Silk Plants Direct – The Most Elegant and Realistic Silk Flowers I Have Ever Seen

Once Christmas is over and all the decorations are down and stored away for another year, I am ready to skip right into spring. January and February tend to be very gloomy here in Indiana. Working on projects that add fresh color and beauty to my surroundings helps pass time and make the gloomiest of days more bearable – especially for someone like me who suffers with Seasonal Affective Disorder. I’ve tried to add live […] Read the Full Article »

My Stone Fireplace Makeover for Under 50 Bucks – Saved Us 2 Grand on Remodel

I can’t believe it’s taken me SO long to post this. We don’t even have this lake house anymore – but this is one of my personal DIY projects that I am MOST proud of. When my husband and I purchased a foreclosed home to call our lake house, it was one that needed a little TLC and just a few cosmetic updates. One of the greatest eyesores in the place was the fireplace. It […] Read the Full Article »

Pinterest Inspired – Laminate Wood Dresser Repurposed Into Entertainment Center

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This was actually the first project I did from my collection of “To Do’s” saved on Pinterest. This dresser was at least 20 years old – had an ugly, I mean REALLY UGLY mirror on it and was actually being used as a catch-all in our garage. Once I cleaned off the dust and cobwebs, I used a very strong cleaning solution to cut through all the grime that had […] Read the Full Article »

Repurpose – Recycle and Call It Art

In all the Pinterest inspired projects I have done, this one has been my favorite so far. With this, I took an old picture that we had hanging on the wall. I removed the glass and covered the cardboard insert in burlap using a thin layer of crafting glue. Before winter set in, while we were cleaning up the landscaping, I collected lots of twigs and sticks. I had kept them in a bag, knowing […] Read the Full Article »

From Trash to Treasure – Wall Decor

Over the years, I have picked up bits and pieces at rummage sales, auctions and little junk shops. Thanks to my addiction to Pinterest, I spent one weekend painting, crafting and piecing together a new wall display in our dining area. I didn’t get a true “Before” picture and by the time I remembered, some of the previous pictures had been removed. But this will give you a general idea of what the wall looked […] Read the Full Article »