Paint and stencils! Think of the possibilities!

Creating Art With Stencils and Chalk Paint

I never would have guessed that I could have so much fun creating art with stencils and chalk paint. Today I’m sharing three examples of how you can use stencils for instant wall art.  Continue reading

DIY kitchen table makeover step by step.

DIY Kitchen Table Makeover

I’m thrilled to be sharing my DIY kitchen table makeover, and how pretty it looks with the my newly updated kitchen chairs. It has been a few months since I completed the chairs and I’m happy to report this project went so much better. Not once did I threaten to turn the table into fire wood as I did with the chairs. Continue reading

Haven conference in Charleston

Haven Conference 2018

When I started my blog a few years ago as a hobby, I never imagined that sharing the things that I love to create, would allow me to connect with the most amazing women. The Haven Conference was created to bring bloggers together, so they could network, gain knowledge and create lasting friendships while following their passions. No kidding, I get goosebumps every time I think about how incredible the blogging community has become, and how lucky I am to be part of it. Continue reading

How to recover a seat cushion.

How To Recover Seat Cushions

If I were to tell you how many times I’ve recovered my dining chairs you wouldn’t believe me. Let’s just say I’ve had lots of practice, and can now show you how to recover seat cushions in a few easy steps. Continue reading

Update a bedroom with a simple slipcovered headboard.

Headboard Slipcover

The headboard slipcover I made turned out so cute, I couldn’t wait to share it with you. If you’re thinking about updating the look of a bedroom this is a quick solution. Navy ticking stripe fabric was my first choice, because it works with my simple style as well as the patterns in the bedroom. It also has that farmhouse appeal that I love so much. Continue reading

Summer wreath with red, white and blue accents.

Summer Wreath

Sometimes it’s so hard getting to all the projects that are lined up for summer, but at least I finished my summer wreath. This is one I think we can enjoy all summer. It’s decorated with patriotic colors, giving it a cottage nautical look and vintage appeal. Continue reading

Updated finish on kitchen chairs.

Updated Kitchen Chairs

Last week in the “Afternoon Tea Set Up” post, I included a sneak peek of my updated kitchen chairs. I’ve been working on them off and on for several weeks. Actually more off than on, but I finally completed the project. The family thought I was crazy when I started stripping off the dark stain, but I proved that all the mess was worth it. Continue reading