Summer Roundup!

Refinished Furniture from

Hey blog friends! I hope everyone has had a wonderful summer. I know that many of my American pals (and some Canadian ones too!) are already back into the full swing of fall, but we aren't there quite yet. School for my kids begins on Tuesday, so this is our final weekend of freedom up here! We … [Read more...]

Painting My Kitchen Cabinets – Again

Painting Kitchen Cabinets - "Chelsea Gray" by Benjamin Moore

So... I'm working on another makeover here, and it's not one that I'm particularly excited about. However, it needs to be done! If you've been around for a while, you might remember when I repainted my kitchen cabinets. I used "Old White" chalk paint by Annie Sloan, and I loved it. However, it's not … [Read more...]


Cottage weekend -

So, apparently I'm taking the summer off from blogging. Whoops! That wasn't planned... I'm just so busy with three kids at home. There is soccer (a total of five times a week between two of the kids!), trips, family events and LOTS of work around the house. We are only about three weeks into summer … [Read more...]

Desk Makeover – Fit For a Tween

DIY Chevron Desk Makeover -

My older daughter has had MY  beautiful desk in her room for a long time now.  Being 11, she doesn't often use it... it sits covered in books, EOS lip balms and hair ties, while she does her homework on her bed. Sigh. Part of the problem is that this desk doesn't have much storage. It's more of a … [Read more...]