Transforming a Table & Chairs with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint


Let me start off by saying that this is my first time refinishing furniture. I’m not an expert and this post is not intended to be a how-to. As I work on projects in my home I may share some of them with you like I did with my chalkboard frame. This is one of the projects that […]

Slice of Life Sundays: 1-26-14


Warning: This post contains spoilers for American Horror Story and Revenge. We got ice in Texas on Friday. Well here in Houston we got ice. Further north some got snow. It’s a rare occurrence for us to get ice but when we get it the city seems to come to a halt. Texans really aren’t […]

Chocolate Cherry Cookies


You just can’t have Valentine’s Day without chocolate. It’s a must at least for me. I know there are a few rare people that don’t like chocolate but the majority of us are addicted to it. Reminiscent of a candy you would find in a box of chocolates, I wanted to combine the flavors of […]

Slice of Life Sundays: 1-19-14


Hello my sweet friends. Hope you’re having a good weekend. I missed my Slice of Life Sundays post last weekend because I was working on refinishing a table and chairs for the breakfast area of my kitchen. It was a lot of work but I’m happy with the results. I plan on putting together a […]

Chalkboard Frame


In my last Slice of Life Sundays post I showed you a frame that I had painted with Annie Sloan chalk paint. Today I thought I’d show you what I did with that frame. I turned it into a chalkboard. Chalkboard frames are nothing new but I thought I would still show you how I […]

Slice of Life Sundays: 1-5-14


Wow it’s 2014! When I typed the title of this post I kept staring at the format of the date because it looked wrong to me. You know when you stare at a word or numbers long enough they just stop making sense? Yeah that totally happened to me. Anyway, I have some good news […]

Inspiration Challenge: Warm & Fuzzy {Hot Chocolate for Two}


It’s time for January’s inspiration challenge. This month’s theme is warm & fuzzy. All kinds of ideas ran through my head for this challenge. Everything from sewing projects to a cake. In the end I decided to focus on the feeling of warm & fuzzy rather than a literal interpretation. Hot chocolate always gives me […]