Our New Pendant Light Fixture

Pendant Lighting

We are starting to get settled in our new house.  Boxes are almost all unpacked and we’re starting to tackle more cosmetic projects now (yay!).  Our light fixture in the dining room wasn’t terrible, it just wasn’t my style.  The lights burned out SO fast and we didn’t want to replace them since we knew we were swapping it out, so I was able to talk my husband into changing out the fixture sooner than I had expected!  Woo hoo! So, let’s get to the “before” picture… Continue reading

Living Room Makeover

Living Room Makeover

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We are officially LIVING in our new house and we could not be happier!  The projects have only just begun, and I’m so excited to be sharing my first one in our new house.  It’s no secret I’ve always been a fan of wainscoting, so I knew I wanted to do something to the walls in our new house.  We went with the traditional wainscoting in our old house, but I wanted to do something a little different for this house.  I decided to go with board and batten since I wanted it to feel younger and a little less formal.  So without further ado, I give you the “before” picture… Continue reading

DIY Flocked Wreath


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If you’ve been following along with my blog for a while, you probably remember my Flocked Christmas Tree from last year.  If you’re new here, let me summarize: I was debating last year whether to trade out my old tree for a new one, or just revamp it with some Sno-Flock.  My frugal husband encouraged me to work with our existing tree, so that’s what I did.  I was SO happy with how it turned out, I decided to do more flocking this year! Continue reading