A Limoncello Accent Wall

Limoncello Accent Wall | Atkinson Drive

Recently, I decided to re-paint our family room. It used to be a light beige with red undertones…a nice color, but it didn’t go with the overall feel of the home that I was going for. So, I painted over the beige with a medium gray color. I love it, but there was one problem. […]

Abstract Finger Painting

Abstract Finger Painting | Atkinson Drive

Lately we have had quite a few storms around here. I am so not complaining, though – we have been extremely low with our rain levels this year we desperately needed it. We’re still a good 7″ below normal & under water restriction…but the rain lately has been wonderful. Since I haven’t been able to […]

Homemaker Monday {Weekly Menu Board}

Weekly Menu Board

If you’re on Pinterest, I’m sure you’ve seen a variety of menu boards out there. I have been drooling over all of these since before we moved into the house, but I made myself put it off until we were settled in. My life seems better somehow now that I have a weekly menu board. […]

Side Table Re-Vamp {How-To Distress Furniture}

Distressed Side Table

I found this pair of 70s-style side tables at Goodwill for $10 – what a steal! I couldn’t pass up such a bargain, though I was getting a lot of flack about these ‘ugly’ tables from the husband {he just doesn’t see the potential in less-than-beautiful furniture}. In the end I won because, let’s face […]

China Cabinet Re-Vamp: Part 1


This lovely piece of furniture was a Goodwill find – it came in two pieces: this bottom section, and a top hutch with glass doors. {The hutch re-vamp will be coming soon}. After the success of some of my other Goodwill finds, the husband insisted that we snatch this up ASAP and do something fun […]

Vintage Milk Can Restoration

Vintage Milk Can Restoration

How often do you see those beautiful vintage milk cans around and think you’d love to have one in your house? All the time? Me too! A few weeks ago I finally broke down and purchased one. The milk can was in a state of disrepair, but it was the right price! My original goal […]