It’s Time! My Kitchen is Ready for a Refresh

We are finally going to start on a project that I’ve been wanting to do from the day we closed on our house! The kitchen! We’ll be taking baby steps and doing things in phases. Nolan and I took the cash-only plunge earlier this year, so everything we do has to be paid in cash. […] Read more »

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Elegant Meets Rustic Meets Glam :: Hanging Miss M’s Curtains

As I said the other day, I’m going for a glam meets rustic look for Miss M’s big girl room, and pieces are falling into place! I’m working on a super-limited budget. Like – as close to zero as possible. So I’m trying my best to think creatively and use what I already have around […] Read more »

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Makings of a Big Girl Room for Miss M

We have begun the great room shuffle! With Baby Qu on her way there is some room switcheroos going on. The boys will be sharing T’s room. Miss M will move down the hall to Mr B’s room. And Baby Qu will get Miss M’s room. Typing that out makes my head spin a little! […] Read more »

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Lights, Mirror, Action!

Back when I was pulling all the pieces together for the powder room transformation, I totally fell in love with this light fixture – the Soho Sconce from Shades of Light. I loved the clean simple lines. But that it was still interesting. Also – it was gold! The selling feature though was the long […] Read more »

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Put a Sink in It

Remember waaaaaaay back in oh…sometime last year when I bought this piece of furniture to turn into a vanity for the powder room? Well, it’s transformation is complete! {Well, minus the drawer install.} I knew I wanted it to have some pizzazz, so I opted to go two toned with it. Nolan sprayed the base […] Read more »

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Powder Room :: Trim and Toilet

Guess what?! The Powder Room is functional! That’s right, the toilet and sink are working and able to be used. {Even if it’s not perfectly finished yet.} It is sooooo exciting to have a nice bathroom for the guests to use! You ready for a little update? After I painted, Nolan started in on the […] Read more »

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Faux Wood Floor Under My Feet {Flooring in the Powder Room}

We are finally making some more progress in the Powder Room. Okay. Pause. So, ya’ll know what a Powder Room is, right? I was getting some flack from friends {who shall remain nameless} about a “Powder Room.” No, a Powder Room is not the pantry where you store your extra flour and powdered sugar! But […] Read more »

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A {long overdue} Update on the Powder Room

Ya’ll. It has been OVER A YEAR since I’ve talked about the Powder Room. Sorry for the caps lock yelling, but…gooood.ness, that is far too long. Alas and alack…the Powder Room is not finished and that is why I have been silent about it. That’s just how it goes around here I guess. Sure, I’d […] Read more »

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A Room to Share {dreaming up a shared room for the boys}

In January when we were expecting to add a new Qu to the family, I started thinking about the kids’ bedrooms. We are so blessed to have 4 bedrooms, which means all the kids presently have their own rooms. Excellent for nap times! But with the addition of a new little one, we planned to […] Read more »

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Vacation :: The Homestead

I’m back to talking about vacation. But who can blame me? It was wonderful! I still have tons of wonderful snow pictures to share with you, but I’ve got to get some of them downloaded from my phone, and today? Today, I’m just too lazy to do it. Maybe by the end of the week. […] Read more »

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