Tag Archives: diy

Measuring milestones

One of the things I looked forward to as a homeowner was to have a tradition of marking the boys’ height on a wall or doorframe over the years. However, when I tried to pick a spot n the house … Continue reading

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Window Coverings

Window coverings have been one of the most challenging aspects of personalizing our house.  While I would love to leave our windows uncovered to let in as much light as possible, we still need some privacy from our neighbors.  When … Continue reading

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Scrapbook Wall Art – Take 2

Last week I shared my flowery scrapbook wall hanging. This weekend, my parents came to Des Moines for a short visit and my mom mentioned several times how much she loved my wall hanging and how good it would look … Continue reading

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Scrapbook Wall Art

Like many people I know, I’ve become a Pinterest addict. It’s a virtual inspiration pinboard for ideas on anything! It’s amazing how much time can slip away there, but it’s really inspirational for defining my home style. Many of the … Continue reading

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Bathroom Storage

We have a half bath off of the kitchen that’s actually a fairly decent size, but has a major storage issue. Like many bathrooms, it has a lovely pedestal sink, but while pedestal sinks look clean and graceful, they offer … Continue reading

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The Green Room

One of the best things about our new house was that while some of the paint colors were not colors I would choose, none of them were so offensive that I felt we would need to paint immediately.  So why … Continue reading

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