A Thank You Gift for a Wonderful Art Teacher

A Thank You Gift for a Wonderful Art Teacher

May 19, 2014 DIY 8

Hey ya’ll! Well, school is just about done for my daughter and I am so happy that she has had so many wonderful teachers. I love her teachers! Seriously, she has really lucked out and had some amazing teachers. It has always been important to me that her teachers and I work in concert to ensure that K gets a good education, to avoid any misunderstandings or poor communication, and… Read more »

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Random Musings

Random Musings

May 12, 2014 Random Musings 8

Well, hello there! How are all of you? Me? Well, I hurt my back. I am doing much better now, but I have to be careful how I lift things and not to push myself too hard. Guess how I hurt my back? You see, I was standing on the kitchen counter while painting the kitchen ceiling and I needed to refill my paint tray, so I did a round-off,… Read more »

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Kitchen Update (Flooring, Paint and Outlets)

Kitchen Update (Flooring, Paint and Outlets)

March 12, 2014 Dining Area, Kitchen 20

Hey, there! Folks, the kitchen is pretty much back together (for the most part). I have a couple of upper cabinets that still need to be cleaned, purged and organized, but it is coming along – even though it is in slow motion. Seriously, have you ever tried to work at super speed, only to have it feel like you are moving in slow motion? Having a playlist has helped… Read more »

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Metal Rolling Cart Makeover

Metal Rolling Cart Makeover

October 2, 2013 DIY, Garage, Makeover 25

Hello! I hope everyone is enjoying their week! It finally has stopped raining here and I was able to finally refinish the first car garage. Yay! All three garage floors have been refinished and cabinets, trim, and lighting are next. For those new here, my garage makeover series begins, here. Since it stopped raining and the winds have finally ceased, I was able to paint a metal rolling cart that… Read more »

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Blogkeeping and Housekeeping

September 23, 2013 Blogging, Random Mumble Jumbo 9

Hello, there! My goodness, has it really been two weeks since my last post? I really feel like I blinked and here I am two weeks later. First, some blogkeeping.  I recently made the terrifying, exciting, frustrating, and elated (it’s a love / hate thing right now) move to WordPress.org.  My new domain name www.beinghomedecor.com. I have been very slowly educating myself about WordPress and fixing my blog pages and… Read more »

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Pay It Forward Friday – August 2013

Pay It Forward Friday – August 2013

September 6, 2013 Pay it Forward Friday 4

Hey, guys! Um, yeah. Because I had to play catch up with the Pay It Forward series last month, I completely forgot to share my August pick. Sigh. Actually, I am going to blame the paint picking process for the garage interior. Yep. I am behind because I have had trouble finding the perfect color for the space. I am borderline about to paint everything white. Any-hoo, here is my… Read more »

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Gargage Makeover Series – Phase One (Flooring Tutorial)

Gargage Makeover Series – Phase One (Flooring Tutorial)

August 29, 2013 DIY, Makeover, Tutorial 29

Hello everyone! Okay! I have a lot of details to share on how I refinished the garage floors. Are you ready for a long read and lots of pictures? Get comfy and let’s get this tutorial started! For those who are new to the garage makeover series, the first two post are below: Garage Stairs and Mudroom Door Makeover Garage Floors (Before & After)   Before starting any garage floor… Read more »

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Gargage Makeover Series – Phase One (Flooring – Before & After)

Gargage Makeover Series – Phase One (Flooring – Before & After)

August 21, 2013 Before and After, DIY, Garage, Makeover 11

Hello, again! I’m back with the next part of the garage makeover series; the floors!A few weeks back, I realized that August was approaching and knew I had better get my butt in gear and tackle the garage (before colder temperatures arrive). I (we) spend a lot of time in the garage and not being able to find anything due to the dumping ground it has become, has inspired me… Read more »

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