Star Spangled Tablesetting

Pin ItWho doesn’t love The 4th of July? Picnics, parties and fireworks. Forget the paper plates and plastic forks. Be kind to the environment and easy on your wallet and set a patriotic table with found objects. Decorating with red, white and blue is easy. Since I’m into indigo this year, I started with denim […]

DIY Tool Rack for Dad

Pin ItThis year make Dad a DIY tool rack. I don’t know a Dad who doesn’t like a hand-made gift. I picked up a souvenir spoon display rack at Goodwill. You’ve probably seen the commemorative spoons at vacation gift shops. The slots are perfect for small hand tools. Look for a tape measure refill package […]

Antique Mirror with Chalk Paint

Instant Antique ~ Update a Mirror with Chalk Paint!

Pin ItNo matter what your design style is, every room should have a piece of history, an antique or vintage accessory. If you can’t afford or find the perfect item, make your own instant antique with chalk paint! It turns plain old boring furniture into heirloom quality hand-me-downs. I revived a run-of-the-mill mirror into a […]

Welcome Mat

Make a Personalized Welcome Mat

Pin ItWe’ve all heard the old saying, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” It applies to more than just how we look when meeting someone for the first time. Think about your house. When someone comes to your front door, what do they see-nicely painted trim? A light fixture? Flowers […]

Copper Kitchen Farmhouse Sink

Kitchen Rehab: Copper Sink

Pin ItKitchen remodeling and updating is a huge undertaking. In our old farmhouse, that meant gutting and completely starting over. We were able to reconfigure and reuse our 1920s cabinets, but were sad to find out that the original sink had been torn out and junked before we moved in. So we hit the flea […]