My Day Off: DIY Furniture Done Right

The holidays have been so busy and, for me, that included family time, holiday gatherings, and travel.

After traveling to celebrate the New Year, I decided to take an extra day off just to give myself time to recover and get back to my routine at home.

Thankfully, I arrived home just in time to receive some packages of build your own furniture that I have been waiting on.

This ottoman is so awesome that I had to share it with you.

It literally took me about 15 minutes to unbox and assemble the ottoman that I think will be going in our guest room πŸ€” but I’m waiting on my husband to co-sign its placement.

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Mailbox Makeover


This project update is long overdue. Β A few months ago, I received these mailbox numbers to review.

The delay in posting this is due to a few things — the primary thing being that the numbers are applied with an adhesive backing and we’ve had some rainy weeks here in New Orleans. Β The other reason being– LIFE– it’s just been busy around here, but that’s another story for another day… or year.

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