I pinned did that! I finally got on it and completed a project I pinned on Pinterest. Sure, I’ve cooked from Pinterest before (actually, I have a recipe I made yesterday I need to blog), but this is big (sort of). It involved tools, and wood, and nails. This was my inspiration pin: I thought… Continue reading Pinterest, you’re not just to look at anymore.
Creating a visually appealing appetizer platter is not difficult. I certainly don’t claim to be an expert, but I have fun playing around with them. Here’s what I came up with for Thanksgiving: Served alongside bread: It was a small spread, just for 6 of us, but with just a couple tips, you can make… Continue reading How to: appetizer platter
We have been feeling the crunch at home lately, or at least I have. We do have a small home, and lots of “good stuff,” as my husband calls it. I really don’t believe it’s a problem with the size of our home, though. It’s merely a need to simplify and organize, to use the… Continue reading A little project
This could have been done a long time ago. I got into a funk last week; I didn’t cook, I didn’t clean, I didn’t craft. I was not myself. Thank God that’s over now. Tom is now complete! Though, I really don’t think Tom is an appropriate name any longer. I’m going to call HER… Continue reading Desk Reveal
I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect small desk for our office on which to perch my new sewing machine. I knew exactly what I wanted. Small, to sit in front of the window in our spare bedroom/office/craft room. I wanted a student style desk with drawers down the LEFT side. (I learned a… Continue reading Sewing Desk
We don’t have a lot of complaints about our home. Overall, it’s great. But one of the few, and probably top of the list is the kitchen counters. This is our problem: (Click to enlarge and you’ll see what I mean) The tiles are too close together and the grout comes out. Or it’s the… Continue reading My first before & after!
I’ve been following a couple DIY decor blogs lately and am falling in love with thrifting, that is, finding items at thrift stores (or unused items at home) and remaking/repurposing them to make our home more beautiful. I’ve noticed that pretty much everything Jared and I have bought for our house has been very modern.… Continue reading Make it Your Own