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  • TUTORIALS

    My Favorite DIY's

    Sweater Pillows

    Pillow Transfer

    The Best Valentine Decorations

    January 21, 2002

    Here is my happy place in decorating this time of year. The pinks and reds make me so happy and the whites relax me.

    How to Make a St. Patrick's Day Wreath

    January 20, 2002

    How gorgeous is this wreath for St. Patrick's Day? Your not going to believe how easy this is to make.

    How To Make Pottery Barn Inspired

    Valentine Pillows

    January 19, 2002

    I'm so very excited to share with you how to make some of that gorgeous Pottery Barn decor that we all love.

    How To Make Valentine Cards

    January 17, 2002

    With just some very basic "know-how's" you'll be able to make expensive style greeting cards.

    How to Make a Winter Pom-Pom Wreath

    January 17, 2002

    This wreath just makes me feel so toasty when looking at it. I think I'll hang mine in my living room where I can enjoy it all the time.

    St. Patrick's Day Tier Stands

    January 16, 2002

    These are some of the most beautiful tier stands that I've collected and so anxious to share how you can easily make some of these.

    Free Valentine Printables

    January 9, 2002

    Why not decorate your home inexpensively for Valentine's Day.

    How To Make A Leprechaun Gnome

    January 8, 2002

    I don't know about you, but this has got to be one of the cutest St. Patrick's decor pieces.

    Valentine Wreaths

    January 7, 2002

    A collection of some of the most gorgeous Valentine wreaths.

    Pottery Barn Inspired Valentine Pillows

    January 6, 2002

    The LOVE continues in these gorgeous pillows.

    A Thrifty Week

    January 3, 2002

    Now we're in January and I thought that sharing some "white" thrift store finds would be perfect for your home.

    Birch Bark Vase

    December 31, 2019

    This beautiful DIY Project is from my friend Lauren at BlesserHouse. This is so simple you won't believe it and perfect for this time of year when we still long to have a bit of pine left in our homes.

    New Years Eve Party Cards and Photo Booth

    December 28, 2019

    So this is my last bit of New Years to share with you - then we're off to begin the New Year and can't wait to have you join me!

    CREATING A WONDERFUL NEW YEARS EVE

    December 26, 2019

    No matter what your plans are, there's always things to make to make it even better.

    Vintage Color Tinted Glass Jars

    December 17, 2019

    I love being inspired by all things VINTAGE, especially DIY’s. Not all of us are blessed with actual vintage items, so when we’re able to make things that look like there vintage - there’s no better feeling.

    Old Fashion Cinnamon Ornaments

    December 10, 2019

    The Best Christmas Pillows Tutorial

    December 8, 2019

    Making Christmas Cloches

    December 2, 2019

    We've talked about Cloches before, but I have some that are extra special for Christmas that you can make for your home this year!

    How to Make Pultz Houses

    November 21, 2019

    Pottery Barn Autumn Plate Hacks

    November 11, 2019

    These are without a doubt one of my favorite things to do.

    Trash to Treasure Makeovers

    November 7, 2019

    Making Rae Dunn Christmas Ornaments and Decor

    November 4, 2019

    Making Autumn Mugs

    October 24, 2019.

    If you're anything like me in chilly, or cold weather - I enjoy going home to have a fresh cup of coffee. Now you may enjoy a cup of tea or hot coco. This is certainly the time of year for this!

    Making a Wreath with Wax Dipped Leaves

    October 23, 2019

    Thousands of people love buying new autumn wreaths loaded with leaves of sorts. But I think it's better when you can make your own because you can choose how you'd like it to look. Suppose you bought a wreath and it had too much orange in it, well there's not much you can do.

    Pier One Halloween Hacks

    October 21, 2019

    You may not know this about me my friends, so I'm sharing it now. I love going into stores and seeing all of their product that I know I can make myself. I snap pictures of them to remind me and to give me something to go off of when recreating them. This is the first post that I'm sharing with you my friends on doing this.

    Halloween Banners DIY

    October 19, 2019

    BANNERS are one of those things that most people overlook when decorating and I get it. There often small and flat - opposed to the large wreath sitting next to them. I will be the first to tell you that I overlook them all the time, mostly because I'm not looking for them.

    Spooktacularly Elegant DIY Halloween

    October 17, 2019

    We have to admit that Halloween doesn't need to be bloody and gory - right? Absolutely not! In fact we can eliminate this completely. Wouldn't you love a home decorated for Halloween in a soft sort of way?

    Halloween Candles

    October 16, 2019

    Making Sweater Poof Ottoman

    January 10, 2019

    One of the things I love about sweaters is coming through all of them at the thrift store, for me and for projects. And with this said, I have the perfect project using a thrifted sweater in the color of your choice.

    Making Halloween Boo Cans

    October 9, 2019

    This project is all about saving tin cans! And this isn't your typical tin can project. It's a bit of creating as well!

    Making Your Own Cloth Napkins

    with Free Thanksgiving Day

    Printables

    October 8, 2019

    I was thinking with Thanksgiving being right around the corner, maybe we could make some that would be perfect for your dining table once this rolls around.

    Thrifted French Country Halloween Candle Holders

    October 1, 2019

    I saw this a couple years ago and went absolutely out of my mind with how talented this girl is in thinking outside the box when it came to these thrifted lamps. Me, I buy lamps to use exactly how they are - painting and distressing them. Because this is such an inexpensive and easy project to do, and because their so gorgeous - I wanted to share this with you today.

    French Country Thrifting with Flannel Shirts

    September 24, 2019

    Pinecone Candle Holder DIY

    September 16, 2019

    I love - love - love collecting pine cones this time of year. I arm myself with several shopping bags and head out to a wooded area next to one of my favorite cemeteries. Usually my boyfriend will come with me and we just enjoy being outdoors, smelling the crisp air while we collect our little treasures.

    REVISION How to Make a French Trumeau Mirror

    August 5, 2019

    One of my most favorite things when it comes to French Country decor. I know it looks elaborate, but I'll walk you through the steps to making one for your home.

    Transform your French Country Furniture with Fusion Mineral Paint

    April 30, 2019

    Authentic French Country style furniture often boasts years of paint layers and subtle colour blends,

    Patina Finishes with Paint

    March 6, 2019

    My Favorite DIY's

    Basic Furniture Painting

    French Furniture Paint Finishes

    March 7, 2019

    Winter Wonderland Cardboard Animals

    January 22, 2002

    Making these turned into one of my favorite crafts, especially for winter.

    How to Make Sparkly Frosty Branches

    January 19, 2002

    Come see how you can add even more beauty to your home this winter.

    St. Patrick's Day Banner

    January 14, 2002

    So simple, yet so beautiful.

    How To Make Valentine Signs

    January 19, 2002

    These are some of the most gorgeous signs that I've collected for you here in one spot.

    How to Make a Winter Yarn Ball Wreath

    January 17, 2002

    Come have a look at how you too can be inspired in making one of these gorgeous wreaths.

    Winter Candle Holders

    January 15, 2002

    There are just so many beautiful things that we can add to our winter decor and having a variety of candle holders should be no exception.

    How To Make a Faux Cardboard Fireplace

    January 7, 2002

    Whenever I saw this faux fireplace, I knew I had to dig deeper in sharing how to make it with you.

    How To Make St. Patrick's Day Pillows

    January 6, 2002

    Even if you don't decorate for St. Patrick's Day, why not make a few of these for your sofa to enjoy into the festivities.

    How to Make Winter Wonderland Snowflakes

    January 4, 2002

    CREATING WINTER WREATHS

    December 30, 2012

    These are perfect to make for your front door this year. A way of welcoming your guests to your Winter Wonderland home.

     

    Creating Winter Wreaths

    December 30 2019

    The Best New Years Eve Party Hats

    December 27, 2019

    Now you may be thinking that a party hat is just a party hat, but not for NEW YEARS EVE. This is the one night of the year where it's OK to go overboard.

    The Best Dollar Tree Christmas Decor

    December 19, 2019

    I've searched and search for the best Christmas Decor from the Dollar Tree and have found some pretty spectacular things we can make.

    Christmas Thrift Store Frames

    December 18, 2019

    So I've recently been thinking about all the frames I've purchased from my local Goodwill store and if I still had them, like they were when I purchased them - would I do something for Christmas?

    Farmhouse Christmas Vignettes

    December 16, 2019

    I hope these give you a ton of inspiration when decorating for Christmas this year. I'm going to try my best in providing you with materials needed to make these vignettes.

    Jolly DIY Snowmen Ornaments

    December 3, 2019

    These are perfect examples of creating something from nothing!

    Pottery Barn Inspired Galvanized Snowflakes

    November 24, 2019

    Pottery Barn Hack Reindeer Decor

    November 23, 2019

    Concrete Pumpkin Napkin Rings

    November 12, 2019

    Aren't these little darlings adorable? Hopefully these will be gracing your dining table this year for Thanksgiving.

    Easy Thanksgiving Bunting

    November 11, 2019

    Thanksgiving Centerpiece DIY

    November 10, 2019

    Decorating with Muted Fall Colors DIY

    November 6, 2019

    November Thrifting

    November 3, 2019

    Autumn Leaf Bowl

    October 24, 2019

    The Autumn is such a beautiful time of year with it's unpredictable weather, some days sunny and warm - yet other days cold and dismal. Yet we always find the pleasantries this time of year with all it has to offer. Reminding us that there is no true place for us other than home, the delicious warm meals that we long to cook all summer long and taking relaxing weekends to just unwind.

    Making Wax Dipped Leaves

    October 23, 2019

    Here I've been consolidating my time in thinking of wonderful Halloween posts to share with you, that I forgot all about the gorgeous color outside. All those pesky leaves I keep having to rake. But I do have a mission this year, I'm raking them into a pile to make scarecrows out of. I figure that whatever I don't use, there all right there in a neat little pile to put into recycling bags.

    Pottery Barn Halloween Hacks

    October 21, 2019

    There's been so many times in the past when I'll comb through stores like Ballard Designs - Pottery Barn and Pier One online to look at all their beautiful products and think to myself - I could make that! And that's pretty much what brought me to writing this.

    The Beauty of Drop Cloths this Fall

    October 20, 2019

    I'm so excited to share these projects with you using a Basic Drop Cloth. For those of you that haven't heard of "drop cloth" - you're going to be amazed. And for those of you that have heard about the use of "drop cloths" - maybe some of these are projects that you've never seen.

    Spooktacular Halloween Wreath

    October 18, 2019

    I'm almost 100% sure that all these materials can be bought at the Dollar Tree. The only exception is the grapevine wreath. The Dollar Tree has wreaths that are more wicker like and rather small.

    Sweater Pillows

    October 16, 2019

    Have you taken a look at the prices on these right now? A little much for my wallet.

    Basic Furniture Painting

    October 14, 2019

    This is the time of year where we pay our favorite Flea Markets a last look for the year, or going to garage sales for the last of this year. Both of these are wonderful places to find treasures that you can work on this winter.

    Making Sweater Balls

    October 10, 2019

    I'm sure you've seen Christmas ornaments made like this, but have you ever thought about just having SWEATER BALLS, or how I like to call them SWEATER ORBS? I just got this idea and wanted to share it with you. It's essentially the same way you'd make Christmas ornaments, without the hangars.

    Spooky Halloween Crows

    October 7, 2019

    Who ever said that our little crows have to be spooky?

    How to Make a French Chicken Wire Cloche

    September 24, 2019

    Acorn Decor

    September 17, 2019

    How to Make Burlap Acorns

    August 26, 2019

    Chandelier with Old World Finish

    August 19, 2019

    You probably have gorgeous chandeliers in your home right now that you're in no rush to replace. However when it does come time to replace them, I'd like to show you a finish that you can do yourself on a very inexpensive brass chandelier.

    A No Sew French Country Bed Skirt

    August 11, 2019

    How much more dreamy can your bedding be without a handmade bed skirt. So simple to make.

    Thrift Store Wall Sconces

    July 23, 2019

    Can I just say that there's nothing in this world that brings me more joy than having something new for very little money. Now when I say very little money, I'm talking about $2.00 - $5.00.

    Paint Hacks for Instantly Updating Your French Country Home Decor

    July 15, 2019

    Do you have a cabinet full of clear glass vases or home decor and accessories that you would love to change the color but you’re not sure what to do or what type of paint will not scratch? If so, then today’s post is just for you! I’m going to show you some super easy paint hacks for instantly updating home decor that are such a great way to refresh the old tired stuff into something amazing!

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