• Vintage-Inspired Teen Girl's Room

    Vintage-Inspired Teen Girl’s Room

    Today I’m sharing a vintage-inspired teen girl’s room that is far more stylish than the teenage bedroom I grew up in. The funny thing about this story is that I don’t have a teenager. At least, not for awhile. I won’t have a teenager in the house for another 29 days, 11 hours, 20 minutes four weeks or so, but who is counting? Not me. Ah, denial. Such a comforting cloak to wear. The truth is I’m not freaked out about my baby girl growing up. She’s going to be fine. She’s smart, creative, and has a good head on her shoulders. It’s me! This very natural change where kids want more…

  • decorating,  DIY,  Makeover

    Turn a Hutch Into a Freestanding Bookcase

    Who loves a good furniture makeover? *raises both my hands…and feet* You’ve come to the right place because I have a fun makeover to show you today! We were able to turn a hutch into a freestanding bookcase and it’s been a game-changer in my tween daughter’s room. If you’ve been a long-time follower, you might remember that when I bought this dresser with brass details at the Habitat Restore it came with a hutch. I never could figure out the hutch part of the dresser. Not only was it not quite the right size, I couldn’t tell where it had ever attached to the dresser. It was a mystery. I…