DIY Weathered Wood

I recently gave my pantry a mini makeover. I took everything out… I used some left over peel and stick wall paper for a little panache. I put everything back in and decided the plain ole door didn’t match the fabulous insides. I wanted to add some charm and character to our kitchen vs the […]

Chinese Chippendale Railing

Loving our front entry 8 months AFTER we moved in. Let’s go back to where we started and I’ll share how we got to a place I finally love…. I disliked this home when we were house hunting last spring. It felt dark, cramped and lacked interest. It was really neither here nor there. The […]

DIY Spiral Arborvitae Topiary

Our home seriously needed some curb appeal. I decided landscaping would make a huge difference. After some trolling for inspiration I decided spiral topiaries for my oversized planters would be perfect. The first challenge was finding topiaries. It’s late February in SW VA and a bit early for gardening. After some searching I did locate […]

Custom T-Shirt Blanket

PREPARATION1. Sort through your shirts and choose what you want to use- the front only, back only or both. Each side is counted as a “square”. Choose what is the most important and memorable.2. You can use painters tape or a safety pin with a sticky note to stick to the side/sides that you wish […]

Natural Tree Trunk Side Table

I’ve been wanting a side table made from a tree stump for quite some time. I love to use natural elements in home decor. Since we needed an end table this was a prime opportunity for a project. One of our neighbors cut down a tree and I asked if I could take a log. […]