Tag Archives: Before & After

Before & After: A Dingy Fridge

I am suffering today from a coffee fail all over the front of my favorite aqua blue sweater.  Feeling so totally sorry for myself that I will have to spend the entire day walking around like a giant schmuck with … Continue reading

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Keeping it real.

In case you weren’t convinced that our basement needs help.  Check this out. (Grandma Peterson, avert your eyes.  I’m so sorry.) No shame. XOXO

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Khaki Band-aids

There’s a reason why our basement isn’t in our family photos.  It’s ugly.  Not like ugly, but like in-need-of-some-serious-help ugly.  First of all, it’s half way finished, painted over a zillion times (go figure), full of spiderwebs, dog hair (again, … Continue reading

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Lampshade Makeover!

Last summer I bought these lamps at Turn Style Consignment for $25 each.  I thought it was a steal, but I always thought they were a little harsh, I’m not really a black and white type of gal – so … Continue reading

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Kitchen (as promised!)

So here it is!  We replaced our base cabinets with the standard white Ikea cabinets and the Oak Butcher Block Countertop (LOVE!).  We then tiled the backsplash with 23 cent Subway Tiles from Home Depot.  We can’t wait to rip … Continue reading

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Summer Lovin!

Look familiar?  This was our kitchen a few weeks ago.  Remember how I spent basically all of Summer ’09 painting those kitchen cabinets?  Notice how the backsplash and the counters are still in disarray?  Well maybe you can’t see that … Continue reading

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Embracing the 1940′s

We bought our house from an old lady named Ruth.  Ruth and her husband like to paint.  In fact, it would appear as if they painted on a regular basis.  And each time they painted, they just rolled right over … Continue reading

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