Posted on March 7th 2014Top
As interesting as the whole bathroom is right now with plumbing, framing and electrical going on, it's certainly not pretty. Unless you find that sort of thing attractive.
So while my plumber is here today finishing all the rough ...
Laundry nook garage make-over - progress
Posted on March 4th 2014Top
Say hello to my little friend my new table top.
The old table top was puttied and sanded and then it became painfully obvious that it was not very smooth. At all. So a re-do was in order. A new table top was quickly built. It's a ...
Posted on March 3rd 2014Top
This month we got started on remodeling our master bath. This was a project that I originally thought we would tackle last summer, but then, when I won 2nd place in the Frog tape contest and used my winnings to go on an extra tri ...
Our kitchen has a TV
Posted on February 28th 2014Top
As of last weekend our kitchen has been outfitted with a TV. Dh is fine with whatever brand of TV we get as long as it's a Sony. So that's what we got. This one is 22 inches - a dying breed. Everyone is all about the huge screens ...
How to: repair textured drywall like it never happened
Posted on February 27th 2014Top
Last weekend we got a TV in the kitchen. We had already wired for it when we remodeled our kitchen, but don't ask me how it happened, we had used a wrong AV cable that would connect the TV with the Cable box. Womp womp.
I am goin ...
Grain free protein power pancake - savory or sweet style
Posted on February 24th 2014Top
This is a new recipe of mine and it earned the highest praise in the land when B, my 12 year old, super picky eater exclaimed: "You really nailed it with this recipe, Mom".
My heart melted
The success is definitely found in the ...
Demoing the master bathroom
Posted on February 20th 2014Top
This weekend it was definitely happening in our master bathroom. We tore almost all of it out. Back to the studs - except for the floor, which we have decided to work with in the new design to save some money. You can see the moo ...
Planning a master bathroom remodel
Posted on February 17th 2014Top
On Tuesday I got a permit to begin our master bath remodel. Woot! Spoiler alert, If you follow on Instagram you know that we already started demo. More on that later.
Today, I want to talk about the planning part. Which comes afte ...
Living room on my mind - rug hunting
Posted on February 13th 2014Top
Chesterfield sofasCurtains - They no longer have this color.Coffee tableRug
One of the things dh and I have discussed is getting an oriental rug for our living room. You know, a real grown up rug. Something we would really love.
Pencil storage with a boost
Posted on February 10th 2014Top
Today I am solving three problemsI am eliminating this question from my life: "Mom, I can't find any pencils"Having to sharpen new pencils for hours on endStylin' up the color because yellow pencils are so last year.
I know this ...
IKEA idea: sew on a Swiss cross to a GURLI pillow
Posted on February 7th 2014Top
I made some new pillow covers for B's bedroom. I have been very inspired by Swiss crosses the past few months.
And check this out: a friend of mine, Julia at cuckoo4design, posted this breathtakingly beautiful new hall way make o ...
IKEA hack: Dipped Bekväm step stool with Tejn faux sheep
Posted on February 5th 2014Top
We needed at step stool for our master closet, so I got the Bekväm step stool from IKEA as well as a TEJN faux sheep skin and some white paint.
I had expert help putting the step stool together.
And did you know that IKEA has a ...
Posted on February 3rd 2014Top
Left to right, top to bottom.Paleo bread - grain and gluten freeDrawing a moose is difficultGreat Finds from Denmark and a weight loss updatePaleo mazarin almond cakeLaundry nook in garage make-over - before and demoLaundry nook ...
Drawing a moose is difficult
Posted on January 30th 2014Top
While taking that art class last year, after drawing some animals from photos like this pencil drawing of my son or this acrylic giraffe, and even free handing this pastel cow, I got the insane notion (hind sight being 20-20) to ...
Laundry nook in garage make-over - shelf
Posted on January 28th 2014Top
With the chevron wall finished, we moved on to making a shelf.
The shelf will serve a couple of purposes.
1. It will hold the soap
2. It will have a curtain under it to hide all the outlets and hoses.
3. It will add another layer ...