Category Archives: DIY project

One last Thanksgiving weekend project

After work, I’m off to Ikea to pick up this $8 multi-use hanger. I have one at home that’s covered in scarves. This one will be covered in felt. Add it to my Thanksgiving weekend craft list. Stay tuned for … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving crafts

My favorite part of the long Thanksgiving weekend… time to sit around and do crafts! Here’s what’s on my list… Felt flowers – I’ve been meaning to make a couple decorative pillows for the living room. Since I have flowers … Continue reading

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The perfect Thanksgiving tablescape

A co-worker asked for my decorating advice. How flattering! Specifically, how to decorate the Thanksgiving table – create a tablescape if you will. If that’s not a real word, it should be. Anyway, I suggested burlap, pine cones, a hand … Continue reading

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Ikea hackers!

My Google Reader is jam-packed with design sites and wedding blogs. At least once or twice a week, I come across a project that I cannot wait to try. I keep most of them stashed away for a rainy day … Continue reading

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Unique decor idea: paper chain

So much for an arbor! This couple used paper chains to frame their ceremony. I love that the chains define the space and give it a pop of color without detracting from the beautiful view. A sexy take on a … Continue reading

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The anatomy of a cabinet

Two of the things I love most about owning a home are learning about all its inner workings, accessories and moving parts and learning how to change, enhance and fix those parts. Cabinets for example. Who knew that there was … Continue reading

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One of the many reasons I love Spencer

Spencer always says, “you can’t get what you don’t ask for.” Evidently that’s the truth for DIY weddings, too. For the past few months, I have been searching high and low for the perfect card holder. Thanks to 100 Layer … Continue reading

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