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

Topic: Accessories, Topic: Jewelry, Topic: Paint, Uncategorized

Clearance Earrings

I visit clearance sections of stores because I like a great bargain, but also because I like to see what I can pick up and alter its look. Found these neutral twine wrapped earrings at Maurices for $1.00.....yeah baby! Took black and white sharpies and brushed/painted the earrings... Ooooooh.....Ahhhhhh.......FUN! Another quick idea for big fun… Continue reading Clearance Earrings

Level: Beginner, Time: Expect 1-4 hours, Topic: Accessories, Topic: Housewares, Topic: Paint, Uncategorized

Canvas quote art

I've seen a lot of subway art and such around which I adore; however I don't have a silhouette or a vinyl decal cutter, so here's another take on how to accomplish the same idea: Tools needed: Canvas Paint Letter stickers Knife Step one: find the quote you want on your canvas. There are tons… Continue reading Canvas quote art

Level: Beginner, Time: Expect 1-4 hours, Topic: Accessories, Topic: Furniture

Ugg Floral Chair Becomes Great Functional Chair!

Found this chair for $5 the other day that I fell in love with! (Come on people, use your imagination!). I unscrewed the seat part and just knew the current fabric needed to go.... I covered some batting and fabric....and began stapling..... I then sanded down the chair, painted it with metallic paint.... I reattached… Continue reading Ugg Floral Chair Becomes Great Functional Chair!

Level: Beginner, Repurposing, Time: 4+ Hours, Topic: Accessories, Topic: Furniture, Topic: Housewares, Uncategorized

Dining Room Chair Becomes a Funky Bench!

Do you remember the desk I featured the other day??? I needed a funky seat to go along with it. I found an old oak dining room chair and went to work with the hammer and staple gun! I hammered the top half away so I could just work with the seat and legs. I… Continue reading Dining Room Chair Becomes a Funky Bench!

Level: Beginner, Topic: Accessories, Topic: Housewares

Fondue Gala Details

Annually my friend Erin and I host a fondue holiday party for couples only (kiddos have to stay at home). We provide the meat (chicken, steak, sausage, shrimp) and everyone else signs up for different sides. This year we made three different fondues - oil (for the meat), cheese (for the bread and sausage) and… Continue reading Fondue Gala Details

Time: Expect 1-4 hours, Topic: Accessories

Santa Mailbox

So....for some of us Santa will come on Christmas Eve, the kids will leave a note for Santa with some cookies on the table, go fast asleep (We hope!) and in the morning run down the stairs to find presents under the tree! The whole thing is quite magical for them...so let's make it a… Continue reading Santa Mailbox