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$8 Chandelier Redo (Hannah’s Room Update)

Tatertots and Jello - Easy Chandelier Redo

I love chandeliers. I would put them in every room in my home if I could - ha! When we redid Hannah's room 4 years ago we took out a really plain white ceiling fan and put in a really inexpensive chandelier I had bought from Target. We installed it in the ceiling and put a pretty ceiling medallion at the top. So when we started this room update, I knew I wanted to do a little update on the … [Read more...]

10 Fabulous Fireplace Before and After Projects!

10 fireplace before and afters

We are putting up drywall this week at the little 1905 house I working on!! And we have framed in the fireplace -- it's going to be so pretty!! Here's the before picture: And, here's what it looks like right now: I love a fireplace and mantel for Fall - they are so cozy and fun to decorate for the holidays!! Here are 10 Before and After Fireplace Projects for inspiration!   … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Home DIY Projects to Make NOW!

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 Happy Fall!! The kids are back in school - it might be the perfect time to work on a Home DIY Project!! Here are 20 ideas that were linked up this weekend that might be fun to tackle. Turn Dresser Drawers into Stunning Window Boxes @ Kammy's Korner Transform a Barn Door into a Coffee Table @ Make the Best of What's Around Upcycle a Suitcase into a Focal Point @ The Concrete Cottage … [Read more...]

It’s Pumpkin Week — DIY Polka Dot Pumpkins (Tutorial)!

plush minky pumpkins tutorial

Welcome to PUMPKIN WEEK!! (a pumpkin tutorial each and every day this week)   Today I am sharing my Polka Dot Pumpkins!! What could be better than polka dots AND pumpkins = two of my favorite things!   Here's how to make them: … [Read more...]

Upholster an Existing Headboard (tutorial)!!

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Here's an easy way to change the look of a room. When I was redoing my guest room, I had a headboard in that room that I had bought about 10 years ago and I still loved the curved shape of the headboard. So I decided to try to upholster that headboard. And it turns out that it was easy to do. I ordered some fabric from Spoonflower.com - I love that place! It is a little more expensive … [Read more...]

Make a Duvet Cover from a Fabric Shower Curtain!

Duvet out of a shower curtain

Have you ever had a project in your mind and then you just can't find what you are looking for? That's what I ran into with my guest room redo. For the bedding I knew I wanted a grey duvet cover that had some ruffles but not too many - so it wouldn't be too "girly". And I wanted it to be a plain color so I could make some graphic pillows to go with the bedding. I looked and looked and couldn't … [Read more...]

DIY Subway Tile Table Redo!!

subway tile table makeover tutorial

I've been working on my outdoor space this year. Last month I made some DIY Subway Tile Planters and a privacy screen out of old doors that were sitting in my garage. I had an outdoor table in my yard that was very weathered and worn. And since I am working on my tiling skills (I bought a tile saw last month too), I wanted to update that table with a subway tile top! And actually, this … [Read more...]

Ikea’s Scrolly Ung Frame — 13 Different Ways to Use It in YOUR home!

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My sister Ashley has one of the whimsical Ikea Ung Frames in her entryway. She painted it a pretty grey color and put some chicken wire inside. She keeps invitations, pictures and other pretty mementos in her frame. I have one sitting in my craft room. I couldn't resist picking it up the last time I was visiting Ikea. I have been debating where to use it. Here are 12 other ways I have … [Read more...]

Great Ideas – Patriotic Party Ideas & Recipes

patriotic party and recipes

In charge of a Fourth of July Celebration, or just bringing something delicious to one? Ignite a sizzling celebration with the help of any of these patriotic party ideas and recipes! Fourth of July Cupcake Toppers @ Hoosier Handmade Vanilla Bean Doughnuts @ a pumpkin & a princess Star Spangled Marshmallow Pops @ My Sister's Suitcase … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Patriotic Projects!!

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Only a couple of weeks left until the most explosive holiday of the year! What better way to celebrate than any of the patriotic projects linked up this week! (And if you're not in the US, there are some great ideas you can adapt for your own holidays or any occasion!) DIY Tie-Die Pillow @ The 36th Avenue DIY Patriotic Necklace @ Tattered & Inked … [Read more...]