THRIFTED ROCKING HORSE RESCUE

Every child needs a rocking horse, in my opinion.  I mean, come on.  How can one gallop away from arrows being shot in their direction, or trot toward prince charming, or even ride off into the sunset without one?  My Ruby needed a trusty steed for Read More
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A SOFA WITH POTENTIAL

Sometimes when I see a piece of old furniture, I turn into Cher.  Not that Cher.  The Cher from my favorite Jr. High School movie, Clueless, who looked around  and saw sweet, poor, fashion victims-- or shall we say "ensembly challenged."  Except my Read More
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HOW I WOULD DIY: READER’S FAMILY CABINET

There are pieces of furniture that are sentimental.  Maybe it's a rocking chair that has been passed down from grandmother to mother to you.  Maybe it's a chest your dad made, or a mirror that always hung in your hallway growing up.  For withHEART Read More
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DIY CEILING FAN DRUM SHADE UPGRADE

Hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  I got started on our guest bathroom remodel (finally!).  It's long overdue, and I'm excited it check it off my to-do list.  I also shot an exciting upcoming video with James.  Can't wait to share it with you Read More
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DIY BOARD AND BATTEN STATEMENT WALL

Our master bedroom is going through a major transformation.  We've completed the other bedrooms on the upper floor, and it finally came time to tackle the beast.  And what a beast it was.  I snapped this photo just before we took ownership. When Read More
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FRIDAY FINDS

I'm in full remodel mode as we are now in the construction phase of our master bedroom re-do (yay!).  We've been going room by room in our home, rather than piece-mealing it.  As soon as we completely finish one room, we move on to the next.  So far Read More
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DUPLEX RENO: CLASSIC MODERN BATHROOM ON A BUDGET

When it came to the bathrooms in our rental duplex, we really wanted to keep things classic, but also modernize them.  Because the property is so old, the bathrooms were a complete overhaul.  We found all kinds of interesting "artifacts" beneath the Read More
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DUPLEX RENO: BEDROOMS AND FAMILY ROOM

Today I'm taking you inside the bedrooms and family room of our recently completed duplex renovation.  We are still basking in the glow of this massive project's completion.  Ahhhhhhhh. When you walk in the front door, you enter into the family room. Read More
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BUSY-NESS, BUSINESS, AND BITTERSWEET MOMENTS

Summer has been whizzing past.  July has been jam packed with work and projects, mainly the complete remodel of one side of our rental duplex.  Before we had Ruby, we lived in the other side, and had renters in the opposite half.  It's in the darling Read More
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