Mason Jar Table Lamp

how to make a mason jar lamp

Mason Jars are all the rage in crafting right now.  You can paint, glaze, fill, freeze, and add ribbon and glitter to them.  Guess what? You can even can with them {giggle}.  I was challenged by Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts Stores to create 4 unique projects out of mason jars for their summer Idea Market.  {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Makeover a Light

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Unless you just finished building a new home….chances are pretty high that you have at least one light fixture in your home that isn’t exactly your style. The fixtures that were installed back in the 90’s might not be what floats your boat in 2015. If you get creative, there are plenty of ways to update your lighting without shopping at Restoration Hardware and calling in an electrician.

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DIY Paint Stick Chandelier

DIY paint stick cage chandelier

I have been on a little chandelier makeover this week.  First I redid an IKEA chandelier to look like faux Sputnik chandelier for my family room.  Check on Instagram to see the reveal.  Next my friend gave me some old brass and glass chandeliers she didn’t want.  I knew with some spray paint and paint {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Get This Look: Light-Filled Office

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You may have noticed that I like checking out home shows. I love seeing the results of designers and builders working together to create “dream houses”. This spring, Jon and Sherry of Young House Love had a hand in designing and decorating one of the homes. This light-filled office is one of the first rooms you see as you walk in the front door of their show home. I’ve found five tips and tutorials to help you achieve a similar look, for less.

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