How to Rewire a Lamp

Learn how to rewire a lamp with this step-by-step tutorial.

Our lake house construction is rolling along and we hope to be able to move in by Halloween. (Fingers crossed!)  If it ever stops raining long enough for me to take pictures, I’ll share a house update.  One thing that been on my “to-do” list for the house is to rewire two 1968 jug lamps […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend

Happy Weekend!  Is it raining where you live?  We’ve had a lot of rain here the last week with more coming down today and over the coming weekend.  Because of all of the rain, my area is under a flash flood warning and all schools are closed today.  I certainly don’t want anyone’s property damaged […]

How to Make a Chalkboard Using a Framed Print

Make a DIY Chalkboard using a framed print.

A few weeks ago my friend Christy from Confessions of a Serial Do It Yourselfer shared a Jewelry Holder and Chalkboard that she made using a thrifted framed print.  Christy’s post inspired me to search my attic for framed prints that I no longer use that could be turned into chalkboards. The first picture that […]

DIY Wood Slice Coasters with Fall Transfers

Make DIY wood slice coasters with fall tranfers. These make great decor for your home and it's an easy craft.

One of fall’s pleasures is cozy time spent with a beverage, either by the fire, on the porch or on the sofa.  Now that it’s officially fall, I’ve begun to decorate and craft for the season.   DIY Wood Slice Coasters add a decorative accent to our family room coffee table and end tables and […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend

Welcome to another week of Best of the Weekend! Hooray for the weekend is what I have to say.  After supervising the first middle school dance of the year this afternoon, I’m more than ready to relax this weekend.  It’s supposed to rain here which is kind of a bummer but we really need it, […]

French Themed Table Makeover

A Goodwill Table gets a French Makeover

It’s time once again for Themed Furniture Makeover Day.  Once a month my blogging friends and I challenge each other to makeover a piece of furniture with a theme.  This month the theme is French.  You’ll find links to my friends’ projects at the end of this post.   Back in July I found a […]

Two Fall Wreaths

Make a wreath for fall!

Today is the first day of fall!  I’ve been slowly adding touches of fall to my home and recently made two fall wreaths, one for each of of the main doors that we use. I made this wreath for our front door.   I’m sharing my wreath as part of a fall ideas tour.  Today […]

September 2015 Stitch Fix Review (Fix #28)

September 2015 Stitch Fix Review

It seems like I was just writing my August Stitch Fix Review and somehow it’s now late September and time to share another review with you.  My mom always told me that time passes faster and faster the older you get and I am finding that to be very true. This month’s Stitch Fix shipment […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend

Happy Friday!  Is everyone as glad as I am that it’s finally the weekend? Now that it is finally Friday, it’s time for the Best of the Weekend party.   Amy, Ms. Toody Goo Shoes | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest Paula, Virginia Sweet Pea | Facebook | Pinterest | Twitter | G+ | Instagram […]

DIY Wood Clock (Power Tool Challenge)

Make your own wood clock

Have you ever thought about making your own clock?  This is a project that I’ve been wanting to attempt and after making two clocks, the verdict is that a DIY wood clock is something that you can do. I’m sharing my DIY Wood Clock as part of this month’s Power Tool Challenge.  Last month I […]