if only I could live in a pile of barnwood 

I love to collect postcards from places I’ve been. They are small, cheap, and you can pretty much find them anywhere!  When we moved I knew I wanted a way to display them, and my collection is always growing so I wanted a way to add | remove them.  My current collection is sitting in…

shelves on shelves 

so I have been obsessed lately with the look of floating shelves. I thought that they would be a perfect fit for this little nook that we have going up our stairs. This area was calling for a little makeover, and the more storage the better!  I wanted the floating shelves here for the fact…

wood you look at that?

We had our hardwood floors refinished!!  Rejoice! these look brand-spankin’ new! After the debate of doing the floors ourselves vs. having them done; we settled on the latter.  We did decide though to try our (Donny’s) hand at doing the repair work; figuring if we struggled too hard that we could have them done professionally. …

trim painting day! hey hey hey hey! 

today is the day to paint the trim! whooo. I personally enjoy painting (Donny , not so much) I love to see how a quick coat of paint can make such a huge difference!  the goal was to get up early, to get all the trim painted (living room, master bedroom, stairs, and small hall)…

we bought a house! 

let’s just take a minute because we are adults now. Okay, everyone good?  welp it’s official! we are homeowners! we bought a house and  I wanted to share some pictures! (before photos, if you will) these are the pics pre-paint, pre-flooring , pre-move in.  take a moment to scroll and soak it all in! because…