Dining Room Makeover Reveal: Refinishing French Doors!

I realized while organizing pictures the other day that I’ve never shared our ‘finished’ dining room with you guys! It was one of the first rooms we worked on when we moved in, since it’s right off of the front door. The sad part is, the room really wasn’t that bad, it was just the paint. Metallic gold/green. Not the best color choice, and very unappetizing for a dining room! As a reminder, here’s what we were starting with.

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Can You Use Chalk Paint With a Regular Brush?

Thank you so much for all the love on my most recent post, a new series of Room Redesigns working with other bloggers to rethink their spaces. I broke my view record and am well on my way to accomplishing a few of my goals. I’m back today with a new post all about a question I’ve had for years: Can I use chalk paint with a regular brush or do I HAVE to buy the fancy ones? Do I HAVE to use a roller? Or will I be happy with just a regular brush applied with a little extra care?

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Baby B’s Nursery Updates: Dresser, Paint, and Decor, Oh My!

So when we left the nursery last, I was just deciding on the drawer pulls, researching paint, etc. A lot has changed since then! I’m on spring break this week since I’m a teacher, so I’ve gotten a ton accomplished. Time for some nursery updates, including the big dresser reveal!

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Bedroom Upgrades: Our Tuft and Needle Mattress and Choosing A Paint Color

Since I’ve spent 99% of my pregnancy either in laying in bed, dealing with morning sickness, or sleeping from exhaustion, our master bedroom is probably our most used space right now. Surprisingly, there haven’t been a ton of huge updates in here though! A lot of the furniture we had in our previous apartment worked well in our new bedroom, but a few things have changed since we moved in. Let’s go all the way back to day one – move in day!

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parents are the best

My parents took a week to fly down from Kentucky to Texas last week, and helped with a ton of projects around the house. I can’t express how thankful I am that they were able and willing to come! We got a ton accomplished, and I couldn’t be happier with the results. A bunch of stuff got crossed off of the to-do list!
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