How to: Polish Brass

Okay, it’s no secret that brass and gold are coming back in when it comes to home decor. Anyone who reads IBC knows that I have a tiny obsession with the trend. I really have been doing my best to control my urge to put gold and brass everywhere. While gold and brass are trendy […]

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Prepped and Primed

Happy Monday, friends! Today I’m popping in to share a brief update about my basement stairwell makeover. Even though we are still not into pretty territory, things are looking a whole lot better. I spent most of Friday and Saturday (on and off) patching and sanding. I didn’t realize how much attention this space needed. […]

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Wanderlust Gallery Wall

I’m happy to report that the gallery wall in my living room is complete! As you may know, I’m on a mission to get art on the walls of my living room and office. A couple weeks ago I decided to create a large drama-filled gallery wall above my sofa in the living room. The […]

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DIY Paint Dipped Basket

Hey, everyone! Happy Monday! Thank you so much for all of your help last week with my curtain decision. I actually decided on a panel and placed my order. I’m expecting the curtains to arrive this week, so I’ll be sure to give you all of the details once they’re here. I’m crossing my fingers […]

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Basement Stairwell Makeover: The Before

For the past several posts, I probably spoiled you with all of the pretty pictures. Be warned: that ends today (but hopefully only for today). This month all of us on Lowe’s Creative Blogger Team have been challenged to tackle a basement project. Although I haven’t really started any work, I’ve already made at a […]

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“Curtains” for the Guest Room

Today I wanted to invite you back into my guest room for a quick update. Let’s talk curtains. I will be the first to admit that picking out curtains is tough. Like, really tough. For me at least. I have been trying to find curtains for my master bedroom since before I started painting. I’ve […]

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Painted Barn Doors

Well, I finally painted my barn doors. (I’m sure some of you are saying, “It’s about time, Michael!”) I don’t know about you, but there are certain decisions my brain just can’t make. Back in March I hung these barn doors (you can read about that here), and five months later, I decided on a […]

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Hanging Chairs and Taking Names

Okay, so I’m not really taking names, but I am hanging chairs. As you may have guessed from my recent posts, I’m on a mission to complete some projects in my house. Why I picked the middle of summer to do this is beyond my own comprehension. However, things are getting finished, so I not […]

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Decorating with Air Plants

Hey there, friends! Sorry I’ve been MIA for the past two days. On Tuesday I celebrated my 31st birthday. You might recall how much I hated turning 30. Well, 31 wasn’t all that exciting, either. Oy vey. I’m actually working on putting together a post about that, so stay tuned. Anywho, I’ve been making steady […]

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