Category Archives: Cottage Crashers

a look in to my house…

We have sold our home and will be moving on. It’s the end to a 2 and a half year renovation. I love how bright the house is, it has lots of windows. This is also the first house that … Continue reading

Posted in Cottage Crashers, Decor, DIY, Home, Home/Family, moving journal, Photography, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Preparing for Spring to arrive and a RIT project…

I have been trying out some spring decor around the house. Today I am working on the family room. I am pulling some throws out, bunnies, flower arrangements, pillow slip covers, and anything else to make it feel Springy. This … Continue reading

Posted in Cottage Crashers, Decor, DIY, ektorp, Home, Home/Family, ikea, ikea hack, Photography, rit, Rit Dye, Scripture, Uncategorized, young living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hardwood flooring finally…

We are finishing putting down the last hardwood flooring. We originally left the original hardwoods for the character but it was in bad shape, missing pegs and chunks missing and had been sanded so many times we couldn’t have done … Continue reading

Posted in Cottage Crashers, DIY, Home, Home/Family, Photography, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My front door has been stolen!!

OK, so maybe not my actual front door is stolen, but the color has been. I’m sure of it, yep yep. By HGTV Magazine! Ok, so maybe they didn’t steal my color but it did make the front cover of … Continue reading

Posted in Cottage Crashers, Decor, Home, Photography, Random-or-Funny, TV, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mission: Dyed IKEA Ektorp Sectional (IKEA hack)

I didn’t take a before photo but if you’re looking for an IKEA hack then you are probably familiar with the Ektorp. But here is a stock photo just in case. I have had this sectional for several months knowing … Continue reading

Posted in Cottage Crashers, Decor, DIY, ektorp, Home, ikea, ikea hack, Photography, rit, Rit Dye, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Just because… Project coming up

Just because I like to take random photos. This is a hint for another up and coming project. Are you overwhelmed with excitement to see what is going to happen? Stay tuned. It will be posted in the next few … Continue reading

Posted in Cottage Crashers, Decor, DIY, Home, Photography, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Being Real, what your gonna see around here

I really hate sharing my photographs of projects that we do around here. Why you ask? Well my house doesn’t look like your typical house you see online. That all white clean clutter free house. You know the ones. They … Continue reading

Posted in Cottage Crashers, Decor, Home, Home/Family, Ranting Series, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Stairs Makeover…

Its been a while. I have been busy. This is one of the projects we have completed very recently. I didn’t get pictures ready of the before with the ugly carpet on the steps but I did show the progress … Continue reading

Posted in Cottage Crashers, Decor, DIY, Home/Family, Photography, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

DIY: These chairs got a makeover…

Here is a project I did in the fall. My husband picked up an old set of table and chairs from a neighbor. I mostly wanted the chairs, not the table. So I am reusing the table legs for a … Continue reading

Posted in Cottage Crashers, Decor, DIY, Home, Photography, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Evolution of a fireplace…

Since I am showcasing my mantle for Christmas, I thought I would show the progression of my fireplace. When we moved in our fireplace was the big ugly elephant in the room. It was dark. The brick was dark and … Continue reading

Posted in Cottage Crashers, Decor, DIY, Home, Photography, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment