Distressed Beach-Style Decor

“There is more to life than increasing its speed.” ~Mohandas K. Gandhi That quote above is something we take to heart ….or trying to and more so as time goes on. Now that we are living

Simple Photo Corners

“Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.” -Barbara Bush This simple little idea came about after we decided to create a photo wall filled with pictures of family and friends. You know how it works… you need those damn mats for it to look good!

Framed Quote with Natural Mat

“Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself.” – L.W. Gilbert The other day we were trying to handwrite a quote we liked to put it in a frame but it just didn’t look right because

DIY: Bird Cage Themed Lamp Shade

“Caged birds accept each other but flight is what they long for.” -Tennessee Williams Our friends showed us a bird cage themed lamp shade they loved and wanted for the new nursery but it was very expensive and there was no shipping available to the United States anyway. So….. we decided to make one for […]

Easy Framed Monogram

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” -Leonardo da Vinci This is a very easy recycle/repurpose project idea that you can do to personalize

Easily Renew the Outdated

“I deeply believe that a beautiful decor can have a beneficial influence on our lives.” -Albert Hadley A trip to the second hand store or your attic will save you bundles of money if you renew outdated home décor.

DIY Garden Burlap Lamp Shade

“Being frugal does not mean being cheap! It means being economical and avoiding waste.” -Catherine Pulsife We have this floor lamp that has fallen over too many times to count and the shade has been fixed, taped and stuck back on every time. Stupid lamp!

Repurposed Kitchen Canisters

“Just as we cannot blame others for destroying the environment, so we cannot look to others to protect the environment. Responsibility for both begins at home.” -Paul Griss, The Daily Planet Last week while cleaning out our cabinets we found our old kitchen canisters that had been pushed to the back of one of the […]

How to Make Books More Decorative

“A house without books is like a room without windows.” – Heinrich Mann We know what you’re thinking – YES we could have chosen a more attractive fabric! HAHA!!! So funny, but oh well! It was mostly for demo anyway. Another thing, we would never deface a copy of Gone with the Wind for this […]