Spring Mantel

Easter mantle

I know you are waiting with baited breath for my recaps of this weekends exciting events (Girls Night Out & Creative Estates), but I had to sneak in this post about my Easter mantle before Beth closes her linky party (Am I too late?) My mantel inspiration this year, was this photo from Martha Stewart. […]

Budget Boys’ Rooms {that withstand their phases}

map wall

I’m lucky to have another one of my family members here to blog about home decorating projects, while I am working on some of mine (this is the only time you’ll hear me complain that my pantry is too big). Trina has shared some fantastic projects on the blog before (Check out the Good Knight […]

Patio Makeovers with Pier 1

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pier 1 for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Spring is officially upon us! One of my goals for this Spring was to redo my front porch area and while I may not make it before it gets too hot here in Phoenix (my […]

From Entertainment Unit to Terrific Toy Kitchen

Play Kitchen

I was long-distance for this entire project, so the only credit I can take is encouraging the purchase of an entertainment unit for the purpose of converting it into a kitchen, and making sure my sister, Shanda, had seen adequate inspiration from blogland before attempting this make-over. She got things rolling, but it is really […]

A Winter White Mantle

I missed all of the holiday linky mantle parties, because I was in the middle of doing this (and trying to decide if I liked it).   (This is the view from the other side of the mantle, right after painting). You may remember my Halloween mantle… I had a great time with it and […]

Dining Table Makeover REVEAL! (with thanks to Dutch Boy & CSN)

This post has been a long time coming It’s only been a year and a half since I posted this before picture: This picture is actually rather flattering to the table.  The top was very sticky and worn, and by the time we got around to refinishing it, much uglier than it appears to be […]

Fall Craft Festival & Wendy’s Winner!

I don’t have much time to blog today.  I am working hard trying to make this fairy party finally happen, before it becomes her 4-year-old birthday instead of her 3-year-old one.   But there are a few things I need to let you know! My friend, Shellie, has recently started a vinyl business.  Her designs […]

My Halloween Mantle and other creepy decor

creepy Halloween mantle

My Halloween mantle this year is brought to you courtesy of the creative people in blogland (and some Hobby Lobby and Target Clearance items). The “Eat Drink and Be Scary” download is from Craftily Ever After who also has some other fun download options.  It adds a fun punch of orange to my mostly black […]

CSN Time — Butterflies and babies in the bedroom

We interrupt this non-stop robot party coverage to bring you a word from our sponsors…   Actually, CSN is not a sponsor of this blog, but I am one of their “preferred bloggers” which means that periodically they are willing to send me FREE stuff that I can tell you about.  Unless you have just discovered […]

Cute Bulletin Boards — Guest Posting

Are you looking for me?  You’ll find me trying to be cute today over on the Making the World Cuter blog.  I’m guest posting for Tiffany while she is on maternity leave, about my Dick & Jane themed bulletin board makeover and answering some of your questions about the pretty purple board I share with […]