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

Front Porch Vignette

Front Porch Vignette

Are you ready for Thanksgiving?  I can’t say that I am, as I just did the grocery shopping last night….and still don’t have the complete menu formulated in my head.  Good thing Turkey day is all about the mainstays….. bacon … Continue reading

Country Living Fair

Country Living Fair

I hope you all had a great weekend! I did a lot of house cleaning on Saturday …… sneaking in a little Notre Dame/Purdue football …..BOO on the outcome!….. knowing that Sunday would find me MIA! What did I do? … Continue reading

Love You More {DIY Sharpie Pillow}

DIY Sharpie Pillow

This time of year is a mixed bag of emotions…..we are all complaining that summer is over and how fast it went by, but we are also doing a little happy dance as our children are heading back to school! … Continue reading

DIY Vanity Tray

DIY Fragrance Tray

TGIF!   This may be the first time that I have wished a week to fly by!  I can’t believe I just said that!  Trust me….it will be the only week that I count down the days.  On second thought…..I have … Continue reading

Making Wreaths for the Shed

Summer Wreath

I hope all of you had a wonderful, relaxing weekend!  Much to PT’s dismay I keep trying to make our backyard shed “cute”.   If you follow along on Facebook, you will remember that I asked you to help me decide … Continue reading

{Upcycled} Tin Can Caddy

How to make a tin can caddy

Do you ever see something in a magazine, or on the internet, and instantly know that you will be recreating it?  Something about it just speaks to you, even calling your name?   You know exactly where it will go … Continue reading

DIY Jewelry Organizer

DIY Jewelry Organizer

Once upon a time, I saved some gorgeous doors from having an unlikely meet up with the garbage man…….Rumpke.  These doors were off of K’s first chest of drawers, and saw quite the beating from my young man!  I believe … Continue reading

DIY Dog Gate {using a picture frame}!

DIY Dog Gate-Dog Gates

Gotta love it when you can repurpose an item that had just been hanging around taking up valuable space collecting dust!  I originally bought this open-backed picture frame ions ago, creating a cork board with it.  Loved the frame……hated it … Continue reading

How to make Subway Art using Picmonkey!

Subway Art-DIY subway art

You all know my love affair with Subway Art!    Since learning how to do it myself I have made countless artwork for our house, as well as giving them as gifts to family and friends!  I love it!  They can … Continue reading

How to Paint an Old {Ugly} Light Fixture!

Updating a brass ceiling light with spray paint

Have you ever been so fed up with your light fixtures, that you just want to run screaming from the room? I am way past that point and have slowly been changing out the lights over the years!  Anything would … Continue reading