Wood Burning Insert Fireplace Makeover

Painting a wood burning fireplace insert and mantel

This post is sponsored by “Your Big Finish” a giveaway & campaign from Black+Decker There’s no question with the disclaimer up there that this is a sponsored post.  However, I positively love that Black+Decker is actually wanting to start a movement to get unfinished projects done in your home!!!  Such as paint, crown modeling, shelves… 

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Paint colors for the Living Room, Dining and Foyer

Foyer, Living, Bath and Dining Room Inspiration

Have I ever mentioned I used to sell lipstick for a living? Well, lipstick and a few other cosmetics items. Fresh out of college, I became an Elizabeth Arden Cosmetic counter girl. You know…”Well, paint my door red and call me Elizabeth Arden.”  That was me!  (can you name that movie???) I absolutely loved it. It… 

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Our first Home Improvement Project in our New Home

New Subway Tile Bath (ReBath)

I teamed up with Dyson to sponsor this post.  To enter our giveaway, see giveaway details towards the bottom of this post. As most of you know we’ve been *trying* to purchase a house that’s been in foreclosure for quite some time.  We thought we had it, but we didn’t. We were determined not to give up…. 

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How to Decorate a Girly Bedroom

DIY Girl's Room Decor

We’d like to thank Glidden® paint for partnering with us, to help bring some pink and pixie dust to a certain someone’s bedroom! She said, “Pink, some purple and pixie dust for my room, Mama.” And of course, being a pink & glitter lover myself, I said, “Sure thing, sweetie!” So here’s part 1 of decorating… 

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Kids’ Bathroom Remodel – updating a 100 year old bathroom!

Kids' Bathroom Remodel - Updating a 100 year old Bathroom

Once again, I am so grateful for my partnership with HomeAdvisor to help us finish off the kids’ bathroom & for sponsoring this post! First, just for old time sake…let’s revisit what we were dealing with. As I have said for many years, we truly had Cottage Cheese Walls! So gross! WHAT were the previous… 

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Curb Appeal Ideas

Creating curb appeal for your home or for resale

I have Spectracide to thank for sponsoring this post, and for helping me achieve weedless flower beds! I’ve been discussing in previous posts, how I plan on creating curb appeal for our home that will soon be on the market. For the record, we have loved our little home with all our hearts, still do… 

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DIY Bathroom Remodel & my Cottage Cheese Walls

What to do when your DIY project gets bigger than expected

I have the amazing people of HomeAdvisor to thank for sponsoring this post and helping us fix our bathroom walls! It’s hard for some people to admit defeat.  I think it’s even harder for us bloggers to admit defeat because you (our readers) come to us for DIY project tips or beautiful “after” photos. But… 

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