DIY Easy Message Board

While I was visiting some friends I noticed the nicest message board in their apartment. It was a combination chalkboard and message board all in one. The chalkboard area also was magnetic, and I thought, what a fun DIY project. DIY Easy Message Board this post contains affiliate links for your convenience.  Click here to read… [Read More]

Hanging Teacup Planter Upcycle with China & Pearls

If you follow this blog then you may be familiar with my friend Carole and her book, Startle Garden, that I just reviewed. Carole, is not only a great writer, but is also the driving force for some of the fun challenges I’ve been sharing.  As the creator of Garden Up Green, she not only loves… [Read More]

DIY Attractive Wooden Boot Tray For Your Foyer

Have you seen these pretty wooden mats that some are using for their welcome mat? Some are put together with rope or beads, and I have always admired them. Here in the north, it can get pretty messy in the winter. We have a boot tray in our laundry/mud room right off the garage, which… [Read More]

How to Digitize Old Negatives for Next to Nothing

When we moved the side table, from our basement to our bedroom, in the $100 Room Challenge, we found some old negatives in one of the drawers. Since this end table came from my parents house, both of whom are now deceased, I was curious about how I might digitize old negatives like these, so… [Read More]

Make It Great Again: Painting Oak Cabinets

I’ve been wanting to makeover our bar cabinet for years. When we first moved into this house we weren’t shy about painting oak cabinets and completely changed the look of our kitchen. However, we never updated the same bar cabinet that sits in our living room. Painting Oak Cabinets After finishing the $100 room makeover… [Read More]

End Table Makeover: Recycle and Stencil Challenge

Today I’m sharing an end table makeover, as part of a recycle and stencil challenge, hosted by my friend Maria, of Simple Nature Decor. Maria asked us to find something that we already had in our homes and give it a makeover, with the use of a stencil purchased from cuttingedgestencils.com. End Table Makeover Quite… [Read More]

$100 Room Makeover: Week 3 – Windows and Wall Art

Welcome to week 3 of the $100 room makeover challenge. Have you been following along with the other bloggers? I find them very inspiring, and can’t wait to see what they come up with this week. Just as a recap, this post is part of the $100 Room Makeover challenge organized by Erin from Lemons Lavender… [Read More]