Sconce Search

We are getting closer to marking our dining room complete!  We have painted, hung a new light fixture, created a photo wall and hung our mason jar wall vases. Now, I have been debating flanking our pocket door in our dining room with some candle sconces. We cannot have regular light sconces because…well, we can’t…

Primitives: Modern Country

Recently, I have had two design consultations, both asking for an updated primitive style in their homes. They both had hand me down pieces of furniture in good condition, as well as a collection of primitives that they had no idea how to work into the space. When you are trying to accomplish a country-style…

Mason Jar Wall Vase Tutorial

Happy Monday everybody! On this dreary January day, that most of you are probably experiencing, I thought I would give a quick indoor-project tutorial to brighten up your Monday. One day last week, I had come across this Mason jar vase wall unit and knew this was something I needed to pin to my “Must…

Master Bedroom Inspiration

I sincerely apologize for being away the past couple of days. I’m kind of in a transition between projects around the house. Tying up some loose ends, deep cleaning from our recent construction phase and brainstorming new projects to tackle. As I mentioned in a previous post, we had cleared out our storage room to…

Deal of a Desk

Back in July I purchased this desk from Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore in Springfield, IL for…a whopping $21.50! Check your local cities for a list of ReStores’ in your area. I actually made my sister stand by it, while I went to counter to stake claim over it. The cashier actually laughed at me and…

What am I doing?

As the New Year began, I made 3 basic resolutions. Talk More Share More Take it and run with it I titled the third resolution as so, because I’d been dabbling in anything and everything creative and I was a creative mess. I needed to focus on: What I enjoyed What fulfilled me What could…

Frame Makeover

This is a quick and easy fix, that I’m sure all of you will get great use out of. Since the weather has warmed up here, I ventured outside for a quick spray painting project. My sister had purchased these frames at a garage sale for me this past spring to use at our summer…