On August 28th 2016, 6:30 pm, our lives were turned upside down. I remember the look on our roommates face when he raced down the stairs within two steps and yelled FIRE! It was pure terror and confusion. I soon joined his expressions after I ran upstairs to see if I could help and quickly realized there was no hope. I yelled at my 6 friends that were downstairs to get out! Call 911 and GET OUT! By the time we had reached the end of our short drive way, did a head count including the dog, and looked back at the house, we could all tell this was going to be devastating. The flames rose far above the roof line and even past the trees beside it. At that point we couldn’t fully see how dramatic it was because we were at the farthest corner from where the fire had originated.
Do you remember those tacky 80’s headboards? The ones with built in shelves? They were heavy, and dark, and awkward! Most of the time you could barely give them away for free, but here I was, jumping for joy when I found one for $10! I knew exactly what I wanted to do and already had my inspirational wallpaper on hand. This was going to be our daughters new book nook!
Do you have a wall that you need to add some visual interest too? Here is a great fun way to add some textured, vintage charm to your wall
A Textured Art Piece For Your Home
Add a conversation art piece to your home in 7 easy steps! Since I have put this piece up on my wall, I have had so many compliments! Some want to buy it, others want me to make them one to match! This was such a fun project to complete and very rewarding!
I was given these two beautiful benches. I loved the style of them and knew they would make for great extra seating on our deck. But they needed a bit of upgrading! Here is what to do if you have a similar project.
Craft Room Fun
Our spare room was a disaster, the dump room of the house for so long! I was motivated a few months ago to turn it into my craft/ sewing room. I didn’t want it to be a boring room though, I wanted something fun and inspiring. This is what I came up with…
Bathroom Organization. Under our bathroom sink was a disaster and has been for a long time. I have tried a couple different methods but now I have found one that is working great! Everything has a place now.
I have always been a very creative person, but over the last few years, I have found myself relying on Pinterest for all my ideas. Although there are some amazing creations on Pinterest, I miss my originality. So this project was inspired completely by myself walking through the hardware store. Take a look for yourself!
We have just finished an amazing kitchen renovation, and the other day as I was sitting there admiring the handy work, and my eyes kept getting caught on the plug ins and light switches! I wanted to do what I could to hide them as best as possible. This is what I ended up doing !