This past summer, I helped my boss (Mandy) do a little re-decorating in her office. I had some projects for an office that I had been wanting to try, inspired by Ballard Designs. I love these magnet boards… So I made some for my boss’ office. They turned out great, and she has ... Read More about Easy Bulletin Board Project
If you have followed my blog any this summer, you know that I have become a drop cloth connoisseur and have found many uses for this splendid and inexpensive material. I showed you the drop cloth curtains I made for my kitchen. You can read more about them here. And then I promised you ... Read More about A Drop Cloth Slipcover
When I moved my furniture around in my den this summer, I had a huge wall space above the couch that I needed to fill. I didn’t have money to buy something, but if I did, I would have bought these mirrors from Ballard Designs…. But these are two for $199.00 ! That would be $398.00 plus $38.90 ... Read More about Ballard Designs Inspired Mirror
I spent several months this summer trying to find some curtains for my kitchen windows. I knew that I wanted floor length panels, but I wasn’t sure what type of material I wanted. I thought about black and white buffalo check, but was afraid that would be too bold. I wanted something more ... Read More about Kitchen Curtains
Alright ladies! Here we go! I am going to share with you how you can make your VERY OWN Ballards Design-style cafe shelf for a fraction of what it costs in the magazine. Aren’t they beautiful? Well, they are expensive too! They range from $99.00-$139.00! I wanted some of these ... Read More about Cafe Shelf Tutorial and GIVEAWAY!
I wanted to share a quick project with you.Since it was super cheap and easy, I am linking it toClick on the picture to check out other inexpensive projects.And since I did it myself, I am linking it to DIY Day at A Soft Place to Land.Let me back up…Several weeks ago, I shared with you a BIG project ... Read More about Burlap Covered Books
U If you have been following my blog, you know that I recently made a lot of changes in my house in preparation for a family reunion. One of the changes I made was putting up cafe-style shelves in my kitchen. I got the inspiration from my favorite magazine, Ballard ... Read More about Cafe Shelves
Well, I got it finished girls! I announced on my blog last Monday that I would be re-doing my hutch and posting it this week. So I knew I had 7 days to get it finished. It wasn’t easy, but I did it! Now one of the projects that I had on my “to do” list can be checked off! I’ve ... Read More about Not-A-Corner Hutch Anymore
I have been dying to share this cute little project with you. I got the inspiration from Ballard Designs magazine when I saw these cute little magnetic boards hanging above a desk. I thought they definitely looked like a project I could create without the expensive $39.00 a piece price ... Read More about Look what I made! I love it!
I’ve been finding a lot of fun little treasures at GW lately. Last week I shared the buffet that I got at Goodwill for $55.00. I painted it and glazed it, and it turned out fabulous. I got the most comments EVER on that post! Thanks for all of your positive encouragement! If you missed it, you ... Read More about Met Monday and Thrifty Treasures
I found a piece of furniture that I loved at, of course, Goodwill. I had actually been “eye-ing” it for a couple of weeks. But it was marked $125.00, which was nowhere near what I would pay for it. But it was so darn cute, and it kept calling my name every time I went to visit it. It ... Read More about Buffet Table Re-do