Entry Way Command Center {5 essential elements}

entry way command center

I don’t know about you, but entry way clutter is a disease we all seem to have.  As we run in the door and dash here or there, belongings get dropped and left by the entrance as a result.  This visual clutter seems to scream at me personally.  As I prepared a selection board today for a client with this … Continue reading

Pallet Projects

As part of the “wedding factory” as my fiance has dubbed it, I completed two pallet projects for us to display at the reception.  I actually got these pallets from the builders down the street who we re-doing a brick wall in our neighborhood.  They probably thought I was a little weird since they didn’t speak English and I was … Continue reading

DIY Burlap Overlay

This project was definitely inspired by necessity… The need for affordable linens for our wedding.  I’ve already shared that our wedding theme will be rustic chic and we are embracing it wholeheartedly.  Burlap and lace are going to be all over the place (lol) so why not include some DIY Burlap Overlays. Easy to make and less than $7.00 per 48″ … Continue reading

Rustic Wedding Inspiration

The past few months have been involved some hardcore wedding planning and tons of DIY projects to keep costs down.  I have utilized Pinterest to catalog all my hearts desires and I wanted to share with you some of my most favorite rustic wedding inspiration photos. I’m sure most brides can relate to the fact that the wedding can become … Continue reading

Easy Curtain Idea {and an ETSY update}

Seriously, this is the easiest curtain fix ever…It was like a light bulb epiphany moment.  This week has been crazy busy for me personally, so I apologize if any of you reading this are a little bored by my *genius* curtain solution.  I do however, have an announcement that I will share at the end of this post, which should also … Continue reading

Stylish Office Window for a Friend

After learning that a friend of mine had to undergo a double mastectomy, I wanted to do something special for her.  Her office has two large windows that let in a ton of natural light.  However, this was becoming a curse for her since the chemo made her very sensitive to heat.  While she was out recovering from surgery I … Continue reading

Patio Cushion Covers Made from Drapes

I love our back patio.  It’s tranquil and quiet; it’s a nice place to sit by the pond and watch the fish.  However, our patio cushions were in need of some love.  I didn’t want to spend $20, $30, or even more on new cushions or custom covers. The actual cushion pad was in decent shape, it just needed a … Continue reading

Painting the Front Door

Painting the front door was one one of those “supposed to be quick and easy” tasks.  It turned into a week long bout of frustration, however.  I have known for a long time I wanted to paint our front door black – I love black doors.  They are so elegant and classic.  A long time ago I painted my townhouse … Continue reading

Restoring a Vintage Desk Chair

Last week I shared my office make-over and told you about how I scored a vintage chair on Craigslist.  It looks so similar to the more expensive vintage chairs made by GoodForm.  I spent many hours restoring this vintage desk chair, but it was sooo worth it. Here are a couple of photos of the chair before: As you can … Continue reading

Industrial Vintage Office Make-Over

A couple of weeks ago, I showed you how I made my industrial pipe bookcase and I promised to show you the whole office very soon…and here it is!  I have wanted to re-do the office for some time, however, I couldn’t decide exactly what direction to take. After over a year in our house, the office has decided for … Continue reading