Basement Stair Makeover Part 2 – Chair rail & paint pick me up

The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps – we must step up the stairs. ~ Vance Havner I worked last week to transform our basement stairway into something more exciting. (See more about painting the steps dark gray, see part 1 here.) Something that says…

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Basement Stair Makeover Part 1

The basement stairs have been begging for repair. In fact, every time I step foot, they whisper, “Will you just paint us already?” And I plug my ears and run up quickly. It’s bad, y’all. Indeed, our basement staircase was pretty banged up, scratched up, and messed up. In order to get them to pristine…

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A Little Bit of Fall: Inexpensive Decorating With Painted Glass Bottles

I’ve got Fall on the brain. You with me? I just love this time of year. The Lord is so faithful even through seasons of change, and the crisp autumn weather, transforming watercolor trees, and farmer’s harvest reminds me of that truth. I digress. I have been itching to decorate my house for this glorious…

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FEATURED: Decorating by Answers.com – Flea Market Windowpane to Chalkboard

Today I am celebrating my first ever FEATURE! I recently transformed an old windowpane that I picked up at the flea market for $5 (you may remember here) into a chalkboard for the office redo, and I am pleased to announce that it has been featured on Decorating by Answers.com. You can check out the…

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7 Habits Of A Happy Budget

We are young. Both just turned 23. And we are only one year out of college. We are both blessed to have jobs, but we certainly aren’t rolling in the dough or living in the lap of luxury. We both bring home steady starter incomes, but if we don’t live wisely, we could end up…

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Bedside Table Redo & Master Bedroom Plans

Ever since we got married, Jeremy has been begging for a nightstand because our furniture set only has one. After over a year of putting his drink and book and phone on the floor, it was time for a new set of nightstands. I found this pair at a thrift store for $20 a piece….

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