Ideas for Updating Your Fall Planter

By the time fall arrives some planters are looking really rangy, while others are still going strong. I hate ripping out perfectly beautiful plants for those planters that still look really good, but I also love decorating for fall. Often I try to marry the two by updating a fall planter, and keeping some of… [Read More]

DIY Lampshade Makeover

I found these two small table lamps at an estate sale many years ago. The shades were faded, but a nice shape, so I used some wine-color stain to spruce them up. It’s several years later and they are in need of a makeover. This DIY lampshade makeover couldn’t be easier, and I hope it will… [Read More]

Adult Coloring Pages on Muslin Bags

Have you jumped on the adult coloring bandwagon yet? This is a great relaxing activity that sparks your creativity and makes you feel like a kid again. So, while I was getting ready to go away with my girlfriends for the weekend, this particular project came to mind. I wanted something for us to do, that didn’t require… [Read More]

Wire Hanger Boxwood Letters

I have this somewhat awkward wide space above my mantel that needs something, especially at Christmas. This year I thought I’d hang the word Joy, in big letters, to complement the space. I couldn’t decide if I should pick up some paper mache letters from a craft store, or try to make some myself with fresh… [Read More]

DIY Seeded Eucalyptus Garland

Did you know that you can easily make a garland from many types of plant material? I had some seeded eucalyptus from last year’s Christmas centerpiece , and now a whole year later it is so pretty I had to use it again. This tutorial for a seeded eucalyptus garland is easy to follow and can be created from a… [Read More]

Holiday Burlap Pillow Covers

Do you like all the pretty burlap projects shown on the web? I do, and this season I though I’d add a couple of projects to my holiday decor using burlap. This project for holiday burlap pillow covers is really easy, and I’ll show you two tricks that you can use in the future, for any… [Read More]

DIY Easy Custom Bulletin Board

I’m still working on my home office which I’m sure will be an ongoing process. One of the things I really needed was a place to tack up my notes. Little reminders, special numbers like my hex numbers, checklists etc. Currently I have been hanging papers on the wall with washi tape in front of my computer. Though… [Read More]