Once upon a time, home decorating was all about brand new finishes and elegant and chic decor. One would never have thought of going to the plumbing department to shop home decor pieces. Or, the ductwork that was always bulk-headed and left hidden, forget about it with industrial style decorating. Now those metal ducts are
Saying For Wood Fishing Sign Have you ever been stumped for what to put on a wooden sign? You love the idea of a decorative sign. You even have all the tools to make one. The only thing lacking is inspiration on what to say. If you want your DIY sign to be fun and
Summer is such a great time to enjoy some creative activities with the kids. Afterall, they have so much free time on their hands! It doesn't matter that you are probably busier than ever! Those little people are looking for you to fill their extra time with as much entertainment as possible. And, it's not
I remember, once upon a time, that I had so many glass vases that I didn't know what to do with them. In fact, I wrote a post about what to do with glass vases to give them a new life. Apparently, my husband use to bring me flowers a lot that included the vase.
As I received yet another gift of coffee mugs, I determined that I definitely need to find other uses for all these stylish mugs. My kitchen cupboards are already bursting at the seams with mugs that I don't even use. This is after cleaning out the cupboard of mugs not too long ago! This time,
If you are in the habit of purchasing framed wall art only to replace it at a later date, you may have quite a collection of frames that could be reused. The same is true for smaller picture frames. One style of frame may be replaced with another when you change up the decor in
Don't throw out your scrap wood after a construction project! These little pieces can sometimes be the perfect size and shape for a fun craft project. We recently had a pole barn built on our property and I was surprised at all of the scrap wood that was left behind. As my husband and I
I've painted a lot of furniture throughout the years but unfortunately not the most effortless way. It wasn't until I discovered chalk paint that I really began to enjoy the process and the smoothest results! Now I always use a good primer, chalk paint, and finishing wax to get a super smooth finish that lasts.
One of my favorite things to do is to shop antique stores or flea markets for unique objects with fun character. I don't always know how I am going to use my findings but I usually figure it out at some point. That was the case with this unique bud vase. When I purchased an
I love to make fabric birds. It's a great way to use up fabric scraps and they are just so cute to look at. The problem that I have is that I don't feel a bird is complete unless it has some legs. Any pattern that I have seen for making birds does not include
Home decor begins with the outside. The front porch is typically where you will greet guests and is the place to show a warm welcome. Nothing is more welcoming than a thoughtfully laid out design that is inviting and shows your personality. An easy way to show warmth is to decorate with vintage items that
Once the Christmas presents are wrapped and the cards are sent out, there are still some fun Christmas activities you will want to put on your to do list. There are several fun activities that you can do with family and friends to spread out the Christmas season. This includes some charitable ideas that will