• Board and Batten Entryway

    How many of us have a space that is simply just that…a space? A room with no functionality that easily becomes a drop zone where we throw our things and sort through later (or never). A room that we know…

  • Modern Meets Traditional Staircase Remodel

    I recently shared on my Instagram stories my questions, opinions, and doubts about my main stairway handrail. It was originally painted a bright white, and I never minded how it flowed seamlessly with my trimwork, risers, and baseboards. It was…

  • How to Install a DIY Stair Runner

    In our Colonial-style home, we have one main staircase that leads right to our front door. It’s the first thing you see when you walk in the house, a big focal point, and it was in need of some repair…for…

  • Plug-In Wall Sconce How-To and My Favorite Ones on Amazon

    With the weather being extremely uncooperative in the Midwest lately, I’ve had to take some major breaks from my garden bed project and move inside. You can’t exactly adhere exterior stone in the rain, nor do I want to do…

  • 10 Tips to Freshen Up Your Outdoor Spaces This Spring!

    Here’s hoping that we’ve endured our very last of winter weather here in Kansas City (did I just jinx this for us?!). And with the sunshine and warmer weather, it’s time to refresh those neglected outdoor spaces around my home.…

  • Spring Walmart Outdoor Decor

    I don’t think there is a season Walmart does better than springtime. I’ve come to make them my first stop when I’m in need of new patio furniture, planters, outdoor rugs, and decor. Year after year, they bring high quality…

  • Favorite Coffee Table Decor + Books

    After I posted photos of my DIY wood coffee table, I had many, many messages asking where I got some of the decor pieces I had on top. I understand the struggle to find pieces that aren’t too bulky, allow…

  • DIY Wood Coffee Table

    As I’m working bit by bit to redecorate and refurnish our main living area and adjoining front room, I’m running into the costs adding up. And adding up. And adding up. Buying furniture pieces all at once is not the…

  • Affordable Neutral Accent Chairs

    The hunt for great furniture pieces continues this weekend as I sort through hundreds (thousands? Feels like thousands…) of accent chairs that will make the perfect neutral balance to our new leather couch. *If you missed what we’re buying, check…

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