I’ve been busy on the weblog this week, sadly although, not engaged on something you could have been capable of see like new posts.

As an alternative I’ve been engaged on doing background and technical stuff that’s wanted behind the weblog together with a complete redesign for my website.

In case you are an e mail subscriber, then chances are you’ll bear in mind me mentioning that I’m nearing the top of the weblog redesign course of. So many issues to think about and implement. It’s getting shut and I feel you will like the brand new format, design and navigation.

As I get nearer to getting the brand new design launched, I want to remain centered on getting it accomplished, so as a substitute of a brand new undertaking model submit for you at the moment, I believed I might share a couple of issues that I’m planning, occurred to me or I examine this week.

Before and After DIY Kitchen Makeover

One of many house adorning tasks that I’m planning on doing this spring is getting the hardwood flooring within the kitchen and lounge refinished.

I just like the herringbone sample of the hardwood, simply not the orange shade. I would love it to mix in with the brown brick ground within the lobby I posted about final month.

Kitchen decorating at the Southern Living Idea House

I need it to be darker with a matter end. I really like the look of this wooden plank ground within the Southern Residing Thought Home I toured two years in the past. I would love the end for my ground to have a extra tough hewn end with low sheen.

Ed and I received’t be DIY’ing this, however are having a flooring firm/contractor do it. He goes to come back subsequent week, sand a number of the ground and apply a couple of totally different finishes for me to think about.

Talking of Ed… I didn’t point out it in my final e mail, however there’s one more reason that I haven’t been capable of get any tasks executed this week.  Ed has wanted my help… he had a complete knee alternative on his proper knee. He’s house now and on the mend.

Since he’s in good bodily form and leads an energetic life, he hasn’t had any issues past ache and feeling groggy from the ache meds. He has been up strolling with help and hours after surgical procedure was on his laptop computer working. Like, me he works on-line, however his ardour isn’t adorning and inventive residing, however for the prevention of blindness via know-how to assist people who find themselves blind navigate the world. His web site is known as, The Blind Information.


He had one request when he obtained house yesterday and that was for some consolation meals. I made his favourite cake into muffins. They’re so good!

You recognize I really like candles… now I do know what I can do with all of the stubs. Love concepts like these.

Have you ever heard in regards to the secondary impression of the recognition of Marie Kondo and her decluttering technique, KonMari? Thrift shops in sure cities are limiting when and the way a lot they may settle for as a result of mass quantity of donations which have been coming in for the reason that first of the yr when everybody began watching her present on Netflix. For those who take pleasure in purchasing at thrift shops to seek out treasure… Run don’t stroll to your nearest one whereas they’re inventory full of recent donations.

I do know lots of cool adorning methods, however this one was new to me.

Clear glass hobnail hand wash pump bottle on bathroom vanity

I wanted a brand new hand cleaning soap pump bottle for the powder room. I discovered this glass Hobnail pump bottle of hand wash at TJMaxx. I wished to purchase two extra to offer to my sisters, however they solely had one. I searched on their web site, nevertheless it wasn’t listed. I did discover a related one, right here and right here.

I’m a BIG believer of this. and this!



Give a kiss… I make these yearly, they’re a cute and colourful strategy to give a sweet Kiss to your family and friends on Valentine’s Day.

How to make tiny gift boxes using recycled greeting cards.

For those who don’t like Kisses, then one thing small and sparkly (rings and earrings) will match within the packing containers as properly. 🙂

For those who like to offer handmade Valentines, I’ve many DIY Valentine concepts in my archives. Concepts and inspiration for Valentine reward giving, Free printables to assist make wrapping a Valentine reward simple, and even what to serve for Valentine’s Day breakfast.

I hope you might be having fun with the weekend.

I promise I’ll have some new posts to share with you subsequent week.  One is one thing model new for the home and one other is among the most enjoyable issues to occur to me. I can’t wait to let you know extra about this! 🙂

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