Three Ways to Decorate a Mantel for Spring

Three Ways to Decorate a Mantel for Spring

 Today I want to share with you three different ways you can decorate a mantel for spring, using vintage items that can easily be found at thrift stores or flea markets. I love decorating with vintage treasures! For one, they are often less expensive than buying...
Fall Mantle Styled With Vintage Finds

Fall Mantle Styled With Vintage Finds

Fall is in the air my friends, which means it’s time to break out those fall decorations and spruce things up a bit! To be 100% honest with you, I am not a fan of redecorating my entire house for the fall season. I usually just focus on creating a few vignettes...
Spring Displays at the Shop

Spring Displays at the Shop

Is it just me, or does spring feel really late in coming this year?  I can remember this time last year, sipping coffee on my back porch in the morning and almost feeling hot; this year we haven’t even unpacked the porch furniture from storage yet! ...
How to Update Your Fireplace with Paint

How to Update Your Fireplace with Paint

Since we moved to our new house almost 2 years ago, I’ve slowly been making updates throughout different rooms. Our main living spaces were my first big focus, so our living room got its makeover pretty early on.  You may remember that it started looking...
Family Style Christmas Decor on a Budget

Family Style Christmas Decor on a Budget

Merry Christmas Friends! I don’t know about you all, but I am really looking forward to having a little special Holiday Cheer in our lives over this next month. After what feels like the longest and strangest year ever, our family needs a little pick-me-up, and some...
Gray Painted Washstand Makeover

Gray Painted Washstand Makeover

Can anybody really have too many washstands?  I honestly love these little pieces–they’re such a quick makeover and can be used in so many different spaces in your home! This one I found recently at a local flea market. The wood was kinda orangey...
Painted Oak Cabinet Makeover

Painted Oak Cabinet Makeover

Who’s in the mood for a great painted furniture makeover today?  If that’s you, I’ve got good news! I’ve been holding onto this oak cabinet makeover for a while now, but today is the day to finally show it off. Check out the great bones on...
Yellow Painted Chest of Drawers

Yellow Painted Chest of Drawers

Who’s up for a bright and fun piece of painted furniture today? Today is your day then! I wanna share with you this yellow painted chest of drawers, and how you can get this look yourself.  If I’m being honest, cool colors are more of my vibe. I tend...
Painted Washstand with Red Milk Paint

Painted Washstand with Red Milk Paint

I think old washstands are my absolute favorite pieces to paint.  Not only are they small (and so make for a quick project), they’re just so versatile! You can use them in so many different rooms and for so many different purposes. Here’s one I found...

What is Milk Paint?

Milk Paint is one of my favorite paints to work with! But it comes with a lot of questions:  How do you mix it? Is it durable? What if you don’t want it to chip? Does it actually have milk in it? Those are just a few I’ve gotten over the years 🙂 So...
How to Paint Furniture Black

How to Paint Furniture Black

Who doesn’t love a sleek black painted piece of furniture?  A black painted piece can really add some drama to your space, and of course black goes with everything! When you paint furniture black though, it can be a bit tricky. So in this post I’ll...
Wooden Plaid Christmas Tree DIY Craft

Wooden Plaid Christmas Tree DIY Craft

Last week I put together the simplest and cutest Christmas Tree craft! I promise these little trees are easy enough for anybody to make. With the right materials, you can add an adorable plaid pattern to any surface you like in a cinch.   Plaid Christmas Tree...
The New House

The New House

A little over four weeks ago we moved from our house in Texas. It had been our home for 9 years (11 total in Texas,) and it was emotional saying goodbye (if you missed the story about why we left, you can read that here). But, with every goodbye comes an opportunity...
4 Tips for taking your family to Disney World

4 Tips for taking your family to Disney World

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed that our family recently did a little bit of traveling 🙂  We were able to spend a few days at Walt Disney World, also known as The Happiest Place on Earth (or the Hottest Place on Earth, Most Crowded Place on...
Changes are Coming for Lost & Found!

Changes are Coming for Lost & Found!

I have to confess . . . I’ve been avoiding writing this post! I have put it off and put it off and put it off, for maybe about a month now! I’m not really sure why; I think maybe there’s just so much to communicate that it feels overwhelming....
How to Paint Furniture with Metallic Paint

How to Paint Furniture with Metallic Paint

As if painting furniture wasn’t fun enough already . . . have you tried to paint furniture with metallic paint? Whether you use it all over a piece or just as an accent, it can really up the “wow” factor of your finished project! My personal favorite...
3 Ways to Seal Milk Paint

3 Ways to Seal Milk Paint

Today I want to do a little “Milk Paint Education” here on the blog.  Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint is such an amazing and fun paint to work with! I would love to help you become more familiar with it so you can start experimenting with milk...
Spring Booth at Lyla’s

Spring Booth at Lyla’s

Hello Spring! Truly, this is my favorite time of the year! I know many of you may still be swimming in snow (those bad storms in the Northeast this week!), but spring is in full force down here in Texas. Unfortunately, I’ve been spending much of my time behind...
How to Paint Over Chalk Paint

How to Paint Over Chalk Paint

It’s been a little over five years since chalk paint first became popular, which is a lifetime in the world of home decor. Five years is enough time for color trends to change 3 or 4 times, for “Farmhouse style” to transition to “Boho”,...
How to Paint Mid Century Furniture

How to Paint Mid Century Furniture

Hey friends! Mid Century Modern is a fantastic style, but it’s also difficult to “do right” when you’re trying to update the sleek modern style. I thought this would be a great opportunity to talk specifically about how to paint mid century...
Growing Pains | Changes Coming in 2017

Growing Pains | Changes Coming in 2017

Let me start off by saying I don’t really have anything practical to share in this post.  No decorating ideas, or furniture painting tips, or antique finds. In a way, this is an “old school” post–more like the posts I wrote back when I first...

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