5 Ways to Upcycle Maps and Globes for Home Decor

Upcycling is one of the hottest trends in this second decade of the 21st century.  We’re all looking for ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle to leave a smaller footprint on the earth our children will inherit.  It’s safe to say that repurposing is certainly easier on the pocketbook, too.  You know how much I {…Read More…}

5 Ways for Wood Pallet Recycling

If you are like most DIY decorators, you may not have realized that the alley behind your local grocery store is a source for trendy, new design accessories! Repurposing wood pallets into pieces of furniture or art is an inexpensive and relatively easy way to insert texture, visual interest, and green living into your decor. {…Read More…}

Custom Cabinet Knobs

Cabinet knobs can be expensive.  At places like Anthropologie the high end knobs can range anywhere from $6 — $16.  If you have a dresser with six knobs you are shelling out some big bucks just for hardware.  I wanted to show you a way you can create beautiful custom knobs at home for a {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Give a Gift to Dad

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday, June 19th. That gives you two weeks to create  awesome gifts to show the fathers in your lives just how very precious they are to you. Now you may be thinking that homemade, crafty gifts aren’t really what dads want. They want manly gifts, like sporting equipment or {…Read More…}