BOARD & BATTEN WALL

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The laundry room is coming along nicely. I'm very excited to show you the third project we completed. OUR FIRST BOARD & BATTEN WALL As a reminder, our laundry room looked like this. Our first project was hanging cabinets above the washer and dryer. Our second project was adding crown molding around the ceiling. There is a blank wall across from the washer & dryer that you can see in the above left picture. It … [Continue reading...]

MORE OF THE LAUNDRY ROOM

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We made a trip to our friendly neighborhood Lowe's Home Improvement store recently. We bought four 12 ft long 1-5/8"x9/16" pieces of crown molding. For the board and batten we bought four sheets of 4x8 1/4" thick plywood and four dowels to finish the topper. I also bought four nickel coated hat hooks that I will put on the board and batten wall treatment on the wall  across from the washer and dryer. 4 hat hooks @ 3.27 … [Continue reading...]

INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION #6

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  What are your plans for the weekend? We're going to the ReStore to look for a table for the laundry room. Have I mentioned that I LOVE the ReStore?? Some inspiration for your weekend! BEDROOM INSPIRATION Source BATHROOM INSPIRATION Veranda Magazine LAUNDRY ROOM INSPIRATION Source CRAFT INSPIRATION Source OUTFIT INSPIRATION Source WORDS OF INSPIRATION [...]

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INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION ~ #5

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    I'm so happy it's the weekend. The week flew by.  The last of my boys are headed back to school tomorrow so Mama is sad All the Christmas decorations are put away. 2015 is here and I'm already struggling to stay on my resolution list. #1  I want to work out every day. I [...]

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INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION ~ #4

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I've slacked off for the past couple of weeks on my so I'm going to try to catch up. This will be photo heavy but isn't that the best kind of post. I love looking at all the pretty pictures.  So here's a whole lot of my favorite pins. BEDROOM INSPIRATION Source Unknown Source Source [...]

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WELCOME 2015!!

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Happy New Year Everyone! I'm so excited to welcome in a new year and look back at a great 2014. As I get older, I'm amazed at how quickly time flies. I was just reading my "To Do List for 2014", and am amazed at how much my plans and my finished projects are so [...]

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2014 RECAP ~ A Great Year!

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We're getting ready to say goodbye to 2014 and excited about seeing what 2015 has in store.   I love looking back at the year to see what we've accomplished, great memories we've made, and to be thankful for another year. Thanks for coming by and reminiscing with me. JANUARY In January, I made a [...]

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THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS ~ Mary & Joseph

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  I know, I know. You're saying "She's already talked about Mary and Joseph!" Yes, I have. But I wanted to talk about them together as the parents of God! Can you imagine??  As a parent, what do you teach God? How do you discipline God? I'm stumped!! But I do know what being a [...]

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THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS ~ King Herod

In my last post "The Wise Men", King Herod made his appearance. Now, you get to see his narcissistic and paranoid behavior after hearing of Jesus' birth.   The Magi Visit the Messiah 2 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod,Magi[a] from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, “Where is the [...]

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THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS ~ The Wise Men

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Wow, it's a lot of work staging your house for pictures. I'm gonna tell you right now, my house DOES NOT look like what the pictures look like.  There is always a mound of mail on the kitchen island. There's a 3 foot pile of Son #4's knapsack, clothes, shoes in a corner of the [...]

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