You might have a problem if you can't leave your mantel alone for more than a couple of days before redoing it... I linked my mantel up to The Lettered Cottage's mantel link up party the other day. I loved all of the mantel chalkboard loveliness that I saw, so, even though I just put my mantel together, I redid it to include a chalkboard. I really like it! You know I love any excuse to bust out my milk glass! All of these milk glass pieces came from Goodwill! The boxwood garland is from ... Read More about You Might Have a Problem If…
It never really ceases to amaze me how much paint can completely change not only the look, but the personality and overall mood of a space. If I were to describe our house before the walls and trim got a paint job, it would be: dated, tired, and boooring. Now, as you will see, it's fresh, crisp, and thebomb.com. It's also quite festive with all of the holiday decorating I've been doing! Ok, so here is the living room: And after: Mantel: And after: The ... Read More about Before and After Shots!
Happy Monday to you! I'm so happy to tell you that the painting project (which included painting ALL walls and trim in the "front" of the house) is DONE! Wooooooooohoooooo!!!! I'm so happy with the result and will be posting pictures tomorrow! (Sorry, I just didn't get pictures taken over the weekend...too much going on!) I wasn't too busy to get Miss L involved in her very first craft project though! Got to start 'em young! I got this idea on Pinterest, and had to try it. It was so ... Read More about Painting is Complete + Reindeer Feet
I will show you how to make this DIY square boxwood wreath with burlap bow for far less than buying one! I'm ending my Holiday DIY Week with my very favorite project to date! A square boxwood wreath with burlap bow! Love, love, love this! Square boxwood wreaths are everywhere this holiday season, but the price tags are very high on these beauties! I was determined to have one myself, but didn't want to pay the $70 (and up) price! My Supplies: The square frame came from Goodwill. It ... Read More about DIY Square Boxwood Wreath with Burlap Bow
Can it really be Thursday already? Holiday DIY Week is flying! Today's project started last week when we were out for a walk. I saw several acorn tops laying on the ground, so I snatched them up! I've seen lots of acorn top crafts on Pinterest, so I knew I'd use these little guys some how. I settled on two easy acorn top crafts. The first type involved hot gluing the acorn top onto some sparkly little craft balls that I found at Meijer, The second type involved making a yarn ... Read More about DIY Week: Yarn and Craft Ball Acorns