Category Archives: greatest hits : sneak peek

DIY : handmade letters

DIY : handmade letters

Remember this post? The one with the beautiful assortment of different ABC’s on the wall? I was totally inspired to …read more

a fresh produce basket vamp-up

a fresh produce basket vamp-up

Last week I was on the search for a cheapo fake-o wooden crate to go in the space above our …read more

DIY : painting your fridge with chalkboard paint

DIY : painting your fridge with chalkboard paint

A few years ago, we decided to transform our dark cookie cutter kitchen into a white and bright farmhouse haven. …read more

1 coaster 2 ways : a simple how to.

1 coaster 2 ways : a simple how to.

Really long, unrelated side note: I made this little photo at the top: an easy photo-shoppy combo of the two …read more

DIY : a simple baby shower gift

DIY : a simple baby shower gift

Need a gift for that baby shower you’re attending this weekend? Or something unique for a housewarming party? OR for …read more

framing a large envelope & a nod to simpler times

framing a large envelope & a nod to simpler times

I think I’ve probably touched on this before, but once upon a time, when I spied this article in southern …read more

a painting tutorial : the basics and a how-to on tea stains

a painting tutorial : the basics and a how-to on tea stains

I wrote this post a looooooonnnngggg time ago. And I thought I would give ‘er an old revamp, and post …read more

a hand-made play kitchen

a hand-made play kitchen

I hope everyone had a fabulous christmas, filled with a wonderful, meaningful time with family and friends. I personally, am …read more

caped crusaders to the rescue

caped crusaders to the rescue

Need a unique, last minute gift idea for that special childĀ (or maybe even random third stepchild twice removed who will …read more

a play space reveal

a play space reveal

I’m really excited about this room: A play space I helped a friend of mine redo. Remember this post? This …read more

Christmas Mantel : a DIY advent garland

Christmas Mantel : a DIY advent garland

I love decorating. {Duh.} And Christmas is fun and everything, but it can be a bit of a two sided …read more

DIY modpodge : my own quirky take on things

DIY modpodge : my own quirky take on things

Whenever I get the Pottery Barn Kids catalog in the mail, (or any catalog for that matter) I’m always taking …read more

DIY pirate boat + pirate costumes :: ARGH!

DIY pirate boat + pirate costumes :: ARGH!

SO, I know Halloween was last night. But I decided to take some pics of a boat building process in …read more

a salvaged fall tablescape

a salvaged fall tablescape

With thanksgiving coming up, I’ve been kind of enthralled by all the possibilities of a fabulous tablescape. Not necessarily for …read more