Jenn’s New House – Not the Tour You Were Expecting

1901 Victorian Charmer in historic Grant Park Atlanta, GA

You know when you have grandiose plans that are all supposed to work out? And these said plans should of course be done within 48 hours?  Well that's what was supposed to happen with my new house. I know you all were expecting to see some photographs of the interior of my new home, but come on in…let me tell you a story We closed on our house last Friday and were so excited!  Movers were supposed to arrive at 3:30 PM to unload the ... read more

Jenn’s Old House

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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