{Before and After} DIY Kitchen Remodel on a Budget: Arizona …

Before and After DIY Kitchen Remodel on a Budget: Arizona Fixer Upper shares the transformation of the kitchen in a second home we bought in…

Arizona Fixer Upper – Where It Began

Almost a year ago, we bought this sweet little Mediterranean style cottage in Arizona to make over into a relaxing getaway, and today I want to…

Get the Look FIXER UPPER European Country Style

Get the Look FIXER UPPER European Country Style explores one of my favorite renovation projects from Chip and Joanna Gaines on HGTV’s Fixer Upper. Have…

Shop the Room: Resource Guide For My Simple Serene Grey …

My last post with the before and after story of our DIY serene Arizona kitchen describes how we customized a cookie cutter, builder-grade kitchen without…

DIY Bathroom Design at the Fixer Upper {Before and After}

While I am excited to share with you the before and after transformation of our DIY new bathroom carved from a dark, raw, unpleasant storage…

Hello Lovely Fixer Upper: Shop My Home!

Hope you find these shopping resources helpful for items found in our house! Affiliate links follow and when used for purchases may earn me a…

Choosing Cabinet Hardware & A Fixer Upper Update!

  Soooo happy to be in the sunny desert loveliness of Arizona at the fixer upper once again since a gloomyJanuary in Chicagoland can be…

{DIY} My Christmas Cookies & Fixer Upper Kitchen

My winning Christmas cookie  styled in Country Home magazine It’s time to bake the Christmas cookies,  and after sharing my parents’ Swedish home, I am now sharing the not-so-secret…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 2}

Oh guys. Guys. I’m moody and tired. Send beer. All that manic energy from week one? Gone, baby, gone. So it was a major blessing…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 1: reflections}

It has been one week since we bought the love shack, and we’re weary yet determined to get the place breathing. There were a few…

Shop My Home: European Inspired, White French Country Decorating Resources

Five years ago, we traded our great big French country home for a Chicagoland fixer upper (half the square footage and property) to renovate ourselves.…

European Country French Decor in Our Renovated Home

Our home is neither fancy nor fussy and came with all sorts of cottage quirkiness. Over the years, I have identified its design style with…