Re-fashioning

Reuse, Repaint, Redecorate

Reuse, Repaint, Redecorate

Over the last thirteen years I’ve developed a love… then hate… then love-hate… and back-to-love relationship with our house.  Is it my dream home?  Not necessarily.  But right about the time I start to get irritated with living here, God presents me with the opportunity to realize we’re right where we’re supposed to be.  This house […]

Photo Mat Refashion

Photo Mat Refashion

I have an uncle who really enjoys finding fun, meaningful things to frame and give as gifts.  He even cuts his own mats, and ends up with a great piece of custom art.  When Ryder was born, he gave us a small frame with a picture of Batman and a little inscription that read “B […]

Five-minute Jewelry Refashion

Five-minute Jewelry Refashion

I bought this necklace on clearance at Target about a year ago… and haven’t worn it since.   I love the soft color and delicate details of the chains.  However, on my body, it’s a really unflattering length, and it never laid out quite right as soon as I moved.  I removed the shorter chain, […]

Stuff I've Made... Thanks Pinterest!

Stuff I’ve Made… Thanks Pinterest!

Oh Pinterest, how you inspire and frustrate me in the same moment!  Luckily, lately I’ve felt more inspired than frustrated, and here is some of the evidence: Amidst a major decor re-do in our master, our closet got a facelift.  Inspired by this pin, I found my pegboard for less than $6 at Lowe’s (but I […]

Hamper Re-do

Hamper Re-do

I LOVE Ryder’s crib bedding.  Ryan picked it out before we knew if we were having a boy or girl, so it’s gender neutral, and even educational.  🙂  You know how it goes… once you pick out the bedding, you can’t live without the multitude of accessories that accompany it: the lamp, the valance, the […]

The Old is New Again

The Old is New Again

There are those people who don’t buy anything unless it’s never been touched by another human’s hand.  There are those who never buy anything unless it’s been used so much, it’s hardly recognizable.  And of course, there are those who never buy anything at all.  🙂  I fall somewhere in the middle of that spectrum, […]