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

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

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

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

Refrigerator Cabinet {the dominos have fallen}

Installing a refrigerator cabinet not only gives you more storage space, but can make your kitchen look more customnized.

I started a project a few weeks ago that seems to be taking on a life of its own. You know the type! It’s the one that dominos into another….. and another…. and another…. …..until you have either lost your … 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

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

Finally answering that burning question…..

Ethan Allen Furniture

I still can’t believe that I did it! I might even declare temporary insanity if you ask about it today! I also can’t believe PT actually allowed me to do it!! I have loved this bed even before we found … Continue reading

Turning coins into beautiful jewelry {DIY Momento}

How to use coins to make jewelry

I hope all of you had a wonderful Easter weekend.  Ours was extremely low key as I am not as mobile while my collarbone heals. Yep, I broke my collarbone while we were over in Greece.  Didn’t know that PT … 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

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