The Miter Saw Queen

This is the story of a girl. A girl who knew nothing about tools.  A girl who, every time she wanted to do projects around the house (and this was something she wanted to do a lot), had to rely on her husband’s help. And don’t get me wrong, the girl’s husband was very kind,

DIY Birch Cone Trees

So, I was walking through Home Goods this past November, checking out all of their wonderful Christmas decorations, and I came across a set of two gorgeous Birch Cone Christmas Trees that I instantly fell in love with. The only problem… They were $40 each.  Yuck.  Did I really want to spend eighty dollars on cone trees?

DIY Feather Napkin Rings

Anybody watching the news a few weeks back knows my beautiful city of Charleston basically shut down for a few days while we all dealt with the onslaught of Hurricane Joaquin’s rains (four solid days of it), high tides, and flash floods.  Schools and businesses closed, roads closed, and then, the entire peninsula shut down. For

DIY Pirate Ship Mobile

If you ventured over here from my Pirate-Inspired Boy Bathroom, then you know that while I was in the midst of decorating the boys’ playroom bathroom, I found and fell in love with Ann Wood’s Boat Mobiles.  They are incredibly beautiful, and I thought something similar would be the perfect addition to the bathroom.  Ann Wood

Autumn Reminisce

It’s so hard to decorate for fall when it’s still so hot here in Charleston, but don’t think for one second that I’m not silently begging the weather to change!  I’m ready for crisp breezes, and sweaters, and pumpkins, and the smell of fireplaces smoking in the evening.  I’m ready for acorns, and crunchy leaves, and chili

Painted Glass Lamp Tutorial

Have you ever known exactly what you wanted in an item, but either couldn’t find it…or found it, but couldn’t stomach the price?  Well, that’s precisely what I have been going through the last few months. Early January, we had almost finished our office built-ins, and I knew I wanted to put two lamps on either end of