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

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

What I did on my sabbatical

Vibrant Flower Arrangements

It certainly wasn’t my intention….. the thought of being gone for 7 months is inconceivable! Yet it happened…… and here we are! So much has happened, and yet, nothing at all has happened! The only thing that is consistent is … 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

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

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

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

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

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