Small Bathroom Makeover on a Budget – DIY

Week Three of Small Bathroom Makeover on a Budget – DIY One Room Challenge sponsored by Better Homes and Gardens , has been a lot of desk work and less physical work. This “Prettify the Privy” Makeover on a has all the”behind the scenes” work of a large makeover, or so it seems. If you’re

Everyday Tablescape Ideas

Ten Simple Everyday Tablescape Ideas

We do it everyday: set the table for dining. It is not that hard or expensive to add flare and fun to this otherwise mundane chore. Here are Ten Simple Everyday Tablescape Ideas that will not break the bank. One of my favorite areas to feed the need to create is on a dining table.

Simple DIY to Make Curtains Look Expensive

5 Steps to Customize Ready Made Drapes

Updated: 2/2/2020 This post shows 5 Steps to Customize Ready Made Drapes I’ve recently completed another Drapery DIY. As I’ve written before, if you can sew straight lines, you can make beautiful, simple drapes. But, if you don’t own a sewing machine, this post will explain 5 Steps to Customize Ready Made Drapes for a

Chinoiserie Chic Style

Lacquered Furniture DIY – Six Simple Steps

This post is a Lacquered Furniture DIY – Six Simple Steps. My color loving friends, I’ve got a solution for you if you look around your room and see all dark brown furniture. I love wood furniture. I love beautiful brown finished furniture. But, I love it mixed with cheerful colorful lacquered furniture the most.

How to Spray Paint a Ginger Jar

How to Spray Paint a Ginger Jar in Moments

Updated: 2-20-2020 This post contains directions on How to Spray Paint a Ginger Jar in Moments. Ginger Jars are enjoying a magnificent comeback in d├ęcor, and I understand the appeal. They are so classically beautiful.  They can, however, boast a hefty price tag, especially if they are a fairly large in size. If you are

DIY Built in Bookcase with Foam Board

Update a Built in Bookcase with Foam Board

Updated: 2/24/2020 – This post explains how to Update a Built in Bookcase with Foam Board and a little spray paint. You can update a built in bookcase with foam board and paint. I get your hesitancy to throw paint on custom built bookcases. But, here’s a way to tame the trepidation and add color