DIY Pearl Hardware (DIY drawer pull) plus a Fall Giveaway!!

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Hey all! Happy Friday! A few things to chat about today… I showed you the table that I redid last week….the hardware needed to be replaced but I couldn’t find anything that was delicate enough. I really wanted to use these pearls…so I had to figure out how to attach them. Obviously I don’t think this '”hardware” would work in a kitchen or … [Read more...]

Fall Porch…and a story about a rocker

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Even though it seems that fall and summer have swapped places (not cool by the way Mother Nature...not cool....) It hasn't stopped me from decorating the front porch a bit for fall. And so begins the story of the rocker...not the kind of rocker…like head-banger rocker…not that I am not cool with that or anything…but this kind of rocker… Text … [Read more...]

Refinish an old ceiling light (DIY light update)

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Morning yall!! How was your weekend? We had nothing to do and it was perfect:) Wanted to share with you this ceiling light from the guest room....it turned out so unique and it was super easy to do. This old ceiling light was a steal at my local Restore (habitat for humanity thrift shop). I bought it for $10 and it hung in my garage forever. I … [Read more...]

Skirt from a shirt (repurpose men’s shirt)

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Say that 5 times fast….hey….stop swearing at me….ok moving on….I recently cleaned out a few things in our closet. A couple of my hubs shirts were still in great condition….they were just a bit over sized for him. I made a few into my fancy camera strap…and my daughter wanted to use the another shirt to make a skirt. It turned out really cute so we … [Read more...]

Upcycled Camera Strap : Earth 911 Challenge

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I am popping in this fine Saturday to share with you this very fun project that I came up with for a challenge I was asked to take part in. The fine folks over at Earth911 challenged me a month back to come up with an upcycled camera strap. Myself and 7 other fabulous bloggers had to create a camera strap from found/thrifted/already had materials. … [Read more...]

Using old trim to create a valance (DIY valance)

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Hi friends! We made it to Friday! Hope you have some fun plans in store for this weekend:) Maybe you will have time to make a cool vintage valance like this one.... I was struggling a bit with this window in my new office space…I really wanted to keep it as open to light as possible…but yet I also wanted to add a punch of green with some … [Read more...]

DIY Gift Wrap holder (repurpose an old door)

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I have told you a few times about my friends in Cincinnati…they live in this gorgeous old home. Chris had these really old pocket doors that she found in the cellar…and was at a loss for what to do with them. I have had them in my garage for about 2 years…no joke (hubs has been super happy to have them in there too…or not…) Any who, I knew they … [Read more...]

New Years Eve fortune cookie display

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I wanted to pop in and share this fun idea for your New Year’s Eve celebration. An empty wine bottle, some icing, and fortune cookies….perfect for a fun night of ringing in the new year! I mixed up some royal icing (easy recipe below) and spread that onto a wine bottle that I cleaned. Open up about 40 fortune cookies (careful they break … [Read more...]

How to make a square holly wreath (DIY)

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Are you stuffed?? Boy...we had such a great family weekend...Thanksgiving...tree decorating...lots of family movie time. This time of year is simply the best. I hope you had a great weekend too. To get you inspired this week for some fun Christmas decorating....I have a couple of neat ideas...starting with this handmade holly wreath. Also...today … [Read more...]

How to make a Chalkboard Headboard (diy headboard)

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  I kind of lucked out with this headboard for the Peanut’s room….found it at a  local peddlers mall for $25. If you wanted to recreate this same idea….you have a few options. One….finding a great old headboard and paint it like I did….two, you could paint chalkboard paint directly on the wall and frame it with trim, three…you could make a … [Read more...]