X Marks the Spot-A Cross Stitch Pillow

cross stitch pillow DIY

The year that I got married, I worked with some women who were always working on craft projects at lunch. They worked on cross stitch patterns a lot.  I was intrigued, so they took me to the local cross stitch shop and I picked out my first project, which I soon discovered I disliked intensely. I … [Read more...]

Weekend Warriors

weekend warriors- industrial shelves installation

Adding Industrial Style Shelves to the Kitchen In my book, the definition of a weekend warrior is someone who goes to Home Depot more than twice in one weekend. Last weekend, we were weekend warriors.  We decided to put up some shelves in the kitchen, and after looking at several styles, we settled … [Read more...]

Easy Lampshade Update

easy lampshade update

Easy Lampshade Update My husband bought me these two lamps at the Cleveland Flea this summer. I had my eye on them and he secretly bought them while I wasn't looking. I loved the shape and color. They needed lampshades, but I thought they would be easy enough to find.  These lamps deserved some … [Read more...]

DIY Canvas Art

DIY Canvas Art

  DIY Canvas Art- Here is a super quick and easy DIY abstract art piece that requires absolutely no skills at all.  If you can make a five pointed star shape, then you've got this one.I wanted something simple, but large on the left side night stand, because I like balance, and the right … [Read more...]

DIY Painted Flower Umbrella

DIY Painted Flower Umbrella inspired by the Studio DIY Fruit Slice Umbrellas #troopstudiodiy

DIY Painted Flower Umbrella - I had so much fun making this DIY painted umbrella this past weekend. It is inspired by these adorable Fruit Slice Umbrellas from Studio DIY (photo by Jeff Mindell). Fruit slices are really trending right now and this was super simple to make by following Studio DIY's … [Read more...]