Perfect Painted Stripes and Office Update

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Have you ever wondered how you can get those crisp, perfect painted stripes on your wall? Have you tried to create a great striped wall and failed? Why did the paint bleed under the tape? What went wrong? I’m here to share a secret… It’s a lot easier than you think!…

Map Out Your Journey To Fun Decor

DIY Map Wall Art

Maps make great wall decor. They can be fun, add interest and be used in various ways. They also can be a very inexpensive way to decorate a space. You can easily turn a map into a work of art or use it as a family keepsake to remember a favorite vacation or trip.…

Paint Your Own Designer Pillow

Paint A Pillow

*Thank you to Paint-A-Pillow for sharing their wonderful product with me. One of my favorite things to share is a great product and when that product allows you to show your creativity and it’s easy, then it’s even better. Today I definitely have something wonderful to share. It’s called Paint-A-Pillow and it’s a fabulous way to create your own designer pillow.…

Decorative Box in Chalky Finish Paint

Painted Box

~An Old Box Gets a New Look~   Recently, I had the pleasure of receiving some of DecoArt’s new Americana Chalky Finish Paint in a variety of colors and of course, I got to work transforming whatever I could get my hands on! One of my first projects was this decorative box.…

DIY Painted Glass Dishes

DIY Painted Glass Dishes

  ~Add Some Style to a Plain Glass Bowl~   Do you remember a few weeks ago when I organized my jewelry? I used some adorable small glass dishes to separate my earrings, rings and bracelets.   The organization system is working wonderfully. Everything has its place and my jewelry is nice and neat.…

The Best DIY of 2014 on the Blog

Best of 2014

In a few hours it will be 2015! I can’t believe another year has come and gone. The older I get, the faster it seems fly by… But before the ball drops and the confetti flies, I’d like to take a moment and reflect on my year in blogging. …

Jewelry Holder Extraordinaire

jewelry organizer

  My daughter is like most women…a lot of jewelry and no place to put it! Necklaces overflowing. Earrings everywhere. Glass jars full of bracelets. (Never mind that she probably has 2 or 3 jewelry boxes stuffed somewhere.) After some serious thought, this is what I came up with……

Christmas Chalkboard Made From a Mirror

Christmas Chalkboard

There are trends that everyone just absolutely loves. There are also trends that are classic and look great in a variety of decor. Such as, the chalkboard trend. It’s been around for a while and doesn’t seem to be going anywhere… Why would it? It’s great. Whatever style of home you have, you can make a chalkboard work.…

DIY Photo Collage Christmas Wreath

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One of my favorite projects of all time is the set of DIY Photo Collage Letters that I created for my daughter’s graduation party. I wanted to have a photo board at the party, but I wanted something different and special. It was perfect for her party, which lead me to the idea of using the same concept in my Christmas decor.…

How to Create Board and Batten

best of 2014

 ~Easier Than I Thought~   *Thank you to Ryobi for sponsoring today’s post. All opinions are 100% mine. Did you notice the board and batten treatment on my bathroom makeover from last week? Can you believe that I did that? Can you believe that when I did that, I used a nail gun for the 1st time?!…