Make a Curtain Hook Board

Here is an idea to design your own window panel board to hang room separating sheers. (because I think a rod in a room with three window rods already would be over kill) Our living room peeks straight into what would be a formal dining area. Since we don’t dine formally…ever, this space serves our…

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Make a Rustic Frame Collage

Create a dramatic wall collage by making your own signature style frames with natural elements.(as seen on Ibby.com) While you are on your next nature walk gather small tree branches that have fallen. There are many crafts that can be done with them. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Supplies:Several tree limbs…

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An Unexpected Coffee Table

A couple of weeks ago our living room was rearranged and a black accent wall was painted. If you remember this photo from that post – it was a very boring view of our room. There was no coffee table. I have used this iron bird cage in our home and garden for a few…

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Paint A Black Accent Wall

Mazi and I are excited to show you what we have been working on. BEFORE I wanted a photo collage in the living room but the sofa made the wall feel too small for the look I was going for. The piano takes up the only solid interior wall so it feels like the sofa…

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Poultry Cage Coffee Table

A new antiques store opened near my house. I found this poultry cage for $40. It was already painted white. I just washed it down a little and laid it face down on the floor in our living room. I like the white against the darker rug. I could attach legs to make it higher…

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Creating Softer Light with a Tag Sale Lamp

A couple of years ago I found this lamp at a tag sale for $5. I added burlap where I think there used to be glass. With a glue gun… The light fixture is darling but the light it put off was harsh  no matter what watt the bulb was that I used. Now the…

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Fresh Look from a Tag Sale

Check out my old new coffee table…. I just added legs to this beautifully aged platform that was originally used for a chest. (that’s what I was told….I want the chest too but it wasn’t there when I purchased this beauty) The lamp table was a (not so cute) retro little thing that needed a…

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