I loved Dylan’s smile, but disliked the darkness of my SOOC shot this week. For my edit, I started with Ashley’s Nice & Easy action – adjusting the layers to taste. Merged all. Then used The CoffeeShop Blog’s Storybook Vintage action to give the image a softer, warmer look. Join in the fun with Jill […]
I’ve been wanting a spot to display some of Dylan’s artwork for a while now. A more defined spot than the front of the fridge. I started a board on Pinterest to “collect” the various ideas I liked to inspire my art wall. I chose the corner of our dining room where his little Ikea […]
I’m constantly on a quest to better improve the use of space in our small home and am quite proud of this idea. Backing up to when we bought our house in March 2003, it was just me, Trent & our 2 cats. The cats’ litter box tucked away perfectly into the “nook” in our […]
I’ve wanted to recover the pillows on our living room sofas for a few years now. I still love the fabric & pattern, but it’s a bit dark for this time of year. Plus there are a few pulls in the material. I didn’t want to replace them as they are perfectly good pillows. Just […]
Flag proudly displayed on our front porch.
We were busy around here over the weekend tackling and completing several in progress and new projects… Trent installed our new storm door: Loving it. Next I want repaint the front door (it’s in desperate need of fresh paint after 8 years), remove the kickplate (it’s also seen better days and not as visible now […]
A few of my favorite Christmas decorations in our home this year … Dylan’s Advent Calendar, a gift from my mother & stepfather last year. Love that we can reuse this each year and talk to him about the real meaning behind Christmas. He has such fun putting up each piece (which explains why Joseph […]
In my spare time over the last few weeks (ie, nap time and when Trent is home to help keep an eye on Dylan), I have been working on painting the dining room and refinishing a cabinet. The cabinet is my solution to child proofing the cat food & water now that Dylan is allowed […]