Costco Wreath Hack

How I took my Costco Christmas wreath and made it amazing!

Crafts to Make with Hymnal Pages

//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsYesterday I listed several vintage and antique hymnals in my Etsy shop, and I had a friend ask, "but what would someone do with an old hymnal...?"Besides simply enjoying looking through it and being reminded of many of the traditional hymns that are no longer sung at church services, there are many wonderful ways you…

Furniture Disaster. Personal Disaster?

//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsWe recently found some furniture that we decided to refinish (stain) and keep, rather than sell. I prefer to paint furniture. I have done my share of sanding, but to me painting is second nature. I know exactly how the paint will behave and turn out. The paint and I have an agreement that way. We…

Before & After: Painted Wood Hutch

I'm so thankful for Spring. It really makes a big difference in my motivation. When it starts to really get cold again this fall, I'm going to give myself permission to forget about painting furniture until spring comes again. No expectations for myself to work in the cold, blah weather means no guilt for not…

How to Plan for a Home DIY Project

Spring Break for our kids is in just a few weeks. Because of Ken's job, this means that he will have some more free time on his hands than he usually does. So what are we doing for Spring Break? The beach? Lake? Stay-cation? Not quite.We are diving head first into some home renovation projects.…

Use a Screen Door for an Organizer, Room Divider, or Craft Show Display

//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsI wanted to share this screen door that we use a lot. Over time this has evolved into something that I've changed to be functional and beautiful.I currently use something similar in my antiques booth to display items on, but here you can see that you can create a home organizational piece with a screen door.…