. Read More
You guys. I don't even know where to begin to explain how amazing today's giveaway is. It's something you and your family would cherish for years to come. Something you'll want to show everyone you know. Something that will help you remember exactly Read More
Happy Thursday! As we move into remodeling the main living, entertaining, and eating spaces in our home (patio, kitchen, dining, family room, and living room), I've got functional, family friendly, and beautiful decor on the brain. Here are a Read More
We are finishing up baby steps in our kitchen remodel. I say baby, because it's not moving nearly as quickly as I hoped it would, but little by little we are getting there.
One big step that is now complete: installing new under cabinet lighting. Read More
I have wanted blue velvet chairs for a long time. There is just something about blue velvet that makes me swoon. So when I spotted these two ladies on KSL classifieds a while back, I thought they would be perfect with some new blue velvet clothes.
Ya'll know I'm a thrifting Thelma. That's not really a thing, I just have a love of alliteration.
I constantly get asked advice for thrifting. "Where do you go? How do you find such great things? How do I know when I've found something great?"
Much Read More
IKEA is the bomb when it comes to frames. They are clean, simple, and cheap. But those mats-- ahhhhh those mats! The off-white mat to the white frame drives me a little bonkers. I typically spray paint them white, but I wanted to do something Read More
First let me just say thank you so much for your sweet response here, on instagram, and through email/facebook/twitter about yesterday's news. It really means so much. Voting continues through March 5th, so I'll mention it from time to time on here Read More
I'm Jen. I believe every home should tell a story-- the story of its inhabitants. Forget the catalog. Add in the sentimental, mix in some quirk, and top it off with a little whimsy. With a little elbow grease and love, you can make your house so you. Join me as I transform my 90's peach and purple palace into a home withHEART, one DIY at a time.