Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Updating a Vintage Chandelier

Today i'm sharing how I updated our old chandelier to give it a more Rustic vibe. It's amazing how simply adding sisal rope to the trim of the chandelier can completely change the look and create the natural element I was craving. Now I should tell you that even though this makeover wasn't HARD, It was quite time consuming and I did burn my little fingers more times than I would like to admit. ;) Now keep in mind the rope I used is thicker than the typical in-expensive jute. Which made it was quite a mission to cut! All I did was pre-measure how much I needed per candelabra... And then added the glue to each chandelier arm and wrapped, one arm at a time.. I also tried to start my sisal wrap at the back to make it less visible. 

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Florida Vacation Rental...

To celebrate the first official day of summer I decided to share a vacation home we stayed at recently.. This post is basically a ton of beautiful, beachy, shabby chic inspirational pics that I think y'all going to love!  I was in pure 'decor heaven' while away ;)

Monday, June 13, 2016

Planked Wood Stair Ceiling

So since we have been on this planking mission over at our house.. We decided to try it one more spot.. now I know I keep mentioning planking... I just love details, mouldings and wainscotting!!! And its a super inexpensive way to transform a basic space. So talk about BASIC. The slanted ceiling above the stairs, basic at first BUT amazing after wards.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

New Herb Garden for our Kitchen

Today I wanted to share one of my recent Marshall's shopping finds ;). I just loved the farmhouse appeal. I mean who doesn't love distressed wood & galvanized metal? All I had to do was buy the fresh herbs. I actually wanted my new found planter to not only look super cute but be functional in my kitchen as well... For herbs I decided on Mint and Basil... Now the basil will eventually outgrow this little pot but hopefully the various mints will last.. Summer Mojitos here we come..Yum!

Monday, June 6, 2016

Painted Books for a little girls room

This is a super fun and pretty way to jazz up any old books you may have lying around your house... If you don't have any you can check out either your local thrift store OR ReStore. I've had luck at both stores and found great books for approx. $1 each. And with summer great deals can be found at Garage sales too.. See how with a little paint and stencils these old books look girly and new again.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Antique Barn Door as our Laundry room door

I am so excited to share what I have been up to lately. I found these amazing doors last summer at a town fair... 3 doors for $80!! We were using 2 of them in our garden last summer and one inside our basement as Wall Decor. Then a few months ago I was inspired by The Lettered Cottage's Door and also a beach house we stayed at recently where they had really cool vintage doors throughout the house (more on that to come!).. Anyways so when we got back from the trip I decided to measure the doors we had hanging around.. and sure enough the 2 of them were a PERFECT MATCH!!
So needless to say I was ecstatic .. Check out this quick and easy change to add vintage charm and character to your home.