Pink isn't the only option for a girl's bedroom. A yellow bedroom is a beautiful option as well... Kids' bedrooms are so fun to decorate. I had so much fun with this one...it's our daughter's yellow bedroom. The cape cod home we bought had been on and off the market for well over a year before we stumbled on it. When I walked into the house, I immediately knew it was "the one". My husband was completely underwhelmed (but luckily is game for just about anything). Our realtor ... Read More about How we Killed the Smurf. AKA A Girl’s Bedroom Makeover.
Have a train lover at home? So do we. Check out this all things train room for ideas for your own little train aficionado... This is the story of a boy's DIY train room that is all things planes, trains, and automobiles...ok, trains, planes, and MORE trains. Our 7-year-old is not into sports. No superheroes here. He is into vehicles, and especially trains. BIG TIME. So, when we moved into our house out here in the country, we knew that trains had to join us. Boys Train Room Source ... Read More about On Designing a Boys Bedroom – Our “Train” of Thought
DIY chalkboard paint is easy, and GREAT for entertaining the kids... We have three kids. And kids, at least OUR kids, love to *think* they are getting away with something. This is why God created chalkboard paint! And this is also why we've latched on to chalkboard ideas and DIY chalkboard paint projects! Check out more about our basement (seen below) here. Truth be told, I loved a good DIY chalkboard paint project even before we had kids. In my first place, I ... Read More about Let’s Give ‘Em Something to Chalk About. DIY Chalkboard Paint.
Have your heart set on a blue bedroom makeover? So did we... One of the greatest Seinfeld episodes ever...Master of His Own Domain. Remember it? In our house, we had a similar problem. We were NOT masters of our own domain. Here's why. THIS was the master in our domain. "Is this a joke?" you ask. I'm afraid not. In fact it gets worse. Here's part deux. Quite obviously, we were not in control here. This place was beating us down…BADLY. Originally, the master ... Read More about The Master In Our Domain. Our Blue Bedroom Makeover.
A secondhand, vintage settee gets a toile makeover… Ahhh, toile…it does the heart good. Just saying "toile" makes one feel fancy. And I'm so fancy…you already know…(SUCH a good jam). Anywho, I was shopping for a settee for our guest room. So fun, right?! TWO fancy words in ONE post. Here's who I found. This little nugget…like, pure GOLD nugget. As in, "I'm so fancy, can't you taste this gold?" And that was EXACTLY the problem. This poor little gem was WAAAY too ... Read More about It’s a Toile World After All.