Category: Life

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    starting fresh

    I’m finally sitting down to blog, boy have I been busy! This little munch keeps me on my toes, especially with her 45 minute naps! During that time I try to cram in a shower and some food, so hopefully you understand why the blog has been so quiet. For the last month I’ve been…

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    bathroom status

    This is what we are currently workin’ with Fun, right? Well we decided to get a couple of bids for the plumbing work, because with our day jobs, the nursery, baby shower and of course the baby herself coming in less than 4 months, we decided it was just too much for the husband to…

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    the big news

    I apologize for my absence…I just haven’t been up to blogging lately. Due to a little bean taking over my body and life. Yes! We’re PREGNANT! I love this picture, it was taken on January 2nd in Kauai, the day we found out! And what a relief it was, because prior to this I had…

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    Shopping & Painting

    Hope you all had a good weekend! The Husband and I spent Saturday shopping for our Etsy shop and priming the bookcase, followed by a little babysitting with our cute nieces. We love shopping for our shop, it’s one of the many reasons we started it. We loved finding treasures and making them available to…

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    wood shim sunburst mirror

    Here goes the start of another week, I hope you are enjoying your Monday. Here’s a little treat for you. I diy’ed another mirror, this time I used wood shims and glued them all together. It was definitely time consuming but I’m definitely happy with the end result. what i used 192 – 8” wood…

  • MIA + Baby

    Sorry I’ve been a little MIA lately, life has been busy busy over here. We’ve been working really hard to get some more items up on the shop too. Which we did get some, but we have so many more great pieces and a lot of them still need to be revamped. Here’s a good…

  • Area Rugs on Carpet

    Would you say this is taboo? a big no-no in decorating? Well, as I’ve never had formal training,  I prefer to have no rules in decorating. I just go with the flow! So when I took the PB moorish rug out of the living room, I wasn’t quite ready to part with it, so I…

  • Back it Up!

    That’s what my kitchen is saying to me. No really, it is. During our kitchen remodel we totally had plans to add a tile backsplash but after the funds were being drained on other areas in the house we decided to just do the boring 4″ granite backsplash. Well! I’ve lived with it long enough! I’ve…

  • #winning!

    Ya, that’s what he says, right? I don’t know, I don’t follow Charlie Sheen much. I think that’s a good thing. Anyway.. I’m bidding on this area rug on eBay and I’m going NUTS! It doesn’t end for another 3 days and I don’t know what I’m going to do with myself! I must win…

  • DIY No Sew Pillow

    I did it! I made a pillow without a single stitch! So remember the Pottery Barn Bettina standard pillow sham I ordered off eBay, well basically I completely took it apart and made it it into a 20″ throw pillow cover. I absolutely love it! Here are the supplies I used: First things first I stripped…