Foyer Refresh!

Welcome to our foyer!If you’ve been following along-you’ve probably heard me talk a LOT about giving our foyer just a ‘wee’ bit of an update.When we started this project, the initial plan was to pull up the carpet on the staircasereplace the balusters-and paint and stain the woodwork. Here you can see hubby taking care…

Painting a Console Table

Hello, my sweet friends!  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!! Hubby turned 55 on Friday, so we spent most of our weekend celebrating with family and friends! Since hubby wanted to enjoy a stress free-relaxing weekend, I made a promise to put off the wallpaper stripping project in our upstairs hallway (if you…

A Fireplace Makeover!

I’ve dreamed of having a massive-brick fireplace, with a chunky wood mantel, ever since I was just a little girl.  I mean really- what could be more romantic (or cozy), than a roaring fire on a cold fall/winter night? Unfortunately, even though our home is old, it didn’t come with my ‘dream’ fireplace.  In fact-it…

Baker’s Rack Makeover

It happened again!  I just couldn’t help myself.  There it was…. My perfectly ‘good’ baker’s rack. If you’ve been following along, you know I made the choice to move this VERY functional, yet unused piece, into our entryway. Well, it HAS been useful.  A place to set our keys.  A basket to keep shoes, etc…

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