With my adventures in upholstery starring the channel back yard sale find chair all done and over, it was more than time to focus my efforts elsewhere in our living room remodel. The wingback that my mother had been assisting on had stalled since our last class, so perhaps it was time I took a… Continue reading
My living room makeover is a slow but steady process. Its a complete overhaul with built-ins being added, a fireplace wall instillation, painting cathedral ceilings, crafting new curtains, reupholstering chairs, and refinishing tables. Between the list of projects and the cost of projects, we are in it for the long haul. And for this next step in the remodel, I… Continue reading
Its finally here. All my hard work, sweat, swears and tears…lots of tears…has finally paid off! And I LOVE my chair! The last task to share was both the easiest and the hardest all in one. Nail heads.
You would think that nail heads should be easy. After all, its position, hit and admire. And for the most part… Continue reading
So despite a small snag and my blog being down for most of the night and today, here it is. My 2015 Halloween crafts and décor all finished and displayed inside and outside. I had a blast creating these Halloween crafts and building these fun, creepy vignettes and I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. As I… Continue reading
A few years back while browsing Pinterest, I saw a couple of flowers with eyeballs at their center and fell morbidly in love with the idea. (I wish I could remember who originally pinned the photo.) I thought it was wonderfully clever and looked super easy to make. In my Halloween craft frenzy, I decided to recreate the … Continue reading
One of my favorite things around the holidays, be it Easter, Halloween, Thanksgiving or Christmas, is decorating and coming up with new and fun crafts. This Halloween has been no different. I’m making vases with eyeball flowers. I’m making the Dead and Breakfast sign. I’m making the Halloween Countdown. And I’m making mini gravestones and mini coffins. Perhaps… Continue reading
I am almost somewhat embarrassed to admit I have never stayed at a Bed and Breakfast. I have always wanted to and have almost on several occasions but something came up. This Halloween, I decided to make my own. I’ll be doing a group Halloween dinner for all my ghouls and am happy to share the evening watching the ghastly… Continue reading
I have wanted to do this particular project for a long time. And although I am sure my husband is groaning as he reads this thinking, “Not more Halloween stuff.”, I finally found the supplies I wanted to make one super cute DIY Halloween Countdown Calendar. I am super excited to share with you what I came up with.… Continue reading
So hard to believe but I am only three steps away from finishing my chair! I hear angels singing and there is a special light shining over my home. The last three steps are adding the trim around the edges where I want nail heads, adding the bottom, called cambric, and the finishing nail heads. I’m saving the… Continue reading
I’m at the part where the end is more than in sight, its really right around the corner. And what you would think would be the easy part became a slight frustration – not because the process itself was hard but rather just getting everything just right.