Hurricane Harvey Aftermath

August 29th is my dad’s birthday…it was also the day Hurricane Harvey destroyed our home.  My dad turned 72 that day and in his lifetime there has never been water or devastation in Houston like what Harvey brought.  This little house we bought as a foreclosure was turned into part of Lake Houston as it rose out of it’s banks … Continue reading

Home Gym Updates!

After having our son it seems my decorating theme has been focused around the primary colors.  Finally, over my battle with postpartum thyroiditis (and getting back to my normal energy level and weight), I have been trying to return to my daily regimen of exercise.  In doing so, the home gym really needed a make-over.  The previous color scheme left … Continue reading

Baby Boy’s Nursery Reveal

Our baby boy’s nursery has finally come together after many months of painting, planning, and organizing.  We recently updated the floors too and I couldn’t be happier with how everything has turned out.  (You can read about our experience with Select Surfaces flooring here.)  As a mom-to-be, having a well-groomed and organized nursery definitely eases some of the anxiety about … Continue reading

Select Surfaces Laminate Hardwood Flooring

***Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, but all opinions are 100% mine! Read my full Disclosure here*** Recently, we updated our living room with Sam’s Club Hardwood Floors.  After posting that article the flooring manufacturer, Select Surfaces, contacted me and they agreed to supply flooring for our nursery!  I was so excited for this opportunity to share with everyone, not … Continue reading

Organized Nursery Dresser

After living with the changing table we originally purchased with the crib, I decided that I really wanted a dresser for our baby boy.  Not only would it be more functional with all the drawer space, but it would grow with him too. We purchased the Ikea Hemnes dresser in the brown stain.  I originally wanted white, but they were … Continue reading

Rustic Industrial Power Room

After mixing my own custom paint color and foregoing the stripes of the past, our powder room has officially arrived at the destination of Rustic Industrial. When we first moved in one of the first rooms I painted was the powder room.  I wanted it to have some Wow factor and after seeing a similar version on the DIY channel … Continue reading

Painting a TV Cabinet

  Painting this TV cabinet really wasn’t that bad considering that I didn’t sand it and did it all indoors in a weekend at 6 months pregnant.  Yes, I am definitely in the nesting stage and it’s driving my husband nuts. I just can’t help it though, I want our house to be all spiffy for the baby and for … Continue reading