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Furniture

Painted Bookshelves Reveal

**This post contains an affiliate link; recommendations are wholeheartedly my own. One of the benefits of tackling a huge painting project is the tremendous reward. A few weeks ago I dove in to paint this three-piece bookshelf inherited from my sister. A massive unit with lots of ...

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A Blue and Cream Office

**This post may contain affiliate links but all recommendations are wholeheartedly my own. We completed our Office Makeover this week! Our planning, labor, and styling the last few weeks transformed this hard-working space from dark and dated to bright and welcoming. There are so ...

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Snack Hutch Makeover

Around our house, back-to-school means a return to scheduled bedtimes, intentional meal planning, and time-saving systems to make our morning routine flow smoothly. I am ALL about smooth mornings around here. Here's what I believe: No one should leave the house in the morning feeling stressed, ...

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Painted Gold & White Metal Desk

This little jewel has quite the story. Discarded at a local dump as a rusty, unattractive, past-her-prime heap of metal, a friend of mine saw her last fall and thought of me. What this friend didn't know was that her text that day was an answer to a prayer. A prayer I had ...

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To All the Dressers I’ve Loved Before

I've spent hours this summer going through old All Mimsy Home blog posts, editing and updating photos that did not transfer well from Blogspot to Wordpress, and learning new information about optimizing my presence in the blogosphere utilizing social media and other means.  I know, I know...I ...

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Cheap Bookshelves Hack

After typing this post title, I googled the definition of "hack" and found everything from "an untalented professional" to "a cough" to "an unlicensed taxicab driver."  And of course the more obvious: "A rough cut or blow."  Finally, after scrolling way, way down (that's for you Shelli :)) I found ...

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A High School Graduate and a Bedroom

Two weeks ago I knew I needed to write this post.  For one, I've been wanting to show photos of our oldest son's recent room refresh, and Two, I know I'm not the only one nurturing and training up a child who doesn't quite fit "the mold."  As our oldest son's high school graduation draws ...

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So I Bought this Couch

One huge risk of re-purposing is that sometimes you come across deals that are best left behind. Or perhaps not, because MAYBE...with enough paint and some pretty fabric and enough time.... (and there, once again, you're HOOKED on a deal that should be left behind because re-purposing is simply ...

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