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

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

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

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 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

How to make your Crown Molding look Expensive

Simple way to make your crown molding look more expensive!

I hope your week has started off smooth and easy! While I try to wade through the mess called mini “kitchen facelift”, I thought I would share a few pictures of our dining room.  A dining room that very rarely … Continue reading

Roadside Rescue: Upcycling a Little Table

Someone else's trash is definitely my treasure. #Roadsiderescue #DIY #upcycle #furniture

If you happen to follow me on Instagram, then you will know that I have come across a couple of treasures lately just waiting for the trash man.   I get so sad when I see perfectly good (some even beautiful) … Continue reading

The den just got a little brighter!

Spray painting a lantern light fixture from the Restore

I hope you are all having a great week so far!  I have to laugh at myself as I declared how happy I was that it was summertime in my last post, and how I loved having the sun shining … Continue reading