Beach Pillow Cover

Beach Inspired Pillow Cover #diy

Beach Pillow Cover made easy! It's almost time to break out the bikini's - NOT!But it is time to start thinking about  the summer pillow covers. I know that's been weighing heavy on your mind.While several of you are waiting for the snow to melt, we've been having 80° days and that can only mean one thing,  there's a new pillow in town and … [Read more...]

Watercolor – Beach Inspired


Beach Inspired Watercolor I have watercolor on the the brain!  I've seen them everywhere. You know me, I went out and bought a  pallet of watercolors. I tried painting this and that and well it looked nothing like Carmella's! So I did some cheater watercolors and I'm very happy with them.I don't mind if you download and use them for … [Read more...]

Pottery Barn Ceramic Bunny Look for Less

Pottery Barn Ceramic Bunny

Free makeover, the Pottery Barn ceramic bunny look for less! When I get a Pottery Barn catalog in the mail, it's time for a cup of coffee and brainstorming session.  I don't think they ever come up with anything that I don't love, well except the price.I spotted this bunny and knew that I had a container just waiting for some spray … [Read more...]

Free Chalkboard Printables for Birthday and Welcome

Free chalkboard printables

Free Printables! I created a couple sets of chalkboard tags for you and me :) Chalkboards are my favorite and there are a couple of birthdays coming up and we have new friends moving in to the neighborhood, so here you go! Use card-stock to print them on.  Punch a hole in the corner and your ready for gift giving!Click here to … [Read more...]

Rain Boots Refreshed

Rain Boots Spring Door Decor

Goodwill Rain Boots can now be checked off the list! I keep this extensive list of treasures that I'm always on the lookout for. And these have been checked off the list:I shopped the house for the white tulips, originally bought at Hobby Lobby, I know they were bought at 50%.  Not that my memory is good, but because I never pay full price … [Read more...]

Washi Tape Dispenser

Washi tape organizer

Today I want to show you what I came up with to keep my washi tape under control. Washi Tape Dispenser/Organizer Office supplies are one of my weaknesses and when they come in the form of pretty colorful tape, I must have it!After a few online searches, I found that washi tape dispensers can be a little pricey.  I decided to refresh … [Read more...]

Gold Glass Cloche

Dollar Tree Cloche

Make any cupcake a celebration with this Gold Glass Cloche.Cloches have been around for a few hundred years and my guess is they will be around for a lot more. They come in all shapes, sizes, price ranges and are used for many things.I made mine from 2 glass candle holders and glass bowl from Dollar Tree.Before I glued the the two … [Read more...]

Personalized Message Board using Mod Podge Photo Transfer

Mod Podge Supplies

I wanted to make something for the boys, and nothing is cuter than their new puppy Jack.  And if Jack could leave messages he would, so I thought I'd give him a little help ;) Jack's Personalized Message board using Mod Podge Photo Transfer Medium.The first thing that I did was paint my board with craft paint, which is optional.  I think it … [Read more...]

How to add Ribbon to Pinecones

Ribbon on Pinecones

On Monday, I baked my pinecones and on Tuesday I added some sugar and silver spice (post coming soon). Last night I dressed them up! Here's what I used:Drill / with drill bitEye HooksAwesome pinecones I used a drill bit that was the same diameter as the threaded area on the hook.  Pre-drill the end of the pinecone, about … [Read more...]



 At 52, I am finally admitting that I have issues.  I love baskets!If I see a basket, cute, sturdy, small, large a little damaged, it doesn't matter.  It's ok with me. I'm not a basket snob, I pick up almost every one that I see.If it's a little plain, I add some chalkboard bling.I got this one on … [Read more...]

Mod Podge Tabletop

Mod Podge Tabletop

I bought this table at an estate sale.  Solid wood, but the top was worn.  I used Mod Podge and wrapping paper to makeover the top.  Or you could use a map like I used here: Summer EntertainingSupplies Needed: Paper Mod Podge Rolling pin  Matte Poly Paint Purdy Paint BrushI cut the paper just a little larger than the top of the … [Read more...]

Anthropologie Knock-Off by Life As A Thrifter

Holly from Life as a Thrifter

I have a special treat for you today!Hello! I'm Holly from Life as a Thrifter, and I can't wait to share this SUPER easy Anthropologie knock-off with you guys today!A little while ago I was dying to get my laundry room in order. The walls were bare and there wasn't a bit of character anywhere to be seen...I started with plain … [Read more...]

DIY Banner


Easy, peasy, no sewing required. It's my first, so I know you can make one!On this day, the sale items at Goodwill were the yellow tags. Love getting all this fabric for half price! I found just what I was looking for :) Directions I made a paper template and used my pinking shears to cut out triangles. (no picture of this) I created a 1 … [Read more...]