before and afters – a mini-tour 18 months into renovations

Happy Monday! I'm in route to Denver for the week so posting will be light. We had too much fun this weekend so we didn't get much work done. Those are good weekends though, and we definitely needed it! 18 months into this renovation, I finally decided it would be a good idea to start taking our after photos. The weather was crappy the weekend I decided to do this so I have to take new ones for some rooms so for now here is what we have. The craft room renovation you all know well. Our … [Read more...]

announcing the bloggy olympics- torch passing ceremony

Guess what? The 2012 Summer Olympics are coming soon and we are so excited. To help get in the spirit of the Olympics and to add a bloggy spin of our own we will be hosting a 6 week Bloggy Olympics! There will be 18 different blogs participating over 6 weeks and 6 events from June 9th- July 21st. Each week 3 blogs will share a simple tutorial that you can copy or will get you thinking about that event’s theme. At the end of the week they will host a 3 blog linky party for you to link up … [Read more...]

i’m a blooming blogger today

Happy Friday!! My first week back has been light but only because I'm slowly catching up into the renovation and crafting world again. This weekend in between some fun festivities with friends and family, I'll be working on some crafts and if we get extra time, some much needed house projects. I'm over at The Blooming Hydrangea today as a Blooming Blogger. If you haven't met Ange and seen her blog, you are missing out. She is by far one of the sweetest bloggers I "know". Best part is, I will … [Read more...]

visting from gardners 2 bergers today!

Happy Monday everyone! We are in route home from Disney so as you can imagine it was a great weekend. I have the day off too which makes it an even better Monday! I'll share the details about our trip this week once I get the pictures off the camera. Right now my main priority is getting home to the mutts who we miss dearly. I'm over visting Becca at From Gardners to Bergers sharing my craft room. Yes, I know you have seen it quite a few times already but don't go over to see me. Go check out … [Read more...]

visiting how to nest for less – valentine fabric wreath

I'm taking a break from the renovations today to share an easy Valentine's Day craft over at How to Nest for Less. Erin is having a series this week with some adorable creations for Valentine's Day from several guest bloggers.I'm so happy she asked me to join so I could share this easy update to my fabric wreath. Stop on by and check it out when you can.If you are joining from Erin's today, welcome and thanks for stopping by. I appreciate the visit and hope you stick around. Thanks for following … [Read more...]

guest at craftaholics anonymous! craft room tour

Happy Friday! I'm so very excited to be Linda's guest at Craftaholics Anonymous! Seriously, please pinch me!  I know most of you have seen my craft room already but go check out the post at Craftaholics Anonymous. I took new photos for the special occasion :)If you happen to be joining me today from Linda's blog - welcome! Please stick around and make yourself at home. Thanks for following Directions Not Included! … [Read more...]