Painted Metallic Frame

Fact: I love HomeGoods. I love browsing for decorating ideas and snagging the great deals. I always check out the clearance section and I found this cute frame, but I wasn't keen of the flat white with the bamboo shape. Not my style per se, but I did know I would feel...

Paper Flower Pot Cover

I received a pretty pot of calla lilies from one of my friends from work after I got back from my grandfather's funeral and I love them, but not the shiny paper around the plastic pot. I didn't need anything crazy and I always love the way kraft paper looks, so a...

DIY Project: Dog Bowl Table

Solomon is a bit of a messy eater and ants from outside have found stray food on his little dog bowl place mat, so I wanted to make him a little platform for eating. I had some scrap wood laying around that was perfect for this! The wood for the legs was a little...

Quick Weekend Upcycle Project

We're continuing to decorate our home and I have a perfectly good lamp that had the plastic clamp become discolored with age. It seems a waste to get rid of just for that, so I bought some metallic paint plus primer Rusto and got to work sanding, cleaning, partially...

Kitchen Shelf DIY

Our small downtown apartment has a pretty small kitchen that needed just a little more storage space. I made a little shelf that fits the oddly shaped nook perfectly and experimented with tinting an acrylic finish. A few wire baskets and a lot of milk glass later,...

DIY: Pink Lamp Transforms Into A Mature Metallic

It's almost summer, which means it's good weather to start working on DIY projects for redecorating our home! I'm planning to buy some brand new things, but I also wanted to keep some items by upcycling them to match our new decor, and I'll also be building some...

DIY Problem Solving: Bathroom Box

Living in small historic apartment is a little tricky. Our bathroom has a radiator running beneath the sink and behind one half of the toilet making a étagère impossible without cutting off one leg. We also needed a tiny bit of counter space that wasn't the top of the...