Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Wood wall on a budget and mini baking center


We wanted to do something different in the living wall.
We hiave high ceilings and this space really needing something to make it pop!
Hubby and I bought furring strips from Lowes for about 1.30 a piece, stained and
nailed the boards to the wall.
All this for under 30.00 !!
It is also where our Christmas tree usually goes. I know it is going to look great this year!

I also created a little baking station while I was up late one night!

Friday, January 3, 2014

Inspiration

Where do you get your inspiration from?
Blogs? Magazines? Pinterest?

I have always enjoyed reading blogs.
There are so many great one out there with
so many tips and tutorials.
I am always coming up with a honey do list for my guy!

Shanty to Chic

Is a great source of inspiration for me!
In fact here is my version of the wine rack they recently featured on their blog!
It looks amazing and I am so happy with it!
I even used the printables they have on the blog!
It was easy and fun to make!

Hubby put a new frame my old chalkboard and it looks great too!!


I have been wanted a lantern in my kitchen so hubs made this one for me for 6.00.
It looks great in the kitchen!!
This picture doesn't do it justice!!

Much of my inspiration has been from blogs and I am so happy with the end
results!!

Jenn



Monday, December 23, 2013

Christmas Home Tour

 Just wanted to share a few more pictures of our home at Christmas time.
I love the handmade stockings my grandmothers dear friend made for my whole family.
Nothing like home made!!



 My little guy loves the camera. I got lucky and was able to get this pic of him next to the family tree.


 The adorable Christmas plates were a Walmart find. Just under 2.00 they are a great deal!



                                      Hot cocoa is great! Just not when it is 80 degrees outside!


               A few gingerbread men snuck into the kitchen this year again.
They are just so cute and cheery!!

Thank you for stopping by to visit.
Sharing on
196th Inspire me Tuesday.
Thank you Marty and Merry Christmas to all !!
Jenn~

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Christmas in the den







Here are a few snapshots of some of my Christmas decor.We love this time of year!
Although it is hot in the south, the leaves are now falling.
There is always so much to do with the kids.
 We have visited a local musuem all decorated for Christmas, saw Santa, and this weekend we plan on
going to our towns Christmas on Main Street, and take the kids on a train ride through the park to Santa's workshop.
We are so excited about the holidays!!
Jenn

Monday, November 18, 2013

Move over fall....Winter here we come!

 We will be celebrating Thanksgiving at our house this year, and I really would like to decorate for Christmas after that. The kids have already started bugging about getting the tree up.
I am seriously thinking about it, but we just have so much going on right now.
I did put out a few things so far.
 I think they are more winter decorations then say Christmas.



Our tree will be going where the ladder is this year. I think I may leave the crates but not sure how much room we will have.
My dear hubby cut up some tree stumps for me and sliced up a small log that
I put in a glass jar.
He is having a lot of fun decorating the house with me.

This week I am sharing on
Marty's blog for 191st Inspire me Tuesday.
You can pop over and say hello to Marty right here
http://www.astrollthrulife.net/2013/11/191st-inspire-me-tuesday.html

Also linking up to
http://myuncommonsliceofsuburbia.com/tuesdays-treasures-160/



Thanks for coming over for a visit!
Please feel free to leave us comments- we love them!!
Jenn~

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Rustic bench and Star from hubby and daughter


Looks like my 8 year old daughter is a lot more like her Daddy then I thought.
She spent the weekend outside with him in the garage working on some projects for me.
I showed him my Pottery Barn catalog and the sweet bench from WI logs. Sure is a beauty, but for 700.00, I can pass!
So the two went out to the garage and brought me back this in a matter of hours!!
I love it so much and I am so proud of my daughter. She put so much love and dedication into this
project, just like her Daddy!!
She even thought of a name for their workshop,
Maddy and Daddy's Workshop!!
So cute!!
I love these guys so much!!
They also made for me the Star that I adored from the PB catalog as well. 

Be sure to pop over and say hello to Marty at
http://www.astrollthrulife.net/
For her 190th Inspire me Tuesday!!
Wow!!! Thank you Marty!!
Jenn
Jenn

Monday, November 4, 2013

DIY growth chart and a cutie!


My little guy helped me show off the DIY growth chart we made this weekend.
It was super easy and the best part is I can move it around where ever we want.
We bought a 1x 6x 6 board from Lowes, stained it and marked it. I used the cricut for perfect numbers.
It was just under 10.00 in total.
We also made the knock off PB sawhorse table by putting together some stools and adding some wood boards I stained in Early American stain.  This is also can easily be moved around if need be.

I am in the process of doing faux butcherblock counters in my kitchen. I was hoping to have them done by Thanksgiving, but just not sure about that time frame now.
Wish me luck!
Jenn