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

Plywood Kick Plate for an Interior Door {DIY}

I feel like it has been forever since I have spoken to you all! It is officially summer in our household, with school wrapping up finals on Thursday.  Can I get a holler!!! It doesn’t matter that PT starts teaching … Continue reading

Goodwill Upcycle: Bedroom Nightstand

Sometimes you just hit the jackpot when you go to goodwill. This little chest was refinished with 2 colors of chalk paint and distressed with sandpaper and stain.

I have to tell you that I am still on such a high from my Goodwill “find” a few Friday’s ago. Wasn’t even on my radar to go! In fact, I was heading to a Restore that I haven’t had … Continue reading

Homemade Chalk Paint Recipe

Plaster of Paris Chalk Paint Recipe

I hope you had a good weekend.  Ours was pretty low-key hanging around the house and going to two of K’s lacrosse games.  I will have to say that Saturday was so stinking hot I don’t know how those boys … Continue reading

DIY Industrial Pipe Coat Hooks

DIY Industrial Pipe Hooks

This is one of those projects that was never on my radar, solved a much needed problem and looking at it…. after the fact…… couldn’t have pictured it any other way! These 4 little Industrial Pipe Coat Hooks literally make … Continue reading

Updating a ceiling fan with a little paint!

How to spray paint a ceiling fan

You may have noticed that I have a problem!  I cannot stop spray painting our light fixtures! 😉 One by one they seem to be coming down…..getting deep cleaned……and then getting “dolled” up with a fresh coat of paint. My … Continue reading

DIY Board and Batten

DIY Board and Batten

I hope you all had a great week, and have some fun things planned for the upcoming weekend.  Ours became a little more open as K’s hockey team lost Wednesday night in their State tournament. What to do??  What to … Continue reading

DIY Industrial Pipe Table!

Industrial Table-DIY Industrial Furniture

Have you seen the Industrial looking furniture in the stores and online?  I think it is the coolest looking stuff around!!  Totally reminds me of what I would find in a big, airy loft in New York City.  Have I … Continue reading

Black and White {and everything in between}

Too many expectations

Learning  to go with the flow is definitely a hard one for me to grasp and keep straight in my brain! I wouldn’t say that I am a black and white kind of person……. as I truly think that there … Continue reading

Running away from Hollywood!

How to swap out bathroom lighting

I have to admit that I was a mad woman before the Holidays, trying to get projects wrapped up before hosting some of my family members for Christmas.  I can’t complain, or even gripe in the slightest, as I caused … Continue reading

DIY Wooden Ladder for bathroom towels!

how to make a vintage ladder-Upcycling a ladder

I hope you all are staying nice and warm where you live!  We had our first official snow storm last night totaling about 5 inches.  No big deal for some parts of the world, but in Southern Ohio it seems … Continue reading

Adding a little interest to the laundry room door!

laundry room ideas-outside doors

Hi all!!!!  Remember me telling you that I bought something uber exciting from the ReStore a couple of weeks ago??  If you need a refresher, go on over here…. I will wait for you! Okay, maybe it was a little … Continue reading