My Christmas front porch 2021

Christmas 2021, Christmas front porch, porch decorated for Christmas

A more minimal Christmas front porch this year, but still warm, welcoming and something that will last all winter long. Popping in this morning to show off my simple, understated Christmas front porch. My goal this Holiday season was to come up with something small and unassuming that would last the entire winter long. (ie […]

Adding pre-fabricated cabinets to organize your home office

office cabinets, pre-fab office cabinets, office organization

Adding pre-fabricated cabinets to organize your home office brings in form, function, organization and a clean, crisp aesthetic. I can’t take credit for this post, although I will (braggingly) say that this build was inspired by my home office built-ins!  (I love when readers try my ideas!) In this case the reader is my Step-Dad, […]

Christmas window box

Christmas window box, winter window box

In this one instance I’m going to recommend that DIYing your Christmas window box *might be more expensive than picking up a few pre-made ones from your local nursery.  Just glam it up with berries, picks and ribbons when you get home and save a ton of money. My tree is up! Not decorated yet, […]

Faux Christmas greens

faux Christmas greens, faux Christmas garland

Popping in to share a couple of AWESOME Christmas finds with you guys;  a gorgeous faux eucalyptus garland and some fake pine and cedar branches… everything you need to take your Christmas mantle from “Meh” to “WOW!” If you decorate with real greens in your Holiday home, then you really should consider the faux Christmas […]

DIY Dough Bowl

DIY dough bowl candle

Dough bowls are expensive. Dough bowl candles even more so. I decided it was time to try a DIY dough bowl to see if I could make a gorgeous, rustic candle. I have had a huge chuck of wood in my garage for a few years now.  It was about 3′ long, 8″ wide, and […]

Epoxy-coated charcuterie boards

epoxy coated charcuterie boards, epoxied charcuterie boards

Not all charcuterie boards have to be completely blemish-free wood – if you have a gorgeous piece of wood and some epoxy, you can still make a food-safe epoxy coated charcuterie board to use and display. Well hello there!  How the heck are ya’? I am in my element guys; cooler Fall weather, pie season, […]

Updating a thrift store planter

thrift store planter, planter makeover, thrift store planter makeover, DIY faux pottery planter, faux antique planter

DIY your decor with this easy, and GORGEOUS, thrift store planter makeover! Remember the antiqued pottery lamp from the other day?  Well, it wasn’t the only thing that got the plaster treatment… I picked up this planter at the thrift store on the same day. The colour isn’t awful, but it was really the shape […]