WHAT’S YOUR STYLE? Storage for my sister

Personalized stylist bin

If there’s one person I know who can adapt to other people’s styles and figure out what works for them – it’s my sister.  She’s an extremely talented stylist and also a theater costume professional.  When it comes to figuring … Continue reading

NOW WHAT? When inspiration does NOT strike

Thrift shop umbrella stand turned side table

Here’s how this project started:  Hubby asked for a side table for the patio.  He said something to the effect of “You make all this stuff – let’s create something we need.”  Hmmm… If you remember correctly, I did a … Continue reading

A PLACE TO CALL HOME: The nightstand makeover

painted nightstand after

There’s a big difference between having a house and having a home.  So much of the DIY I do is about making a home for my family.  However, there’s an even bigger difference between having a home and having nothing … Continue reading

RAIDING MY RECYCLE BIN: Patriotic Table Décor

patriotic jar final

I’ve been honest about the fact I’m not ready for the 4th.  But I needed to at least put together some decorations for our picnic table this year.  I went out and dug around in my recycle bin and found … Continue reading