Mini Makeover Monday – A little paint makes all the difference!

Hi Guys, Just a quick one this week! We bought these bookshelves when we first moved in and never loved the colour. Painting laminate is notoriously difficult but a little prep and picking the right paint makes everything work better! This is how the shelves looked before: We have experimented…

New deck part one

Hi guys! So we knew when we moved in that at least one of our deck boards was rotten and we knew that we would probably need to replace that one board. When we finally got started we realised that lots of the boards were in rough shape so we…

Mini Makeover Monday – A new old bed

Hi Guys! When we first moved into our house we didn’t have a bedframe, just a mattress on a box spring so we decided to invest in a full bedframe but money was quite tight so we ended up purchasing an antique mahogany rickety not-quite-standard sized bedframe. We had every…

Homemade with love

Hi Guys! I am so very very lucky to have a wonderful husband who cheerfully takes on just about every project I suggest. When I mentioned that it might be time to find a new solution to replace the old college coffee table and end tables we were still using…

New bathroom complete!

Hi guys! So back in April we surprised my Mom by going home for her 50th birthday, it was awesome. Being back in England was just amazing, I was able to see some old friends and Jeff and I were able to travel around the South quite a bit with…