• Turtle Sand Box and Play Structure Makeover

    My new favorite MATTE Spray Paint : Rustoleum, ULTRA MATTE Rustic Pink. It took 3-4 cans to makeover both the sandbox and the play structure. I only painted a few of the pieces of the play structrure to match.  Find everything you need to recreate these pieces at my Amazon storefront by clicking here. 

  • Thanksgiving Table Decor

    This year is the first year I really feel like we are “hosting”. I have had a lot of practice over the past ten years cooking Thanksgiving Dinner for just my husband and I, and also my sister and/or my in-laws some years. But this year we will have my mom, all of my sisters and their families/significants others. It will be 8 or 9 adults, and 4 kiddos. We recently finished our home addition which included a reno of the back deck. For us – in our small, southern California home, with no dining room- we eat our meals on our back patio. I love this gauze fabric that…

  • Ikea Kitchen Hack

    I started seeing these little ikea kitchens in all of the playroom inspo I was searching for on Pinterest years ago. I love the basic clean and simple version of the Ikea Play Kitchen and I love all of the mini reno renditions people have done. I wanted to give it a try and so I added some backsplash, counter top (shelf paper) and painted! I saw many people blog about this and often say that they were worried about chipping when painting pieces like the sink and the handles since they are plastic and that they did many many layers of paint to prevent this. I was already having…