Jazz Up Your Living Room With a DIY Yardstick Side Table

I was looking for a way to jazz up (or rather tone down) the orange wood in two mismatched side tables we've been storing in the attic. I wanted to do more than just paint the side tables to match -- something that would add a bit of character. ...more
What a great idea! My Grandmother was a seamstress and I have quite a few yardsticks of hers ...more

Knock Off No Sew Dining Chair

I thought this day would NEVER come.  If there has ever been a post where I wanted to do cartwheels across my front yard from revealing the "after" of a challenging makeover, this would be it.   I have a tendency to bite off more than I can chew....more

How to Makeover your Kitchen Table (and a Lesson I Learned the Hard Way)

Happy Monday everyone! I hope that you all got to enjoy some fun in the sun this weekend! If you’ve been following along with me on Facebook or Instagram, you may have noticed that I’ve been hard at work on this seemingly never ending project for weeks now! You may even remember a picture toting the hashtag #thisbetterbeworthit....more
Looks great!more

Home Office Tour: Before & After

We just finished the final details of the office. Yay! I am so excited with the outcome. You’ve probably seen by now the gorgeous coral desk the hubby painted for me. Love it!The office began like this:...more

Curbside Finds: Bookshelf Makeover

I have a confession: I am a curbside looky-loo.It's a breed of person that slows down their vehicle, possibly holding up traffic, just to see if there's something good on that curb full of unwanted items.  I do this to find a great project for the most part, but often it's because I know that sometimes trash is just treasure waiting for a coat of paint.  I consider it my duty to the Earth to roadside rescue and save those items from the landfill.  Recently, I found a great curbside rescue and wanted to polish it up and take it a step further....more

Tutorial Tuesday: $2 Spunky Step Stool

After finishing up our closet makeover a few weeks ago, we realized we needed a small step stool to reach our highest row of storage boxes. We wanted something that wouldn't take up much room, would be functional, and, of course, inexpensive, so we wandered to our local flea market to see what we could find. After making too many laps to count, and throwing out a few options, we spotted this little treasure buried in a corner under a table. ...more
great tutorial. I am thinking I will make one in funky colors for my little nephew!!more