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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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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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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And There Was Light {in Mr B’s Room}

Back in October while we were in the midst of 31 Simple Solutions, Nolan and I did a switcheroo in Mr B’s room. You see…Poor Mr B was sporting a light in his room that looked like this. And it had kind of, sort of been that way for…oh…since about the time we moved in. […] Read more »

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Tweaking the Dining Room :: Roll on the Paint

The dining room has undergone some changes in the last month or so. Wanna see? I love how little things all added up make a big difference! So here’s where we started. Note… the drab wall color. That was the first thing to change. If you follow me on Instragram {jennaqu} or have seen my […] Read more »

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Mirror Re-Do {How to Distress a Metal Frame}

I found a mirror about 5 years ago after looking for quite a while for just the right one for our bedroom in our first apartment. I saw it at Kirkland Home and snatched it up with a coupon for 20 buckaroos. It was — just —- right. But now, 5 years later, and 3 […] Read more »

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A Little {More} Home Decorator Math

I showed you how the walls in Mr B’s closet when from bland to bold! Made even more brilliant by the fact that Mr B could doodle and draw on them. {Check out those two posts: here and here.} Well, I’m here today with a little more of what’s been going on in his closet […] Read more »

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A Wall to Write On {or…low dow on custom chalkboard paint}

I showed you repainted closet nook in Mr B’s room on Tuesday. And I’m back with the promised low down and deets. Remember waaaaaaaaaaay way back in January when I told you about my 12 in ’12 goals? Well, one of those goals was to work on Mr B’s room. Poor guy {well, actually, I’m […] Read more »

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