House Tour - Before & After

Sometimes you just need to sit back and take score of how far you've come.


As I was scrolling through my hundreds of photos this morning, I thought it would be fun to do a post with photos to show the huge progress I've made on my house renovation project.  I've used the photos from the 2010 Realtor's ad as the before shots and recent photos to show how it looks now.


I hope you enjoy this tour as much as I did!  It was so nice to document my renovation journey all in one post!



Open House Sundays #8 - Town & Country Living Blog Christmas Tour

Welcome to Open House Sundays where we get a personal invitation to tour through a different blogger's house every week!  


This week's tour is courtesy of  my friend Jennifer from Town & Country Living.  Jennifer has a stunningly beautiful home decorated in farmhouse style (my personal fave!).  Her home has been a  source of inspiration for quite a few of my room makeovers.  Today she is sharing a Christmas tour of her home. 

Enjoy!!

Open House Sundays #7 - Housepitality Designs

Welcome to Open House Sundays where we get a personal invitation to tour through a different blogger's house every week!


This week's tour is courtesy of Shirley at Housepitality Designs. Shirley is one of my dearest blog buddies and you'll never meet a kinder, sweeter person.  Her beautiful home is a perfect reflection of her beautiful spirit.  I know you'll love this tour!

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Rustic Christmas Sign

When a fence board fell off my very ancient fence this past summer, I was thrilled!  The board was extremely weather-beaten, very rustic AND the neighbour's side of it was all chippy and red!

I knew right then it was going to be my Christmas DIY project this year.


Open House Sundays #6 - Creatively Living

Welcome to Open House Sundays where we get a personal invitation to tour through some pretty awesome bloggers houses!


This week's tour is a before & after tour full of fabulous DIY ideas courtesy of my dear friend Katie from Creatively Living.  She lives in a darling Craftsman style home built in the early 1900s and she has created wonders with it.  Just wait til you see the before shots!  I'm positive you'll find loads of ideas that you will want to use in your own home.

Enjoy the tour!

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How to Make a Wall Shelf out of a Hutch

I love shelves!  In my small kitchen, I don't have enough cupboards so I use whatever I can find to add extra storage.  I've built a tiny pantry cabinet, added a sideboard for extra counterspace and storage and now I've found a free hutch top that I hung on the wall.  I LOVE it!!!

Check out my latest project and the tutorial!



Open House Sundays #5 - Country Design Style

Welcome to Open House Sundays where we get a personal invitation to tour through a different blogger's house every week!



This week we're visiting with Jeanette from Country Design Style - are you ever in for a treat!!  Jeanette does amazing DIY projects, she is a girl after my own heart.  I can't wait for you to see her amazing home.

Enjoy!

Precious Gift

I recently received a lovely gift from a blog friend. Carol from Art and Sand who has become a dear friend made me a beautiful  banner with the word C-R-E-A-T-E on it.  I'm in love with it...

Isn't it gorgeous?  and perfect, too!  It has already inspired several new ideas for me.  Thank you so much Carol! I adore this banner!!

15 DIYs $20 and Under

I love a good deal and how much better does it get when you can use your own hands to create or recreate something in a style that's all your own? Here are 15 DIY projects that can be done for $20 or under. Nothing beats unleashing that creativity!!


Window treatments don't have to cost a lot to be beautiful!

Open House Sundays #4 - Designthusiasm

Welcome to Open House Sundays where we get to tour through a different blogger's house every week!


This week we're visiting with Lory from Designthusiam and her home is a delight!

Enjoy!


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