We are now back at our little cozy house after staying at mom and dads for 10 days while they were in Maui! We had a great time staying there and taking care of everything but there is no place like home! We've already gotten back to work on the house since we got home tonight. I did a little gardening and Chris is installing our new hall closet doors as I type. They look awesome. We have one thing left in the whole house that is original and that is the guest bath vanity. It's not even bad since I painted it black. I am working a couple days this week for my family that lives down the street from my parents. I love being a nanny and taking care of little ones. Can't even tell you how much happier I am. We are loving this time in our life.
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