The envelope sham please…

I have been on the hunt for new euro shams since I redid my bedroom this spring. First of all they aren't the easiest thing to find for a reasonable price. I have a really hard time paying $30-40 for something I know I can make. So I decided to make my own. I bought … Continue reading The envelope sham please…

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Mirror mirror…

I have been admiring in stores, on Pinterest and Instagram driftwood mirrors for some time. But to buy one of these mirrors it would have been well over $100 and I knew I could put one together myself for much less! Not to mention it would be more meaningful to use driftwood I collected myself … Continue reading Mirror mirror…

It’s a New Year and a New Life for an Old Chair!

Here's another post I submitted to everythinghomemagazine.com! I found this old chair on a local FB garage sale site and I knew I could make it look good again!    I loved the detail it had, but it was in bad need of a refresh! I decided to re-do it and give it to my … Continue reading It’s a New Year and a New Life for an Old Chair!

DIY Christmas gifts…

This is my article that was featured on everythinghomemagazine.com! I usually try to make a few Christmas gifts for my close female friends and family. This year I decided to try my hand at making tassel necklaces. I've been seeing tassels on everything and all over the fashion blogs. I have been making jewelry for … Continue reading DIY Christmas gifts…

Christmas decorating in installments…

I have been trying to decorate  for Christmas all week...😳 Working full time has really been getting in the way ha! But I have accomplished to get my mantle...  My entry way...   And my little black washstand finished...  The tree is up and the lights are on but that's as far as I have … Continue reading Christmas decorating in installments…

What a great weekend!

Our lifelong friends, Clare and Earl, came for the weekend! It's very seldom that when they visit do they get to spend two nights, but they did this time! It gave us time to do a lot of catching up, watch the Cubs/Cardinals games, Notre Dame football, do some crafts, have a beer tasting, go … Continue reading What a great weekend!