Drop Cloth Armchair Slipcover

Armchair Slipcover

So excited to share with you, the armchair slipcover I finished this weekend. It's been awhile since I've applied my sewing skills. After setting up my old sewing machine, I had to pause. How do I refill the bobbin? I'm really much better at painting. Below are before and after photos of an armchair that belonged to my grandparents. … Continue reading Armchair Slipcover

Wall Organizer

How To Make A Wall Organizer

Finding new ways to stay organized can be a fun challenge. Let me show you how I made a simple wall organizer, to keep frequently used items at the ready. When I created the post, Organizing The Kitchen Pantry in January, I found these modern looking stainless steel clothespins as I was shopping for jars and baskets. The … Continue reading How To Make A Wall Organizer

House Plants and Succulents

Succulents and House Plants

Succulents seem to be taking over. You see them everywhere, real and faux. So what's all the fuss about? After buying these four tiny succulents, I've figured it out. They're carefree, adorable and quirky. Hopefully they will be easy to grow as well. From what I've read, they require well-drained soil and only occasional watering. I can … Continue reading Succulents and House Plants

How to make and style a coffee table tray

How To Make And Style A Coffee Table Tray

  Styling  a tray is a fun challenge for me. I have several trays in-use around the house, but not in the family room. I needed an oversized tray for the long coffee table, and decided a crate would do the job. Today I’m sharing with you, how to make and style a coffee table … Continue reading How To Make And Style A Coffee Table Tray

Natural Brown Eggs With A Bunny Face

Bunny Face Eggs

Sitting at this table for an Easter brunch, will have you feeling relaxed and happy. The color palate is mostly white with touches of brown and green, inviting family and friends to linger around the table. Of course the sleeping bunny face eggs are my favorite feature of the tablescape.     No dye required here. The … Continue reading Bunny Face Eggs

Free Printable! Spring chick watercolor.

Spring Watercolors and Free Printables

Just in time for the first day of spring, I have two free watercolor printables just for you. I've been experimenting with watercolors more and more. I'm having fun discovering colors, brush techniques and developing my sence of style. This is the first time I've been brave enough to share my art work, so I hope you will like … Continue reading Spring Watercolors and Free Printables

Updated Stairs Hand Rail With Iron Ore Paint SW

Hand Rail Update

Sometimes maintenance projects are only exciting when you’re finished, and can step back and enjoy the results. This weekend's project involved updating the hand rails on the stairs with fresh paint that matches the front door.  In a previous post,  Curb Appeal, I featured the front door with the color Iron Ore from Sherwin-Williams. I'm still in love with the … Continue reading Hand Rail Update

Bar Stools With A New Finish

Bar Stools With A New Finish

When decorating a room, it can be a challenge to find the right balance with paint colors, fabrics, and accessories. Updating our bar stools with a new finish, is a good example of how I'm creating that balance in our decor.     One of my favorite purchases from Crate and Barrel over the years, have been these bar … Continue reading Bar Stools With A New Finish