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May 2017

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DIY Black and White Striped Kitchen Window Awning from Drop Cloth | French Style

As we started to tear downΒ our kitchen wall and make it more open, I knew I had to make the kitchen flow with the rest of the neutral house. Even though my kitchen looked very much red and yellow, it was an easy fix. The biggest things that didn’t flow were the yellow wall and the red touches. Paint wall? Check! Red touches? In progress! The first thing I started with was replacing thisΒ red buffalo check country style kitchen into more  ...

Home Chic Home

DIY Split Level Wall Renovation

I know I said the stairs were the most complex project yet, but now it is for sure this wall! In our split level home, we have a wall between our kitchen and living room. It wasn’t the most annoying thing, as it provided a nice coffee nook in the kitchen and a nice entryway point in the living room, but it was small enough that it seemed to just get in the way, and we started to entertain the idea on taking out the wall and opening it  ...

Fashion

8 Ways to Wear a Denim Skirt | Spring Fashion Outfit Ideas

Even though leggings exploded and you definitely saw people wear a lot less pants…denim will never go out of style and designers are always reinventing new ways to wear them. This spring, a denim skirt is such a cute piece to wear! It’s extremely versatile and oh so cute for this season. I have two denim skirts that I reinvented from thrift store finds that I’m just obsessed over. I’ll be wearing both of these in this  ...

Home Chic Home

Living Room Update | Split Level Home

I tend to go through phases a lot… and when spring hits, the urge to do house projects hits as well! We’ve lived in our house for about 1 year 1/2 and it’s very encouraging when other people tell me you’ll alwaysΒ be doing house projects. I know this sounds like something that would be very depressing, but to me it’s encouraging, because it reminds me I don’t have to race against time to get things the way  ...

Fashion

Denim Jacket 5 Ways

I admit my “maximizing your outfit” posts have been lacking. When the weather is cold and your husband works overtime, it seems that getting photos of outfits has slipped to the bottom of the task pile. But these past couple of weeks I’m getting back into it and a change in the weather has made a change in my attitude! Because it’s reallyyy hard to get yourself motivated to go outside and take numerous photos when  ...