Easy and Elegant Easter Place Settings

Let's get real for a minute here: You're probably not hosting Easter brunch for a magazine shoot. Your place settings don't have to look like the Easter Bunny couldn't decide what to buy, so he bought one five of everything. There are several reasons why I like to feature simple, but elegant place settings.First, hosting friends…

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.…

Christmas Scenes in Glass Canister Jars

Hi All!I wanted to share an easy Christmas decoration idea with you -- Glass canister jars with Christmas scenes inside of them. These were simple and affordable to put together. I bought all of my supplies at Walmart. Walmart zaps the life out of me, but it is the absolute cheapest place to buy everything you need…

The {Final} Nitty-Gritty on Sanding. When You’re Done?

 I’ve noticed that a lot of times tutorials that go over how to use “furniture” (aka “chalk”) paint don’t go over what to do once the paint has dried. I personally have several more steps to go once the paint is dry on my furniture. I sand it, seal it, and often glaze it. Sand…