How to Silver Leaf a Mirror Frame

Have you ever tried silver or gold foil? Also called silver leaf, it's an easy and dynamic way to bring some shine and texture to your next makeover. I've seen it used on furniture, in art and on crafts—and today I'm going to show you how to silver leaf a mirror frame....more

Hallway Makeover with a Stencil

January is always the perfect time of the year to take on an indoor project. Since you can't be outside in the garden {at least not where I live}, then why not clean out your closets, or stencil your hallway. It's a easy makeover, but one with huge impact. I say enough with flat walls, let's give them some personality!...more
That looks great!more

Everyday Winter Mantel Decor

Today I'm going to give you a break on seeing our bathroom get demolished {although if you miss it, don't worry there is more to come soon, I promise}. I thought I'd show you our winter fireplace look. This is what I call everyday decorating....more

Fix-It Wednesday: 3 Tricks for Insulating Your Home

When winter comes along and the temperatures drop, your once warm and cozy home can get a bit cool and drafty. But it doesn't have to be uncomfortable; there are many ways to keep your heating and energy bills in check. Our house is 112 years old and believe me, there are some cold spots. So I've done some quick and easy projects to stop the drafts and keep us snug and warm. ...more
We insulated our outlets. The ones in the kitchen really needed it. - Karenmore