• Get Lit Up

    For those of you waiting patiently (and those not so patiently, like myself) there is still no baby girl here yet but tomorrow is the drop dead date so she’ll be here before we know it!  In the meantime, here is a little how-to for recovering a lamp shade with fabric that I made for the

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  • Parlez-Vous?

    Remember this post from back in September when we had the Parlor painted?  We didn’t have much left to do in there, but we did need to let the built-ins cure for at least a month before we could move back into the room.  In the meantime we got started on the Family Room/Dining Room and Hallway and

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  • Stick a Fork in It

    With our garden starting to pop, we thought it would be nice to mark out where all the plants are, partly so we remember, partly so visitors don’t have to ask what everything is and partly because we think it looks cool.  We knew we wanted to skip the stick in the mud method and

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  • Catching Cooties

    We might not have been the best bloggers of late, but we’ve definitely been keeping busy… mostly with my birthday and getting a new job!  I’m pretty excited to get started as a Marketing and Communications Specialist, especially because I think it will free up some out of work time to focus on fun stuff

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  • Bathroom Fixtures

    Trying to accessorize a house that was built in the 50s while keeping the price reasonable can be very difficult sometimes.  If you saw Jamie’s post about how we plan to design/layout the guest bathroom, you can see the style we are going for.  Well like most of our design plans, they have changed.  Instead

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  • What’s all the Racquet?

    We went to a yard sale about 6 months ago and while they were selling some awesome antiques, they were also throwing away loads of junk that had collected over the past couple of decades.  They said anything in the junk pile was free to take so of course, we scavenged.  One of the many

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