The Master Bedroom Update

Master Bedroom Update in Minmalist Style ~

When we originally moved into this house, I choase a “shabby chic” look for the master bedroom. The focal point being a large frame-and-mirror collage to deal with an oddly placed window.  After I decided to cover up a door to make room for my dresser, the room just didn’t work anymore. The upholstered wall is very tailored […]

Vintage on the Front Porch

Vintage on the Porch ~ Life lived simply

Our 1940’s Bungalow Porch I spent an entire summer working on the curb appeal of this house. The interior was beautifully redone before we moved in, but all rehab, upgrade, and decorating efforts stopped at the front door. Seriously, even the porch needed help. Below is the front of the house shortly before we moved in. It […]

A Knock-down Table Hack

Assembling the knock-down table I was given several items when a friend cleaned out their storage unit, including a small knock-down table. So here it is, all disassembled, no instructions to be found.  I figured it just can’t be that hard, it’s essentially a box with legs. I managed to get it together with only […]

A Budget-Friendly Living Room Makeover

  A New Look for the Living Room Recently we moved into a 1940’s bungalow that has been beautifully redone. But furniture we loved in our old home wasn’t working at all in the new house, especially in the living room.  The entertainment center didn’t fit. We had no window dressings at all, because our last house had shutters.  While I love the […]