DIY Kitchen Island Makeover

Instead of ripping out all of my countertops, I set my sights on changing only one: the island. I thought, why not give the island a makeover complemented the rest of my kitchen? ...more
Hi, I have the same questions about joining two IKEA slabs. Did you attempt to connect the ...more

How to organize your Frosting tips and accessories, using a tool box

I have a lot of frosting tips an accessories and needed a way to quickly access them. My solution a $20 tool box from Walmart.View Post...more

3 DIY Shoe Makeovers

One shoe...three different ways of making it yours, and truly unique. All you need to start is a white canvas shoe. This one I found at Kmart, but there are many other places you can find a perfect shoe for this project. Have fun! ...more
Oh I have some white Coach shoes I could do this with. the tip of one has gotten dirty (couldn't ...more

Ruminations of a 'shut-in'

Last Friday, I paid another visit to my orthopedic surgeon to determine how much longer my leg will remain in a fiberglass cast monstrosity. The X-ray conveyed calcification in my femur, a great sign. The doctor proceeded to take off the cast with the hope of placing my leg in a soft cast for 6 weeks. He bent it and muttered "Hmm, no good, too 'rubbery.' I need to recast it and you will need to wear it for 3 more weeks." My heart sank, and all the energy was sucked out of the air. Toughen up 'Pretty Cripple', you will get through this, I thought....more
Karen Ballum Hi Karen, I think that chicken ad is from the 60s & 70s on this hilarious FB group. ...more

last minute chance for a free e-book

Hello DIY devotees! Today is the last day you can enter to win a free download of a fantastic new e-book, all about tips & tricks for furniture painting. You can see my personal review of this great book on my blog (link below). To enter, just share the heck out of it and let me know you did. The author is giving away five copies, winners announced tonight. learned, dreams fulfilled, adventures shared~Marie at the Lazy W ...more

Pantry Organization- Fit and Happy

 Visit SWEET HAUTE's profile on Pinterest.  Welcome to the SWEET HAUTE Pantry Organization makeover- Fit and Happy!...more

How to Keep Your Wrap Dress From Showing Too Much

Wrap dresses are super flattering, especially for us curvy girls with boobs and hips. However, they also fly open like they’re advertising your goodies for sale. Here's how to fix it. ...more
Yay! I have ginormous boobs and am constantly having to pin and adjust wrap dresses. Totally ...more

Cedar Chest Makeover

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