Kitchen window ledge

kitchen window ledge

I am slowly removing the skinny oak trim in my house and replacing it with white painted 1X4s.  This includes replacing the trim around the windows.  I have been drooling over blogger homes with white trim for years however, I have been dragging my feet in changing out my trim.  My biggest hang up, besides the fact that I would have to do it all myself, was that we have wood frame windows and I didn’t want to have to paint the wood on the windows to match the trim (ain’t nobody got time for that).  In the end, I decided to just go for it and let the wood windows live right along side the white trim.   Wood windows should not keep me from my white trim, right??  When I switched out the trim on the kitchen window, I decided to add a kitchen window ledge.  

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Summer Tour

summer tour

I am a little slow to get my summer tour up even though I have had my summer decor up for a few weeks now.  I am only going to focus on a few areas that have seen the most changes for the summer.  The bedrooms and bathrooms don’t change much for the seasons except for Christmas but I have changed up the decor in the main living areas.  So come on in and see my summer tour.

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Girl Room Beddy’s Bedding

Beddy's Bedding

Disclosure:  The Beddy’s Bedding I am reviewing was not free but I did get a discount.  I am receiving no compensation for this product review and all opinions are 100% my own.

I reviewed the boy room Beddy’s Bedding here.  Today, I will show you the girl room Beddy’s bedding that we got for my daughter’s room.  I was seriously crushing on the Chic White set and it is very popular.  So I decided to try the Vintage Blush II.

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Friday Favorites

friday favorites1I am thinking about starting a new series here on Making Our Nest called Friday Favorites.  Basically, I just spill about the cool things I have seen on the interwebs or in real life that I love or can’t live without or made me smile.  Here we go:)

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DIY Chalkboard Sign

DIY chalkboard sign

You have them.  Trust me, you do.  You know, those areas in our home that just cause you to sit back and scratch your head and make you think, “Now what do I put there?”  I am no different.  Mine lives in our huge dining room.  We have a small seating area and behind it is a wall that has stumped me for as long as we have lived here (11 1/2 years).  The problem is that it is an odd shape since there is a cut out where the stairs going down to our living room live.  I have had shelves and various gallery walls and bookshelves and nothing and none of it I was 100% happy with how it looked.  So I decided to try out a DIY chalkboard sign.

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