It's time for my farmhouse table reveal. We finished our farmhouse table just in time for Thanksgiving. As you can see, we still have not bought new chairs. I was hoping that Black Friday would have some good deals, but I found better prices the week before. I think I'm going to see if I find some vintage chairs this weekend. The top of the table was finished with teak oil and wax. ... Read More about Farmhouse table reveal
We decorated our Christmas tree over the weekend. We lit the fire and put on Christmas music and had a lovely afternoon. I love our tree because it represents our family well. It's also one of the few places where I can use pink as liberally as I want. We use a white Christmas tree and most of our ornaments are pink, aqua, and lime green. You'll see a mix of store bought and homemade ornaments. ... Read More about Christmas Tree Decorating
Looking for some affordable farmhouse tables? I've found some fantastic farmhouse tables that are budget friendly! If you're interested in redoing a table that you already own, check out this post on how to refinish a table or how to create weathered wood stain. I love my farmhouse table. Although I wouldn't categorize myself as having farmhouse style, farmhouse tables appeal to ... Read More about Affordable Farmhouse Tables: Round Up
Thanksgiving Table Setting This week I showed you four different ways to set your table using white dishes, part one and part 2. Today, I'm showing you what I'm planning for my Thanksgiving table setting. We have been fortunate so far to have warmer than normal weather this November. I dream of being able to have Thanksgiving dinner outside. I love my backyard so much. It's so ... Read More about Outdoor Thanksgiving Table Setting
Actually, I'm not sure that family room is the best name for this room. This room sits between the garage and the dining room. It's a long, narrow room with 4 doorways that create a cross-cross traffic pattern. Our home is a typical Cape Cod style home with no real foyer, so this acts as our entry. The fireplace in the corner of the room dictates that it should be more than just a mudroom, ... Read More about Family Room “During”
Welcome to Semigloss Design. In June of 2015, my family and I bought our dream house. Located on almost 5 acres of wooded land but still close to the city that we live in, it is our idea of perfection. For almost a year and a half, we have been working on making this house into our home. Almost every room has been painted, but there is still a lot of work in each room. My name is Emy and I ... Read More about Welcome!