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DIY Metal Accent Table

Sometimes it is hard to look at all the upscale furniture pieces in big box stores like Potterybarn. The pieces are so lovely. I drool over them as I go into my happy place. But, reality soon takes its sharp needle and pops my dream bubble forcing me to think outside the box and come up with a high end…

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Pop Goes The Tile

The last few weeks have been busy ones and I wanted to share with you how I have been toning up my arm muscles. Popeye would be proud! When we moved into this house 5 years ago, it was very outdated. Being built in the 90’s there was mauve and pink everywhere-carpets, walls, flooring, countertops. Luckily, I did see past…

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Painted Wood Plank Wall Reveal

A few weeks back we started a wood plank wall DIY in our dinette area. I am here to reveal the finished product!   It was a fairly simple process with the tongue and groove boards. Once the entire wall was completed with planks we needed trim on the corner. I wanted a chunky look, so we bought base boards to…

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Bird Nest Woven With Charm

Hey friends! A bird nest woven with charm is such an inspiration to me. Today, I am sharing a faux woven bird’s nest and some funky chalk painted eggs. These are fun DIY projects to infuse your home with vintage charm. Let’s bring the outdoors in! Supplies needed-bird nest woven with charm: Decorative Excelsior Floral Moss Walnuts Terra Cotta Saucer…

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Table Repurposed

 Hi there!  I am so very excited to be sharing this fun and simple DIY project. I am going to demonstrate how to repurpose the ordinary discarded accent table into a functional extraordinary piece! This table was budget-friendly at $4.99 from a local thrift store. {Solid wood-a bit of creativity-I’ll take it!}   What to do with an outdated thrift store table? …

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Leprechaun Trap-Do It Yourself

What comes to your mind when you think of leprechauns? Leprechauns are sneaky trickster fairies who can definitely dazzle with their trails of glitter and pot o’ gold. Over the last week, this mischievous little man has caused much chaos in my daughter’s Kindergarten classroom. Here is what you will need to craft the trap. All of these items can be…

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Wood Plank Wall-Part 1

As spring is starting to show her face with warmer temps and birds chirping, we have decided to make a few changes to our home’s interior. We have a small niche in our dinette area that needed some character. Wood plank walls are so popular these days and fit right in with the cottage style that I love. Plus, the project is…

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Aqua Crush

Yes, I admit it-I have a crush on aqua. My eye tends to be attracted to soft blue greens. Aqua greens resonant with me as soothing and peaceful. The colors also have a connection with Mother Nature’s sea and sky, which I am drawn to. So, when I came across these vintage jugs, regardless of the dirt and grime, I…

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Valentine Love Oar-row

Will you be my Valentine? Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. My girls and I wanted to create a special nook to celebrate the LOVE. I also wanted to inspire you to find something old around your home and think about how it could be used in another way. I had this old oar sitting around waiting to be transformed into…

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Potpourri Beach Wreath

I have been thinking about the beach and the warm, sunny summer days lately. It has been frigid cold here in Wisconsin, again. I am hoping these happy thoughts and DIY projects will get me through! Only a few more months to go until the spring bloom.     To start off this potpourri wreath project you will need: -grapevine…

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Metal Made Marvelous

Ever want to update a favorite metal piece, but were unsure how to go about it?  With CeCe Caldwell paints, it is a very simple process…. First, let me give you a bit of history on these tables. Originally, they had very thick 1″ glass tops. The pieces had been well loved and most of the perimeter was chipped.  I was drawn…

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Table from the Tundra

Hey! How are ya? The sofa table is finished! But, I  have to get into the groove of taking before shots of my furniture. I get so excited to just get some paint on each piece that I forget the “before” is as important as the “after”. I can, however, describe to you what she looked like. She was a…

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Baking. Who needs measuring cups?

My girls have been cultivating their baking skills with great passion. It has been a pleasant surprise! It seems that our 5 year old is getting the bowls and ingredients out every day recently. At times, it is pretty inconvenient. Like, bedtime or 6 in the morning. I do see us investing in a culinary arts school in her distant…

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