Chris and I just booked our flight to Nashville, Tennessee. Y'all have no clue how excited this makes me. My FAVORITE place in the world (next to Maui). Can hardly wait to introduce Kate to the south and to my cousins. I'm determined for her to have an accent. We will be making lots of trips! Nashville is my happy place. I don't know what it is but that place is amazing and my heart skips with glee the whole time I'm there and yes, I cry every time I have to get on the plane to go home. Not to mention, the food is out of this world. I have my list of places to go all set. We might as well put our house up for sale now because I'm not going to want to leave. Oh Nashville. I love you.
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