Today was Nate's favorite teacher, Ms. Taylor's, last day. In honor of her last day, we made her a sweet Valentine's Day gift for her to remember her little buddy Nate. Once we got to school, Ms. Taylor also surprised us with a sweet tribute to Nate - she made him his very own photo … Continue reading #130 Nate’s Favorite Teacher.
I have always loved the minimalist look of simple words on a white background framed and hung on a wall. Etsy has all sorts of these designs you can purchase, and while I love shopping on Etsy, there are certain projects that I see online that I know I could make myself for a fraction … Continue reading #125 DIY Dining Room Art.
Since arriving back in Tennessee yesterday, my husband and I took the day off to get readjusted to real life. The boys stayed home, and together we tackled the remainder of the garage door project. I am still in awe of the way it turned out; I cannot believe this beauty was hiding underneath layers … Continue reading #101 Garage Door Update.
I needed to send thank you cards for Nathan's birthday guests, and I could not find the simple construction-theme thank you card I had in mind, so I decided to make one instead. It took only five minutes to create on Word, and I just love the way it turned out. Such a simple detail to … Continue reading #86 Construction Party Thank You Cards.
I have always struggled with finding the right shade of paint. It is something that I think I am improving on, but I still find myself second-guessing my paint choices long after the paint has dried. The paint process itself is not intimidating to me; I have painted almost all of the walls, ceilings, doors … Continue reading #76 The Right Shade of Green.
My husband and I have talked about restoring our garage door for years, and this past week we finally bit the bullet and started undertaking this huge project. Andrew had a day off last Thursday, and halfway through the day he sent me a picture of the beginnings of the paint removal process. He had … Continue reading #75 Our Garage Door; A Diamond in the Rough.
We celebrated Nathan's 1st birthday in a BIG way today... complete with a construction theme! It fits his little personality so perfectly, that boy just loves getting dirty! It was a small group of us - just my Dad, my uncle, and a few close friends stopped by to wish him well on this big … Continue reading #74 Nathan’s 1st Birthday.
I shared Will's birthday invitation, and while I cannot take credit for Nathan's adorable announcement, I had to post his invitation here. His birthday theme is construction, and I am having so much fun coming up with decorations for his party. I cannot wait to post pictures from his birthday celebration, it will be here … Continue reading #67 Nathan’s Birthday Invite.
Long before Andrew and I were trying for our second baby, we started the transition for Will to move into his big boy room. Since the nursery was decorated as gender neutral, the plan was to keep the room the same for baby #2 and to move Will across the hall into his new room. … Continue reading #64 Will’s Big Boy Room.
Andrew and I have had the best luck shopping at the Nashville Flea Market, and this weekend was no exception. I have been thinking about redoing parts of the guest bathroom for some time now, and I came across the perfect wall decor for the space. Now that we have our two little boys, I … Continue reading #62 Nashville Flea Market.