Wallpaper and Chalk Paint Table Makeover


Hi friends!  The last couple weeks have been a bit crazy so it’s taken me a little while to finish this decoupage table makeover.  I went to Atlanta for Haven, spent a while unpacking and putting all my goodies away, changed my shower head, and took the boys to the county fair.  This table is [...]

Changing a shower head: It’s easier than you think!


I’ve been unpacking from Haven this week, and finding room for all the goodies I brought home from sponsors.  (See it all HERE in yesterday’s recap post.)  One particular item wouldn’t stop staring at me: this beautiful, shiny new waterpik shower head. With my newfound confidence (I did just buy a wet tile saw!) I [...]

Empowered by Haven


Last week I spent three days in Atlanta for the Haven Conference, where I was inspired and empowered to step outside my comfort zone. Haven is a DIY/home blogger’s paradise.  If you’re a blogger, I highly recommend you attend!  If you’re not a blogger, feel free to just skim through this post and look at [...]

Easy Fancy DIY Necklace


I’m so fancy…  well, at least this necklace is. This is hands down one of the easiest DIY projects I’ve ever done.  Are you ready for it?  ;) To make your easy fancy DIY necklace, first buy a pretty beaded appliqué from the craft store like this shiny black and silver one from Hobby Lobby. [...]

Heading to Haven!


Today I’m headed to the Haven Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.  If you’re not familiar with Haven, it’s a DIY/home blogging conference filled with hands-on DIY classes, sessions about running a blog, home decorating tips, etc.  Most of the speakers are experienced bloggers and designers but some are also experts like HGTV’s Chip Wade and Mike [...]

Top 5 Popular Posts for the First Half of 2014


I thought it would be fun to take a look at the most popular posts here for 2014 so far.  (January-June, according to Google Analytics pageviews – which is a measurement of how many people have visited that post during that timeframe.)  Did any of your favorites make the list?  Let’s see…. Please click the [...]

Marble Table Update


Hi friends!  I hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend.  We were lucky to have gorgeous weather on the 4th, so we spent most of the day outside.  Then we relaxed most of the rest of the weekend, and I was able to update this marble table that I bought at a yard sale [...]

June in Review


June was a great month- summer started, my husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary with a mini getaway, and I was able to share a lot of projects here that I truly love!  Thank you all for continuing to follow my blog and read my posts – I read all of your comments and [...]

Repurposed CD Holder to Flower Box Centerpiece


Hi friends, happy Wednesday!  I have an awesome upcycle to share with you today that will hopefully inspire you.  This project is proof that you can find interesting castoffs at Goodwill and repurpose them into something completely different and useful.  Once upon a time, this box proudly held someone’s CDs.  It was functional, but far [...]

16 Creative Ways to Decoupage Furniture


I love thinking of new ways to give makeovers to old furniture.  Painting is usually the first step in the process, but often a plain piece really needs something extra to make it unique and memorable.  I was first introduced to decoupage over a year ago and since then it has enabled me to do [...]

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