Garden Sign With RIT

Garden Sign #ritdye

This was a fun little project I made for the folks over at RIT. It’s a garden sign I made with some of those cheap wooden letters and some inexpensive dowels that I colored with a new product from RIT called Color Perfect! To see the full tutorial hop on over to my Rit studio. […]

Chevron Halloween Wreath Tutorial

Recently I was contacted by Joann Fabrics to create an outdoor Halloween decor project using products from their store for their Spooky Spaces Halloween campaign. I created a chevron fabric wrapped wreath with felt flowers, a foam raven, and some vintage Scrabble pieces which came from my own collection. This is the first wreath I […]

Armchair Slipcover Tutorial:

Recently JoAnn fabrics sent me  two yards of of this beautiful green and white bold print cotton by Waverly. It’s from their Modern Essentials Line and it’s called Fun Flore. Having a mom who was a drapery designer for 25 years, I am well aware of Waverly Fabrics and I like how they stay on […]

DIY Striped Pallet Mirror: Bathroom Fix Ups

I painted this striped mirror to hang in my bathroom. I love how it turned out! Here is how to make a yellow and aqua striped pallet style mirror.  This is part of my effort to make my formerly dowdy bathroom a little more cheerful. This bathroom is pretty much ancient but for now we […]

Mod Podged Patchwork Medicine Cabinet! Fix Ups For OLD Bathrooms

Hi readers! This week I’m sharing easy ideas for how to bring some color and general cheeriness to your old bathroom! I have a very old bathroom upstairs. It has lots of character because I’m quite sure the floor, bathtub, medicine cabinet, and wooden wall panels are original to the 1920’s or installed somewhere around […]

Duct Tape Your Broom!

 I have to admit to having an attachment to an old, ugly broom in my house. Yes, I’ve bought other more attractive brooms since, but none can quite measure up to my trusty old brooms’ sweeping powers, ugly as it was! The poor old thing was like Cinderella, unloved and overworked. It was time for […]

DIY Terrarium Cactus Garden

The coffee table in the den was empty and needed something on it. We haven’t had the best luck with goldfish so there was an old fishbowl in the garage. For several months I had been meaning to make a cactus terrarium like one I saw at Anthroplogie last summer. Well, I finally got around […]