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It's easy to install a new roof on a backyard structure like a shed, playhouse, or lean-to. #roofeditmyself #shop

DIY Backyard Bike Storage with an Easy to Install Roof

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #roofeditmyself #CollectiveBias I’ve been dreaming up this project for a couple of years…

This nursery is filled with fun vintage finds to create a modern spin on a vintage classroom. I love the green chalkboard wall!

Vintage Schoolroom Nursery with a Modern Twist

Six weeks ago I started the One Room Challenge hosted by Calling it Home design challenge to give my third little girl something new.  She’s destined for a life of hand-me-downs from…

A Whole Lot of Projects Started…Nothing is Finished | One Room Challenge Spring 2017 | Week 5

Reveal day is one week away.  Which means I have five days to put this room back together.  Nothing is finished.  Not a one single project is finished.  I have,…

What an easy project using old glass jars and reclaimed wood. I love the combination of the barn wood with the glass!

Reclaimed Wood Centerpiece with Vintage Glass Bottles

I have a special place in my heart for vintage glass jars.  In fact, there’s something about any type of glass jar that makes my wheels start turning. I have…

Week 4 of the vintage schoolroom nursery for the One Room Challenge.

Finding the Silver Lining | One Room Challenge Spring 2017 | Week 4

It’s week 4 of the One Room Challenge, and I’m feeling as if I’ve accomplished a whole lot of nothing.  I actually didn’t even write a week 3 update post,…

These DIY projects are brilliant AND they allow you to reuse old glass jars or mason jars.

10 Awesome Ways to Reuse Glass Jars

It’s no secret around here that I have a slight obsession with glass jars.  I’ve created quite a few projects for around my house from old glass food jars and…

An EASY way to hang a gallery wall; this is just what I need! I love the farmhouse look to this gallery wall.

Design and Install a Gallery Wall the EASY Way

I’ve been so inspired lately by the huge variety of gallery walls I see when browsing through Pinterest.  I think what I love most about them is that they allow…

A room inspired by a vintage classroom? What a cool idea for a nursery!

Well, at least we painted | One Room Challenge Spring 2017 | Week 2

I painted the room this week, and the dresser, and that’s about all that I’ve accomplished.  I didn’t realize how difficult it is to work in a room where a…

This is a great way to use up scrap wood and old glass jars. This post gives directions on how to make a wood cross using reclaimed wood or barn wood.

Rustic Whitewashed Wooden Cross

Reusing old wood and glass jars in one project?!  Yeah, I agree, it doesn’t get any better than that to those of us that love to reuse stuff that is otherwise destined…

A boring nursery gets transformed into a vintage classroom!

Vintage Schoolroom Nursery Makeover | One Room Challenge Spring 2017 | Week 1

It’s One Room Challenge time, and I’m back and ready to overhaul our boring nursery.  We recently had our third daughter back in December, and our nursery has more or…

What a great way to reuse old glass food jars! I suppose you could paint other animal faces on these, or just leave them as spring colors, too. Such an easy DIY spring decoration for Easter!

DIY Spring Centerpiece from Old Glass Jars

If you’ve been around here for any length of time, you know that I love to reuse items and create unique and inexpensive items to decorate our home.  Now that…

Four free vintage botanical prints are the perfect way to decorate for spring!

Vintage Farmhouse Spring Mantel

I’ve mentioned before that I never enjoyed decorating my mantel.  Honestly, I just never knew what to put up there, and even if I did have a vision for it,…

I wish I had known these 5 tips for painting furniture before I started painting! They would be helpful for anyone wanting to paint a piece of furniture.

How to Paint Furniture: The 5 Most Important Tips

Did you pick up a dresser at a garage sale thinking, “This will look great with a coat of paint!”?  Do you have a piece in your home that could…

Finally! An easy way to attach dresser knobs to wood! I could use this to hang jewelry, or even make a towel or coat rack.

How to Make a Coat Rack from Decorative Knobs

If you’ve ever ventured down the aisles of Hobby Lobby, you’ve seen the huge selection of decorative knobs and pulls that they have.  Whenever I’m in the store, I always…

Finally, an easy way to remove stubborn, sticky labels and residue from glass jars! Best of all, this method uses common household products.

The Best Way to Remove Labels from Glass Jars

It’s no secret that I hate throwing things away around here, especially if I know I can use it in a functional way for something else.  I’ve admitted to having…

This would be such an easy way to decorate for Valentine's Day. I love the neutral colors!

Farmhouse Inspired Valentine’s Decor

Lately I’ve been really into decorating for the changing holidays.  Admittedly, I used to keep Christmas decorations up well into January, skip over Valentine’s and St. Patrick’s Day completely, and…

I don't usually decorate for Valentine's Day, but this wreath looks so easy! Time to save those decks of cards that are missing cards to use for this.

DIY Valentine’s Wreath (from old playing cards!)

I promise this Valentine’s Day wreath couldn’t be any easier to make, and you might have all the supplies you need already at home to put it together.  It doesn’t…

What a cool and creative way to hold jewelry! I love the himmeli structure to hold earrings.

DIY Jewelry Holder with Copper Himmeli and Thrift Store Finds

I’m going to be honest with you, I’m sort of calling with DIY jewelry holder a bit of a DIY flop.  Although it looks interesting, and it does hold jewelry,…