1970’s dry sink (refinished furniture)

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My dad gave my mom a dry sink for their first Christmas together. They were married in Nov. of 1969. The condition of this dry sink is incredible….and it has been moved 8 times. It looks brand new. I came upon in when we were staying at my parents house when the new house was being finished. It was in their storage room. I knew it would be perfect … [Read more...]

Repurpose Leather coat idea (refinished chair DIY)

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Remember that blog....CleverlyInspired...and she used to share inspiring ideas that were really clever??--well SHE'S BACCKKKKK.... (at least for today;) Feels like it has been forever since I shared a DIY idea with you. When I began blogging 4 years ago....it seemed that most bloggers were in a specific category....DIY or Food...I hope that you … [Read more...]

DIY Boxwood Wreath

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I am sorry I am a woman of few words lately! The end of the school year always seems like Christmas time….so much to get done in a little amount of time. Plus…with moving…it seems there is not enough hours in the day! But I have stuff to share with you…it is just hard finding the time to write about it! Hoping it calms down soon…and lazy summer … [Read more...]

No sew Pillow cover from a Sweater

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I’ll be back next week some some #clevermoving updates…today…a fun craft! Hope you had a beautiful weekend!   I can promise you ….I am not the first person to think of this project. If you search out new use for an old sweater…you are sure to come up with a ton of inspiration. But when I stumbled across these sweet “beachy” sweaters at … [Read more...]

DIY ereader holder (Handmade Father’s Day gift)

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This little handy ereader holder makes really good use of those inexpensive wooden craft store frames. They can be customized for pennies…and your recipient will be delighted at the time the kiddos took in making them one of a kind. This handy DIY ereader holder is perfect for Dad's smartphone or ereader. Kids can put this together in just a few … [Read more...]

Beach Kitchen update…

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Happy Friday!!! I cannot wait to show you the changes to the beach kitchen!!! I told you last week that my parents were going to the beach…..you will not believe what they have done to the dated 80’s kitchen. I was sharing on instagram a bit of their progress. They amaze me everyday. I am so blessed to have grown up in a house with such an … [Read more...]

Twin headboard becomes outdoor cooler table (repurpose furniture DIY)

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Elmer’s ProBond Advanced for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My friends at Elmer's challenged me this month to create something that would require me to bond a porous and a non-porous material….lots of things popped in my head. Mixed Materials such as wood and tile, fabric and metal, … [Read more...]

DIY Outdoor Shower

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Guess what!!! My dad has been given the all clear to go to the beach! His Dr had him do a few test....all came back negative...no cancer present! Praise God:) He will be having another surgery on his bladder in May to basically begin to heal his bladder from the inside. We are beyond thankful and relieved. Thank you so much for all your kind emails … [Read more...]

Simple face lift for a blah bathroom…

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When getting the house ready to sell….there were a few things on my list that I wanted to improve a bit. The kids bathroom was one room that needed a bit of help. The color in there was not doing any favors either. I have searched and search for one picture of this bathroom before…and I cannot find any! I know how you love a good before and … [Read more...]

My floor is not perfect and neither am I

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It is zero here today. So that's fun....kids off from school after a two week Christmas break....it is kind of nice to get one alarm free morning though. Hope you are staying warm and cozy wherever you are:) Today I am sharing a few more tips about our painted hardwood.... A little update…on the floor. Just to keep things transparent and real … [Read more...]