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

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

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

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

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 Apothecary Jars {for every Season}

How to make apothecary jars-apothecary jars for christmas

I hope you are not tired of seeing Apothecary Jars, as I am going to quickly show you how to make them.  Can I tell you a little secret?  I still can’t pronounce apothecary correctly, and I really have to … Continue reading

How to make a Traditional Bow {for wreaths and floral arrangments}

Bows for wreaths-decorating for the holidays

I hope you all had a good weekend!  We went to K’s hockey games Friday night and Sunday afternoon, but took a detour to the Dayton area Saturday night by attending the Trans Siberian Orchestra at the Nutter Center.   Kind … Continue reading

My $2 Shower Rod

creative ways to use pvc pipe

This is the story of how I wanted to suspend a shower curtain from the ceiling, and couldn’t find any hardware to work…….at least in my price range!  LOL!  Isn’t that the story of my life!  Someone once called me … Continue reading

Caring for our Butcher Block

How to take care of butcher block

Hi All!  I hope you had a great 4th of July weekend!  Did you end up making some of that fantastic Pulled Pork with Whiskey Barbecue Sauce?  I hope you loved it just as much as I do. Some of … Continue reading

How to: Kitchen Island Makeover

kitchen island makeover

Now that you have seen our remodeled kitchen island, how about I show you how I did it!  This project has been on my mind for some time now.  Although I love the additional storage (who doesn’t need more storage…..right?) … Continue reading