DIY: Vertical Pallet Garden

April 22, 2013

DIY: Vertical Pallet Garden by @Jenna_Burger, SASinteriors.net

The warmer weather has got me movin' and groovin' outdoors.  This past weekend I got my DIY mojo on for this months Lowe's challenge and created (what I think) is something pretty cool.  Check out my newly created Vertical Pallet Garden using colorful pots... Though the flowers are finally starting to peak through around the yard, I was in need of color NOW to start decorating my front porch for Spring.  I, of course, hit up my local Lowe's garden center to get my color fix.  It's still the early days of Spring, so the selection (at my local Lowe's in NY) was limited, but I was able to … [Read more...]

Spring Front Porch {Reveal}

May 7, 2012

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Confession... I didn't even have 5 minutes to start my staircase carpet removal this past weekend - Huge Bummer, I know!  I'm sure some of you are disappointed {I am} after my exciting Another DIY Project is Born post from Friday, buuuuut I have to say the weekend was not filled with R & R.  Instead of embarking on my latest DIY idea (removing the ugly, old, worn carpet on the stairs), we continued our efforts on the exterior instead. Take a look... Pretty snazzy, right?  Boy, did it take A-L-O-T of effort and my butt is still aching, but it was definitely worth it.  AND there … [Read more...]

How to Make Fake Flowers Look Real

March 23, 2011

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Even though it's technically Spring, it's difficult to believe, with all the snow still on the ground here in NY.  Thankfully my mindset is already on pretty Spring flowers to get me through the final days of the long drawn-out Winter.  I'm continually changing and updating my Dining Room display depending on the season and holiday.  I love the look of fresh flowers (who doesn't?), but sometimes an artificial arrangement is simpler and more practical to maintain. When shopping for your arrangement, look for flowers that have a natural, "real" appearance and that hang similar to a real … [Read more...]