Simple Chandelier Update

We inherited this chandelier in our Pennsylvania house. I didn’t mind the shape or forged matte black metal either. I did kind of hate the heavy frosted glass shades. I was inspired by this photo in Ballard. The light fixture itself is similar and made it easy for me to visualize fabric shades. Unfortunately even […]

Kids Bathroom Refresh

The kids bathroom was pretty dark and dreary in the PA house. Brown cabinets, brown floors and brown walls. Besides all the brown it was windowless. Another issue was that all of my shower curtains were too short. A little thing but it made me crazy. First order of business was to repaint. I used […]

Kitchen Island Pendants

Our 2008 oak kitchen when we moved in. I painted the ceiling, the cabinets and replaced hardware. I removed the microwave and added a pretty range hood instead. There was still this perplexing box over the island with recessed lighting in it. It must have been considered decorative at some point in time…. but no […]

BEDROOM #2 MAKEOVER

Welcome to the bedroom I custom designed for my son… and then my daughter requested to swap rooms with him. To share a progress update in this room is a little lengthy – it’s been painted once but decorated twice! I made some tweaks to go from a rustic masculine space to a feminine bohemian […]

DIY SHIPLAP PROJECT

Welcome to our great room and just off the main living area is the master bedroom suite. The outer hall is highly visible and leads to a guest bath. This can be seen opposite the mudroom and I felt it needed some oomph to balance the mudroom. I was still figuring out where to put […]