DIY Free Flower Box Wall Art

Holly and I will be featuring some of our best summer projects from the  past and this is one of my absolute faves! There’s nothing I love more than turning basic junk into something fun and useful! This HUGE gate was hanging by a hinge when we move in. Most would have tossed it in the scrap, […]

Door Projects Tour (and Reveals). By Me and Mimi of Blue Roof Cabin!

Have you met my friend Mimi from Blue Roof Cabin? She is pretty incredible! If you haven’t seen her site and projects, you should. She is best at what I am worst at…..wood working! We are both Washington State DIY bloggers and will be flying together to the Haven conference this coming summer. We were […]

“Must-Do” Projects for 2013: #2 Use Some Junk as Decor!

This is the second post in my series on “Must-Do Projects for 2013!” My first Must-Do Home Project for 2013, was to Make a Banner. My 2nd Must-Do Project is to Use Some Junk as Decor! Let me tell ya, as I created this post I realized just how much junk I’ve used this year! […]

Junkin’ While Running (my Christmas Table Centerpiece).

I was happy to spot this piece of abandoned wood the other day while I was running. OK, so I spotted 2-3 pieces of wood….and talked my husband into pulling them out of a huge garbage pile and placing them in our stroller. Do you do this sort of thing? Does your husband roll his eyes, […]

Boot Socks (another thing to do with old sweaters).

I’ve been eyeing some awesome boot socks on Pinterest. As you can see, mine aren’t as fancy as some. Mine don’t have cute buttons or gathered lace, but after making my sweater pillow (see below)…  I had these two sweater sleeves left, and couldn’t resist. This project was SUPER easy and only took about 20 […]

Day #18: Sweater Pillows

Today is #18 in the 31 Days of Thrifty Fall Decor series. Today’s Topic: Sweater Pillows Who doesn’t love a cozy sweater pillow when fall comes around. They are a great “upcycle” project that adds warmth and texture to a space. I finally got around to making one this year. There is a down pillow inside […]

Huge Wall Art for the Nursery (Nursery Project #5)

Hey everyone, This week has been a crazy clash of starting home school for this year, switching to Word Press, and my husband being in TX for work!…um, notice what has taken the back burner (the blog), I haven’t even figured out how to change my fonts in WP! That and my house looks like […]

Painted Chandeliers….project #5 in Chloe’s room.

Painted Chandeliers They are everywhere now days. Addicted 2 Decorating They can add such a bold pop of color and some fun whimsy to a room!  This painted glass chandy from Addicted 2 Decorating is so pretty. Addicted 2 Decorating …and this fuchia colored one with some bling…..yes please! Where did she get those awesome […]

My Silhouette Art (With the Kids Wednesday!)

I love this new silhouette art I made for my husband’s desk space in the basement. AND……IT’S WITH THE KID’S WEDNESDAY!!! (where did that go anyways???) I wish the pictures were a little better, but I played around with lighting and the camera for awhile in the basement and didn’t have a lot of success. If […]

Insulator Coat Rack

Have you ever seen an insulator? You can read more about one HERE. You can still see them on top of telephone poles in some places. They are beautiful, aren’t they, but what can they be used for, besides decorations sitting here and there? We had a pile of these sitting on my parent’s farm. Unfortunately, none […]