Tagged with Paint

I shudder at the thought…

I shudder at the thought…

…of painting shutters. Or I did, before my genius husband made it easy with our little system! **I highly recommend buying or renting a sprayer to make the job 100x easier.** 1.  Remove shutters. Watch for wasps and bees. They like to live behind them. 😉 2.  Power wash or give them a good scrub-down. 3.  Stack … Continue reading

Loads of Fun!

Loads of Fun!

Let’s be honest. In many ways Pinterest is the devil.  Tempting us with desserts that call for a dozen candy bars, a can of chocolate frosting and a jar of peanut butter  with names like Better Than Sex Cake or Sin Brownies or whatever.  Fear not! I pinned a 3 Days to Six-Pack Abs article right after … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday Part II

Throwback Thursday Part II

Hi Everyone! Mike and I are between projects right now so every other Thursday I’ll post about one of our projects completed BRBBB (Before RustBeltBeautiful blog!) 😉 This week I would like to highlight our 1926 four-post home’s master bedroom closet makeover!  In addition to the closets, we refinished the floors,  added crown molding, a … Continue reading

Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls

I mentioned before that Mike and I were in full beast mode getting our house together before the holidays. The very last thing we did (like the day before all the guests arrived) was paint the foyer, hang photos and upgrade our chandelier. What can I say, deadlines are very motivating! Remember this beauty of … Continue reading

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

What a neighborly weekend! If you want to smile from ear to ear in goofy, nostalgic bliss, take a listen:  Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood- Won’t You Be My Neighbor . And look at Mr. Roger’s sweater. Great color. This weekend we had the pleasure of meeting our neighbors to the left, right and across the street.  We … Continue reading

Whine and Dine

Whine and Dine

So we have all heard nightmare wallpaper stories before and this is one for the books!  It took Mike and I over 37 working hours to get our dining room together (Mostly Mike’s time as what needed to be done was above and beyond my skill level or patience). Here is a lovely “before” shot of our fabulous, … Continue reading