Filling in that Awkward Space Above the Cabinets {Kitchen Progress}

how to cover up that awkward space above cabinets

Wallpaper via Graham Brown - Kelly Hoppen While we were waiting on my new bank of cabinets to arrive, the ones that go to the right of my dishwasher, there hasn't been much progress on the kitchen since the day everything was torn apart. Fortunately … ** Read more **

Staircase Makeover {New Wood Floors Update!}

Staircase Makeover Hickory Wood Floors

Hickory Hardwood Floors and Staircase Makeover Thanks to Lowe's for their support and installation of the floors in this home improvement project!   I couldn't be more excited about all the progress at my house right now (see where this project all … ** Read more **

Loving Your Home {Simple Decorating Ideas to Fix Things You Don’t Like}

Bad carpet solution

Even though I'm in the middle of a few bigger makeovers at my house right now, in many seasons of life I'm dealing with simple fixes. I think it is important to be grateful for what we have and actually love where we live, even if we don't always … ** Read more **

{Out to See} Anthropologie

Anthropologie Monogram Mugs Dishes Display

Anthropologie As you all probably know, I love traveling. I really enjoy seeing new things. Sometimes I travel far, but sometimes I travel just far enough to visit one of my favorite stores in Seattle, like Anthropologie. Visiting Anthropologie is … ** Read more **

Fresh White Paint

fresh white paint fix

One of the best things about doing home improvement projects in the summer (in Washington, maybe not in the really hot parts of the country!)) is we can go outside to freshen up furniture with paint! All winter long I wish I could paint things … ** Read more **

Built In Bookcases {DIY Ikea Billy Bookshelves}

built in billy IKEA bookcases

Built ins define an entry via BHG Built in Bookcases Built-in bookcases not only add a ton of character and storage, but they really can make a small house feel so much bigger! I'd much rather have built-ins than a bunch of free standing … ** Read more **