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Hang Double Hook Pictures with ease!

Many times, I’ve found myself buying a large frame or mirror and then having the dreaded realization that it has those darn double hook openings on the back. Ahhh! I cannot tell you how many times I’ve tried to line up the holes & get it just a smidgen off, so I end up nailing […] Read more…

Shabby Chic Wedding Reception Decor on a dime

I am no stranger to events; I’ve been in literally 15 weddings and as a Marketing Director I’ve thrown numerous corporate theme events, so I know they can be amazing but potentially costly for the host. Last summer, my “little brother” got married (still in denial about that one, isn’t he still 12?!?!) and the […] Read more…

DIY Chandelier from a plant hanger; genius!

This is such a genius idea for creating an easy DIY chandelier to camouflage an old light. Talk about a transformation; I couldn’t believe what was used to create this….it looks so good!  Amanda Katherine  uses a wire plant basket, a few accessories and good ol’ spray paint to create the chandelier (light cover), but you definitely […] Read more…

Flip chair into a cool pet or doll bed!!

WOW, Talk about a transformation! Today I’m sharing how you can flip an old chair into a cool pet or doll bed. This post is actually courtesy of my creative, lovely momma. She came up with this project after seeing something similar for sale at an antique store for $150. After looking more closely, she […] Read more…

25 Genius Upcycled Projects; wow so smart!

I love a good Trash to Treasure Project; spending next to nothing to create something useful is awesome. Good Housekeeping has a great roundup of 26 upcycle projects, many of which are very creative. Below, I’ve included the pictures of the most impressive projects in their list in my opinion. Click HERE to view all […] Read more…

DIY Salt Dough Handprint Ornaments

This is one of my favorite DIY’s for the holidays; they’re  so fun to create, cost almost nothing and make a great keepsake. This post is from 2 years ago, when my daughter was still very little; now she’s repeating all of my catch phrases (you’re welcome world),so I’m really glad I’ve made these every […] Read more…

WOW Revamped Desk without sanding or priming

“From Busted to Beautiful” This is a tale of an old, damaged desk destined for the dumpster that was brought back to life using Reclaim Beyond Paint without having to be sanded or primed first, it was just painted! I recently made the transition from working full time at an office to freelancing from home, […] Read more…

This one item will organize makeup, crafts, first aid items and more!

I’ve been using a tackle box to store a variety of small items for years and I’m not talkin’ about tackle. This is actually one of my oldest & most used workarounds and it’s been a great solution for storing my makeup, beauty supplies, nail polish & more. So, why a tackle box ?  I found […] Read more…

16 creative ways to display childs artwork

If you’re a parent, then you know the struggle keep kids artwork organized (let alone displayed) is all too real.  I love this roundup of 16 awesome ways to display their art via Spaceships and Laserbeams, so many creative ideas.  Check out the post HERE and get to displaying your pint-sized Picasos work of art!   Read more…

Genius ways to organize your shades

Its summertime, so I have seemingly 100 different pair of sunglasses because for me, they are just about practicality but also fabulocity. (and for hiding the bags under my eyes when I haven’t slept). But I digress, I have been looking for a way to keep them organized instead of scattered throughout the house (sure, […] Read more…

Don’t sweat (packing) the small stuff

Whether you’re going on vacation or heading to the beach for the day, try to this trick to keep your small stuff together & protected from the water and sand. When packing items like bobby pins, earbuds, band-aids and more, simply put them in a prescription pill bottle! It’s the perfect size for: bobby pins […] Read more…

Last minute July4th Ideas

The 4th is just a few days away, but these DIY’s & ideas are so easy you can put them together on the fly. Nothing like looking like “Martha” without all the effort :) Have a wonderful Independence Day! Click photos to be directed to the specific post Read more…

JULY4th Desk Upcycle Inspiration

My sister, Janelle, really has a talent for upcycling & this is no exception. She found this huge desk top in the basement of her home 8 years ago & flipped it from an old, unused top to a really cool patriotic photo prop/wall art. I wanted to share this because I think it’s great […] Read more…

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