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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Our Family Room decorated for Fall

So earlier this week I shared what our Family Room had been looking like. Now I am here to share how we have decorated it for Fall. This year it was all about simple fall touches from nature... click below to see more Simple and natural Fall inspired ideas.. 

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Our Family Room Lately

Just before I show you our family room decorated for Fall later this week I thought I'd share how it has been looking for the last few months.. I was meaning to share this earlier ;(.. It's just been quite a hectic summer... So this year I decided to switch up the colour scheme in our family room just a little bit.. Though I LOVED last years Navy Summer theme.. This year I went with touches of soft aquas with the neutrals you all know I love so much.. See all the details below..

Monday, September 19, 2016

Entry Hall Updates

So we brought the Antique dresser from our hall up to Master bedroom to use as one of our end tables. Bye bye to my childhood end tables :) More on that soon! So for now we are using this sofa table that I got from Target about 10 years ago as our hall table...granted it has gone through a little makeover since then.. Now it's a tad lower than what I am used to, but with the height of the tall mirror and lamp I feel like it all works... I'm using stacked woven storage baskets and demi john underneath as decor.. The baskets actually create storage for all our winter accessories.. Boo winter :(  See all our recent changes below..

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Nautical First Birthday Party

So our little guy recently turned 1!! oh my gosh 1!! how the year flew.. well at times it was slooowww!! But overall these last few months at least have flown by!!

So his Nursery is nautical so it was only fitting that his first birthday would be too. I found a ton of great inspirational ideas via pinterest. So I am here to show a few ideas we used and how it all turned out...

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Vintage Burlap bag as Wall Art

I purchased this great Burlap Bag on Etsy. I originally purchased it for our son's nursery.. But I ended up filling his walls with other things.. So I finally decided it was the perfect fit for our Basement... So here is how it all turned out!

Thursday, August 25, 2016

How to create a rustic aged wood look

So this is what you'll need:
Annie Sloan French Linen paint
Annie Sloan Old white paint
Annie Sloan soft wax in Dark and Clear
Rags - old cotton T-shirts work best
Paint brushes

Click to see all the easy how-to steps...

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Planking our Farmhouse Table Top

 More changes to our kitchen.. I've been craving a planked harvest table so I just simply added pine planks to the top of our original oak kitchen table and then stained them the best I could to match our weathered kitchen island pendant lights and RH chair legs... I will post more on the stain tomorrow.. Check out how it all turned out here!

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Medicine Cabinet Makeover

Today I am sharing a small project I have been up to.. I found this medicine cabinet a while back at a ReStore shop by my house for under $10. At the time I 'loved' how it was lavender in colour...It's actually what attracted me to it and made me buy it! I originally got it for my daughters playroom. Now having a son... I am in the midst of trying to make the playroom a little"less feminine".. It's currently bubble gum pink in colour with a baby pink kitchen.. ahh my poor lil' guy lol! Anyways I added some vintage more masculine wall art and decided to move the medicine cabinet up to our master ensuite so I could have even more storage.. Yes I need more storage!! Read below for more details on our easy medicine cabinet makeover.