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…}

5 Ways to Follow Fall Fashions for the DIYer

The crisp, cool days of Autumn are just around the corner, which means it’s almost sweater weather!  Fall fashions are some of my favorites.  I can enjoy the coziness of soft corduroys, pretty scarves, and chunky sweaters without having to cover them up with a heavy coat.  If your own wardrobe needs some updates for {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Make Travel Games for Kids

Summertime means vacation time for most families.  Whether you are just driving over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house, or packing your passports for an overseas adventure, traveling with children requires some advance preparation.  Keeping busy little bodies and minds occupied while they are confined to car or airplane seats takes both {…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…}