finally friday

it’s finally friday. and do you know what this weekend is… turbo fricken house mode. We are having people over to watch the big game and i am not going to have that going on in a torn apart house. so tonight, tomorrow and probably even tomorrow night it’s paint and paint and more paint. […]

vintage christmas decorations, the finale

yesterday i gave you the mantel…today i give you the rest of the room. yes. yes. i only decorated one room. the rest of the house is a boxed up war zone and this was the best place to put it all this year. so alas one room. here is what i like to call… […]

my holiday vintage mantel

    i was going to show ya all of my holiday decor in one post but considering i’m posting 15 pictures of my mantle.. i thought best to divide it up even though i only decorated one room. it is kinda sad but totally in line with my personality that i would unpack all […]

if you’ll check off my christmas list.

i could have an eternal christmas list this year. i swear. i have decided to make three. home, body, smalls. today you get my top five home things on my list. 🙂   1. lulu and georgia naira rug.  i am creating a look with oranges, black, grays, and browns. i want the lounges and dining […]

weekend recap

ahh monday. cyber monday at that. if only i hadn’t spent all my pennies on black friday. well almost all my pennies. you can see my list of cyber monday sale links here but let me rewind back to friday. i woke up at 4:45 am in order to make it into grand rapids by […]

take it off

ok so one room at a time. last weekend wallpaper come down and many of you want to know what worked? let me start by telling you i tried EVERYTHING. it took me for friggin ever before i figured out what worked. i tried steaming, water, prayer everything. here is what worked. DIF – GEL. […]

farmhouse guest bathroom

i vowed to only work on one room at a time in the new house but that doesn’t stop me from giving you whats coming up after we “complete” formal dining room. let me give you a status update on that bad boy. this past saturday morning i went to home depot around 8am, started […]

farmhouse dining room

i’ve decided to start tackling this house one badly wallpapered room at a time. starting with the dining room. it has to go. first order of operation. take down wallpaper. luckily the floors are awesome and the room has great natural light. it just needs no wallpaper, some paint and accessories. so here is the […]

future farm mood board

let’s take a break from the actual moving process and focus on something fun. like future designs of the house. as much as i love the baby butt wallpaper in the bathroom (ghughsds) i need it to feel more like me. no baby butt cherubs. although i think that one bathroom will forever be doomed […]

big news.

big news folks. i  can finally finally finally finally finally tell you the news! we bought a house! for real this time! with inspections, good faith money and contracts. we are moving the 27th of september! (so if you know anyone looking for a 4 bed 3 1/2 bath in byron center…) the house is […]