Tag Archives: Sprucing it Up

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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All you need is love…

I remember when I walked into our house the very first time.  We had, days before, looked at a house right around the corner that was in really bad shape, but it reminded me of my parents house, and I … 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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Pillow talk!

What do you think of Kohl’s?  I’ve never really been in a love-love relationship with Kohl’s.  Once a year or so, I decide they certainly must have something there that I must absolutely have.  It seems like I always see … Continue reading

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