Colored Nuts and Bolt Necklace

I love jewelry as evidenced by my massive in-the-wall jewelry cabinet I just built.  Whenever I happen to shower and do my hair (you know…like every 3rd day—{giggle} I make sure to have earrings and a necklace on.  I like wearing unique pieces and this nuts & bolts necklace can be changed out to accommodate any {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Make a Sliding Barn Door

One of the trends I’ve been trying to figure out how to incorporate into my own home is the sliding barn door. Up until recently, barn doors were a high-end privacy solution, due to the expense of the specialized hardware required to make them slide. Fortunately, intrepid DIYers have been working on money-saving solutions to that! This is no longer a design feature that is out of reach. Here are five examples of barn doors that homeowners designed and installed themselves. Enjoy!

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Hex Nut Necklace

Have you ever ventured into the hardware store to see what you can find to create with?  I was hanging with my friend Rebecca today and she came up with a simple yet adorable hex nut necklace.  It is so painfully easy but such a simple statement piece as well.  It goes well with just {…Read More…}

Vintage Door Knob Hooks

Over the years I have amassed a huge box full of vintage door knobs, drawer pulls, door knockers and other hardware.  I love vintage door knobs but have never really known what to do with them.  Well I finally figured out how to convert them into drawer pulls or wall hooks which will make them {…Read More…}