Our Schoolroom Renovation

Our Schoolroom Renovation

Hi Friends! With our school year coming to a close, we thought we would share some of the CHANGES and UPGRADES that we have made to our space over the past 8 months! We feel that our space will probably be one that is every-changing as we continue our homeschooling journey, but for the time being we are very pleased with how much we have accomplished this school year.

Since this was our very first year of homeschooling, we kind of JUMPED in with both feet forward. We didn’t know exactly what would work best for us, and fully expected this to be a year of TRIALS and ERRORS. This would be our year of really learning what would work best for our family, and what we were going to have to tweak and change a bit before getting into our groove.Continue reading

Up-Cycled Bicycle Planter Box

Up-Cycled Bicycle Planter Box

Hi Friends! For anyone who has ever wondered where we get our LOVE of up-cycling from… well, look NO FURTHER! My grandparents taught us everything we know. They are old-school up-cyclers…. They were up-cycling when up-cycling wasn’t even COOL! Like, it wasn’t even a thing back then. But they did it and did it well, and are still doing it to this day!

I don’t always post their projects, but this one was so cute, I couldn’t help myself. They have been hard at work making this fun little planter box to put their “Watch For Children” sign in at the front of our driveway. (They are always making sure their grandbabies stay safe)

This little bike originally belonged to our oldest son, and it made its way through 2 more of our kiddos before it finally BIT THE DUST. It actually had a little help from daddy’s truck, but oh well… they had to learn the hard way not to leave their bikes in the driveway. (It was the first, and will hopefully be the last time they will make that mistake)Continue reading

Update On Our New Orleans Style Finish Media Cabinet

Update On Our New Orleans Style Finish Media Cabinet

Hi friends! Here is a little update on the custom media cabinet that we are working on for a client. As y’all may remember, we shared a picture last week in its beginning stages. Time has flown by, and we are almost finished with the building portion of this project. Next, we will move on to the finishing portion! YAY! My favorite part! HAHA! This is when I can be CREATIVE and have some FUN with it! Our client has already given us the GREEN LIGHT to do something Unique and Different. It is going to have a super cool New Orleans Style finish. And I CAN”T WAIT to get started on it!

If any of you would like to see our first post regarding this cabinet, you can view it HERE. More pictures to come! So, stay tuned! 

*NOTE: Please excuse the doors and drawers as they are not attached yet. We currently have them sitting in their slots for the picture and will not attach until the finishing portion has been completed.*