MY THUMB IS NOT GREEN: Container Gardening Ideas

Container Gardening

If you remember my post from a few weeks back, I used my cheatin’ ways to do some faux flowering arranging.  Well, when it comes to real flowers – I can’t even cheat.  I am TERRIBLE with real live plants. That’s … Continue reading

WHAT A HOOT! Owl pillow décor

placemat owl pillow decor

Fall is a busy time for DIY projects around this here blog. I never know what décor to tackle first – Halloween or fall?  This year (for many reasons) I chose fall. At least for outside. This is because I came … Continue reading

THAT LIL’ SOMETHING: My Summer Door

door decor with frame and keys

Sometimes you need that lil’ something.  I’ve been feeling that way about my front door.  It needed SOMETHING for summer. My latest adventure started with a plain wood frame and some keys from the dollar bins at a craft store that I … Continue reading

MY SIX STAGES OF FAILURE: The Bar Cart

bar cart final 3

Dang I was excited about finding this thing for 8 bucks!  But if I had known it was destined for failure, I would have left it right where it was.  I’ve watched bar cart projects fly all over the blog-o-sphere … Continue reading

READY FOR SUMMER: Outdoor Side Tables

better homes and gardens

The other day I put out a request on my Facebook page to see what projects people might need help with.  My friend Kim, who always supports my blog and is a blogger herself, immediately asked about a table for outdoors between two lounge chairs.  I … Continue reading

DO YOU AN-TI-Q? The vintage floor lamp

lamp before final

I don’t. I don’t do antiques. Usually. I’m just not informed enough on what’s what. But let’s face it, there’s a fine line between antiques, vintage and just plain junk in some of these shops today.   Unless you are up … Continue reading

INSPIRED BY: The Spring Wreath

yarn felt wreath

Welcome to my first “Inspired By” post!  Through blogging, I’ve discovered the crazy amount of online resources available to me for inspiration.  All my fellow rock star bloggers post amazing content across social media every day.  But the truth about me is, … Continue reading

DREAMING OF (WARM) TRASH PICK UP DAYS: Landscaping bricks

landscaping bricks spray paint makeover

You know winter is bad when you are dreaming of warm sunny trash days.  Today is trash day and my garbage can (which I had to forcefully rip out of a snow bank earlier this week) is sitting behind my … Continue reading