Focus? What’s That?

So here's the thing. I've been on this "journey" to try and figure out what exactly I want to do. Do I want to continue with my blog? Do I want to focus more heavily on my Etsy shop and selling my stuff? Would I rather work with local design gigs? What gives me fire?… Continue reading Focus? What’s That?


Tackling the XBOX Controllers!

Joined in the fun with a great contest hosted by Quikrete - create a DIY project using one bag (or less) of concrete. #QuikreteCastingCall Created a funky cook concrete tray with controller, remote control & cup impressions - a not-so-subtle hint to my kiddos on where the things belong when they're done playing! Check it… Continue reading Tackling the XBOX Controllers!

Repurposing, Time: 4+ Hours, Topic: Accessories, Topic: Housewares, Topic: Paint, Uncategorized

Track Your Travels – Cool Guestbook

Want to experience an authentic "farm" experience? Complete with fresh eggs and horses? Make reservations at The Creek House in Muncie, IN (about an hour north of Indianapolis) - you won't be disappointed! Guess what I got to do? Decorate this amazing vacay home! I will show you all lots of projects I completed, but… Continue reading Track Your Travels – Cool Guestbook

Time: 4+ Hours, Topic: Accessories, Uncategorized

Paper Flowers Bouquet

Our daughter got married! Since I have remained 29 for the last decade, you're undoubtedly asking yourself how in the world Becky could be so terribly young and have a daughter that got married?! Quick recap, Ashley C. Ford (find her/follow her here: smashfizzle), a brilliantly talented writer (who now resides in NYC and spends… Continue reading Paper Flowers Bouquet

Time: Expect 1 hour or less, Topic: Housewares, Topic: Sewing

DIY Easy Accent Pillow under $5.00

If you love decorative pillows, but hate to spend a fortune (generally starting at $20+) for ONE, consider this much more inexpensive and creative alternative.....use a placemat! Wait, what? Yes friends, a placemat. Trust one will ever know the difference. While strolling through the kitchen goods aisles, alter your perspective and think about if… Continue reading DIY Easy Accent Pillow under $5.00

Book Review, Uncategorized

Be Inspired: Martha’s Flowers {Book Review}

I'm itching for Spring to get here....and stay. I live in Indiana and one day last week it was 70 degrees, and then today is was SNOWING. Seriously. Not okay. I can see my tulips peeking through the ground and am getting excited to plant my garden and hopefully build a few new raised beds.… Continue reading Be Inspired: Martha’s Flowers {Book Review}

Level: Beginner, Uncategorized

Become An Auction Groupie

If you're ever at a loss for inspiration...go to an AUCTION! Don't be intimidated if you've never been to one, the auctioneers are very kind and you can stand around the "regulars" until you get the hang of it. I scored some crazy good treasures this past weekend. A 10 foot vintage ladder (that I… Continue reading Become An Auction Groupie


Holy Makeover, You’d Better Take a Seat!

Found a great treasure at an auction. It reminds me of a small church pew. There's a neat drawer at the base. After two yards of home decor fabric and a staple gun the piece has transformed into a true statement piece. This will be perfect in a little nook with some cute accent pillows.… Continue reading Holy Makeover, You’d Better Take a Seat!

Level: Beginner, Time: Expect 1 hour or less, Topic: Housewares

HELLO String Art Wall Decor

Check out this super cute piece of home decor I made. This is a simple project with ZERO measuring - just my kind of project! Supplies Needed: Scrap piece of wood (new or reclaimed) Black paint Sealant (I used Mod Podge) 1 1/4" aluminum nails Thick string Tracing/graphite paper Printer (or freehand if you're a… Continue reading HELLO String Art Wall Decor


Ornament, My Favorite Memories… {Very Last Minute Christmas Gift Idea}

If you need a super quick last minute Christmas gift for someone, cut up some 1" strips of paper, write your favorite things about a person, favorite memories, why they're special to you, etc., roll into tight rolls (I used a pencil), and then put them in an empty round ornament. Voila - a super… Continue reading Ornament, My Favorite Memories… {Very Last Minute Christmas Gift Idea}