A Little Bit of Christmas Decorating

How early/late do you decorate for Christmas? It’s (finally) beginning to look like Christmas around here… For once, I got all my shopping finished early (thanks to my very good friend The Internet), but I slacked on decorating and just finished up this week.  With three kiddos, including a very active 14-month-old, I kept things […] Read more…

12 Clever Trash to Treasure Makeovers

Whether you’re watching Fixer Upper or What Not to Wear (hello reruns!), or scrolling through the internet’s gazillions of DIY websites, is there anything much more exciting than a good Before and After?  The uglier the before, the better.  There’s just something about a clever or unexpected transformation that inspires people to see the beautiful potential […] Read more…

Holiday DIY Fabric Banner

Guys, I’ve finally decided to give in to the holiday spirit… just a little.  😉  I haven’t done any decorating at home yet, but I can handle Christmas music (in small doses), I started doing some gift shopping (online), and I made this DIY fabric banner to sell at my booth.  Have you given in […] Read more…

How to Reupholster a Dining Chair + Straying from your “usual” type of project

My favorite pieces to paint are vintage and antique furniture.  The details, scrolls, and craftsmanship are almost unmatched in modern day pieces.  There’s just something so satisfying about taking a neglected dresser, table, or chair that was loved decades ago and transforming it into a beautiful, usable piece again. Can I get an amen? But […] Read more…

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