No-sew, inexpensive, long curtains made from SHEETS!


Some of you may have known right off what my new curtains in my eat-in-kitchen makeover post were made from.  If you guessed sheets you were right! I am all about hanging my curtains high and wide!  I had picked up the cheap sheers several years ago before I saw the difference that hanging your […]

DIY Mason Jar Tiki Torches (5 minute project)


Hosting an outdoor gathering this weekend or this summer?  If you live in the south especially, you know the mosquitoes are already out in full force.  Burning citronella torches or candles seems to be a common way at attempting to keep them away from your porch, backyard, or deck.  So here’s a quick and easy […]

DIY pretty Bobby pins


Thought I would share a little craft/fashion project I did recently.  I needed some new pretty bobby pins to wear in my hair so I took a trip back down the scrapbook aisle at Hobby Lobby. Back during my 31 days of Pinterest project series I showed you some bobby pins I made with some […]

How to make an EASY, no-sew, DIY fabric bunting


I showed you my patriotic mantel yesterday, but I wanted to share with you how easy it was to make the simple bunting or pendants hanging over my window. I think bunting is really gaining in popularity – I am starting to see fabric versions popping up at all kinds of parties and in pictures […]

Painted dresser makeover


You have probably noticed this dresser in my entryway in past posts.  I am finally getting around to sharing how it came to live in my house and the before/after process. I found this dresser at my parking lot yard sale and paid $25 for it.  I LOVE French Provincial style furniture and instantly loved […]

How to make a DIY chalkboard from an old picture frame


You have seen this chalkboard several times, but I just recently realized that I never shared how I made it!  You first saw me use it on my Christmas mantel with my music page wreath hanging in front of it. Then it came back out again for my Valentine’s mantel. But for now, it’s place […]

Placemat pillow tutorial + my favorite Christmas vignette


Rhoda is having a Christmas vignette linky party over at Southern Hospitality and it just turns out this little area on my hearth is my favorite vignette this year.  What’s a vignette you ask? says it is “any small, pleasing picture or view.”  I just love this little area – the bench, the pillows, […]