Blog Posts - Before And After



Mirror mirror on the wall, you're the fairest of them all!

Well, I got the mirror finished, and I am going to go ahead and put it out there that I LOVE IT! When I started out, I really didn't know where I was going with it {not a good plan}. I did however know what colors I wanted to incorporate. Howeve...
by House of Ficek on Feb 16, 2011

Musical Wall Art

Ugh, we still haven't figured out the computer thing! Apparently it is pretty common with Dell's around this age, so we have a checklist of things we need to do in order to get it up and operating properly. However, it was the weekend and I took th...
by House of Ficek on Feb 14, 2011

I'm just not that in to you...

 I've had this stool for many years, and as you can tell it has been used as a paint stool quite a few times.   Inspired by the colors and pattern of this Union Jack Rug the stool began a transformation... it felt too busy and con...
by House of Ficek on Feb 8, 2011

In Case You Were Wondering...

 This is what I was up to this weekend.  Some of you guessed it, and I really confused others of you, but I was fixing up a Goodwill tray.  Last week I dropped off some stuff at Goodwill, and you know I couldn't pass up going inside an...
by House of Ficek on Jan 24, 2011

Kitchen Chalkboard Wall

I'll be the first to admit that sometimes I just want to get a project started, and tell myself "I'll come back and touch that up later".  That was the case with this U.G.L.Y. you ain't got no alibi ugly telephone jack that is disrupting my chal...
by House of Ficek on Jan 19, 2011

Honey and the Moon {Guest Post}

Yesterday my wonderful father-in-law and brother-in-law drove 900+ miles to help us repair our fence in the backyard.  Therefore I figured we better assist in helping and have the wonderful Carly from the blog Honey and the Moon guest posting.&n...
by House of Ficek on Jan 14, 2011

Pottery Barn Style Typography Placemats

Having been inspired by all of the typography going on around the design world, as well as my yearning to finally get around to sprucing up some of my old household items I updated some bland place mats cheap-o style  without spending a penny!&n...
by House of Ficek on Jan 10, 2011

DIY Retro Print Coasters

I have a confession to make, I have coasters that I got when we got married eight years ago and they look like this...  I shrunk the picture as small as possible because I am so embarrassed and they have looked like that for quite awhile.&...
by House of Ficek on Jan 7, 2011

Winter Decor

From the sounds of it most people around blog land have been rejuvenated by the New Year.  I took down all of the Christmas decor and generally de-cluttered, but I think I am in a little post Christmas funk.  After everything has been put a...
by House of Ficek on Jan 5, 2011

DIY Play Kitchen

Remember this guy?    Over the past two weeks I have been diligently working to make this tv cabinet that I purchased at a furniture resale store into the {this is my bias coming out folks} cutest play kitchen of all time!  We had bee...
by House of Ficek on Dec 28, 2010


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