Frame Coasters

Are you a bargain shopper? I sure am! I went shopping at TJMaxx the other day and found two tables that were chuck full of kitchen and bar accessories. Anything having to do with wine, beer, cocktails …. etc. Yes, the “unpopular” items in my neck of the woods have to do with wine. 🙂…

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Drop Cloth Slipcover to the Rescue

Let me tell you about this sofa… A little background – my kids are having a tough time adjusting to their new school (like I have mentioned before). Sometimes I let them take a “mental health” day off. To be honest, I really enjoy their company so it’s a relief day for me too. One…

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Wood Trellis Clip Board w/ Wire Accent

The garden center in the spring time is one of my favorite places to go. The outdoor bird feeders, planters and live plants bring hope for warm weather and some fun outdoor living. I like to wonder the isles looking for items to use in unique ways.Today I am sharing how I made this simple…

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Chicken Wire & Screen Door Display

A few months ago we had some neighbors that were moving out of their house. On garbage day they put this old screen door out at the curb to be hauled away. After asking them if I could re purpose it I brought it home and it sat on the side of my house all…

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Natural Cedar Wood Accent Wall

When my family and I lived in Connecticut we had several cedar trees in our wooded backyard. A few of them died and my husband cut them down. The smell of cedar is heavenly. I brought some branches into the house to display on our fireplace hearth because of the beauty and natural scent.  So…

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{Love Changes Everything} Fence Sign

With Valentine’s Day coming soon the word LOVE is all around. Earlier this week I painted this picket fence a grey color. I was just waiting for an idea to come to me for what else I could do with it. I had a song in my head today with these words in it so…

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Old Tray ~ New Chalkboard

Once in a while I like to stop by our Goodwill store. It’s always so busy in there. Yesterday I found this old tray. I drilled two holes into the top to thread rope through. Sprayed it with chalkboard spray paint.  Once the paint was dry I attached the rope from the backside so that…

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Add Painted Letters to an Old Window

Our mantel has an enormous hole above it to fit an old fashioned TV. I covered it up with a large window that you may view in this post. Recently my beautiful horse canvas has been featured there in front of the window but I felt like doing something to the window itself. There are a…

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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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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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Scrap Wood Ladder Frame

This set of horse canvases are one of my favorite wall art for our home. After hanging them in the family room where the walls are painted a pale BM-Carrington Beige, they didn’t “pop”. Not wanting to make separate frames, this scrap wood was used to frame out the light art in a ladder form.…

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Deer Old Window & Heavy Hanging Tip

I rarely pay full price for anything but as I walked through Homegoods the other day, I found something that I couldn’t pass up. A pewter looking deer head mounted on black wood. He goes perfect with my old window. I have to tell you – this window has saved my walls. I can make…

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Rustic Bench Back in the Foyer

I moved our huge horse art to the foyer right above the bench which holds our shoes. See how I made the bench have more personality and give our foyer a more personal touch. The horse canvas is a favorite piece of mine so I moved it to where we can see it better. I’ve…

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Old Fence Features in the Laundry Room

Any time I can improve my ‘doing laundry’ experience – I will. Let me show you my latest projects for storage and folding laundry by using an old wooden fence. I recently stacked my washer and dryer, which gave more room for a table. You can see that post HERE to see the difference. I…

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