How To Apply Vinyl To A Coffee Table + $100 Giveaway

This post was created in partnership with Snapfish. All opinions are my own. I recently had the chance to give our formal living room an update thanks to my friends at Snapfish! Our formal living and dining room has always been the "last" room to be decorated. The first few years it was kind of a dumping ground for everything we had but couldn't find a place for. Our formal living area also consisted of all sorts of random free furniture we received from friends and family including a … [Read more...]

{Ikea Hack} Revamp a Media Stand

Do you remember way back to last year when I shared that we hit the mother-load of a curb-side find one early morning? Well we never intended to keep the media stand. We had planned to sell it on Craigslist. But then I had that ah-ha moment that I wrote about last week how I wanted to give our living room a little revamp and remove the circus strips from the living room. Well, then I decided maybe I would paint the media stand. So I tried painting a few sample spots on the back of the media … [Read more...]

How to Stencil a Lampshade with Cutting Edge Stencils

Two months before we left for Europe (last summer) I decided I wanted to give our living room a little makeover. Little did I realize that getting ready for a 2.5 week long trip would take so much time away from DIY projects. I was contacted by Cutting Edge Stencils to do a product review and giveaway. I had all the hopes in the world to get this done before Europe.... well that never happened. And once I got back from Europe I was very much still on vacation mode. I also realized during the … [Read more...]

Stripes be gone…

Last summer I got this hair brain idea... let's paint the living room... and let's do a little mini-makeover. It won't take long at all. I promise. As I attempted to convince Mr. Woodsy into this idea. So I some how convinced him and I was off to the store to pick up paint samples. We blogged about our living room decorating dilemmas last summer. So after painting a few samples I was not happy. That's when my neighbor convinced me to go with a dark green. Without ANY consultation from Mr. Woodsy … [Read more...]