The Emotional Cycle of a Home Renovation

If you have ever tackled a big project on your own (or even with a construction crew!) this renovation cycle might seem familiar. I want to share this cycle with you because it is something I didn’t understand when we started some of our big projects. Renovating is a cycle. The first stage is the … Continue reading “The Emotional Cycle of a Home Renovation”

The Living Christ Free Printable

Hello Friends! We have had so many requests to add The Living Christ free printable to our collection of “The Family, A Proclamation to the World” and “Articles of Faith”. These are religious documents from our church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. If you are interested in learning more about our beliefs, … Continue reading “The Living Christ Free Printable”

The Family Proclamation and The Articles of Faith DIY Art – LDS

Hi friends! Today I am sharing how to make your own The Family Proclamation to the World and Articles of Faith word art for $22! You can also apply this tutorial to frame any large item. I am super excited to be dusting off the blog and getting back to sharing projects with you! We … Continue reading “The Family Proclamation and The Articles of Faith DIY Art – LDS”

What To Do With Old Plaster Walls

Let’s talk about lath and plaster walls. When we moved into our 1916 house 4 months ago, I had no idea what I was going to do with the plaster walls. The walls and ceilings throughout the house were covered with 4 or more layers of wallpaper. I do not like wallpaper, and I also … Continue reading “What To Do With Old Plaster Walls”

Home Renovation Part 4

The renovation is really coming along at the house. We got a WHOLE lot completed last week, and are already flying into this new week. Our electrical was completed a couple days ago (happy dance!) and it is such a luxury to have outlets when we need them (instead of getting an extension cord for an outlet … Continue reading “Home Renovation Part 4”

Dining Room and Foyer Home Renovation Part 2

Oh Friends, I would be lying if I didn’t tell you this week has been a rough one. I am starting to see why people say that renovations are so hard. They mean emotionally. Between asbestos and lead dust scares, we have been pulling our hair out hoping we are keeping ourselves and our daughters … Continue reading “Dining Room and Foyer Home Renovation Part 2”

New House, New Projects – Home Renovation Part 1

Hello friends! It is time I updated you all on our life over here. As many of you know, this past summer my husband and I made the decision to sell our house and search for an old house that we could renovate.  It was a decision that was a couple years in the making. … Continue reading “New House, New Projects – Home Renovation Part 1”

Fresh Cut Christmas Trees Sign Craft Night

Ladies! Who doesn’t love a sign making craft night?! A couple of weeks ago I got a few friends together for a Christmas craft night. Our craft was a 2-part craft. The first night we assembled our signs and painted them. The second day we stenciled the wording to finish the signs. I found the … Continue reading “Fresh Cut Christmas Trees Sign Craft Night”