Creating your own skirting for a curved staircase

New to this series? Click here to start at the beginning! Happy Star Wars Day! May the Fourth be with you! Also, happy birthday to my husband Ben who not only is born on Star Wars Day, but is also born during the year that the first Star Wars was released (1977)! Double bonus. On Wednesday I shared with you how we rebuilt our staircase to accommodate a newly framed out wall and set of french doors. Our goal is to turn our formal living room into a board game room! We LOVE to play board games and are creating a dedicated space for it. My husband even has a board game youtube channel … [Read more...]

Camping for Mother’s Day; plus my new gift

Over Mother's Day weekend we went camping with family; my parents, 10 year old sister, two grown sisters and their boyfriend/husband, twin 8 year old nieces, and our two kids. I am terrible at documenting and photographing anything unrelated to home decor, so of course (!!) I didn't take any photos of the camping trip. D'oh! On Saturday Ben surprised everyone with a pontoon boat rental all day! We had such a great time. Here are a few pics of us on the lake. This is me with my 10 year old sister, Rachael. My daughter Kinsey, on the right, and my niece Abbey on the … [Read more...]