• DIY Projects

    How to Paint a Brick Fireplace

    I’ve always wanted a white fireplace and when we were house hunting nothing we looked at had a brick fireplace. The first two houses we put an offer on fell through. We went a few more weeks of finding nothing we were interested in and we decided we needed to broaden our horizons by looking in different areas than we wanted to at the beginning. The first time we looked where we never thought we would we found a house that we both fell in love with just by looking at the pictures. Every house we had looked at I would walk around with my arms crossed and our realtor…

  • DIY Projects

    Bringing Furniture to Life with Chalk Paint

    When Ryan and I closed on our house we were given some furniture from his dad and step mom (that we are SO grateful for!) All of it was black or dark wood and I love white. So I decided to redo them before we moved in. I was so excited to be able to paint some more furniture for our house. If you have always wanted to redo a piece of furniture but you are too nervous to do it I promise it’s not hard and it’s not scary! It’s super easy and fun so here’s how you do it… I loved the size and shape of these end tables but hated…