5 Ways to Fake a Fireplace Mantel


 Have you visited any of this season’s mantel linky parties?  Viewing all the beautifully decorated mantels is enough to give anyone some serious fireplace envy if you don’t have one of your own.   Don’t worry–you are not alone!  Quite a few homes are built without fireplaces these days, and if you are living in {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Repurpose Vintage Doorknobs


Recently, I shared a tutorial for converting old doorknobs into drawer pulls or wall hooks.  This conversion will make anyone’s collection of vintage door hardware much more versatile and useable.  So, if you’ve had way too much fun at architectural salvage and antique stores collecting pretty, timeworn handles, you can dust them off and try {…Read More…}