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 […]

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. […]

Simple Advent Calendar

Made an Advent Calendar by repurposing a 24 pocket shoe organizer. If you don’t already have one you can pick one up almost anywhere. This one was less than $7 at Walmart. I mismatched bags, ribbon and bows that I had on hand. I filled the pockets with little things from gum, candy, holiday pencils […]

DIY Locker Closet Doors

While working with a client on sport themed bedroom makeovers I came across an image of closet doors painted to look like lockers. I ran the idea by my client and her son loved the idea. Here’s how to turn closet doors into lockers!!! Your first step is to remove the closet doors. I used […]

Simple Chandelier Update

We inherited this chandelier in our Pennsylvania house. I didn’t mind the shape or forged matte black metal either. I did kind of hate the heavy frosted glass shades. I was inspired by this photo in Ballard. The light fixture itself is similar and made it easy for me to visualize fabric shades. Unfortunately even […]