How to Paint an Old Brick Fireplace

When we moved into our old 1970’s home, I couldn’t stand the ugly floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace. It made our house feel like a DUNGEON! Here’s how I transformed our fireplace into something pretty that makes are family room feel much more light and airy! For FAQ about this project, visit post: How to Paint an Old Brick Fireplace.

How to Make a DIY Pendant Lamp

When my Crate & Barrell wire fruit basket broke in half, I knew it was just perfect for a lamp over my vintage Anco Bilt drafting table that I had found from the thrift store, in my thrifted craft room. It was super easy to make, and all I needed was a lamp kit and a few basic tools.

How to Make a Cute Gift Box Out of Scrapbook Paper

This is one of my favorite tutorials! You don’t have to spend a lot of money wrapping small gifts–just use some of your pretty scrapbooking paper!! Stuff it with candy, trinkets, lotions–anything! Here’s PART 1 and PART 2.

How to Glue Fabric to Wood

Yes, it’s possible to glue fabric to wood! Transform furniture into unique pieces with a bit of Mod Podge and your favorite fabrics!

How to Cut Decorative Molding

Cutting molding for your projects is super easy, when you’re using the right tool! See what you need to get started cutting your own molding with limited tools!!


Wooden Play Kitchen

Here’s a look at the $2.50 wooden play kitchen that I found at the thrift store. See see the after, check out the full post.


HomeRight Steam Machine

If you’ve got young boys, you’ll KNOW what a challenge it is keeping the bathrooms clean! I reviewed this HomeRight Steam Machine, and let me tell ya– best thing EVER! I can’t believe I show my nasty bathrooms to the whole world, but don’t act like you’re house is spic-and-span–if you’ve got little boys, I know it’s not! 😉

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