How to Easily Refinish a Wood Tabletop

We’ve had this oak table and chair set many years. It’s extremely sturdy, and still very functional, but there are two problems. One is that I no longer love the golden oak look, and two, the top of the table is in rough shape. So I thought, how hard would it be to refinish a wood… [Read More]

Screened Porch Makeover Reveal

You know how they say your home is always a work in progress? That’s how I feel about this screened porch makeover. We were able to clean it up quite a bit, and it does look much better, but it still feels like a work in progress. Screened Porch Makeover Reveal This is a glimpse… [Read More]

Porch Floor Makeover and Affordable Area Rugs

Our screened in porch really needs a makeover. First and foremost we needed to rip up the outdoor carpeting which has been there forever. We have decided to paint the cement and cover the interior with a pretty rug. So I have been searching the web for some affordable area rugs, and here’s what I… [Read More]

Fabric Photo Transfer Notebook

It’s my brother-in-law’s birthday. He’s a fellow blogger, the creator of Daytripping with Rick, so I thought I would make him a personalized blogger gift.  I know I am forever taking notes and jotting down ideas, so I created a fabric, photo transfer, notebook, using a couple of pics from our recent trip to Sonoma. Fabric Photo… [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]

DIY How to Turn an Old Door into a Gorgeous Headboard

Here’s a project my husband and I did a while ago but I thought I would share it with you because it was so easy, cheap and resulted in a great look for our master bedroom. We took an old wood paneled door and made it into a headboard. We were browsing at on one of those… [Read More]