DIY Wood Cooktop Cover

We have an induction cooktop that beeps every time you sit something on it and it makes us CRAZY. We often need to use the space not for cooking but for regular kitchen prep and counter space. Technically you can lock it to stop the beeping but it frustrates family members to lock/unlock. I decided […]

DIY Ornament Wreath

How cute is this festive wreath? The supplies were so simple- a wire coat hanger, ornaments and ribbon of your choice. Easy, right? I ordered a mixed lot of ornaments from Target. The red ones are for the tree this season and the rest are for projecting. How fun! I hate wire hangers in my […]

DIY Pomanders

What the heck are pomanders you say? It’s the fancy French name for oranges pierced with cloves. “Pomander” derives from the French pomme d’ambre, meaning “apple of amber”. It refers to the round shape and they were thought to purify the air. Supplies are as simple as oranges and whole cloves. As the orange dries […]

DIY MUDROOM MAKEOVER

When we went house hunting in Virginia I immediately started lists of how I would modify spaces to make them feel more like “us”.  I love to make lists!!! It calms me and helps me stay focused. I thought I’d share my “vision” and to do lists for each room and the progress I’ve made. […]

DIY Pretty Paper Pantry

Try saying that three times fast!!! My pantry was looking a little blah and I decided to add some pizzazz to the back walls. Considered painting, stenciling or peel and stick papers. Yesterday I was at Joann’s and saw some craft paper and a lightbulb went off!!! Lots of varieties and options. Wide and narrow […]