Ottoman Made from an Old Electrical Spool

I finally took the opportunity to take a class from Shelly Leer from Mod Home Ec.  I “met” Shelly through blogging at least four years ago and then met her in person (even though she lives in my city) at a blogging conference called Haven in Atlanta two years ago.  I vowed I would take {…Read More…}





Barn Wood Frames {with no special tools!}

Years ago my neighbor was replacing their fence.  They had all these awesome weathered gray slats sitting in their trash.  Seeing the beautiful weather beaten patina made me rush over and ask my neighbor if I could have them.  My neighbors were used to my trash picking by then.  So I took some of those slats {…Read More…}





DIY Pallet Valentine Art

I am not a huge seasonal decorator.  Are you?  I don’t have a lots of tchotchkes and other décor to just change it up every season.  I am pretty simplistic in my approach to decorating.  I usually decorate maybe one entryway table seasonally and maybe add in a few new pillows since I love making them. I decided to create a large DIY “LOVE” art for Valentine’s day.  However, I used untraditional Valentine’s day colors so I can display it year round.  It looks like a mini pallet.

valentine-pallet-art

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5 Ways to Decorate with Your State

Maps are such a fun and easy way to make your house feel like home! Whether you’ve moved around a lot want to display all the places you’ve lived, or you’ve stayed in one state your whole life, maps can make any space feel personal, and they’re a great conversation piece! 1. Giant Framed Art {…Read More…}