12 Cool Creations Using Yardsticks

This is going to be a fun and surprising post because who knew there could be so many uses for yardsticks.  While searching around Pinterest the other day, I found a cute craft using a yardstick and the idea for this roundup began. Thinking about how you can get your hands on some yardsticks to … [Read more...]

DIY: Pallet Picture Holder

Just last week I finished up a really cute project for a client (which I was super close to keeping, but she was glad I didn't) and I'm excited to share it with you today! I've been making my way through the huge stash of pallets that I've had stored in the garage for quite some time.  Pallets … [Read more...]

Help Those Affected by Sandy – #SocksForSandy

The horrific storm of Sandy hit one week ago today.  Even though I was thankfully spared living in Upstate NY, many of my family and friends in the Northeast region are still without power, gas, food, water, or supplies.  Worse off, MANY are without a home to return to.  It's simply unimaginable and … [Read more...]

10 Great DIY Furniture Transformations

I've transformed my fair-share of furniture over the years, like my chevron side chair, two-tone blue desk, and burlap ottoman, and today I'm sharing a few of my favorite DIY furniture tranformations by other Pro Bloggers. I always get a jolt of excitement and thrill when I see a piece of … [Read more...]

Garage Entry: Kids Art Display

Many of us have a door in our home that leads to the garage.  It's a metal door and so it's magnetized, leaving the perfect opportunity to jazz it up, bring color into the room, and display kids artwork, coupons, or much more. I'm always looking for new nooks and crannies to organize and make … [Read more...]

DIY: Installing Groutable Luxury Vinyl Tile

I hope you had a nice weekend and if you're in Sandy's path, stay safe! We'll see what she brings our way later today and tomorrow. In the meantime, I spent much of last week working on my next Lowe's Creative Team challenge.  This month's project was a "create anything" project and it was the … [Read more...]

Hot Deals x2

Happy Friday Peeps!  I'm always looking out for ya and love to share a deal if it's a good one. Today you're in luck because I've got 2. First up is an awesome deal going on at Paper Coterie, one of my favorite go-to online spots for cards, calendars, and more!  With the Holidays coming up, … [Read more...]

How-To Add Decorative Trim to Curtains {for cheap}

It's been fun to share a few of the many DIY updates that I made for my daughters new Big Girl bedroom, and today I've got another. When planning out the room, I knew I wanted to keep the long window panels, but add some embellishments to dress em' up a bit. They are typical 86" long panels … [Read more...]

DIY: 3 in 1 Kids Play Tent – A Lowe’s Creative Idea

I hope you're having a great week and I want to thank all of you who left such kind comments about my daughter's room makeover. I already shared one DIY creation in the room (the washi tape initial) and I'm back today to share another part of the space for my first challenge as a Lowe's Creative … [Read more...]