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“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive;
and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”
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We use our back patio all year round and that’s largely because of our string light planters. Check out how we made them here!
One of the best things we have done to our house is change our kitchen countertops. BUT we didn’t replace them…come see what we did and how!
DIY Faux Marble Painted Granite Tutorial, Part 2 In part 1 of the DIY Faux Marble Painted Granite Tutorial, I walked you through how to prep your space to paint your countertops as well as a few important details and tips. If you haven’t read part 1 yet, I would do that first and then…
The only way I fit in “all of the things” in my life right now is by accepting and getting help in several key areas. Finding a source for sustainably and responsibly raised meat, which is so hard to find right now with all of the supply chain issues, has been key. Even better? They deliver for free! Let me tell you about Butcher Box AND give you a special offer to try it out!
We turned our ugly, mismatched granite countertops into bright, marble-looking counters. . . all by painting them! Here’s how!
hey there, I’M alicia!
I’m so happy you’re here.
Pretty much every day, I try to design a beautiful life and space that works for me so I can be my best self for the ones I love. I started this creative outlet so I can share what I’ve learned along the way, and even the things I’m still figuring out, about designing my life and home. My hope is that I can inspire YOU in the design of YOURS. And luckily, my hilarious and talented hubby and adorable (if I do say so myself) boys are along for the ride.
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My Top 6 Favorite
Home Projects So Far:
3 Years of Before & Afters
In the first 3 years of owning our home, we accomplished A LOT.
Besides having Eli and starting this website, we finished many, many renovations, projects, and upgrades. A former owner of the house walked by one day and said she hardly recognized it from the outside. And I can confidently say this house looks nothing like it did when we purchased it.
I wrote a round up post and made a Google Web Story detailing my top 6 favorite projects with before and after photos!