Crochet · Keeping it real

So Much Change, Same Crafty Space

So much has happened since I last posted anything.  Where do I even start? Cliff Notes version: Quit my day job Had a baby, very very early dedicated every waking moment to premie baby Tons of house projects I'll write more about all of these things in the coming posts, I promise. Now that the… Continue reading So Much Change, Same Crafty Space

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For The Home · Thrifty Finds

Thrifty Find – Vanity Mirrors

My usual Craigslist stalking snagged me this set of amazing mirrors!! 2 of them for $30! TWO! They are larger in size, really good quality, and were well taken care of.  I was looking for a set to use above nightstands in our spare room. These.were.perfect.

Built That · For The Home

Built That – Bathroom Floating Shelves

We are on a floating shelf kick over here at Casa Chavez.  Putting them evvvverryywhere.  Our downstairs bathroom is a full bathroom with little storage space.  I really wanted to do something with the empty space above the toilet area to maximize the space.  We went with the easy to follow Shanty 2 Chic style floating… Continue reading Built That – Bathroom Floating Shelves

Thrifty Finds

Thrifty Find – Oil Can

We are soooo into the TV show Emerald City right now! Anyone else?? I thought it was fitting that this week's thrifty find is this cute oil can.  I love everything about it.  The galvanized metal, the tarnished spout/handle, and the brass label.  It is perfect on the fireplace mantle.  Im on the hunt for… Continue reading Thrifty Find – Oil Can

Built That · DIY Tutorials · For The Home

Garage Tool Organization

We have been chipping away at house projects for 5 months now.  Our tools have been scattered in the garage and hard to keep track of while we work on things inside, driving me crazy.  We FINALLY decided to get the tools organized and on a peg board like our last home (which was inspired… Continue reading Garage Tool Organization

Thrifty Finds

Thrifty Find – Chesty the Chesterfield

I found one of my top 3 thrifting bucket list items!  A vintage chesterfield couch in good condition for a reasonable price is verrrry hard to find.  We almost pulled the trigger on one last year for $1,500!  But I couldn't bring myself to do it. I was lucky enough to be one of the first people… Continue reading Thrifty Find – Chesty the Chesterfield

Built That · Thrifty Finds

In Progress – Landing Zone

Slowly getting the house furnished and decorated.  I don't want to 'settle' for the things that are going in this place, so we are taking our time.  We would like for everything to be meaningful and/or purposeful. At the base of our staircase there is this little nook, perfect as a landing zone for coats… Continue reading In Progress – Landing Zone