Chic Farm Table with Glamorous Pink Ottomans

This farm table was for sale at a store called Bella Patina in the West Bottoms in Kansas City many years ago. I saw it on Facebook, where all good things are seen by the way, and was obsessed with it!!  I loved it so much I went down to Bella Patina and stood in […]

7 of my Favorite Things

    #LIVE: 7 of my favorite things…. Oprah style but without the free car! Join me!!!! Posted by Jennifer Allwood on Friday, April 28, 2017 Posted by Jennifer Allwood on Friday, April 28, 2017  Jen’s Favorite Things Some of these links may be affiliate links of which I make a small commission. Nonetheless, these […]

Add color to your home with RUGS!

It is no secret that while I love neutrals and the whole farmhouse look, I personally need color in my world! We have most of our walls painted in neutral gray colors, but I have to bring in color with my accessories, pillows and rugs to stay true to my style.   This post does […]

My new gray, patterned stair carpet

Well we are still working hard to change our home over from a color palette of¬†browns, reds and golds to the calming grays, blues and creams. Let me tell you my friends, it MAY have been easier to move. Lol. One change demands another, demands another, demands another. If you have been following my blog […]

Silestone countertops and lowering the bar – our kitchen remodel

We recently had new Silestone countertops installed in our kitchen and I am so excited to show them to you all! We waited a long, long time for these and I am thrilled with how our kitchen remodel is coming along!¬† We lowered our kitchen bar as well and I’m obsessed!   First, let me […]

I know you were doubting me (but check out my buffet now!)

  I know that the idea of me painting this buffet hit some of you straight in the gut.  I got tons of Facebook comments telling me I was “ruining perfectly good wood” and “someone worked hard to build that buffet” and “not all things should be painted”.  God bless it.  Everyone is entitled to […]

How to make a ginormously huge chalkboard for your home!

We finally, finally got my huge, oversized chalkboard framed and done.  This was one of those little projects that just kept going…. for like 2 months!  We just couldn’t seem to make time to finish it.  But…. it’s done and I couldn’t be happier.  Please pretend not to notice that we still have a mistletoe hanging. Because […]

Joy to the World Christmas pallet project

  I finished my JOY to the World Christmas pallet project for my front steps!!!!  I’m obsessed with the word JOY.  “The JOY of the Lord is my strength,” says Nehemiah 8:10.  Joy is a choice.  And I want to be covered in it!  LITERALLY. **Note this post does contain affiliate links. I may receive a small commission […]

“Always Give Thanks” fall pallet

  This fall pallet has my whole heart right now.  I’m obsessed with this “Shirley’s Pumpkin” color that I used on it.  Like I want to redo my fall decor this color.    This post contains affiliate links for paint products and colors that I use and LOVE – your purchases help support my […]

The HAPPIEST DIY office curtains in the world…. made by the girl who CAN’T SEW

So I have been looking at FINALLY putting up DIY curtains in my office. I haven’t seen any pre-made curtains in stores that I love, so I’ve been searching on Etsy.  I stumbled across some in a fabric by Waverly named “Santa Maria Desert Flower” and I dug them. They made me super happy but they were a little […]