House Updates: Bye-Bye Blue Kitchen

House Updates: Bye-Bye Blue Kitchen

Hey there! I haven’t posted about house projects in a while but there’s always something “cooking” in this house. So let’s just dive in and get y’all updated on what I’ve been up to around our humble abode. Disclaimer: this is not a nice juicy room reveal post with unrealistic styling and uncluttered counters. This […]

DIY Bar Table from a Reclaimed Wood Door

DIY Bar Table from a Reclaimed Wood Door

Hey folks, the last time I shared this corner of my dining room, it looked like this. That old dresser is now storing clothes in our master bedroom, and I’ve replaced it with a new functional piece of diy furniture. Like most areas of our little home, this corner needed to serve more than one purpose. I decided […]

Ikea Hack: Wood and Metal Bookshelf

Ikea Hack: Wood and Metal Bookshelf

Not too long ago I was in search of a bookcase for the empty corner in our dining room. We needed a place for our phone charger and some other storage baskets/containers that were out of reach from the kiddos. My list of criteria wasn’t too ambitious: An industrial metal frame Warm wood shelves A clean, modern […]

A New Old Dining Table

A New Old Dining Table

After about seven years with our IKEA dining set, we bid adieu (or should I say “adjö”) to our Swedish, pseudo-wood buddies and welcomed a new dining set from that other budget friendly furniture source … Craigslist. Well, it’s far from new, but it’s new to us. I reminisced for a minute with Dave about the super […]

Making it Work: Instagram Display

I’m pretty sure I’m not the only person that does this. You’re walking through Target, Home Goods, or in this case Garden Ridge, and something cute catches your eye. And … it’s on clearance! After closer inspection, however, you realize it’s not 100 percent your style. It’s just not perfect … but it could be. […]