Yesterday, I shared my newly painted Travertine Tile backsplash! I know......who would have thunk it?? What? Tis true, one can paint an existing backsplash,...... .....a backsplash that takes a lot of back splashing..... And live to tell about it! I know. My dear readers, if there is one thing I have learned since writing this blog...one can paint just about ANYTHING, if the proper preparation is made. We have seen bathtubs and appliances painted....counter tops too, so why ... Read More about How I Painted My Travertine Tile Backsplash And I Fell In Love!
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Do you remember when I said I had a project going on and would share it with you? Yeah! I did. And so now, ...now that we are into the third month of the year, I want to share it with you. Better late than never right? Ok, so I have never liked the masonry tile surrounding my fireplace. ......so much so, that I never wanted to make it a focal point in my living room. However, as I put Christmas stuff away...I couldn't help but look at that beige tile and cringe. The ... Read More about So I kept looking…..
Monday we go to Tampa where I start 5 days of radiation. The Captain and I both agree that the decision to not go through with the last chemo treatment better prepares me for the upcoming radiation treatments. I feel stronger and the chemo is almost out of my body so not feeling many of the side effects of the chemo. Please keep your warm thoughts and prayers coming....I love and pray for all of you. No matter what happens or what ever God has planned for me....it will be far better ... Read More about My Journey..Update and More…….
Today is the first day of Spring and for me, it is time to do a little updating, especially in the Master Bath. Earlier we painted the room a light gray and white. And I did not like the tan travertine tiles that surrounded the tub. I know.... .........the colors just clashed and since the bathroom had not been painted since we moved in....all the "flaws" with the previous treatment really stood out. By treatment, I mean the walls had been wall papered and sort ... Read More about DIY Master Bathroom Update:
I know.... I have never been considered a trend setter. Trends are so, so, well, trendy. Which brings me to the subject of my post today. 2018 Trends. I read that the trends for 2018 include some of the things many of us love about our homes... And,..... Some things we love are going out of style. If you are like me, I go with what I like whether it is a trend or not. It is simple. If I don't like it, I don't purchase it, paint it, build it or use ... Read More about Are You A Trend Setter Or Do You Decorate With What You Like?