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Jenna Shaughnessy

My blog follows me as I transform my house into a home, one project at a time.

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diy, seasonal

Easy DIY: Ornament Wreath

By Jenna Shaughnessy on Nov 17, 2013

I was getting into the holiday spirit over the weekend with my first craft project of the season, the ubiquitous ornament wreath. I’ve seen so many of these on Pinterest, but I never stopped to... Continue reading

lighting, diy

Back to Basics: How to Replace a Light Fixture

By Jenna Shaughnessy on Oct 22, 2013

When Brian and I bought our house (our first house!) almost three years ago, neither of us had ever painted a wall, never mind tackle all of the DIY projects that we’ve since become accustomed... Continue reading


21 Fabulous Front Doors

By Jenna Shaughnessy on Oct 17, 2013

Before committing to Naval by Sherwin Williams for my front door, I scoured the web for inspiration. It took me a while to decide whether to stick a shade of blue (like I already had)... Continue reading