Decoupage Vanity Table

Decoupage Vanity with Quotes

Share the Love… Today I am joining a talented group of bloggers for a themed furniture post.  The theme this month was decoupage and the only rule was that it must be a piece of furniture not an accessory.  This one took me a while to decide what to do. Then BAM, it hit me!  DECOUPAGE VANITY TABLE for my daughters room. The vanity started out solid black.  I bought a small sample of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Provence {Read More}

Dining Room Makeover Reveal

Dining Room Makeover Reveal

Share the Love… Today is the day… the Dining Room Makeover Reveal! First, let me tell you how this all started… I have been wanting to get rid of the chair rail molding and add the board and batten look on the walls for a while.  So I told my honey my bright idea. His response…”why do you want to makeover the least used room in our house.” It’s simple really…it’s the first room you see when you walk in {Read More}

Creative Journey

Creative Journey

Share the Love… Thanks to my friend Debbie from Refresh Restyle for inviting me to share a little about my creative journey! Debbie is a Georgia peach and I am so happy we finally were able to meet this summer in Atlanta for Haven Conference. Here is how Debbie describes herself, “I am a paint brush, frying pan, nail gun hailing woman, a grandma, a wife, a sister, a daughter. I have been known to paint over precious woods and {Read More}

Fashion Tips for Moms

Fahsion Tips for Moms-interveiw with Cyndi Spivey

Share the Love…Fashion Tips for Moms:   This post is for all the moms out there (myself included) who drive their kids to school in their comfy clothes… AND for those moms who get a call from the office saying their child left their lunch box at home and they must head back to the school in those same comfy clothes… AND for the moms who get a call from the school nurse that their child in projectile vomiting and {Read More}

Back to School Sharpie Teacher Gift

Back to School Sharpie Teacher Gift Idea

Share the Love… “This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Sharpie, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #StaplesBTS” Back to School Sharpie Teacher Gift: I love to give gifts, especially thoughtful and useful gifts! Teachers of any grade will love this one…because who doesn’t LOVE Sharpie markers?! Although my kids are older and both will be in high school this year I still love sharing ideas for families with {Read More}

Medical History Free Printable

Medical History Free Printable-Organized

Share the Love…Can you hear that?  I think it’s school bells ringing!  Say it isn’t so!! It feels like I was just standing on the California coast with my family at the start of summer enjoying our time together! Now it’s back to school which means a million papers to fill out.  That’s why I created this Medical History Free Printable, to help keep me and you calm and happy as school, sports, and doctor appointments kick into high gear! {Read More}

DIY Spray Painted Lamp Shade

DIY Spray Painted Lamp Shade

Share the Love…DIY Spray Painted Lamp Shade: Hey friends! It’s Wednesday…Hump Day! How’s your week going? I’ve been busy this week sorting through lots of clutter around my house.  You know that “stuff” that fills your mental space just as much as it fills your physical space. I appreciate all of you who commented, encouraged, and joined in on my facebook and Instagram post about my clutter.  We can all do better and I love the accountablity. So with that {Read More}

Paris Grey Buffet Table

Paris Grey Buffet Table-Antiqued-Distressed-Finish-Title

Share the Love…  There are times when I paint a piece of furniture and it turns out exactly as I had envisioned it would in my head, many times it does not.  This Paris Grey buffet table DID! That is the beauty of painting furniture.  It really is an art form and as much as I would like to say I get the same precise results every time I paint would be a lie.  So when I show you a {Read More}

30 Summer DIY Projects

30 Summer Diy Projects

Share the Love…  We have been experiencing some crazy weather that has lots of us thinking it’s Fall instead of the middle of Summer! Don’t worry, I’m certain we still have those dog days of summer coming. We have been in full project mode around here for weeks.  Not the kind where I have pretty pictures to show but the get it done kind of projects.  Hubby added a new set of stairs to the deck, we painted the wood {Read More}

Haven Conference Recap

Haven Conference-Blogging Friends

Share the Love…Haven Conference Recap: Last Thursday I headed out to Atlanta to spend 3 days filling my brain with blogging knowledge and my heart with wonderful friends at Haven Conference.  In case you don’t know, Haven is a place for DIY bloggers to meet up, share laughs and real life stories all while doing DIY projects, talking home decor and learning how to become better bloggers. It is a jam packed 3 days. I want to send a super {Read More}

Salted Caramel Crunch Milkshake

Salted Caramel Crunch Milkshake

Share the Love… What caught your eye first…salted? caramel? crunch? or was it milkshake? OH, it was the thought of them all in one place, yea, me too! This Salted Caramel Crunch Milkshake is the perfect summer beverage! If you are here from Our Southern Home…Welcome, I am so happy to have you! I don’t know what it is about summertime and ice cream that go together so well but it just does.  I’m sure it has something to do {Read More}

Coffee Table Makeover

Coffe Table Makeover-Before and After

Share the Love… I posted a picture on Instagram about 8 weeks ago asking for input on what color I should paint my coffee table and there were lots of great answers.  In the end I went with my gut (and also the color recommended by many of you) and the coffee table makeover is complete! I think it turned out so great! I have had this table for at least 10 years.  I bought it at a small furniture {Read More}

Nautical Coasters

how to make Nautical Coasters

Share the Love… Have you done any crafting this summer?  Any summer home decor?  I don’t go over the top for seasonal decorating but I like to incorporate a few things.  Usually that consist of adding some shells that I have collected on our beach vacations. I think I have mentioned before how much I love collecting shells.  I have done it since I was a little girl and I still find it hard to pass by shells and not {Read More}

July Fourth Neighborhood Parade

July 4th Neighborhood Parade

Share the Love…  I don’t know how it feels where you live but this week in the upstate of South Carolina it is SO hot!  The humidity is the real killer.  To top it off, my husband and I decided it was a great time to add new stairs to the deck as well as paint the shed/wood shop!  Who does that, right?? If you have been following on Instagram you can see the behind the scenes photos.  So while {Read More}

Ryobi Jet Fan Blower

Ryobi Jet Fan Blower-Easy for a Woman to use

Share the Love…**Thanks to Ryobi for giving me all of the awesome tools including the Ryobi Jet Fan Blower to try out! All opinions are mine and 100% true. Summer is in full swing and I love it.  We have already spent a week in Southern California going from Los Angeles to Disneyland to Santa Monica to Malibu and many places in between.  Then we spent last week on the coast of South Carolina at the beach.  We don’t usually {Read More}