I have a love/hate relationship with outdoor furniture. There are so many beautiful, and expensive, pieces with rich wood tone finishes and thick comfortable cushions. You can definitely create a setting that looks straight out of a magazine. And the look will last, left alone, for maybe a week. Because of weather, pollen, dirt, and
Outdoor wooden signs are great to use for a variety of reasons. Maybe you want to label a potting shed or welcome guests to your front porch. Whatever the reason, a DIY outdoor sign can be easy to make. I wanted to create a whimsical feel to the boat storage area under our deck. A
When we built our cabin, we decided right away to incorporate a large window box with a bench. Basically, a reading nook. This is a perfect place to lounge and read or to watch the birds and other wildlife. Because the seat needed to be comfortable, I knew that I would need to get a
With the popularity of rustic or farmhouse decorating, rustic decor accents are filling the stores. Because of that, it's easy to go out and buy what you need. However, for the budget conscious, a lot of what you see can also be handmade. Making your own rustic decor is a great way to customize as
Throw pillows are one of the most versatile decorating accessories and are also very easy to make. The only trouble that you can run in to is coming up with some fresh new ideas. One way to get inspired is by looking at what is currently for sale in stores. Pick your favorite styles and
You may be wondering what rustic styling actually means in home decor. It can mean a lot of different things to different people. However, rustic is basically a simple design that is more roughly finished. Since that is way to basic of a definition to apply to home decorating, I came up with this fun
Have you ever considered decorating your stair risers as part of your home decor projects? Instead of thinking of your staircase as just a transition area between floors, think about how it can add decorative interest to your home. Whether you use paint, yardsticks, or metal signs, there are plenty of ways to spruce up
Out of all the rooms in a house, the kitchen and bathroom tend to be the most renovated rooms. Since the re-design of one of those rooms doesn't end with just the updated fixtures and finishes, it's important to highlight the accessories put in to it. Today, I am focusing on the bathroom and how
Birch bark decor is popular in rustic decorating. But what if you don't have access to real bark? Although a lot of craft supply stores are now carrying birch bark, it may not be ideal to use real bark for your particular project. Depending on the size and shape of the item you want to
Check out the top rustic craft projects from the last year. Find candle holders, picture frames, garland, birdhouses, and other rustic decor!
Dress up your windows with one of these six ideas for easy DIY window treatments. Use fabric, branches, wood and even tea cups!
Have you ever wanted to just tweak some of the ordinary accessories in your home? Maybe you have the necessities for holding things, that you need in your home, but they are just...ordinary. Shopping in boutique home decor stores may leave you wanting the interesting and artful accessories but not loving the price tags. However,