DIY Black Windows

Black windows are stunning. They are a bit more modern, expensive looking and an expensive upgrade at that. I decided to paint my windows in the kitchen for a little facelift that was FREE. You can too!!! You only need a few tools: Stir stick to stir your paint well. Black paint. Sandpaper. Frogtape. 1” […]

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 […]

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 […]

DIY Hallway Refresh

This was our hallway “before”. Lots of brown happening and just plain boring. Ignore the tile boxes on the floor please- that’s another project! The “after” is much bolder and brighter!!! I painted the uppers in Tempe Star by SW, the lowers are a white semi gloss for extra scrubbing! I was concerned the dark […]

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. […]