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 décor, 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 Easter Decor

Simple DIY Easter Décor Idea

You have landed in the right blog if you are looking for a simple DIY Easter Décor Idea. In this case, I’ve updated everyday décor with a few inexpensive seasonal touches, and for about $10 created a beautiful Easter vignette. You can find additional Simple DIY Easter Décor Idea in previous posts : Three Tips

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

Refinish a Vintage Door on a Budget

Refinish a Vintage Front Door

You can refinish a vintage front door on a budget.  This DIY front door makeover on a budget will enhance your home’s curb appeal. Our most popular posts on front entries are found here:  Fall on the Front Porch  Front Doors of King Lane – Inspiration for Personal Expression I love the look of vintage

Drapes for the Living Room

Custom Drapery Hack-Get the Look for Less

Updated 3/24/2020: This post explains a Custom Drapery Hack-Get the Look for Less. I’ve sewn several sets of drapery for my home. Just so we’re clear, I’m not a “real” seamstress. I can sew a straight line, and that skill has permitted me to make changes to my window treatments through the years. This post

Gold and Marble Shelf Unit

Marble Shelving Unit – Budget Friendly and Easy DIY Makeover

I live for a budget-friendly makeover! Now, I recognize there’s a slew of you who would rather be eaten alive by a flesh-eating parasite than to do anything DIYish! You will gladly go to Nell Hill’s and purchase this STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL etagere for $$$, and never blink an eye (I can’t say I blame you).

Southern Summer Landscaping

Simple Summer Pleasures – Outdoor Swings

There are two things on my mind today. Maybe there are additional thoughts floating around, possibly, we can only hope. But, these two are entrenched front and center. First, I’ve succumbed to a complete acceptance that summer travels at warped speed. I get it. I’m powerless to change it. I accept and surrender to your

Easy Grocery Store Flowers for the Home

Two Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Update Your Home for Summer

I’m not aware of anyone who dreads the arrival of the warmer months (except for maybe those poor allergy sufferers.) Even if you are one of the relatively few who are sad to see  winter end, I’ll bet the first signs of spring like birds chirping, flowers emerging, greening of earth, and warm days put a pep in your step.

Fresh cut flowers in Vintage French Crystal Vase

French Inspired Office – The Accessories

Updated 2/14/20 – This post is all about French Inspired Office – The Accessories Not surprising to any of my readers, there has already been several changes in the office. What, has it even been a week yet? I don’t think so, but I’ve never hidden my impulse driven decor brain from anyone.  Still, I

French Desk Make-Over

My French Inspired Office ~ with a Surprising Secret

I ask you, what does a baby’s nursery, a guest room, and a French Inspired Office have in common? All I can come up with is they all once lived in this six-walled, oddly angled, roughly 14 x 14, smallest room in our home! My firstborn moved into this space when Tom the Great convinced

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