• Monthly Archives: May 2010

    Our New/Old Dishwasher and a Magazine Shoot with Mom

    Hey there! Are you having a good weekend? Hope so! It’s been relatively quiet around here this weekend (more about that later this week), but last weekend, on the other hand, was nothing short of supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! (That’s short for “chaotic”.) … Continue reading

    Aimee’s Nature-Inspired Nursery

    Hello and Happy Thursday! Today I’d like to introduce you to my new blog friend Aimee. Aimee is a self-proclaimed, “do-it-yourself girly-girl with a head full of ideas and fingernails perpetually splattered with paint”. I was so excited when she … Continue reading

    Reader Re-Design: Katie’s Fab New Fireplace

    Last year, I did a Photo Consultation for a sweet gal by the name ofKatie. She wanted some low cost/high impact ideas that would help spiff up her Living Room- so I sent her a bunch of suggestions and a … Continue reading

    Milk Jug Lamp

    Hello! Did you have a good weekend? It was a busy one over here at TLC!Among other things, I finallllllly finished re-doing the jug lamp I got last year on the Endless Yard Sale… It’s no longer blue, it no … Continue reading

    Pottery Barn Wine Bottle Chandelier Project by Brandon and Caitlin

    Thanks for sharing your project with us Caitlin!You guys definitely rocked it! (Caitlin and her awesome $50 wine bottle chandelier) If you’d like to create a $50 wine bottle chandelier like Brandon and Caitlin did, head on over to their … Continue reading

    "Wonder Wall" Questions

    Greetings! We had a quite a few questions on our “Wonder Wall” post, so I thought I’d tackle them here today. Nope!Removing the drywall from interior walls doesn’t change a thing.As you could probably tell in the wonder wall video, … Continue reading

    Endless Yard Sale Lamp Project

    And for those who can’t view the video above…here’s the YouTube version… And in case you didn’t catch my Endless Yard Sale video last year…here she be! If ya wanna see how the lamp turns out- y’all come back now, … Continue reading

    Working With Natural Wood Walls & Ceilings

    Angie’s all wood room… Welllllll… I, personally, don’t think anything says “cottage” more than a room full of fresh, white, wood walls…. But…I can also totally dig your hubby’s desire to preserve your cabins’ woodsy/rustic interior- especially if what’s cladding … Continue reading

    Our Dining Room "Wonder Wall"

    Remember that hidden doorway I told you we recently discovered in our dining room… Well, today I thought I’d post the video we shot the night we uncovered it. (Warning: The following video contains un-styled hair, an un-made up face … Continue reading


    Dining Room Ceiling Re-do & Our Pottery Barn Knock-Off Chandelier Reveal

    While I finalize the design plan for our master bedroom, Kevin is putting the finishing touches on our latest dining room reno project. We didn’t really mean for it to turn into such a big project. It just sorta….happened. The … Continue reading

    Pottery Barn Knock-Off Chandelier Project

    Greetings!Hope you’re having an awesome weekend! And if you’re a Mom-Happy Mother’s Day! We took our Mom’s out for lunch today, and we had so much fun hanging out with them.Love those ladies! We also continued putting the finishing touches … Continue reading

    Our Stainless Steel Swayder-Fritter

    Up until this past Monday, we used this refrigerator to hold our cold and frozen foods… You can’t see it in this photo, but it had a (permanently) red-stained water dispenser lever because of Kevin’s obsession with Crystal Light fruit … Continue reading

    Our White Wood Wall

    Now that Kevin’s done writing lyrics, he’s really been jammin’ on our latest renovation project! Yesterday, not only did he paint the newly-uncovered wood ceiling the prettiest pale shade of gray/blue, he also added some wood in the door opening … Continue reading

    Mission Demolition, and Kim and Danny’s Master Bathroom

    Have you ever started one home improvement project, that led to another home improvement project, which somehow led to another home improvement project?That happened to us the other night. And when I say “night”, I mean at like at midnight. … Continue reading