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: 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 me.....no 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

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

Topic: Housewares, Uncategorized

String Art – Love where you live!

Created this quick and easy string art home decor piece last night. Great gift idea for new homeowners, weddings, etc. Made this one specifically for the host family in Japan my 10 year old will be staying with at the end of this month. They can always have a little bit of Indiana with them… Continue reading String Art – Love where you live!

Time: 4+ Hours, Topic: Housewares, Uncategorized

Subway Art Dining Room Table!

I generally work on projects that I can "move" to the garage in case they don't turn out as expected....but THIS time I thought BIG and knew I couldn't mess up! My dining room table was purchased about 10 years ago. It's the 'high table stool' style, and I don't necessarily love it anymore, but… Continue reading Subway Art Dining Room Table!

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, 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

Level: Beginner, Time: Expect 1 hour or less, Time: Expect 1-4 hours, Topic: Accessories, Topic: Housewares

Update Your Lamps!

                  So.....I had an okay lamp on our end table in our bedroom, but I'm never okay with "just okay" So of course I have to update it! I found some buttons, some straws, spray paint, glue gun.....and forget about it!!!! Level: Beginner Time: 1-4 hours Topic:… Continue reading Update Your Lamps!