A Green Planter + A Turquoise Table + A Coral Chair

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-- a before shot of my garage sale finds that I shared on my instagram page last week -- This Summer I have been in complete survival mode. Simply surviving, making sure to create memories each day with the kids so they have the Best Summer Ever.  BUT as each night falls, this mama is just … [Read more...]

Adding Stone Veneer to a Concrete Foundation Wall

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May was A-MAY-zing (hehe, corny but true)! Really though, it was a wonderful month of sunshine + warmer temps for us in the North Country of New York - June not so much as of yet... Anyway, with the warm, beautiful days last month we were able to tackle most of our yearly outdoor maintenance work … [Read more...]

5 Surfaces to Spray Paint

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Warmer days are upon us - I just saw mid-40s for next week -  and that means the start of spray painting season! As an avid DIYer, I have spray painted just about everything and anything.  From baskets to fabric, from lamps (like this one) to furniture, nothing in my home is safe from being … [Read more...]

DIY: Simple Wood Shelf with Decorative Brackets

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As I am crazy busy painting and ordering furniture for the living room makeover, I want to rewind a bit and share a few details on the bathroom remodel that I revealed on the blog a few weeks back.  Sometimes, I move from project to project so quickly and forgot to share the little details that … [Read more...]

Bathroom Makeover: Reveal

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The day is finally here... reveal day of the Bathroom Makeover.  The project that I challenged myself to do in 30 days.  Keeping reading (till the end) to see if I accomplished the goal... The finished space has taken a wee bit longer than planned to share, but with the holiday high, I got a bit … [Read more...]

Bathroom Makeover: Tiled Niche {Day 19 + 20}

Bathroom Makeover: a tutorial on how to create a tiled niche + many more DIY projects.

The last few weeks have been a whirlwind with decking the halls and preparing for the Christmas season, resulting in the bathroom makeover being put on the backburner.  BUT, progress is still being made and it is almost complete - YAY! I can officially say, the walls are complete.  Last I shared, … [Read more...]

Christmas Mantel

Christmas Home Tour of Jenna Burger, one of the homes featured on the Jennifer Rizzo 2014 Holiday Housewalk

Happy Friday!  Boy, am I glad it is FRIDAY.  It has been a heck of a week, how about for you? I hope you enjoyed my Christmas Home Tour that I shared yesterday.  Thank you to all those that left the kindest, sweetest comments - I can not tell you how great they make me feel.  I am really loving … [Read more...]

Chalkboard Wood Garland

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Can you believe it's November?  I'm breaking away from the bathroom for a bit (the remodel has taken over my life) to start thinking about this years seasonal decor. Every year, we enjoy displaying our Christmas favorites, but at the same time we like to introduce new elements & of course, … [Read more...]