DIY Painting Using Wine Corks

Just gave my little powder room a spruce up and wanted to share my FREE idea to get this look. I added these polka dots to the lower wall by dipping a wine cork into paint then dabbing it on the wall. I was all set to purchase this wall paper for the lower wall […]

DIY Blanket Ladder

Been wanting to make a blanket ladder to hang our bounty of blankets for soooo long. Decided it’s high time to go vertical vs having them all over the couches and in baskets. SUPPLIES 2- 2x4x8 boards 1-2x3x8 board 3” wood screws (16) Drill/drill bits Saw {or ask the guys at Lowe’s to cut for […]

DIY Brick Wall

Sooo excited about this faux brick wall I created using joint compound, a level, trowel and my finger. That’s your materials list!!! A little messy but easy to wash up! To determine the size of a brick I wandered out to my sidewalk. Some grout lines are wider than others and brick shapes vary making […]

DIY SHIPLAP PROJECT

Welcome to our great room and just off the main living area is the master bedroom suite. The outer hall is highly visible and leads to a guest bath. This can be seen opposite the mudroom and I felt it needed some oomph to balance the mudroom. I was still figuring out where to put […]

DINING ROOM turned OFFICE MAKEOVER

Today I’ll walk you through the metamorphosis of the dining room which recently became the office. Above it is shown with the original wallpaper and with the original light fixture.  We set this up as a traditional dining space… which was actually never used.  Wait- I did set up dessert at Christmas on the table. […]