04/22/13

Sew a Pillow from a Napkin

Did you know you can sew a pillow from a napkin?  IO contributor Anu from Nalle's House is sharing a tutorial on how you can make a professional looking pillow cover from a pair of napkins. -- I often fall in love with the textiles that I find in the linen section of my favorite ... |read more|

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04/16/13

Craft Ideas for Home: Butterfly Magnets

I have tons of Craft Ideas for Home, but actually finding time to make them is a challenge.  A few weeks ago I found some cute butterflies at the craft store and showed them on Instagram.  I have had a thing for butterflies for awhile now, but when I saw these butterfly magnets ... |read more|

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10/08/12

Simple DIY Candle Holders (vlog)

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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09/14/12

Home Tours: Layers of Loveliness

Don't you just LOVE Dreamy Dwelling Home Tours?!!  Thank you so much Jennifer from Dimples and Tangles for having us over for a visit!  Your style incorporates the perfect blend of layered textiles & color - LOVE it! I'm Jennifer and this is my family: My husband is a ... |read more|

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09/03/12

Vintage Mirror with a Coat of Spray Paint

I'm at it again, I just love my thrifty finds!  This time I have a Vintage Mirror with a Coat of Spray Paint to showoff!  I showed you the super cute Ethan Allen side table (here) purchased at my favorite thrift store a few weeks ago, such a steal, right!  I love it so much!  In ... |read more|

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07/25/12

How to Easily Hem Curtains Without Sewing, New Cushions

I am loving my IKEA grommet curtains.  I briefly mentioned how I hem curtains without sewing in my post about how I clean the gunk off of my iron, but realized this may be a helpful post in itself!  It took a little while for me to get used to my new plain white grommet Merete ... |read more|

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07/23/12

Quatrefoil Mirrors – Look for Less

Last week's Dreamy Dwelling: Fabulous Ranch House Tour had us drooling over some amazing bathroom makeovers!  The side by side white Quatrefoil Mirrors - Look for Less, in the hallway bath was one of my favorite features.  The architectural quatrefoil motif is centuries old, ... |read more|

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07/23/12

Mason Jar Summer Vignette

Simple tabletop decoration using just a few item ... a Mason Jar Summer Vignette.  Have you driven by any must-stop estate sales or thrift stores this week!?!?  I was running errands while my mother-in-law was watching my sweeties when I received an urgent text...get home FAST!  ... |read more|

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06/13/12

Simple and Affordable Curtain Panels

Yesterday, I posted my first 'Virtual Window Shopping' {here}.  I had a blast shopping at IKEA, but the real purpose in going to IKEA was to pick out some new curtains. Stockholm Blad I've had IKEA's Stockholm Blad curtains in brown for several years.  I used six panels at ... |read more|

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06/08/12

ZGallerie Knockoff Candleholder {Perfect Souviner}

When we vacationed in Florida, we picked up a lot of seashells.  Each summer I pull the memory filled seashells out and add them to an apothecary or bowl...this year I decided I should make something more lasting...and I'm loving it...my new DIY Seashell Candleholder! I ... |read more|

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