Laundry Room Update

After 1 year, although it seems like more, my husband and I decided to continue the laundry room makeover. I’m telling you, things move slow at my house. My husband wasn’t too thrilled that I’m back on the “I want to make changes to the house” train, but he still helped, reluctantly of course. 😀 … Continue reading Laundry Room Update

Home Decor: Son’s Room Update

Hello and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. I have been MIA lately because I have been studying long and hard towards completing my comprehensive exams to receive my MA in English Literature. I am tired. My days and nights have been a blur for the past 5 months. Fortunately, I have completed my three part … Continue reading Home Decor: Son’s Room Update

Home Decor: Son’s Room Progress; Part Deux

Hello and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. I recently posted about my son's room and the progress we've made in sprucing it up. Although I am slowly, but surely, working on the room it is still incomplete. I am, however, really excited about the progress. Here is how it currently stands: I still have a … Continue reading Home Decor: Son’s Room Progress; Part Deux

Home Decor: Daughter’s Room, still working on it

Hello and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. Over the summer, I decided to work on my youngest daughter's room, but grad school has kept me busy and I haven't touched it since. We still have to add the crown molding, baseboard, trim to the door, paint the door, the ceiling, add crystal door knobs to … Continue reading Home Decor: Daughter’s Room, still working on it

Home Decor: Reupholstering an Antique Settee . . . Still in Process

Hello and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. A while back I blogged about this antique settee I found on Craigslist for $50. I put the reupholstering off for about a year. It simply sat in my garage waiting to be revived. Finally, my mom took me under her daring wing and we began reupholstering the … Continue reading Home Decor: Reupholstering an Antique Settee . . . Still in Process

Home Decor: CW’s Beauty and the Beast

I am obsessed with the CW's Beauty and the Beast. Not only do I love the chemistry between the beautiful and talented Kristin Kreuk (Catherine Chandler) and the very handsome and extremely talented Jay Ryan (Vincent Keller), but I also love the story line and every single episode including the rest of the cast and its mixture … Continue reading Home Decor: CW’s Beauty and the Beast

Home Decor: Plants in the Threshold

Hello and welcome to my blog. Today's post is about incorporating more plants to a dreary "threshold." I am trying to incorporate more plants throughout the house. In this case, in order to brighten my arrival and my departure into the world, I've decided to add plants to the entrance. I've mentioned before that the "threshold" … Continue reading Home Decor: Plants in the Threshold

Home Decor: Exterior Paint-Trust your Gut

Deciding on colors for exterior paint can be difficult if you are unsure of what you want. How do you select from all of those amazing colors? Look through magazines, look at model homes, search for exterior home pictures to further align yourself with what pulls on your color strings and, also, pay attention to … Continue reading Home Decor: Exterior Paint-Trust your Gut

Home Renovation: Fresh Cement and Rain

We recently gave the exterior of our home a revamping. Notice the pictures? I know what you are thinking, it sure needed it! Yes, it did! In the process, I requested for my husband to remove those brick boxes because I felt like it limited our space. In fact, I often joked that it seemed … Continue reading Home Renovation: Fresh Cement and Rain