'No Patience Required" Burlap Wreath

I've had my eye on the fabulous burlap wreaths everyone is making, but I have to admit I've been putting off doing one for myself because I wasn't sure if I had the patience to take it on.  I knew my favorite version, like the one below made by Ginger over at Ginger Snap Crafts, was not an option for me....more

DIY Primitive Table

Until a few months ago, I had no idea I was fond of primitive tables. But when I came across some that Holly has over at Down to Earth Style, it was love at first sight! Here are pics of some of Holly's tables ......more
Nice stuff, not quite rustic enough for me. I like what I found at -  ...more

I {heart} Tori Spelling

 I am a huge fan of Tori Spelling, and have been since her "90120" days, so needless to say when Tori and Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood came on the Oxygen network I was immediately hooked. I just love her genuine, down-to-earth personality, fabulous sense of style, original craft ideas, home decorating ideas, and the incredible parties she whips together so fantastically. ...more

aDOORable Find

When it comes to my obsessions, vintage doors are as close to the top of my list as you can get. ...more

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with these easy enchiladas.

Mexican food is not only my all-time favorite, it is the one and only food I'll cook!...more

Antique Table meets Annie Sloan

While I continue to procrastinate about tackling my kitchen cabinet paint job, I have been doing a few small things around the house. Last weekend I decided to pull out the ASCP once again and give my entry table a much needed makeover....more
@Victorias_View Yes. Take a measuring tape! It takes time 2 find pieces that u like, then u ...more

DIY Metal Wall Art: From garden decor to kitchen chic!

If you've been following along, you might recall from my last project post about my kitchen makeover that I had some ideas about how I could decorate the space above my cabinets....more

My Kitchen Makeover: One Step at a Time

There are tons of projects I want to do, and new ones get added daily, so it can be really hard to pick which to tackle. But since I had already started doing some painting in the kitchen, I decided I needed to get that finished. Besides, it bugs me to see the wall half painted. ...more
i love the red, and I'm all for black. what do you think of maybe trying the island first, as a ...more

Buffet ReDo

I don't know about you, but when I start a project like this I'm unstoppable! And since I was really super excited about getting this piece in my dining room, it just added fuel to the fire. In a matter of a few days ... I prepped, primed and painted this cute little buffet into my newest simple MESSterpiece. This little beauty is now sitting in my formal dining room ... and I am already thinking about what project to focus on next, but more on that later. ...more

Easy & Inexpensive DIY Cornice

When I did an overhaul on my laundry room, I made this simple cornice to top the small window behind the washer and dryer. I love using window treatments to add a pop of color and this one is super easy to make, not to mention very inexpensive! The whole thing cost me about $5....more