Hidden Jewelry Storage and DIY Mirror Frame

Hidden Jewelry Storage and DIY Mirror Frame

Back in May when I showed you our closet renovation I mentioned a plan for that number/typography “art” in the middle of this gallery wall. Well today I’m happily checking that project off my list and my necklaces now have a nice, new (secret) home. It was a fairly basic project. Materials: Plain mirror (the kind used for […]

A Modest Master Bedroom Closet Renovation

A Modest Master Bedroom Closet Renovation

Over the course of the last couple months we’ve moved from a tunnel of despair to a bright, shinning beam of light and happiness. What? A little too dramatic for closet talk? Ok, you’re probably right, but I had a full-on 13 Going on 30 moment the other day when I put the finishing touches on our master […]

Bits and Pieces—October 2015

Bits and Pieces—October 2015

Well, my favorite month of the year has come and gone. Time for a monthly recap of all the family fun, house tweaks and blog projects from last month. And, after all that’s handled, I’ve got two exciting announcements. Family: Pumpkins. We were so grateful to have more than one opportunity to pick pumpkins in October. […]

DIY Frame: Add Dimension to a Plain Wood Frame with Base Molding

DIY Frame: Add Dimension to a Plain Wood Frame with Base Molding

As I mentioned last week, finding the final piece for my living room gallery wall was quite a challenge. To clarify: it was a decorating challenge, not a real challenge. It was also a problem of my own making, and the kind of creative challenge that I actually enjoy tackling. I had been fussing with the frames on […]

A Very Real Living Room Tour

Getting cozy on the couch with a cup of coffee, a glossy magazine and a feed full of unread blogs is my idea of a perfect Sunday afternoon. And I particularly LOVE diving into a good house tour. I drool over the perfectly styled bookshelves and coffee table or the clean, cozy upholstery and gleaming floors. But sometimes […]