A Simple Modern Romantic French Inspired Mantle

Simple, Modern, Romantic, and French, can it be all of those, I say yes, yes, yes!!!!! I love all of the above mentioned and I love them mixed. By mixing Modern into to Romantic it keeps Fresh and not to granny. And #everything French is my favorite. So lets jump right into the process. My…

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Painting an Island Top-Faux Marble

Popping in today to share a really special makeover. I have had this Kitchen Island for just about as long as we have been in this house, so twentyish years. It weighs a ton, and is rock solid, it was white for 19 of those years. It was covered with a funky kind of paint/plastic…

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My Fall Porch 2016-Let’s Paint it Again

Welcome onto the porch, one of my favorite places, for what I like to call a “Sit Spell” Here in Pennsylvania it takes a little longer than normal to be able to add Pumpkins to your front porch, because its still so warm, really into early October. But once the nights start getting cool, its…

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New Life for some old Candlesticks

Boy have these puppies been around for a long time. I mean they aren’t antiques or anything. I purchased them about 10 years ago at the Pottery Barn Outlet Center in Lancaster, PA, for a song, and I do mean a song. They were priced $49, $59, $69, $79, $89, and I bought then for…

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Girly Girl Grown-up Glam with Royal Designs Studio

Wait, what, didn’t I just paint over the last bit of red that was left in this old house. Well, hold on, I am using this red paint from Annie Sloan Chalk Paint to custom mix the perfect fuchsia. I drove over an hour to my stockiest for this paint, and only bought this small sample of the red,…

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Painting a Piece Pink

I love pink, it makes me happy. I have often thought about painting a piece of furniture pink, but was that “too little girl?” I didn’t have any little girls any more, and pink could go wrong really fast…….but recently I decided to give our third floor bedrooms a facelift and thought this was a perfect…

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Grown up Princess Room

This will read as sort of like a diary along the way. I will try to document everything, but you know some times I get so excited to start, that I forget to bring the camera with me. Ha Today I plan to spray paint the red radiator and bring it back to white. So that we…

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Change brings Change

Well it has been about two  months since we painted the living room white. I love, love, love, the room and I am so glad I took the plunge and went white. This was a really big step for me. I even painted a bathroom in the same color first because I was so scared. That…

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A Fresh Face- i.e. tabletop refresh

I had just painted this round table from grey to white a few weeks back, but once I paint the coffee table and I had two pieces in the room painted with Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint, the round table seemed at least to me, to be out of place. It was white but the…

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A Library Table’s second life as a Coffee Table

Recently I removed the desk turned coffee table from the living room and moved it into the family room. I really felt it was to heavy of a look for the living room. Plus we didn’t have anything in the family room, {ha, a room I haven’t shared here or on Instagram as of yet}  except for…

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