Black Staircase Railing, DIY

black staircase railing, painters tape

It was love at first sight.  At first glance our foyer was open, airy, and had a gorgeous curved staircase.  (It also was disgustingly dirty and had about 10 yrs of soot caked on it -- but that's a story for another day!)  The staircase is one of my favorite things about our house.  The … Continue reading Black Staircase Railing, DIY

Yellow Front Door

yellow front door

One day I was bored and home with a sick child so I decided to paint the exterior doors the same color as the chicken coop -- Egg Yolk yellow!  I started on the back door in case it went terribly wrong.  A yellow front door and side door would follow.  The doors were a … Continue reading Yellow Front Door

Big Ruler Height Chart

big ruler height chart, measuring stick, growth chart

Like most moms, I feel like my kids are growing up too fast.  The days are long but the years are short.  I wanted a keepsake that would show their growth.  I pictured them showing it to their kids when they visit Grammy & Grandpa's house someday.  This Big Ruler Height chart came out so … Continue reading Big Ruler Height Chart