Building a Faux Sliding Brick Wall: Another Brick in the Wall

So I was a little overjoyed when I found out that Lowe’s sold brick Masonite textured sheets at 25 bucks a pop. The only problem with these is that they look a little like this: And I wanted my brick to look a little more like this: So I spent much of my Saturday distressingContinue reading “Building a Faux Sliding Brick Wall: Another Brick in the Wall”

Home is where the Art is

Adding art to your home. I have always loved to decorate, whether it would be changing my room seasonally or decorating a new dorm room my first two years of college; I have always managed to find a way to give things my own personal style. When John and I decided to move in togetherContinue reading “Home is where the Art is”

The Kitchen Chronicles

My kitchen has been a labor of love for me. When we moved in it looked like this: How bleh bleh bleh! Yellow walls, a very outdated fridge, and not a lot of counter space, but a relatively big room! And now I am happy to say it looks more like this: So I wantContinue reading “The Kitchen Chronicles”

What I wish I knew about IKEA

So a few months ago I went to IKEA for the first time and Boy was it… OVERWHELMING.   I mean really there should be a guidebook about going to IKEA.   I live about 2 hours away from the nearest IKEA so our trips are few and far between. So I decided to compileContinue reading “What I wish I knew about IKEA”

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adventures in Jacksonville Florida ... and beyond!

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