Hey, guys! I think I may have found the perfect Valentine’s Day centerpiece. I’m calling it my Candleplace. It’s really a tabletop Candle Box. When I saw it, I pictured it as the perfect dining table centerpiece. Well, I think I have found a budget friendly DIY dupe that you can whip up in just a few minutes and have stunning results. Stay tuned if you would like to set a beautiful romantic Valentine setting.
On one of my recent trips to Michaels (who my kidding I’m always in there), I noticed these little craft paint jars. The size of this acrylic craft paint is much larger than the small craft paint bottles but much less than a quart of paint. I picked up a couple of glossy white thinking I would use it to repaint my bathroom vanity. But it got me to thinking …
What you Could Do with this Little Paint Pot?
It’s official! I think I must have been a cat in another life, because I love shiny things! All kidding aside, I really am drawn to reflective objects like those starburst mirrors I like to swoon over. This is what lead me to my latest DIY. I decided I wanted to apply a mercury glass finish to the reverse of my living room side table. Want to know how my mirrored glass tabletop turned out? Ok, just keep reading. [Read more…]
Back when my daughter was much younger, we had this tradition of going out in our neighborhood and picking pinecones. I say picking, but actually, we would be picking them up. We live in San Fernando Valley in California and there seem to be conifers all around us. This makes for easy pickings for pinecone hunters like us. We especially liked finding the oversized ones or even wee tiny little ones. After coming home with what seemed like bushels, we would pinecones to decorate our house both indoors and out.
That was many years ago and even though my daughter is all grown up now, I still use pinecones to decorate at Christmas time. So now that we are officially in the Holiday season, I thought I would share with you some ideas for decorating your home with the simple pinecone. Keep reading for 10 Simple ways to use pinecones to decorate your home for Christmas.
Have you ever noticed that you have an affinity for something without even really knowing it? Well, it seems that I feel some kinda way about bamboo. A quick scan of just my living room and you will notice quite a few of injections of bamboo. So I thought I would do a post about using bamboo in room design.