Apollo Box, celebrate the act of discovery

~ Apollo Box ~ I’m pretty sure my favorite thing to do is get up before anyone else and have my morning coffee. Doesn’t that sound nice? It does to me. Fresh ground coffee {the smell, yum} and a warm cup! Solitude. The Yami Coffee Grinder and Mugr Coffee Mug displayed in this post were […]

Monday Funday

Hey everyone! Thanks for being here for our link-up! This week on Creatively Living, we gave some suggestions on how to transition your decor from Christmas to Winter. Holly also showed her amazing Dining Room Light Fixture Makeover. So check out some links and be inspired and thanks for sharing what you’ve been up to […]

Dining Room Light Fixture Makeover {Stripping Down}

What do you do when you are on a tight budget but the light fixture (as-is) is just not cutting it? You start stripping it down… I’ve been looking for a good “before” picture of this light fixture; and I think this [picture above] is the best I’ve got (taken mid way through the Dining […]

Succulent Decor for the Holidays

HeadgeScapes provided the Succulents (artificial plants) seen in this post; however, all opinions and photos are my own. ********** HedgeScapes specializes in hedges that are extremely durable, fire-retardant, and 100% maintenance free. You can view their faux boxwood hedge here. However, there are several other products to choose from. I received these Succulents (set of […]

A Holiday Dining Room Makeover ~ Room Reveal

The Dining Room Makeover is finally here…it’s been a long time coming (and just in time for the holidays)! The dining room was nearly complete when we decided to begin the Backyard Makeover…which turned the window into a door [and therefore creating more work in the dining room and delaying the reveal]. So lets recap… […]

Cereal Box Star Garland…for any holiday or occasion

SAVE YOUR CEREAL BOXES! Check out this creative way to re-purpose your cereal box! The cardboard is the perfect thickness for these stars. Not only are these stars cute and make an adorable star garland {that goes perfectly with every holiday and occasion}, but they are SIMPLE to make! Start with a star template; I […]

DIY Farmhouse Inspired Tablescape {for the holidays}

If you’ve been following me, then you know I like to do as much DIY as I can…and as inexpensive as possible. I have the perfect tablescape for you! ********** It all started with a trip to the fabric store and dollar store… A roll of burlap ribbon, placemats, and doilies [I can’t believe I […]

Yard Sale Table Gets Makeover and Finds New Home

My husband was really proud of this yard sale find. I can’t say that I was. This table was dirty, food caked on it, and I didn’t know what to do about the white tiles on the top. Not my style. I was about to help a friend move and she mentioned her current table […]

The Tale of Two Tables {the makeover story of the well loved table}

As mentioned in a previous post, The Tale of Two Tables [a makeover story], I came across TWO nearly identical tables. Table 1: Neglected Table [from park] was in really rough shape, you can see how it turned out here. TABLE 2: Well Loved Table [my online search for chairs]…well, the story went a little […]

The Tale of Two Tables {the makeover story of the neglected table}

As mentioned in a previous post, The Tale of Two Tables [a makeover story], I came across TWO nearly identical tables. Table 1: Neglected Table [from park] was in really rough shape, it had been sitting outside for at least a year. My loving husband carried the table home (yes, on his head); I think […]