With the unofficial start of summer just around the corner, we all tend to want to spend more time outdoors. Summer dinners spent on the patio are better when you can see what you’re eating, right? What happens if you want to have an outdoor chandelier but don’t have ceiling to hard wire it to? […]
No Sew Project: How to recover your outdoor cushions using fabric and a glue gun.
Because we are in Southern California, we’re able to be outside most of the year. We do a lot of entertaining and much of it is on our patio. It’s nice to change up the look of our patio furniture, and we can do so pretty regularly with just a little fabric and a glue […]
Simple, winter themed decor. (Using what you already have, of course.)
I’ve previously shared some of my tricks and tips for organizing my Christmas decor (hint: store it by color!) But just because I have un-decorated Christmas does not mean that I am ready to start dragging out the Valentine’s decor or spring anything. It’s still winter, people! So how do I decorate with a winter […]
Turning plain pumpkins into elegant pumpkins for Thanksgiving.
Once Halloween is over, you can paint your real pumpkins and add a touch of bling to create elegant pumpkins for Thanksgiving. Why toss all of those orange pumpkins? Add a little paint, ribbon and some sparkle to create something beautiful.
Drying Hydrangeas. It’s so easy.
I love fresh flowers. I love Hydrangeas. I will even tolerate dried flowers…. as long as they’re Hydrangeas. Here’s an easy way to dry them, and it’s amazing how long they will keep! First, find yourself a Hydrangea bush. If your neighbors have one and you don’t… make friends with your neighbors. Go ahead and […]
Make an Outdoor Rustic Chandelier – an easy DIY
I love any opportunity to entertain family and friends, and I especially love being able to create a beautiful space on our patio in order to host dinners and brunches. Because we have a big family but a small dining room, creating an outdoor dining room is a fun (but challenging) project and I try […]
A simple tip to clean cloudy looking glasses.
I love to entertain. Friends, family… food, drink, merriment… It makes me a happy girl. However, a few nights ago we had friends over and I found myself embarrassed when a few of our guests asked for a glass of water. Our water glasses looked like complete crap. I don’t know if it is hard […]
5 DIY Projects
Hi everyone. This is Jenna from Wife in Progress here to share with you some fun crafts that you can whip up in one afternoon. These 5 DIY projects are both fun to make and cheap – a winning combination! SO here we go, 5 DIY projects you can do in one weekend! Craft 1: Watercolor Clock […]
Faking the look of trendy pottery pieces. An easy DIY.
I’m finally starting to get in a spring-y mood. I’m ready for a little color. I’ve been seeing this gorgeous blue-green color everywhere and I am craving it. I did a faux patina champagne bucket in a similar color and I love it. Some of these trendy pottery pieces can be really expensive though, and I’d […]
Creepy DIY Halloween Candlesticks.
I love Halloween and although I haven’t been able to do any new projects this year, I still love to bring out the decorations from previous years. The other day I posted an Instagram of these creepy candles and I had a few comments and emails about them. These are the easiest things to make. […]
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