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

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

How to Professionally Frame your Artwork {on a budget}

Framing Artwork-DIY Artwork

Can you believe it is December and that Christmas is only 20 days away?  You are probably one of those spot-on, organized peeps who is already done with their shopping and everything is wrapped and tucked prettily underneath the tree! … Continue reading