Rustic Stained Wood Ornament Tutorial


DIY Wood Plank Ornament Shabby Chic SSI

I was totally inspired to make a few more DIY Christmas Ornaments when I stumbled upon this amazing Rustic Painted Ornament Etsy shop.  But I knew we could make these for next to nothing with salvaged craft supplies from around the house.  Keep reading for this super simple Rustic Painted Ornament Tutorial.

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Shabby Chic DIY Christmas Ornaments

DIY Christmas Ornament

I have an au natural Christmas tree with just a little bit of sparkle. White lights, ornaments in cream, gold, silver, glass and natural rafia and hemp…I haven’t purchased a single ornament this year, but wanted to add to my collection, so I made several of my own ornaments in these two styles. Here’s a full tutorial on how you can make your own DIY Hemp Ball Ornament and DIY Shell Ball Ornament.

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Front Entry Makeover Reveal

Front Entry Before and After Makeover

Well, this poor little entry was like the lost continent in my house.  It was sooo sad for years.  I guess we would just hurry by this barren waste land and block it from our memory once we entered the rest of the house a few steps away.  But not anymore!  Now I just love the impact my new entry makes you walk in (or out) the door!


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Handmade Gifts Series – Festive Elastic Hair Tie Gift

Gold Black White Hostess Gift


I love a great handmade gift that’s small, inexpensive, and a crowd pleaser. This year I’m whipping up some Fold Over Elastic (FOE) Hair Tie Gifts. These are great little ‘thinking of you’ gifts for friends and coworkers, and they are going to be a big hit in the stockings of my teenage stepdaughter. (I hope!)

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Baby B’s Nursery Reveal

Grey Orange Neutral Nursery


So many of my cornice go to homes I’ll never see, and its sad to never see them in their forever homes.   This neutral cornice is Premier Prints Gotcha Storm traveled all thew way to Canada to be with its new owner.

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DIY Mouse Trap Halloween Costume

Mouse Trap Halloween CostumeAlright, y’all. I won all the bacon at my work costume contest with this one so I thought I’d take the time to share the details in case you want to utilize this fine costume for one of your Halloween celebrations.


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Sliding Door TV Box Tutorial


Blog Tutorial DIY TV Box

So earlier this week I showed you the new Master Bedroom Dresser Wall with the Sliding Door TV Box.  Now it’s time to get into the details of just how that bad boy came to be.

Please forgive the awful instructions and less than superb photography :)  I’ve dug these photos deep out of the vault that is my laptop just for you!  It’s been over a year now since they were taken, and since its also been that long since we completed the build, some of the details are a little hazy.

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Master Bedroom Tour – Part 2

Hide TV Box Wood Sliding Door

A couple years ago (I know…years?!  Where does the time go?!) I shared my Navy Grey and White Master Bedroom with you….but I never really felt the dresser wall was finished.

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