Saturday, July 7, 2012

Decorated House

I've been in my new house for almost 1 month now and it is starting to finally feel like home. The main areas of the home (kitchen, living, dining, and breakfast room) are pretty much complete. I have not even started on upstairs or the bedrooms. 

Here is our entrance

Living room

 Formal Dining Room:

I found this hutch off of Craigslist and re did it. 

Here is what it looked like before:

I still need some more hardware for it.. but for now it will do.

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Thursday, July 5, 2012


My husband and I moved to a little town near Raleigh. We are settled in our new home and I am now in the middle of decorating but I do have pictures of the 'before'. I need some ideas!

When you walk in, this is what you see.

Formal Dining

View from formal dining room into the living room

View into the kitchen 


Bonus room upstairs 

The backyard. Hands down my favorite part of the house! 

I'll post more pics soon of the afters!


Sunday, October 30, 2011

Refill your plugins for cheap!

I hate spending so much money on those darn plug-ins but they are a must in my house! I found a way to be frugal about it!

Step 1:
Take your plugin and take the lid off as well as the cigarette looking thing.

Step 2:

Take your favorite detergent, fabric softner, or even aroma oil and fill about 1/3 of the way.

Step 3:
Fill the rest with water and shake!

Step 4:
Put lid and cig thingy back on! VOILA!

Step 5:
Plug it in!

DIY Febreeze!

Why is Febreeze so expensive???? Well, I'll never buy it again after I learned how to make my own!
First you will need an empty spray bottle (you can even use your empty Febreeze bottle).
You will also need fabric softner or even detergent.
Pour enough to fill about 1/4 of the bottle up.

Then add a tablespoon of baking soda.
Fill the rest of the bottle with water!
And BAM! Spray stuff!
It smells so good! I think I have sprayed every inch of fabric in my house.. and even my dogs.. with this stuff.

Monday, September 26, 2011

A little taste of fall...

YAY! My favorite time of the year is here! It is still in the triple digits here and it's killing me! I am so so ready to wear scarf's and boots. Until then, I'll just make it seem like its 60 degrees outside.
 I added a few dollar tree pumpkins to this dresser, which is in our living room. 

 I bought this candle holder at a goodwill. It was baby poop green so I painted it black. I added a hobby lobby candle wrapped with some kind of ball type thing I also bought at hobby lobby.
 I picked this up from Kirklands! LOVE!
 My hubby surprised me with a bunch of candles last week. This one is cranberry woods and it smells o so good!
 More dollar tree pumpkins 
 I bought this table from Hobby Lobby.. it sits in our foyer.
 I've got my all time favorite candle burning: LEAVES from BBW! O MAN you have to get one of these!
 Our coffee table is boring.. with a glittery table runner from Hob Lob and some kind of leaf candel holder from Kirklands I bought last year for like 2 dollars.
 I obviously need to do something about this.. not really cute.
 Our fireplace just has some garland and pumpkins.. nothing fancy 


 These are actually out all year.. lol I love fall!
 And some more random fall things around the house.

 Have you tried this one? Smells soooo good!
And this is in our guest bathroom..

So I have a lot more to do! But my toes are in the water... It's hard to really really start decorating for fall when it's 104 out. 


I linked up with Astrollthrulife and DIYBYDESIGN

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