Advent Calendar

Advent Calendar Reveal | Gin and Tonic

December 5, 2017

There are 20 more days until Christmas!  It is time to finalize your holiday menu. It is also time to open another bag! ADVENT CALENDAR | 20 DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS Today’s advent bag contains Bombay Sapphire gin. THE DRINK | BOMBAY SAPPHIRE GIN AND TONIC Prior to this adventure, I had not experienced gin.  However, part of the agreement was…

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Decorate, Dining Room, How-to's

How To | Homemade Linens

November 21, 2017

If you are a bit behind with your Thanksgiving decorating, or if you are looking for a way to have a stunning table on the cheap, today’s post is for you!  Today I will show you how I decorated my table for Thanksgiving for just a few dollars and some greenery from my yard. HOMEMADE LINENS | SUPPLIES This project…

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Decorate, Dining Room, How-to's

How to | DIY Modern Art

November 20, 2017

For the last couple of months we have had a blank canvas over our sideboard in the dining room.  As part of my 17 by the end of 17 I set a goal to put some paint on this thing.  And I finally have! MY INSPIRATION Before we bought your house, I started a number of Pinterest boards dedicated to ideas…

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Upgrade Your Decor | Stylish Record Players

October 23, 2017

A couple of weeks ago I shared my 17 by the end of 17.  (You can read it here.) It was list of 17 things I wish to accomplish before the end of 2017.  One of my goals includes buying a record player for our dining room.  A record player would be a stylish, but practical addition to our space. My…

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Decorate, Dining Room, How-to's

How to Paint an Outdated Light Fixture

September 14, 2017

Our house was built in 1985.  Like many homes built during that time frame, it has a few finishes that are not so endearing. This includes, but is by no means limited to, the brass light fixture in the dining room.  We had an outdated light fixture on our hands! This fixture had been in the home so long that…

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