LET’S GET SMILEY: The Emoji Party

Fun Emoji Party Theme by Me, Myself & DIY

The Littlest One’s expectations have been set too high when it comes to family birthday dinners. I asked her what she’d like this year and she said “Well, there has to be a theme. There’s ALWAYS a theme?!” I said … Continue reading

AM I BLUE? The coffee table

Navy blue coffee table

Blue had been absent from my “home décor” life for so long. I basically went through the early 2000’s tan/green phase and am just finally emerging from the other side.  As you can tell from my latest room makeovers, blue … Continue reading

A CHEATER’S GUIDE: Faux Flower Arranging

Faux flower arranging

First of all, I need to say that I have crazy respect for real florists.  And by real florists, I mean – Those people that actually know how to arrange flowers.  Any kind of flowers.  They are AMAZING and I … Continue reading

LIFE CHANGES: DIY stays the same

Mini plastic lantern

Life on the “Me, Myself” side of this little blog has been changing.  Big news – I recently went back to work full time.  Yup, FULL TIME.  I’m very excited about this.  Having a job is a huge part of … Continue reading

HAPPY THANKSGIVING 2014!

rooster table 1 final

Thanksgiving is a holiday I currently do not host.  Therefore, my table décor is…well…limited.  But I’ll quickly share my adorable rooster I found somewhere years ago…his pile of faux leaves (that I’ve discovered the cat has dug around in when we aren’t looking)…and … Continue reading

MY VACATION SOUVENIR: The antique sewing table

Antique sewing table ruler after

It used to be that when I went on vacation I bought myself a little something – clothes, jewelry, a bag – to remember the trip by.  Well, this summer I found myself nosing around the antique and junk shops instead. … 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

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