DIY Art For A Soon-To-Be Big Boy Room

DIY Art For A Soon-To-Be Big Boy Room

I spotted some little wooden vehicles in a craft store the other day for 60 cents each and thought they would be perfect as wall art for my little man’s big boy room (he loves trucks, and pretty much anything else with wheels). I had some colourful scrap book paper left over from his baby book and I picked up some Ribba frames from Ikea. I mounted the vehicles on the paper and framed them without the glass. Eventually, they’ll be part of a picture wall with some family photos… View Post

Setting The Mood

Setting The Mood

Our living room is where we spend most of our time, so that was my first project when we moved in. We started with a pair of pink chairs, which were about the only thing I loved in our old living room. I sold almost all our other living room furniture on Craigslist and put the proceeds aside for a redo. I started with a mood board to make sure all my ideas would work cohesively, which was also very useful in explaining my plans to the Mr. I’m a… View Post

Welcome To My Humble Abode

Welcome To My Humble Abode

It’s been quite a challenge, coming first from the English countryside and then the American suburbs (as I have), trying to figure out how to take what is essentially a concrete bunker (albeit a rather nice concrete bunker) and turn it into a comfy family home. Here I hope to share how I’m doing exactly that, one pretty thing at a time. For now, here’s a little look at what we started with six months ago, before we moved in… {Floor to ceiling windows in the living room} {The great… View Post