Decorative Sheet Metal Three Ways

When we first moved into our new home last September, one of our first priorities was our main hallway. We replaced the trim and baseboards and added crown molding to every room and main hallway. On Pinterest, I found a cute way to cover up our ugly hallway air vent. Home Depot online (I could never find any in-store) sells these decorative aluminum sheets (36 x 36) for just $32.98. We got the sheet and made our ugly hallway vent much more[Read more]

DIY: Faux Hardwood Floors

Two years ago I posted about my studio basement. After being pregnant, moving my invitation and design materials down into the basement from the spare bedroom to make room for the nursery, and having a baby, we finally got around to finishing the basement floors! You will see from the before photos that the floors were a dingy gray with paint splatters. I looked all over the Internet and Pinterest for inspiration and found something that caught my eye. I[Read more]

Bright and Cheerful Nursery

I finally got around to taking some photos of Luke’s nursery. We originally had that room painted blue and were going to keep it blue regardless of if we had a girl or a boy. I wanted his room to be bright, cheerful, and fun. Gino had a lot of input and in the end it turned out just right! View from the doorway. Wall Decal from Etsy. Lots of books to read in a bookshelf from Ikea. I made[Read more]

Happy Father’s Day!

I had the pleasure of celebrating Father’s Day all weekend long with both sides of our families! I hope everyone had an opportunity to spend time with loved ones this weekend and to tell their Dads just how special they are. Love you Dad and Happy Father’s Day to all the wonderful Dad’s out there! Wishing you a great week. Father’s Day was a great excuse for me to do some party planning! Friday night we cooked a farm fresh[Read more]