Jenn’s Old House


Well if the title of this post gives you any indication, our cute Atlanta cottage that we have called home for over the past three years, is no longer our home. We have loved this 2 Bedroom house, as well as the neighborhood, but with home prices increasing and us wanting more space, we decided now was the time to sell and buy something new.  And we were incredibly lucky because our home was under contract within 24 hours of it hitting the ... read more

Side Table Makeover with Chalk Paint

Side table makeover with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint - inside painted in Napoleonic Blue Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. Outside of table painted in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Old White

Well…I think I'm at the "dog with a bone" phase of my guest bedroom makeover. I can't let it go. I can't take a break. Even though I have a bazillion things going on in my life right now, I'm on a mission to get this room done. I'm excited, energized and I hope it turns out like the vision in my head. I am determined to spend less than $50 on this makeover - which means I have to use items I already have in my house or Jennifer's. So far, so ... read more

DIY Curtain Rods

DIY Curtain rods using furniture "feet" and a broomstick. By using Weatherwood stain it looks like barn wood or driftwood.

Have you ever spent the night in the guest room of your home? A few weeks ago I wasn't feeling well. I didn't want to wake Honey Bee so I made my way in the dark to our guest room. I eventually fell asleep...the bed is so comfortable. When I awoke, I realized I had never slept in this room and was now looking at it through different eyes. I had previously thought that this room was cute and comfortable. It was definitely comfortable but I now ... read more

Coastal Inspired Summer Mantel

Coastal Inspired Simmer Mantel - using glass bottles in the colors of the ocean

Hey there…I hope your week is off to a great start! We've been super busy with projects and painting furniture. We can't wait to show you all that we have created in the next couple of weeks. Today I want to share with you my Coastal Inspired Summer Mantel decor. A couple of weeks ago I was fortunate to go on vacation to Anna Maria Island, Florida. Honey Bee and I enjoyed a fantastic week there spent with friends. When we came back home, I ... read more

Bookcase Makeover with Textured Paintable Wallpaper

Bookcase Makeover Using textured paintable wallpaper

Do you ever get a bee in your bonnet? You know…an idea that you can't let go of and it keeps buzzing around in your head. And you refuse to let go of this idea until you throw a temper tantrum like a two year old  can convince a loved one to help you. That's exactly how I felt about my bookcase. It's located on our upstairs landing where I have been creating my office space - so I look at these shelves frequently. Every day…all day long. My ... read more