Archives for April 2012

Hanging Chalkboard US Map – Playroom Wall Art Inspired by Restoration Hardware

Hanging Chalkboard US Map – Playroom Wall Art Inspired by Restoration Hardware

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend. I have one last piece of wall art to show today as part of my little guys playful learning room makeover.  As I have shared before, my goal for the wall art in this particular room was finding pieces that were not distracting and as neutral Continue reading

                  

The Sunday Showcase Party {No. 99}

Welcome to The Sunday Showcase PartyThank you for taking the time to stop by and share your creations & ideas.  {southern living}Just a Few Things Prior to Submitting Your Links *This Party is open to any project or idea you have made or createdand would like to showcase this week. Please Continue reading

                  
30 DIY Storage Solutions to Keep the Kitchen Organized {Saturday Inspiration & Ideas}

30 DIY Storage Solutions to Keep the Kitchen Organized {Saturday Inspiration & Ideas}

Spring cleaning always has me thinking about reorganizing and decluttering each and every room as I work my way throughout the house. It always amazes me just how much stuff can accumulate in just a year. I usually take the opportunity to evaluate just where we are and if there are any changes that Continue reading

                  
Ten Plants to Grow in Closed Terrariums & Under Cloches

Ten Plants to Grow in Closed Terrariums & Under Cloches

I love having indoor plants around though sadly I can not tell you how many I have actually gone through in the past ten years. I am a big sucker when it comes to the intriguing store displays and admit I have been guilty in the past of purchasing plants simply because of their beauty - not really Continue reading

                  
How to Make a Circle Monogram Vinyl Decal using the Silhouette {and special Cameo promotion}

How to Make a Circle Monogram Vinyl Decal using the Silhouette {and special Cameo promotion}

Since today kicks off a new Silhouette promotion, I thought I would take a break from the playroom projects and share some details on how to make a simple circle monogram decal.The Tuesday {ten} post will be coming up this evening.I love the classic look of any type of monogram - and honestly I Continue reading

                  
How to Make a No Sew Tailored Fabric Cord Cover for Lights and Lamps

How to Make a No Sew Tailored Fabric Cord Cover for Lights and Lamps

Hello there! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. I have one more post to share in reference to the hanging drum pendant lights I posted about last week. If you have been reading along, you know I am not the biggest fan of visible cords in any fashion - though they are pretty inevitable when it Continue reading

                  
The Sunday Showcase Party {No. 98}

The Sunday Showcase Party {No. 98}

Welcome to The Sunday Showcase Party Happy Earth Day Thank you for taking the time to stop by and share your creations & ideas. {Earth Day Treats 2010 - bystephanielynn} Just a Few Things Prior to Submitting Your Links *This Party is open to any project or idea you havemade or Continue reading

                  
25 Things To Do With Empty Plastic Bottles {Water & Soda Bottle Crafts} Saturday Inspiration & Ideas

25 Things To Do With Empty Plastic Bottles {Water & Soda Bottle Crafts} Saturday Inspiration & Ideas

Hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend. In honor of Earth week, I have some upcycled bottle crafts to share for this weeks Saturday Inspiration and Ideas. Many of these projects require little time and only a pair of scissors...and of course the repurposed bottles are free!For even more reuse Continue reading

                  

Creative Reader Projects, Crafts, & Recipes {Sunday Showcase Party Features} 1

The beauty of the Sunday Showcase Party is being able to see a conglomeration of different design styles, imaginative ideas and inventive ways to do things - all in one place. I tend to look past my own personal style when checking out each post as I appreciate the creativity and individual Continue reading

                  

How to Cover a Tapered Drum Lamp Shade – Tuesday {ten}

Yesterday I shared a quick, simple {and inexpensive} way to make a plug in style hanging drum pendant light and I am back today to share some details on the shades I used. Tapered Drum shades are not that hard to find though they can be pretty expensive when purchased from some high end catalog Continue reading

                  
Simple DIY Plug in Drum Pendant Lighting {How to turn a Lamp Shade into a Hanging Pendant Light – the easy way}

Simple DIY Plug in Drum Pendant Lighting {How to turn a Lamp Shade into a Hanging Pendant Light – the easy way}

Let's talk plug in hanging lighting. By far it is not my first choice when trying to bring light into a room - however sometimes you just have to work with what you got. Even though there are an abundance of hanging pendants available, when it comes to finding a reasonable plug in style hanging drum Continue reading