Colorful Washi Tape Initial

October 9, 2012

DIY: Washi Tape Initial

This is the first DIY project that I'm sharing having to do with my daughter's room makeover. The makeover has been takin' a wee-bit longer than anticipated, not because of design challenges (thankfully) but because of her actually using the room (to sleep, to play, etc.), lol.  I tackle many of my projects while the kids are fast asleep and dreaming, so to actually work in her room has been challenging. Thankfully I had some time this past weekend to get my hands dirty and this is a project that I just finished up and couldn't wait to share... Washi Tape Initial Wall Decor. Have … [Read more...]

Ombre Halloween Pillow with RIT Dye

September 27, 2012

Ombre Halloween Pillow Using RIT Liquid Dye, via www.sasinteriors.net

Halloween is just a few short weeks away and even though I've already decorated for Fall, I wanted to spice it up with some Halloween accents.  My favorite, inexpensive way to do that is with pillows. I recently was lucky enough to get my hands on RIT Dye and thought an ombre design with a few spooky elements would fit the bill just perfectly. Let me start by saying I have NEVER used liquid dye before and was a little apprehensive, but honestly it was really easy and fun to add a bit of color to a plain ole' piece of fabric. Here are all the colors I received for the project and … [Read more...]

Glass Bottle Turned Candle

July 19, 2012

bottle turned candle

I've been working on so many big projects lately (like the stairs, painting, and this chair) that I wanted to take a quick break and create something super quick and easy to share with you. One of my favorite drinks, especially in the summer, is Saratoga Sparkling Water. Since I live in the town where this water is manufactured, it's available most everywhere and everytime I see the gorgeous cobalt blue bottle, I just stare at it's beauty. I never get the nerve to throw the bottles away and have been stockpiling them in my garage waiting for a DIY project to pop into my head. And finally, … [Read more...]

Anthropologie Knock-Off: Embellished Lamp Shade

April 26, 2012

pink-flowers-lamp-shade

I hope you're having a wonderful week!  Today my fabulous & talented blogging bud, Erin of How to Nest for Less is here sharing a fun and creative project that can change a room from blah to beautiful.  From crafts to home decor to sewing, Erin has some mad DIY skills, plus she's a super awesome photographer and photoshop guru (check out these amazing tricks & tips). Without further ado, Erin, share away... Hi everyone! My name is Erin and I'm the DIY wannabe behind How to Nest for Less! Today I'd love to share this super quick & easy embellished lamp shade with … [Read more...]