In my previous two houses I painted rooms whatever color I liked at the moment, without considering the colors overall in the house. Our first house seemed disjointed with a few different styles going on and a very random color palette. In our third home I’m much more conscious of how the colors go together… Read More My house paint colors
I love consistency throughout the house and I’ve tried to do that with paint colors, as well as lighting. These are all the fixtures I currently have in my house. I took a lot of time to find the most affordable and timeless lights. Let’s take a little tour! Capiz I have a love affair… Read More Favorite affordable light fixtures
The boys room was very bland and needed some pop! I decided on a bold, teal accent wall with board and batten ($100). I added a fun detail to the ceiling by stamping it with a star in the same color ($5). I also found some affordable posters ($9) and hung them with cheap wooden… Read More Blue green board and batten wall in boys’ shared room
My mom says you can do anything with four blank walls, and this room is proof she is absolutely right! Clara’s room is fairly small with no architectural detail or high ceilings, but with a vibrant framed mural it’s stunning! I asked her if she’d switch me rooms and she said no. I’ll show you… Read More Framed green garden mural in girl’s room
Last year we had the best Easter ever. And believe me when I say I don’t like to exaggerate or make others think my life is better than it is. Two years ago Easter was miserable. We couldn’t get it together. There were egg hunt fights, discord with Marcello and I, camera malfunctions and general… Read More Secrets for a fun, stress-free Easter with kids
Today my friend Sasha is sharing how she spends around $1650 a YEAR for whole food, plant-based groceries! She has an amazing assortment of grains and flours here and even gives us a vegetarian week menu plan as an example. She’s going to make you stop and think about how much you are spending on… Read More $1,650 a year for organic groceries!
No door is safe here. I’m on a painting rampage! Last week I showed you my front porch makeover with paint. This week I painted the entry door to our garage green! I painted the whole door with a sample-size paint can in about 20 minutes! My in-laws also painted their black front door to… Read More Green door for $7 in 20 minutes
This month we’ve lived in this house for a full year! It went fast, but seems like we’ve been here forever at the same time. I think that’s because it really feels like this place was meant for us. You can see how God moved us here in this post. Entryway This wall was plaguing… Read More Our house after 1 year
Everyone loves a good before and after — especially when it was all done with paint! You have to come see the before picture. I’ll show you how I painted our french doors black and how I stenciled the floor using a large-scale stencil. I painted the door and stenciled the floor for about $100.… Read More Porch makeover: I painted the walls, doors and floor!