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

DIY || Glam Magnets

Thank you everyone for the truly kind words about our little man Teddy.  Little update, he has started his medication and although I haven’t seen a direct improvement…I’m hoping that internally he feels some relief!    So…I finally have a project completed and I am just totally digging it.  I whipped up some supper snazzy … Read more

Thoughts on Teddy…

What a week…well absent week I should say.   I wish my “absentee” excuse was that I was out doing crazy fun things with Savannah or that it’s because I am sooo busy on a super secret project…but the truth is I’m just bummed out.   Last week Andy and I got some really sad … Read more

Den Project Begins || Adding Drywall to Brick

And so it Begins!   The Den is officially getting some werk done and there isn’t one moment that goes by that I’m not second guessing myself, super stressing about my ability to knock this project out of the park, or just plain giddy that this room should and will eventually look amazeballs.     So to remind … Read more