DIY Thanksgiving Art {Vinyl on Canvas}

Thanksgiving DIY Mantel Art

Thanksgiving is a close contender behind Christmas in my favorite holidays list. We have a great Thanksgiving Eve tradition of pie-making, followed by delicious food and fun games with my extended family on Thanksgiving day. To remind me of all the things I love about Thanksgiving throughout the fall season,  I experimented with a new-to-me [read more...]

Favorite Things (Happy Monday 10-27-14}

A Prudent Life's Favorite Things

  Happy Monday! It’s time for another installment of my Favorite Things. Let’s jump right in! Bourbon Butterscotch Candles – I went into Bath & Body Works Friday and came out with my newest favorite thing. A Bourbon Butterscotch scented candle. I didn’t see the large 3-wick version online to show you, but I picked [read more...]

Cabinet Hardware Magic {How I saved 84%!}

Kohler Purist Cabinet Hardware

As part of my ongoing One Room Challenge makeover in my pantry, I needed some gold cabinet and drawer pulls. Most of my budget for the room went toward my penny tile wall, so paying a ton for cabinet hardware wasn’t going to fly. Instead of settling on something that wasn’t my vision, I did [read more...]

Going For Gold {One Room Challenge Week #4}

Gold Cabinet Hardware

Welcome back to the One Room Challenge! If this is your first time visiting, I’m over halfway through a six week pantry makeover and the finish line is in now in sight! Check out my week #1 post to read more about the challenge and to see the before photos. Week #4’s update is WAY less [read more...]

Master Bathroom Makeover Ideas

My Master Bath Makeover Ideas

I’m sure you’ve noticed that most of my time this month has been occupied by my ongoing One Room Challenge Pantry Makeover. However, all that painting & tiling gave me LOTS of time to think about future projects. I am really struggling trying to decide what direction to take our master bathroom. It’s very beige-y at the [read more...]

Favorite Things {Happy Monday 10/20/14}

A Prudent Life's Favorite Things

Happy Monday! We had a beautiful fall weekend and now I’m ready for a super productive week. I do love the fresh start that each Monday provides! Here are the things that are making me smile today. A Warm Bed – I HATE crawling into cool sheets at night. Many years ago, we discovered the [read more...]

Grout is a Drama Queen (One Room Challenge Week #3)

Week #3 of the One Room Challenge Pantry Makeover

Ok, there is a SLIGHT, teeny weeny possibility that I am the drama queen when grouting. But I’m pretty sure it’s the grout. Week #3 was supposed to be titled I’m All About That Tile, to be a logical succession from Week #2′s I’m All About That Paint. But, alas, the tile was not the star of [read more...]

Favorite Things {Happy Monday}

A Prudent Life's Favorite Things

Happy Monday! When I started 5 Favorite Things back in this post, it was all about starting Monday off with a smile. After about two weeks, I figured out that having a quota of 5 things to write about each week didn’t really make me smile. I still love the concept, and love sharing my favorite things [read more...]

I’m All About That Paint {One Room Challenge Week #2}

Pantry Makeover - One Room Challenge Week 2 Progress Report

I officially survived my first week as a One Room Challenge Linking Participant! Is it weird that one week in, I’m already daydreaming about what room I’m going to tackle in the spring ORC? It’s been great accountability to know I have to report in to everyone once a week. Several times when I wanted to [read more...]