02/27/13

Lampshade DIY

Lamp Makeover Before After ItsOverflowing

I had some leftover fabric when I sewed the kitchen curtains...it was perfect for a quick lampshade diy.  We've had a few days of nice weather and baseball practice is back in full force.  Time to start adding touches of color to my home!  Recovering the lamp shade was pretty ... |read more|

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02/20/13

Easy Steps to Build Bookshelves {Office}

Bookshelves. How to Build Wall Shelves 8 - ItsOverflowing

One of the best ways to clear a desk or table surface -- Build Bookshelves.  I love the DIY: Wall Mount Bookshelf (here) we built for my boys room.  That system has helped with their overflow of books.  I appreciate a storage solution that doesn't require time and perfection.  ... |read more|

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02/20/13

Router Setup

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 product.  Here are ... |read more|

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12/17/12

Three Simple Steps to Painting a Canvas

DHow to Paint-Tips for Kids and Adults ItsOverflowing 4

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 you haven't done this before...here are Three ... |read more|

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12/05/12

DIY Wooden Christmas Trees…Pretty Please

DIY Christmas Tree, Reclaimed Wood ItsOverflowing

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!  Really!?!  How are the days passing so ... |read more|

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10/08/12

Simple DIY Candle Holders (vlog)

DIY Candle Holder, ItsOverflowing

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 the sweetest and scariest memories!  ... |read more|

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08/22/12

DIY: How to Build a Wall Mount Bookshelf

DIY Wall-Mouted BookShelves - It's Overflowing

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 the picture below.  ... |read more|

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07/26/12

Clear Out Backyard

New Fence, Pecan Tree

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 original owners who had proudly called it ... |read more|

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06/29/12

Boys Bedroom Canvas Prints

How to Frame a Rolled Canvas Artwork 5

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 simple, the canvas is super high ... |read more|

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06/15/12

Lamp Makeover {Ugly to Lovely}

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 $10 it was definitely worth a try!And ... |read more|

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