Jenny Louise Marie Hey there.  How’s your week going so far?  I feel like I am knee deep in projects, vacation planning, and trying to enjoy the ‘lazy’ days of summer.  I have to admit, I am enjoying a lot of pool time these days and loving every minute of it. 🙂  If you’ve followed along with me on Facebook, then you know that I have mentioned a desire to paint my patio.  Well, guess what?  I did it.  If you are wondering if painting a patio is something for you to try, I’m here to dish all about it. First of all, let meRead More →

We transformed our patio. Here's how we did it.

Jenny Louise Marie Hey!  Glad to see you.  I am so excited that I finally get to share our newly improved patio!   That’s right, today I will reveal my patio makeover that we’ve been working on for a while.  You might remember that I started my patio makeover a few months ago when I wrote about adding life back into your patio furniture here.  Well, after that was done, it was time to start making our patio more of an outdoor living space. That is exactly what I have done.  So, you want to see the transformation? First, let me show you what we started with.Read More →

Jenny Louise Marie If you are planning to stencil for a wall in your home, let me share a few lessons learned.  I have tried stenciling on a small-scale and recently tried it on a whole room.  I thought this would be a piece of cake because I had stenciled another room and it was super easy.  You can read about that project here.  Well, that ended up not being entirely true.  So, dear friend, let me share a few of the lessons learned on this project. Lesson 1, think carefully about the look you’re going for in your room.  Choose a paint color carefully.  IRead More →

Jenny Louise Marie So, you want to make a bold statement and you’ve decided to add stripes to a wall in your home.  I’ve painted stripes in several rooms and I love the way they look.  I wrote about one space here.  are not hard to do and can make a very big impact ~ especially in small spaces.  Read on and learn a few tips for making this project super doable. First, you need to decide how wide (tall) you want your stripes to be.  There are 8 foot walls in my house, and I wanted my stripes to be kind of wide.  Read More →