Posts Tagged ‘DIY’

DIY Orb Chandelier

Lighting. It’s like the jewelry in a room. And like jewelry, it can be expensive. I’ve been eyeing these beautiful orb chandeliers for a few years. In fact, when we finished our basement in 2014, I bought one to put in the stairway. Google orb chandeliers and you’ll find hundreds of photos of beautiful lights, […] Read more…

Quick Tip Tuesday: No-Mess Picture Hanging

Quick Tip Tuesday is all about smart little tips to help make life a little simpler. Today’s quick tip is brought to you by 3M. {I wish.} But seriously, what do America’s favorite office supply, Post-it® Notes, have to do with picture hanging? Well, I’ve been installing a lot of new things on my freshly […] Read more…

Before & After: Easy tile makeover

I’m about to let you in on a little secret. My backsplash in my kitchen? Well, I’ve changed it just a bit, but not by redoing the tile. You see, I have a love/hate relationship with tile. I love new tile, but when it goes out of style, then what? It’s a pain to redo, […] Read more…

Quick Tip Tuesday: DIY non-slip hangers

I like all of my hangers to match. I’m sure you’re shocked at that statement. {Tee hee.} I don’t use anything fancy in my closet. In fact, my preference is white plastic hangers. Most of the hangers I use feature notches for hanging tank-style tops and whatnot. However, I have a few shirts that easily […] Read more…

Before & After {Kitchen Table Makeover}: Oak to White

There’s something about a white kitchen that I love. When we built our house in 2002, we didn’t have the budget to put white woodwork throughout our house. Slowly, over time, we’ve been transforming our home — from oak to white. To say we had a lot of oak in our house would be an […] Read more…

Wine cork dart board

What do 500 wine corks, a piece of art and a dartboard have in common? Let me show you! As part of my basement “bar” area, I have a perfect spot for a dartboard. Fortunately, in cleaning out our basement before our renovation, I found a new dartboard wrapped in Christmas paper. {Who knows who […] Read more…

DIY Lego Table

I’m always looking for great storage ideas. The playroom is no exception. We have a bonus room over our garage that makes a perfect play space. This room has transitioned over time as my kids have outgrown toys, and today, it’s mainly used for knee hockey. However, my son was an avid Lego builder. As […] Read more…