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Friday, December 8, 2017

Living room Decorated for the Holidays

Welcome to our living room.. we are all decked out for the season.. This room got quite the christmas transformation.. I changed up our Bookcases with festive decor like our sparkly stars, reindeers and even some nutcrackers.. I even added some faux trees on top of unit instead of our usual globe. See how the rest of the room turned out and sources by clicking below..

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Dining Room decorated for the Holidays

So in the dining room I went with a more natural vibe,  more wood accents and beige and brown tones to tie into the attached living rooms brown vibe which you will soon see.. Recently we had the walls and ceilings painted in here, so far I'm still not sold on the color but we are leaving it for now although I already have a few ideas up my sleeve ;) See more on how we decorated our room for the holidays by clicking below..

Monday, December 4, 2017

Family Room decorated for the Holidays

So this year I wanted a well decorated home for the holidays.. christmas-ey but not cluttered.. I love decor .. clearly! But even I can see that my home can easily change from clean to chaotic in mere minutes.. I have a lot of STUFF as my mom and aunt like to remind me ;) .. So when my house is clean I think it looks very together and amazing But if its even a little bit messy.. mostly thanks to my little monkeys it can look chaotic and yes cluttered sadly,, so back to my point lol.. so this year I really had to focus in on decor that I was really 'IN LOVE' with.. ONLY!

So whites, polka dots, silver touches.. pretty ! ;)


..Check out some of my holiday decorating below...

Friday, November 24, 2017

Fall Decor in Our Family Room

Better Late than never ;) I wanted to post this before our Canadian Thanksgiving and then the days got away from me.. so here it is a day after American thanksgiving and just before I share our Holiday Home Tour.. ;)

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

New Door inserts & paint make all the difference

I feel bad even posting right now with everything else going on in the world. So i'm going to keep this post light and simple. I have always disliked our front doors.. for 4 years I have been dreaming of new doors.. Which is a long time in 'Lisa land' ;).. of course that was before I got a estimate for them.. oh my gosh it was $7000 !! I really had no idea.. I anticipated approx. a third of that. so needless to say even I can rationalize that if its not broke don't change them mentality lol.. See how we achieved a new look for under $250!!

Monday, July 17, 2017

Family Room Summer Decor

First let me say I know this post is a little late coming.. But I finally had the time to switch up some of our decor the other day so I thought I'd share it anyway..hopefully it can still provide some kind of summer decor inspiration.. Summer for me is all about the nautical coastal look with fresh tones of blues and whites and lots of natural materials.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Antique Bench makeover


I'm back! I'm so sorry, I've been M.I.A on the blog for a little over 2 months now.. I've been posting here and there on Instagram.. but honestly I have just been crazy busy with my family and kids but I'm going to try to find a better balance.. between the blog and the fam!! So today i wanted to share one of our more recent makeovers.. Our daughter is 4 now and shows a lot of interest in decorating so I got her involved in this project .. after all it is her bench! The once pastel yellow farmhouse bench sits under her bedroom window.. It was very worn yellow, painted in most likely in lead paint due to age ..so I did a little research and read as long as you don't sand it and you just cover over the lead paint, its fine.. so off to painting we went :)  ..

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

My 'She Shed' Dreams

SO its finally happening.. We have just lined up a contractor to build our .. a humm! MY 'She Shed' :)Lately I have been on the hunt for inspiration.. everywhere.. from blogs, Mags and of course Pinterest..

Here are some of my top inspirational SHE SHED ideas:

For our exterior I am craving...

  1. A ROUND Window is a must above the front doors
  2. Vintage found windows
  3. Vintage or barn front doors 
  4. planked wood siding.. painted a grey


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Florida Beach House

So remember a few weeks ago I shared our freshly painted front doors..well here is the beach house we stayed at that inspired the door paint color ;).. The beach house is located on the water in Anna Maria Island, Florida. I'm going to keep the wording to a minimum and really let the house speak for it self.. If anyone is interested in staying here message me and I will pass along contact info...
I fell in love with this door!!! SO many great antique items incorporated throughout the home.
It even came with a great little drink bar on the 3rd level ;)
But hello the best part of this home.. the VIEW!! it was insane to wake up too.. 
The floors and shiplap walls were heaven.. totally inspired me to do light flooring next time round ;)
Here is some photos of the outdoors.. just gorgeous!!
And the bonus was this fab. outdoor entertainment area.. huge hit for my hubby!
You can see another beach rental we stayed at last year HERE.
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Friday, April 7, 2017

Spring in our Family room

Spring is starting all around us.. Over in our house little pops of color with real greenery help set the tone! Spring Pastels including soft shades of blues and aquas... See how it all turns out by clicking below...

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Spring in our Living room

Our living room has had quite the makeover this past year.. we've moved around, sold and purchased some new furniture for this space .. so to make it look even fresher this spring we added a mix of Marine Blues, teals with classic chambray.. see how we changed our living room for Spring by clicking read more below...

Monday, March 27, 2017

painting the inside our front doors

First let me just say I LOVE LOVE LOVE this paint color.. back in December we stayed at an amazing beach house in Florida with this color in almost all of the rooms.. I actually forgot to share that homes decor.. it was a mix of my 2 fav. decor styles.. farmhouse meets beach house, absolute heaven! so I will go through some pics and share all about it soon.. anyways in the mean time I fell in love with this paint color.. I don't have a wall to paint YET.. so I decided to paint it on the inside of our front doors.. and It is so amazing!! So here it is..