How to Whitewash Brick

How to Whitewash Brick

I bit the bullet, held my breath and took the plunge! I said buh-bye to the orangey-salmon brick fireplace and gave the it a lighter, brighter, […]

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How to Paint Terracotta Pots

How to Paint Terracotta Pots

Perk up those planters and add a little pizzazz to your patio or deck this summer!  I’ve been painting fiberglass planters for years, but did […]

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5 Ways to Fill a Blank Wall

5 Ways to Fill a Blank Wall

Do you ever stare at a wall and wonder how to decorate it? Do you feel overwhelmed and unsure? I sure do sometimes! Today I […]

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Ceiling Fan Direction for Winter + Tips

Ceiling Fan Direction for Winter + Tips

This is the coldest temps we have had in decades here in coastal Virginia. A majority of the country is in Father Winter’s grasp too! […]

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The Best Way to Remove Wax from Votives

The Best Way to Remove Wax from Votives

I’m a woman who loves beautiful things, but not at an extra cost (if I can avoid it!). I have a ton of glass votives […]

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How to Refinish a Table

How to Refinish a Table

This poor table had been begging for a makeover for ages. It was a wedding present from my mom 21 years ago.  There’s the saying, […]

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DIY Painted Curtains

DIY Painted Curtains

Over a year ago I fell in total love with big striped curtains. I wrote a post about it  in “Seeing Stripes“. That post is […]

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Joy Wreath

Joy Wreath

Joy is on my door for a reason. Yes it looks festive and cute and appropriate for the season.  I had to ask myself, “Do […]

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A Few Ways to Fake Window Treatments

A Few Ways to Fake Window Treatments

If you have shopped recently for window treatments and window hardware then you are well aware of how expensive they can be. I’m always searching […]

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Mirrored Letter Craft

Mirrored Letter Craft

I’m always on the look out for fun décor ideas for my kids’ rooms. I recently received a shopping spree opportunity at ConsumerCrafts.com. To be […]

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Copper: Get the Look for Less

Copper: Get the Look for Less

I’m hot on copper this week! Last time we talked all about how Copper is becoming a new metal trend of choice for accessories, fixtures, […]

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DIY Wreath

DIY Wreath

Ok, maybe “wreath” is a stretch. It may not be round, but you all know what I mean. It’s my fun, festive, and kid friendly, […]

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Pumpkin Topiary

Pumpkin Topiary

I promised I’d give you directions how to make pumpkin topiaries and here they are! These adorable topiaries can be used indoors for a tablescape […]

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Installing Baseboard

Installing Baseboard

We’ve been doing a ton of DIY projects around the house, like you’ve seen in the recent post “Installing Hardwood Floors”. Many readers have written […]

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Installing Hardwood Floors

Installing Hardwood Floors

Have you ever achieved something you didn’t think you could accomplish? I’ve laid a floating laminate floor before, but never a prefinished hardwood floor. That […]

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