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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,…

It's easy to turn a window into a chalkboard! If you use the right paint and follow these steps, you'll have a smooth finish that doesn't scratch off.

The Best Way to Paint a Window Chalkboard

I love the look of old windows, especially those with the original paint color.  They give little peeks into the past, a window into someone’s home, the place where they…

Which posts were most popular in 2016 and which ones never quite took off?

Top 5 Favs and Flops of 2016

It’s always fun to look back at the year to see which posts were the most (and least) viewed.  Often, I’ll be working on a project and think to myself,…

What a great way to display bottle brush trees! Instead of those ugly plastic bases, sit them in vintage door knobs or fun drawers pulls or knobs.

Unique Ways to Use Bottle Brush Christmas Trees

I’ve really been loving bottle brush Christmas trees lately.  I think the vintage nostalgic look is just so charming, and now you can find them everywhere, and for a pretty…

What a smart idea! Use an old embroidery hoop to create a DIY Christmas card holder, complete with copper wire LED lights.

DIY Christmas Card Holder

This DIY Christmas card holder is a solution to a problem I’ve had for years – what to do with all those Christmas cards that are sent to us every…

This Christmas home tour combines farmhouse and vintage finds with a ton of easy DIY projects.

Christmas Home Tour

Welcome, and Merry Christmas!  It’s that magical time of the year, and this year, I am more excited about the Christmas season than ever.  I think a good part of…

What a great idea to use up leftover scrap wood. This DIY Christmas village looks so easy to make.

DIY Christmas Village Houses with Scrap Wood

I hate to admit it, but I have a lot of scrap wood stored on the side of my garage.  I even have trouble throwing away a scrap piece of…

This is my kind of holiday decoration - inexpensive and easy to make! By adding fake snow to pine cones, it's easy to create natural and rustic Christmas decorations.

DIY Snow Covered Christmas Decor | Create with Me Challenge

It’s the first Tuesday of the month, and time for another Create with Me Challenge!  This month, the winning item was pine cones, which, considering the season, seemed like the…

I love the idea to reuse old glass jars to create these Christmas scene snow globes. Looks like an easy DIY project for the holidays!

Reuse Glass Jars to Make Christmas Snow Globes

I’m always looking for ways to reuse glass jars leftover from salsa, applesauce, and pasta sauce.  I admit to having a box of glass jars in the basement stashed away…

This would be such an easy DIY Christmas wreath!I love the contrast between the copper and greenery of the boxwood and evergreen. I bet eucalyptus would look great too!

Simple DIY Copper and Greenery Wreath

I’m still struggling to figure out my home decor style, especially when it comes to decorating for the holidays.  You won’t find a themed style running through my home around…

I love looking at room makeovers - it always gives me ideas that I can use in my own home. These 15 rooms are pretty amazing!

Inspiring Room Reveals (all completed in only 6 weeks!)

I’ve teamed up with a few other fabulous DIYers and designers to bring you some inspiration for your home today!  I love seeing room designs, because I feel like I…

It is possible to create shared kids' bedrooms even in small homes and small rooms! Lofting the bed is such a great way to save space, and it looks amazing too!

DIY Loft Bed

I’ve been envisioning this bed for a long time, and now it’s finally finished!  To give more floor space in my girls’ small shared bedroom, I knew I needed to…

It is possible to create shared kids' bedrooms even in small homes and small rooms! Lofting the bed is such a great way to save space, and it looks amazing too!

Up in the Trees Shared Girls’ Bedroom | One Room Challenge (Week 6 – The Final Reveal)

  My little girls’ shared bedroom is finally finished, well, almost finished.  For the past six weeks, I’ve been working to convert this small bedroom into a shared space that my girls…

Look at how many books these shelves hold! I love how they don't take up floor space and look easy to build.

DIY Wall Mounted Bookshelves

  We have a lot of books in our home, a lot.  I don’t think I can ever say we have too many books, especially considering I am certified as…

These spindles on this antique bed are gorgeous! It works to paint it since the finish was in pretty bad shape. It can always be stripped later!

Refinished Spindle Bed (with a trick for finding mattresses to fit antique beds)

I was beyond excited when I saw this bed sitting in the corner of a room at a recent estate sale I went to.  I actually wasn’t looking for a…

Finishing Up the Finishing Touches | One Room Challenge (Week 5)

We are one week away from the final reveal of my girls’ shared bedroom space!!  I’m excited, but also starting to feel a tad bit nervous.  I’m questioning whether I…

What a great way to use up that old scrapbook paper! By adding it to a floating picture frame, it acts as instant artwork. Glass etching cream can be used on the top piece of glass to custom with song lyrics or quotes.

Custom Song Lyric Artwork with Etched Glass | Create with Me Challenge

It’s the first Tuesday of the month and time for another Create with Me Challenge!  This month, the product that our readers selected for us to use in a project…

I’ve Got Some “DIYing” to Do | One Room Challenge (Week 4)

A week has passed, and the room looks virtually the same as it did last week.  The only addition I made in the actual room is the installation of the…