Lighting

Lighting in a room can add so much fun and personality. I love taking a light fixture and making it my own. For instance, we found this chandelier on Overstock for an amazing price. It was brass, yuck, but with a little imagination and some turquoise spray paint, it turned into a whole lot of fabulous! This is my daughter’s personality all summed up in a light fixture. I wanted.. Read More

Re-purposing…love it!

I love adding personality and color to a room by making things. Either painting old furniture, or using fabrics. I love giving new life to things, doing a room on the cheap (inexpensive). Everything we did in my girl’s room we made ourselves, or re-purposed. For instance, we decided that the room was too small for the current desk we had for it. So we chopped the desk in half,.. Read More

pink, red, turquoise, green…

 So excited to show a completed picture of one of my girl’s rooms.  The inspiration all started with the quilt that I showed earlier. I went from there, picking paint, bedspread, fabric for window treatments.  Here are some of the before pictures of the room. As you can see, a completely wrong color for a six year old girl. Here is the after. A lot different. We changed everything, the.. Read More

Adding personality with fabric and color

I’ve been working on my girl’s rooms lately. Our next big project. Deciding on colors for the room really had to start with fabric for me.  I was in the craft store and saw a quilt that had the perfect colors for my youngest girl’s room. I quickly bought some fabric and started to make a quilt. It all came together from there. These were the colors I wanted in.. Read More

Post number one

This is a new start, new house, new blog for me.  I have been blogging in the past, doing a family blog, but I wanted a place to journal about all the home projects that we do.  I love looking back on all the other ideas I have done on my other homes, so this blog will be a journey through all the change we are going to make in.. Read More