The little blue couch that changed… everything

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So, remember the little blue couch I landed at the thrift last week? It needed to come inside the house. Sadly, I didn’t have room for it. What I did have in the way were big oversized furniture pieces that have been sitting in the hallway for MONTHS. Confession. I really REALLY hate asking for […]

A new sofa inspires the boy’s bedroom makeover

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Well that was totally unexpected! A trip to the thrift store yesterday landed this amazing love seat that is perfect for the boy’s bedroom makeover! This poor project got put on the back burner for so long. But with the new amazing addition to our little family, (Cody’s Big Brother, Ben), we discussed firing up […]

Make a 2×4 pencil holder in 5 minutes!

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Here’s a super easy, cheap and quick way to create a pencil holder in minutes, out of a 2×4. My son needed an emergency homework station in his room we’re working on, so I smacked up a costco folding table, but was stumped on what to put his pencils in. Pencils in a cup felt […]

We have ourselves a chalkboard wall!

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Our chalkboard wall is up! We did it! Or should I say Cody did it. I was having a few issues getting the paint to stick. We used a lightweight sponge roller where the paint was very thick and heavy, so it was going on patchy. I quit when it wasn’t working thinking we needed […]

How to make a concrete textured wall – part 1

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Just your average prep transpired for ‘the boy’s room’. The big purge landed everything in the living room. Oh joy… Something you should know about my son is he’s all about go go go. When inspiration hits, you have to really motor to keep up!  Being that I couldn’t ‘keep up’ at this very moment, I […]