viv – antique gray and white striped wardrobe

freckled laundry gray and white striped wardrobe Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

I hope you had a lovely weekend and Monday. The weather was absolutely beautiful here and Saturday marked the start of my oldest boy's Little League baseball season. I'll share our little photo shoot on Thursday...and a bit more outside of laundry, lavender, and lately, furniture painting. I promised the whole Viv first, so here she … [Read more...]

lavender desk and french lovelies

freckled laundry faded and crackled lavender desk

I think I established in my last post that Motivational Speaker isn't in my cards ;), but I'm happy my words resonated with some of you. I really should stick to laundry n' stuff though. the lavender desk that I painted yesterday. I've actually painted it thrice. It used to be white. (Click HERE for the way before and dabble in … [Read more...]

plywood planked floors and walls


I feel like talking planks tonight. My guy and I spent the day looking at flooring options for our family room that is connected to the kitchen through the French doors. It was time. We've been walking around on sub-flooring for oh, 9 months now? We decided to go with finish-grade, maple hardwood plywood planks (a.k.a. smooth maple … [Read more...]

faded pink, a chalk paint recipe, antique farm house


'Tis the season to be decorating with red and green faded pink and white, right? On Wednesday, I shared a my white withdrawl and a freshly painted white desk/hutch. Decorating 101: A freshly painted white hutch surely needs a freshly painted something else to go with it. ;) On a serious note, I needed something a bit taller for the left side … [Read more...]

Lavender and White Slipcovered Chair & Photo Actions

white lavender slipcover repurosed lavender French chair

In my last post, I mentioned that I painted and slipcovered the French Country chair that I picked up a while ago at an estate sale for around $30.00. Well, here she is all romantic and pretty... (Oh, she's definitely a girl.) The chair originally looked like this... (A perfectly fine chair with beautiful fabric that didn't work with … [Read more...]