• Decor & Organization,  DIY

    Tiny Updates Major Impact

    Sometimes while shopping for that perfect piece, you find exactly what you are looking for, well almost exactly.  If it were just a little different it would be perfect.  Sometimes you don’t have to live with almost perfect.  Many times, simple changes can transition a piece from close enough to just what you were looking for. When I first saw this piece at Hobby Lobby, I loved it.  The mix of letters, the rustic farmhouse look, the simplicity, the size.  Everything was perfect.  Well, everything except for the color of the N.  I’m not a huge fan of pea soup green, but my problem wasn’t a particular dislike of the…

  • Decor & Organization,  DIY

    Updating an Orange-y Oak to a modern whitewash

    How to Transform Orange-y Oak to a Modern Whitewash I found this cute little sign that is perfect for my command center – above the weekly calendar. I love this piece, and it’s placement, because we should all try to remember to enjoy every moment of everyday – not just the big moments or the big days! What I didn’t love was the orange-y color of the piece. To fit with my other items in the command center, I wanted to get rid of the orange and end up with a more modern farmhouse look of aged gray. To achieve the look I wanted, I used a two-step process. First…