How to Overdye a Quilt

I’ve been obsessing over the idea of dyeing old linens. I love to hunt for vintage goodies, and I can tell you thrift stores across America are packed with old blankets, sheets, table cloths and napkins. I know…ewww…cooties! It grosses me out too. But many of these linens are still very much usable, they’ve simplyContinue reading “How to Overdye a Quilt”

Working on Curb Appeal: The Front Porch

Hey friends! I am so excited to share our porch makeover today. For years, we had this strange paint palette and dated metal scroll work going on. Not to mention the boring white front door. Finally, last year we had the house painted, which was a huge, improvement. A whole year went by and lastContinue reading “Working on Curb Appeal: The Front Porch”

Kickin’ Brass with Habitat ReStore

// for Humanity ReStore is one of my favorite places to find project materials, they sell new and salvaged building supplies with the proceeds benefiting local Habitat for Humanity home construction. I always feel good about buying from ReStore because it’s a way to support the Habitat mission while also keeping materials out of theContinue reading “Kickin’ Brass with Habitat ReStore”

Fort De Soto Park, Florida

// haven’t posted in almost a month, yikes! We had an fantastic time in Florida, but I didn’t realize a vacation would mean a pause in projects for the week leading up to and the week following it. Next time (is it too early to start planning our next vacation?!), I want to avoid aContinue reading “Fort De Soto Park, Florida”

DIY Travel Pillow, Plus a Pillow Cubes Giveaway!

// post is sponsored by Pillow Cubes)We are getting so psyched for our Disney World vacation! Jesse and I have been working on stressful projects at our jobs, so it will be nice to relax for a few days. And yes, the way we do Disney is relaxing – it’s all about planning ahead, startingContinue reading “DIY Travel Pillow, Plus a Pillow Cubes Giveaway!”

How to Make a Tufted Headboard

A couple years ago, before I started blogging, Jesse made a wall mounted plywood headboard for our bedroom. Originally, I covered the headboard with a yellow and white damask, which looked lovely. But, of course, I got the itch to swap the color and I also wanted to give it a more finished look using tufts. LikeContinue reading “How to Make a Tufted Headboard”