How to Build Industrial Bookcases

Love the industrial look? Me too! These bookcases are super easy to make and not only are functional but give your room that WOW factor!

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  I am loving the slightly cooler days that we are enjoying in Southwest Ohio….. This super easy industrial bookcase came together because I was in desperate need of some storage.  When we … Continue reading

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

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

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

Tempting Bits and Bytes #4

Creating a welcoming Entry way

I hope you had a great Halloween weekend!  I cannot believe we are already in November with the holidays fast approaching!! Say it Ain’t So!!  Not ready…….Not ready!!  😉 Speaking of Halloween…….I love these plywood cutouts that our neighbor displays … Continue reading

Tempting Bits and Bytes #3

Happy Tuesday!! I hope that you were able to jump the sluggish hurdle we all call Monday, and the rest of the week is smooth sailing for you! I took a very quick…. fun filled….. trip to Greenville, SC with … Continue reading

Adding height to the kitchen cabinets

Building up the crown molding on your kitchen cabinets

I can finally breathe! I believe that there has been enough time and space to recover from the kitchen cabinet “rehaul” that started back in the late Spring. Sometimes when you are in the thick of things, and it keeps … Continue reading

Tempting Bits and Bytes #2

DIY Ballard Style Shelves

After years of drooling, look what finally made it onto Dana Drive! Here are two smaller ones lining the other wall…. I haven’t organized and styled these yet, but am so happy these Ballard style shelves turned out as well … 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