Painted Two-Toned Desk + Tips on Painting Furniture


I'm just about finished with the updates for my son's bedroom makeover.  It hasn't been a huge overhaul, but with rearranging the furniture, adding colorful stripes on the wall, and hanging new DIY pallet shelves, this space has received a welcome refresher.  In the midst of moving around the beds … [Read more...]

Tips on Choosing and Preparing to Install a Ceiling Fan


As I mentioned last week, one of my Home Goals for 2012 was to change two of the ceiling fans in my home.  Wellll... I can now give a 1/2 checkmark to that task because due to being slightly house-bound during the early hours on Saturday, the mister and I took the opportunity to update the fan in … [Read more...]

The Right (and Wrong) Way to Hang Window Drapery Panels

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I had planned on sharing another part of my bedroom makeover, but I got tied up in other directions, and didn't have a chance to complete my next reveal.  But stayed tuned, I hope to wrap it up very soon (see how I said hope - it doesn't mean it'll actually happen, but it's wishful … [Read more...]

Tutorial: How to Hang Wallpaper

For the past few weeks, I've been sharing my many recent basement updates with you and today I've got another one....   {How to Hang Wallpaper} The basement had been the one space in my home that was in major need of sprucing up, hence my many recent DIY project posts.   Last week, I debuted my … [Read more...]

DIY: Creating a Framed Chalkboard Wall

My son doing his best 'Vanna White" As you know from a few previous posts, I have been feverishly working on my basement revamp! One of the many projects  included creating a new Chalkboard Wall for the kids.  They just love using chalk on the driveway, but in these winter months that's … [Read more...]

Tutorial: Felt Flowers

Yesterday, I shared with you my newly created Valentine Burlap Wreath.  When the burlap was complete, it looked a little bare, so I added some pretty red felt flowers to {dress it up}SuppliesFelt (any color you choose ~ I chose red for Vday)Scissorsglue (I prefer and recommend hot glue because … [Read more...]