Quick and easy centerpiece using photographs

Using photographs in your centerpiece is a great idea for graduation parties!

This week absolutely flew by (in the blink of an eye)…… So happy it is the weekend, and 48 hours of freedom lay ahead of us. Don’t have any plans for it, but the possibilities are endless…..which makes weekends awesome! … Continue reading

Creating Art with License Plates

Using license plates in your home decor

Hey all!  I have such a fun project to share with you today! It is going to make you wish that you moved around alot…….. ………AND kept all of the license plates with each house you packed up! If you … Continue reading

Jingle all the Way Shadow Box-Holiday Crafts

Jingle all the Way Shadow Box

Are you all ready for Christmas? In 11 short days! Eleven….. short…… ………days! Oh my! Have I ever told you that I loovvveee this time of year? Twinkling lights adorning the tree! Wonderful smells coming from the kitchen! The first … Continue reading

What I did on my sabbatical

Vibrant Flower Arrangements

It certainly wasn’t my intention….. the thought of being gone for 7 months is inconceivable! Yet it happened…… and here we are! So much has happened, and yet, nothing at all has happened! The only thing that is consistent is … Continue reading

DIY Photo Collage Numbers

How to create a photo collage on wooden numbers and letters. What a great way to preserve your favorite photos and memories!

Hey all!   I have been loving the weather we’ve been having in the little ‘O’ early this week!  Record highs in the 60’s and 70’s.   I seriously wanted to play hooky from work and just sit outside….. face … Continue reading

Best of 2015: My Favorite Projects

Favorite Projects of 2015

Happy New Year! Are you still writing 2015 on all your documents?   LOL! It usually takes me until the end of January to get with the program and write down the correct year…….                 …….BUT for some strange reason, … Continue reading

Snoopy Tree {A Few of My Favorite Things}

Ceramic Snoopy Ornaments

I cannot believe that Christmas is next week! So not ready! But do any of us ever feel totally ready? We strive for perfection, only to feel let down and disappointed when things don’t go exactly as we planned and … Continue reading

Adding height to the kitchen cabinets

Building up the crown molding on your kitchen cabinets

I can finally breathe! I believe that there has been enough time and space to recover from the kitchen cabinet “rehaul” that started back in the late Spring. Sometimes when you are in the thick of things, and it keeps … Continue reading

Using Mineral Spirits to Age Furniture

Using mineral spirits to age furniture

I hope you all had a good weekend!  We had amazing weather here in Southwest Ohio…..  So good, that I decided to paint over the olive green walls in our den. Was supposed to be cleaning out the garage, but … Continue reading

Industrial Pipe Shelves

I love small doses of #industrial within classic, traditional homes. These shelves are quick, easy and #cheap

I hope you are all ready for a great week ahead! I actually had to change that from, “I hope you all had a great week”!  Started this post last week, and never got around to finishing it up….story of … Continue reading

The transformation certainly is white!

Painting Oak Cabinets is easier than you think!

I hope you all are looking forward to the weekend that is just around the corner! 😉 I am heading North to visit with my parents…….with the additional bonus of seeing B there as well! He had this weekend with … Continue reading

The First Time

How to find the best deal at Auctions

I had a “first” a few weeks ago, when I attended Miami Universities annual auction.  We have lived here for just about 16 years, and I have never gone.  I know…..get out of here!!!!  What took me sooooo long??  I … Continue reading