New Homeowner’s Day with Home Depot

Hey, friends!  The holiday weekend is fast approaching and even though we aren't going out of town on a fun trip, I'm looking forward to the 3 day weekend with Mark having an extra day off.  I love it when he's home and we can work on things together. We do have a few projects coming up that I'll be sharing with you all, one being we will be adding a glass tile backsplash to his mom's … [Read more...]

Welcome to the Treehouse {Deck Space}!

Hey there friends!It's been such a joy to get our back deck all spruced up and ready for summer!  I mentioned on the stairs post that we've decided to screen in underneath and not try to do that with this deck, so since it's open and up in the trees, might as well make the best of it, so that's what I did!This is a quick shot of before we moved in.  It has stayed like this the whole … [Read more...]

Adding Stairs to a Deck

Hey there, let's get the new week started!  Happy Mother's Day to all of you!Y'all have been so supportive of Mark and I and the new house and it's so fun to share all the little milestones, big and small around here with all of you.One of the things that I noticed right away in our new house was the fact that the 2 story off the ground deck didn't have stairs to the backyard.  I hate when … [Read more...]

Living Room: Recovering a 14 Year Old Sofa

Hey, friends!I'm back today with a little update in the living room.  I shared with you awhile ago that we planned to get my old Ethan Allen sofa recovered.  This pretty and stylish sofa has been with me for about 14 years and it was time for a refresh.Did I mention I used to work for Ethan Allen?  I did, way back in 2003 into '04 as a design consultant.  I didn't last very long in retail, … [Read more...]

Family Room Refresh {+ Arhaus $500 Giveaway!}

Hi, friends! Decorating a home seems to be a lifetime adventure at times and it's always nice when you can step back and feel finished with a room.  A room can feel so welcoming after those finishing touches are added and those spaces create the most comfort when we live in our homes day to day.  I'm happy to share our family room updates with you today, partnering with a brand that I've admired … [Read more...]

Spring Dining Room

Hey, friends!I shared our spring home tour a couple of weeks ago and took a lot of pictures of each space. Since I had lots of detail shots and didn't want to post them all in one post, I'm breaking up the spaces and today want to share our dining room for Spring again, with all the up close detail shots.Hope you enjoy!We have loved seeing this room change.Just a reminder of … [Read more...]

Spring Entertaining on the Patio

This post is sponsored by Trisha Yearwood Home Collection exclusively at Tractor Supply Co.HI, friends!  It's that time of year where we are getting ready for a busy summer outdoors, which means lots of entertaining and spending time outside.  All of that is great with me, as I love being outdoors.  Georgia gets really hot, but I have been so excited to get our patio set up for entertaining … [Read more...]