Router Setup

February 20, 2013 by 2 Comments

There are lots of amazing projects that require the use of a router.  Routers easily cut custom edges and openings in wood.  My favorite part of the router is that it offers a very consistent cut.  Operating routers requires a little extra knowledge about the …continue reading

Three Simple Steps to Painting a Canvas

December 17, 2012 by 19 Comments

I showed you my fun Retro Santa Painting earlier on my Room by Room Christmas Tour…it was so easy to make.  You may remember doing this years ago…I totally did when I was little!  I’m going to let you in on my little secret if …continue reading

DIY Wooden Christmas Trees…Pretty Please

December 5, 2012 by 11 Comments

I’ve been dreaming about wooden Christmas trees since last Christmas…and then last week I found this reclaimed wood that was too cute to leave on the side of the road so I bundled it up and threw it into my car.  And now it’s December!  …continue reading

Simple DIY Candle Holders (vlog)

October 8, 2012 by 31 Comments

Want to see how to make simple DIY candle holders?!  This time of year, I absolutely love to incorporate elements of nature in my home decor.  Almost a year ago, Little B and I were at our annual mother-daughter camp, where I made some of …continue reading

DIY: How to Build a Wall Mount Bookshelf

August 22, 2012 by 33 Comments

The key to any child’s room is finding creative solutions for organizing.  Being able to use their toys and books as decor is an excellent way to achieve this goal. When Little B was young, we added Potterybarn wall-mount bookshelves to her nursery, similar to …continue reading

Clear Out Backyard

July 26, 2012 by Leave a Comment

Clear Out Backyard: Overgrown Shrubs and Vines was majorly on my mind when we signed on the line to purchase this rancher. Our home was a complete disaster from the front curb all the way through to the back fence. We bought it from the …continue reading

Boys Bedroom Canvas Prints

June 29, 2012 by 8 Comments

The boys bedroom is in progress, one of the major needs for their room is  art! The bare walls are totally not fun!  I’ve had this picture as my computer desktop for a long time…had it done by Uprinting canvas prints.  The process was so …continue reading

Lamp Makeover {Ugly to Lovely}

June 15, 2012 by 20 Comments

I’m SUPER excited to show you how my lamp turned out!  It was just what my family room needed with the breezy white curtains.  Remember {here} I told you that I’d been crushing on this floor lamp?!  Okay…so it’s not quite the same, but for …continue reading

Curtain Reveal {How to Hang Curtain Rods}

June 14, 2012 by 6 Comments

This week I started a new series on my blog, ‘Virtual Window Shopping’ {here}…such a blast having you shop with me!  This time we went to IKEA and I found lots of things I love…and yesterday I showed you my favorite, simple and affordable crisp …continue reading

Helpful Paint Tips: To Do and Not To Do!

May 3, 2012 by 33 Comments

When I find furniture for $15, it’s next to impossible for me to keep on walking.  This was the steal that went home with me during our neighborhood garage sale.  Definitely needed a little work, but it’s solid and I always look for pieces that …continue reading

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