Painted House

After nearly 10 months of staring at the insanely ugly old wallpaper, we are FINALLY doing something about it.  In a big way.And that's not all of it.  I have to say that I am so much more excited about this than Patrick is.  He's just ready to have me stop complaining that the wallpaper… Continue reading Painted House


Chalkboard Dust

I made a chalkboard! So fun and so easy.  I used the same recipe that you can find on pretty much every Pinterest board.  Mix 1/2 cup acrylic paint in any color you wish with 1 tablespoon of unsanded grout (I bought the smallest container available at Lowes, it was only like $5 and I'm… Continue reading Chalkboard Dust


Pretty Plates

So like most things I've made recently, I first saw this idea on Pinterest.  Here's what I did. Items needed: some pretty & super cheap glass bowls, plates, and wine glasses/goblets; some type of glue, I recommend E-6000 epoxy; some spray paint in any color you like, and you will also want to get a can… Continue reading Pretty Plates


A Royal Good Time

This year for Father's Day we decided to take Patrick's dad to the Royals vs. Brewers game.  It was such a fun night!  The weather was perfect and best of all the Royals won!  That always makes for a great night.  Here's a few fun pics from our evening. Patrick and his dad. Patrick &… Continue reading A Royal Good Time


A Name Board

This is one of the easiest projects that I've done recently. I have been wanting to make this sign for quite a while now and finally got around to it.  This could not have been easier.  I bought the wooden sign at Michael’s and just painted it with an ivory acrylic paint.  It then used the… Continue reading A Name Board