Powder Room Makeover Completed

March 31, 2014
Budget Bathroom Ideas

I finally have the powder room makeover finished and could not be happier. It took some time to get it completed, but if I have learned anything about decorating  - that is the way it should be. If I rushed to “just get it done”, I would only like it for a short time and […]

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DIY Scrapbook Paper Organizer

March 27, 2014
How to make scrapbook paper stacking organizers

The calendar says Spring, but the temps and howling wind outside says it isn’t so. I do know though from how I am feeling that Spring is truly here since I have Spring fever… BAD! When Spring rolls around I always get the overwhelming desire to purge, clean, and re-organize every nook and cranny in […]

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Painting Verdigris on a Shiny Brass Light Fixture

March 23, 2014
Hoewto age metal so it looks like it is old with a verdigris color weathered finish

Guess what?  I finally did it!  It has been a long time since I last mentioned it, but the shiny brass light that hangs over my kitchen island has a new look. I like the look of unique light fixtures, especially ones with age and character and that have a bit of greenish patina.  Do […]

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How I Hang Wall Art and Mirrors Instantly

March 21, 2014
How to hang and level picture frames on a wall easily

Do you know when you have a plan for a room and then something you see or buy changes that plan?  Has that ever happened to you?  It did to me when redecorating my powder room. I had every intention to buy a new mirror for the room; I was thinking about a white one. […]

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Powder Room Accessorizing

March 20, 2014
Powder room accessorizing ideas

I have a few little things to show you that I did in my powder room, but FIRST I wanted to tell you…. THANK YOU!!! To each and every one of you that took the time from your busy day to vote for my project in the BHG Makeover Madness Challenge last week.  I won […]

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Anthropologie Inspired Sewn Paper Envelopes

March 17, 2014
How to make scallop edged envelopes with free printable template pattern to download

One of my favorite ways to make ordinary events in our lives a bit more special is to make “giving” just about anything to someone a bit more stylish.  I know you have given someone a card with a check in it for a wedding, graduation, or birthday. Why not take a little extra effort […]

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Coming Soon

March 13, 2014
Better Homes and Gardens Blue and White Bedroom

Life is good, but boy can it get crazy sometimes.   When it rains it pours  - so many events and happenings going on that I have been a bit overwhelmed in a good way.  I am in a good place, but it does take a whole lot of organization to make life and work […]

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BH&G Best New Products Swag Bag Giveaway

March 12, 2014
Better Homes and Garden Best New Product 2014 Event

Remember last week when I told you I was going to NYC for an event hosted by Better Homes and Gardens and when I got back that I may have some goodies to give away to one of you? Well today is the day…  I have a bag of swag for one of you. But […]

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Out & About: The Weekender

March 7, 2014
Out and about shopping for Spring

Helloooo Friday… one week of March down.  You know what that means, don’t you?   Only 13 more days till Spring! I am sure you are as tired of winter as I am.  There is still snow on the ground here and too cold to do much outside.  I am craving warm sunshine and ready […]

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BH&G March Makeover Madness

March 5, 2014
March Madness Makeover Challenge

If you follow basketball, then you know that when March rolls around it means one thing… the road to the Final Four. This year the road to the Final Four has a slightly different meaning for 16 DIY home bloggers who were chosen to take part in Better Homes and Gardens Makeover Madness challenge. Remember […]

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