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Summertime Subway Art project

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I spent last week getting ready to go on Studio 5. I was so excited to do a demonstration on one of my favorite projects -- Subway Art! I had some "craft fails" getting ready, {and a meltdown -- shhh, don't tell} but I persevered, finished my projects and had a wonderful time on the show! One of the projects that I made was a "Summertime" version of Subway Art! It actually ended up being … [Read more...]

Beachy-ish Subway Art Sign {using the Silhouette}

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To celebrate the exciting Silhouette Giveaway that's going on now, I am sharing a project each day this week that was created using the Silhouette. I'm working on my bathroom remodel right now, it's going to be a Board and Batten room with beachy colors. So I thought it would be fun to make some Beachy art to do in that room. I chose this phrase because I think it's so true -- your day … [Read more...]

Polka Dot Project — My Polka Dot Runner {rugs}!

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I love polka dots.  They are so cheerful and happy looking. I have them all over my house. I polka dotted up some plates on my mantle and in my kitchen:  And I made some polka dot pillows to go on my banquette:  I even added a little bit of polka dots to my lamp makeover on my desk:  I have been looking for a runner to go by my sink and dishwasher for so long with no luck. … [Read more...]

Get Organized with Burlap!

Here's a little project I made when I did my closet redo. I made a few more the other day. This is a stylish way to keep your jewelry or other small items organized. It would also be great in an office to keep small things like -- paper clips, staples, push pins or rubber bands organized. I used the same technique that I did when I made my burlap magnet boards, but I cut the boards narrower and … [Read more...]

My Mantles are at a Party!

The Nester is having a mantle party. You know I love a party! Plus, it's Friday and Friday's were just made for partying. So I'm linking up -- and you should too! Come over and see all of the great mantle decorating going on!I'm showing off my Doily Mantle.  I'm excited for a doily revival. If you are interested in preserving your doilies in a new way, HERE is the … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Mantle

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I am joining Beth's Mantle Party. What a great idea! Stop over and join the fun -- or just come by and get some great mantle decorating ideas! Have a Fantastic Friday! XOXO   Tweet … [Read more...]

Pottery Barn-inspired Winter Mantlescape

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I always feel a little blah in January when I take down my holiday decorations. It feels too soon to think about decorating for Valentine's Day for some reason. Yesterday I was flipping through my Pottery Barn catalog and spied this sparkly white mantle-scape.  I loved all of the birds, nests and white and I thought -- hey, I have some nests and bird things around here somewhere... {I just used … [Read more...]

Christmas at my house

Thanks to everyone who came by to visit and those who linked up for the Homemade Gift Ideas party. There are so many wonderful ideas! The party is open until Friday, so come over and join in!  I just love this time of year! And this week there are so many fun home tour parties going on. I just have to join in the fun! Come on in!  This is my silver and blue tree. I also have my … [Read more...]