Katie Goldsworthy

I'm a wife, a sister, a daughter, a mother of 5, a Jesus lover, a coffee abuser, an obsesser of all things DIY, design and decor related.

Most of what you'll see on my blog are ways to live inexpensively, and how I put those into practice with my constant need to renovate houses.
We are a military family of 7, so houses must come big and inexpensive, and made beautiful as we go, turning what most would see as trash, into treasure. I hope you enjoy my ideas.

Decorate Your Door! (Master Bedroom Door Makeover)

I have a roof to finish, a yard to put it, a house exterior to paint, and what am I spending my time doing? …decorating a door. Yes, as part of my stairway remodel (that I was supposed to finish in Feb), I decorated my master bedroom door at the top of the stairs....more

Get away from it all…at Gulf County, Florida.

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gulf County, Florida for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. It’s about this time of year that I want to disappear at times ....more

Monday Funday

Hey everyone! Welcome to Monday Funday. I’m looking forward to seeing what you’ve been up to ....more

Spring Projects Gallery

Hey everyone, It’s been one heck of a crazy week here! The kids are out on Spring Break, and my parents were SOOO awesome to take all five of them, while John and I started replacing the garage roof for past three days. Today we spent hiking with the kids, and tomorrow the boys and I will keep working on the roof ....more

Monday Funday

Yay! It’s party time!! Welcome to our AMAZING Monday Funday Link Party! ...more

A Newly Renovated Craftsman

Do you have friends with serious skills? I do! So I couldn’t miss this opportunity to show you their latest renovation ....more

Monday Funday

Hey everyone, Welcome to the party! This week I blogged on how I gave a couple of my light fixtures a vintage makeover. I have a fun Craftsman House Renovation to show you this week, as well as a couple of other stairway projects! ...more

DIY Vintage Light Fixture

Vintage is so modern! I know it’s an oxymoron in itself, but it’s true. …and I for one LOVE vintage! ...more

Monday Funday

Hey everyone! I’m so glad you showed up to party with us! I’m out of town this weekend, and it’s so refreshing ....more

Entryway Reveal

The Entryway. I’ve been done with it for about a month, but was still posting about all the little projects. I’ll be glad to get this all posted and to mentally be able to move on ....more