working with what you have

project porch {the before pictures}

Before I began work on the porch I took the all important “before” shots. It is a typical three season porch that can be found on countless homes, especially here in New England. The floors are just painted wooden plank floors with no foundation. The walls are wood bead board and the one wall against the…

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Project porch

Off the back of my kitchen is a room. Here in New England it is called a three season porch. Some call it a sun room, I call it a mess. While living in this house it has been a play space for my kids, complete with a swing, ride on toys and an indoor…

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house tour {the kitchen}

The next installation of my house tour is here. Today I’m sharing my kitchen with you. First I’ll give you some background. This is the original kitchen in my 1950’s home. The wood cabinets are in good condition but all the doors are different sizes. They had been painted white and all the hardware was…

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girls room redesign…

I have a new project in the works. When we moved into our home almost three years ago I had a lot of rooms to decorate. My daughter was 7 years old at the time and we decided on a garden style room.  The furniture was arranged, a wall decal was put up, a pellet…

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