How the Heck are you!

So it’s been just about a million years since I posted and I have to say…is anyone out there!  No really…at one point I had amassed a small but mighty group of regular readers and I flew the coup.  Literally, I got knocked up and just plain disappeared!   I stopped posting, passed most of … Read more

Den Fireplace Fabulousness || Before & After

Well I truly can’t believe it, the Den Fireplace is complete!  I started this DIY madness of a project BEFORE I got pregnant, that is a year and a half in the making people!  Now there was a pregnancy and baby that slightly complicated this projects trajectory…but in the end the results were worth the … Read more

Sassy Fall {DIY} Pumpkins

As many of you lovely readers know…I’m not big into seasonal decorating.   I have the standard porch, mantel and a few things here and there, but I do surprise myself at my inability to just go wild and seasonally decorate.  Maybe I just get overwhelmed by the pressure or maybe it’s because I just find seasonal decorations … Read more

Den Fireplace Transformation || Reveal

Finally…the fireplace refacing is complete!   I am so excited to share with you the truly dramatic transformation that this fireplace/built-in self has undergone!  Like I have said from the beginning of this project…there wasn’t anything wrong with the floor to ceiling brick…it just wasn’t my style!   This new craftsman style fireplace just gives so much more dimension … Read more

Biggest project of 2014!

Well…I guess I should just say it for you all…Shame On Me for dropping off the face of the bloggie planet with no explanation at all!   But I’m back…kinda sorta…and wanted to say sincerely that I’m sorry to leave you readers and my bloggie friends hanging and in the dark.   But in all fairness I … Read more

Den Fireplace Part 3 || Cover old Brick with Tile

And I’m back today with the next phase of your Den Fireplace Project!   Progress is being made and things are shaping up to be near completion by Thanksgiving….which is good since I typically host every year!   So here is where I left off…Den Fireplace InspirationDen Fireplace Project Phase 1  ||  Adding DrywallDen Fireplace … Read more

Den Fireplace Project || Making things Seamless

OK…so I’m back to share a little progress on the Den Fireplace Overhaul aka what the heck was I thinking project! Every time I think GRRR ENOUGH WITH THIS DANG PROJECT I have pull up my inspiration to keep me motivated…the clean look and additional storage is exactly what we need! To remind you all here is where … Read more

Partnering with Hometalk || 17 Cool Reclaimed Fence Projects!

First things first….are you wasting ridiculous amounts of time on Hometalk like me?   If your answer is No…then what the heck!!!  Are you living under a rock!!!  This site is amazing for DIY’ers and Crafters like me.   You can upload your own projects…clip and share other peoples projects and create boards of like projects that … Read more

5 Bloggers take on Fall Table Decor

I’m so excited to day to introduce the 4 lovely ladies that I have teamed up with for Today’s Fall Table Inspiration Post.   If you haven’t visited these ladies…stop by and follow them as they are all wicked crafty and talented and will surely inspire you to add more stuff to your “To Do” … Read more

Capturing Summer || DIY Freezer Jam

Fall is in the air in Seattle, the rain started this week!  So in one last ditch effort to capture summer and save a few bucks while at it….I made 2 HUGE batches of Freezer Jam that will get us through the winter!    We eat a LOT of PB and J’s in this house … Read more