Happy Independence Day! I love 4th of July...I love seeing all the American flags flying, I wish it was like this all year round. Chris and I were at the annual Warbler Place block party at mom and dad Parkers all day. It was a good time for sure, the smallest crowd yet but so fun to catch up with everyone. They have the best neighbors ever and they're all like family. We are still here at mom and dads, we're spending the night! We weren't planning on having a sleep over but it worked out. Gotta go to bed so we can wake up in time for the big pancake breakfast! Mmm! Hope you all had an awesome and safe 4th! Much love.
Remember that one time my husband bought a tv wall mount and then I decided we needed a new tv stand? And then it made me realize our dark furniture would look way better if I lightened it up? And then it was time to get rid of the old dark throw pillows and dark rug? And then all of a sudden that fireplace looked so out of place. So we gutted it. All because we put the tv on the wall! Here’s a little walk down our DIY family room makeover. Before . I started with this old corner cabinet that i got for free years ago and painted chocolate brown. I dusted her off and went to town with chalk paint. Then I got rid of the old dark rug and started changing out our throw pillows. Then it was onto the fireplace. Before Chris took out part of the wood floor to extend the floor of the tiny fireplace. We also cleaned out the fireplace and sprayed it with cream paint that can withstand 1,200 degree temperatures. And then we sucked out the old volcano rock and put in this fire glass fr