DIY: How-To Hem (no sew) and Add Stripes to Curtains Using Paint


I hope you had a great weekend!  I know it's Tuesday, but since my husband and kids had off yesterday for President's Day, it feels like the first day of the week for me.  In spite of having a no-plan weekend, the 3 days flew by and we were majorly busy (new projects, photographing others, food … [Read more...]

Easily Change a Recessed Light to a Decorative Hanging Fixture

Easily and Inexpensively Convert a Recessed Light to a Hanging Decorative Fixtures by @Jenna_Burger via

In my quest to make a few easy upgrades in the kitchen (I shared my new bamboo shades earlier in the week), I was really hoping for some sort of decorative fixture.  It was near impossible aesthetically because of the close proximity to the hanging fixtures in the adjacent rooms, plus there are 6 … [Read more...]

A Simple Kitchen Window Upgrade

Kitchen Window Revamp - A simple upgrade for a large kitchen window via @Jenna_Burger,

Do you ever feel with a little upgrade, a space in your home that you haven't quite loved, will finally look exactly how you always hoped?  That little revamp which won't take long, but the room doesn't feel "right" without ? Well, I've had that feeling in my kitchen for a while.  The part that … [Read more...]

Trash To Treasure: Upcycled Light To Vase

Trash to Treasure: Upcycled Light to Vase created by @Jenna_Burger,

Sometimes the most unlikely objects can turn from trash to treasure. As we've been changing the light fixtures throughout our home over the last 3 years (I'm pretty sure every. single. one. has now been updated), most went straight to the curb.  A few weekends ago when the last old, brassy … [Read more...]

Love ‘Connection’ Wood Sign #LowesCreator

Love Connection Wood Sign by @Jenna_Burger, - Lowe's Creative Ideas #LowesCreator

You might think this is the lamest/dorkiest project ever or you might think "WOW, she's super creative".  Either way, once again Lowe's has put my creative, think-outside-the-box skills to the test. Similar to New Years, I'm not a big Valentine decorating.  Yes, you've seen my valentine burlap … [Read more...]

A Quick and Easy Fix For Unaligned Bookshelves (and Furniture)

Have an unaligned bookcase or piece of furniture?  There's a quick and easy fix!

I hope you're having a wonderful week!  The BIG Room Makeover Giveaway has been huge. I hope you've had the chance to enter.  Can you imagine winning over $1500 in prizes to redecorate an enter room? - how exciting! So this post is not a specific DIY-follow-along-with-every-step kinda post, but … [Read more...]

DIY: Glass Jar Pen Holder using a Pipe Clamp

Simple DIY Glass Jar Pen Holder using a one dollar pipe clamp! Super easy to create & can be used anywhere around the house!

Are you ready for a super easy project (from start to finish it took 5 minutes) that can be used all throughout the house and cost pennies to create? I knew you would be! My revamped central command center has put our family on the right path to an organized year (I'm crossing my fingers it'll … [Read more...]

How-To Make a Chalkboard Wall

Inexpensive & Easy-To-Create "Framed" Chalkboard Wall using @frogtape by @Jenna_Burger,

Chalkboard walls are not just for kids.  They are super fun & functional for everyone, at any age.  While the kids are busy creating new drawings, us moms are making lists so nothing's forgotten at the store.  The need for a chalkboard wall in a home can also change and evolve as your family … [Read more...]

Revamped Family Chalkboard Central Command Center

Chalkboard Family Central Command Center for the heart of the home including a monthly calendar, kids charts, inspirational quotes, and more.  Created by @Jenna_Burger via

This 30" wide wall has had more makeovers than any other spot in my home.  In the almost 3 years that we've lived here, I think it's had at least 6 lives - thank goodness it's not an entire room.  But I have to say, this 30" wall is the key to how we function - it's our Central Command Center... … [Read more...]

5 Creative Ways to Wrap with Craft Paper

5 Creative ways to wrap holiday gifts using craft paper by @Jenna_Burger via

Wrapping gifts makes me happy! With a yummy glass of wine in hand, I wrapped quite a few last evening. It brings me joy to give to others. Until this year, I used the typical fun and festive paper that you see in the holiday aisles at most big-box stores.  Papers come in a variety of colors, … [Read more...]