• Flowers, planter, birdhouse
    gardening,  home decor

    Getting Ready for Summer

    I feel like I blinked and Spring snuck out the backdoor, while Summer is racing in the front! The past month has been crazy. We’ve had a ton of rain, which has made getting the outside ready for Summer a…

  • blue lamp in the living room
    home decor,  lighting

    Blue Lamps in the Living Room

    With all of the changes I’ve made this spring in our living room, it quickly became apparently that our old lamps just didn’t work anymore. I looked to buy new ones. I shopped The Castle ( home) for old ones.…

  • chair, curtains table, lamp
    home decor

    Recovering the Dining Room Chair Seats

    Hey y’all! I hope that you are having a great week. As per usual, it’s been pretty busy here at the castle. Lots of projects! Remember last February when I changed the curtains, which led to recovering the dining room…

  • New Things at the Castle
    home decor

    New Things at the Castle

    There are so many new things at the castle right now. The Hubs is super excited. Well, not really , but a girl can dream right? I bought a new chair last week. The chair was in store, so we…

  • Easter bunny table runner
    Easter,  home decor

    Easter Bunny Table Runner

    Can you believe that Spring is here? Easter is just around the corner so I’ve been doing a little shopping. I recently shared some fun Spring finds with you recently, if you missed it you can see those here. One…

  • My Living Room is Blue
    home decor

    My Living Room Is Blue

    On Tuesday morning my living room looked like this. My living room decor for the past few years has been mostly neutrals with a dash of black and a pretty green turquoise. Today, my living room is blue! In fact,…

  • fire place
    curtains,  home decor

    Problems in the Dining Room

    In my last post I shared with you my plans for refreshing the dining room. If you missed that you can find that here. Today I’m giving you an update on my progress, or rather I should say my problems…

  • fabric
    home decor

    Refreshing the Dining Room

    This is the story of refreshing the dining room. There is nothing majorly wrong with it, it just needs a little up date. A few years ago my family bought me this rug that I had been drooling over for…

  • Let the shenanigans begin
    Holiday decor,  home decor

    Let The Shenanigans Begin

    Now that Valentine’s Day is over it’s time to celebrate one of my favorite holidays, St. Patrick’s Day. It’s one of my favorite because it’s such a happy holiday. With all of the green, it reminds me that spring is…

  • my favorite material in the bathroom
    home decor

    My Favorite Material In The Bathroom

    Hey all! I hope that you had a wonderful weekend and your start to the week is awesome. The weather here this past weekend was cold and wet, so it only made sense to stay inside where it was warm…

  • One of those weeks
    home decor

    It’s Been One of Those Weeks

    Between jury duty and pulling a hip muscle it’s been one of those weeks that I haven’t gotten anything done. Instead of my usual “here’s what’s going on at the castle” posts, I decided to share a few of my…

  • Updating the master bedroom part 2
    home decor

    Updating the Master Bedroom Part 2

    When we last spoke, I was impatiently waiting the arrival of my new duvet and shams. Well, I am happy to say that they arrived last week and I got to spend the weekend updating the master bedroom part 2!…

  • Updating the Master Bedroom
    home decor

    Updating the Master Bedroom

    In the past few months I’ve been slowly updating my master bedroom. Nothing major, just a few things here and there. This is a truly horrible picture from, when I changed out the bedding. We’ve had this faux cherry wood…

  • crafts,  home decor

    How To Make A Faux Boxwood Wreath

    Hey! As I write this it is a beautiful, but cold, sunny afternoon. After days of dreary cold, wet weather the sunshine is so welcome for this girl. I did manage to get a few things done with my enforced…

  • home decor

    Cleaning Up After Christmas

    It’s funny how a project can take on a life of its own. We recently started a mini makeover in a guest bathroom. Everything was rocking right along until I pulled a muscle in my hip. Now everything, including cleaning…

  • painting the nightstand
    home decor,  Painted furniture

    Painting the Nightstands

    A few weeks ago, I shared that I replaced the quilt on my bed. Which led to me buying a new dust ruffle. Unfortunately, the dust ruffle was a little too short. So, I bought a new bed.  At this…

  • My house is in transition
    home decor

    My House is in Transition

    My House is in transition!  You know, when your between decorating seasons, but ready to gear up for another one? Thankfully, Halloween is put away and fall is down to a bare minimum. I’m totally gearing up to get my…

  • Thanksgiving table
    fall decor,  home decor

    The Week That Was

    This is the story about the week that was. I certainly hope that it’s over anyway! I hate to complain because all of our issues, for the most part, were first world problems. Don’t get me wrong, it wasn’t all…

  • The tale of two dust ruffles
    home decor,  kitchens

    The Tale of Two Dust Ruffles

    Yesterday was definitely a Monday. I had two things to do, just two. Make a quick trip to Lowe’s to get paint to finish up a child’s table and chairs. And plant some plants I purchased on Saturday. Neither of…

  • ear bobs, gold lame' and go go boots
    home decor

    Ear Bobs, Gold Lame’ and Go Go Boots

    Ear Bobs, Gold Lame’ and Go Go Boots. All three remind me of my Granny. She hated being called Granny, but pulled her big girl pants up and embraced it anyway.  As they say in the south, she was whiskey…