Glass Bottle Turned Candle

bottle turned candle

I've been working on so many big projects lately (like the stairs, painting, and this chair) that I wanted to take a quick break and create something super quick and easy to share with you. One of my favorite drinks, especially in the summer, is Saratoga Sparkling Water. Since I live in the town … [Read more...]

Useful Ideas and Layouts to Create a Photo Gallery Wall

Different Layouts and Sizes to Create a Photo Gallery Wall

My most popular post to date that you, my awesome readers, just swoon over is how to create a photo wall display. This post alone has received well over 70,000 views and today I'm sharing even more great ideas and layouts to create your own photo gallery wall. Knowing where to begin when creating … [Read more...]

Lantern Love

PicMonkey Collage

I'm finishing up a kitchen renovation for a local client (which looks amazing and I can't wait to share pictures) and we're at the point of choosing light fixtures.  Most have already been selected and some already installed, but we wanted to find something extra special for the foyer light as you … [Read more...]

The Best Tip to Hang a Picture

Picture Hanging Made Easy

Yesterday I shared my newly updated two toned mirror with silver leaf detail and today I'm sharing the 411 on how I hung it on the wall.  I've been using this tip for years (well maybe not that long, but it's been a while), yet never shared it - forgive me please.  This easy-peasy … [Read more...]

Two Toned Mirror with Faux Silver Leaf Detail

Two Toned Mirror by @Jenna_Burger

Another summer week is underway.  I can't believe how fast it's flying by, but I'm excited to be sharing a new DIY project with you - let's get started... Sometimes a small added detail truly makes a piece look completely new again.  While updating the buffet in my dining room with the new lamps … [Read more...]

It’s Summer, Get Organized Now and Have More Fun Later!


With the arrival of Summer comes a plethora of swim gear, sandals, and beach bags.  It's the time of year when the kids are out of school and us moms are on the go 24-7.  There's no time to stay organized with the pitter-patter of kids running through the house, so instead of straightening "the … [Read more...]

Top Paint Picks for Navy Blue Walls

Top Navy Colors

Yesterday I shared my Royal Blue Revelation and how I've been introducing this new-found hue into my home. I'm kinda psyched because not only is this color going to be an accent seen in accessories, but I plan on painting the front room a dark navy.  Yesterday I left you at the point of me knee-deep … [Read more...]

Royal Blue Revelation

Which Blue Should I Choose?

Lately I've been crazy over royal blue, or as others sometimes refer to it as, navy. Which term do you use? I've mentioned here and there that since Spring sprung, I've been introducing this new-found hue throughout my home. It all started with a drapery panel (yes, that one right below in the … [Read more...]

Upcycled Clock Turned Vintage Sunburst Mirror

Upcycled Clock Turned Sunburst Mirror

A few weeks ago while driving through my neighborhood, I spotted a sign for a garage sale.  As always, my garage-sale-radar automatically went into effect, and I quickly turned the wheel down the street and started my typical slow-drive-by.  While still in the car, I immediately spotted a gold … [Read more...]