Category Archives: Home Decor

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DIY Hand Painted Wind Chimes – 7th Grade Class Auction Project

***This post contains affiliate links.  If you click one and make a purchase, I may receive a small commission at no charge to you!***                            Ever volunteer for something and then realize, with terror, that you have no Read more →

3 Easy Fireplace Makeovers

My fireplace looks like an angry, gaping hole in the middle of my otherwise bright and colorful family room.  It’s been on my to do list, for oh, let’s call it 9 years.  I have found a few options that look fairly painless, so I’m going to make a choice Read more →

How to Create Your Own Printables for Seasonal Decor with Picmonkey

I am here today to admit freely to you that I get overwhelmed by seasonal decorating.  Especially right now, this sort of pre-spring with a million little holidays to think about.  A great way to add some St. Patrick’s Day/Easter/Spring decor to your home without spending a ton of money Read more →

4 Free or Cheap Ways to Liven Up a Bare Wall

*** This post contains affiliate links.  If you click one and make a purchase, I may receive a commission, at no cost to you!***        While I was reviewing pictures from my updated House Tour, I realized that the most boring wall in my entire house is the Read more →

Updated House Tour

I had a whole day with a smidgen of sunshine all to myself the other day, so I took some pictures of the house so that I could update the house tour.  Want to have a peek? The first room you see when you enter the house is the Living Read more →

The Sewing Bug - My Machine and Where I Buy Fabric On-Line

The Sewing Bug

***This post contains affiliate links.  If you click one and make a purchase I may receive a small commission!***   Have I told you yet that I got a sewing machine for Christmas?  I did.  Actually, I like to tell people I got the house wife starter kit for Christmas: Read more →

Buy It, Spy It or DIY It – Anthropologie Winter 2017

Oh, how I love me some Anthropologie.  Mostly because of the inspiration it brings. Inspiration for things I can make or duplicate OR inspiration to make some dollah bills cause Anthro is expensivo.  Here is what I would Buy, Spy (find a cheaper version somewhere…ahem… Marshalls…ahem…Home Goods) or DIY (make Read more →

Want : Need : Wear : Make : Eat

Remember that time I did some posts about what I want, need, wear, make and eat?  That was awesome. Let’s do it again! WANT: Instant Pot:  I discovered the wonderful Instant Pot this week and am dying to get one.  Why so expensive, Instant Pot?  I need a sale and Read more →

How to Paint an Upholstered Chair

This is a fun story.  I’m going to share with you how to paint an upholstered chair, a project that I absolutely hated.  It was truly one of the most annoying projects I’ve ever done.  Actually, I think it probably gets top billing.  I did cover an entire HUGE mirror Read more →

Free Printable 2017 Calendar

Free Printable 2017 Calendar

I have been basking in a wonderful sense of calm ever since about 7PM on 12/25/2016.  I made it through another crazy stretch from Thanksgiving to Christmas and I have to say, I really pulled it all off this year.  Except for two gifts that Santa misplaced.  I’m sure they Read more →