Fall is my favorite season of the year, and plaid is definitely one of the things I like to use to spread a little autumnal vibe throughout the house. This quick and easy holiday project is a great way to start bringing a little plaid to your home. Plaid and buffalo check fabrics are still […]
Upcycle project: plain flower pot into decorative ceramic planter.
A while back I upcycled a boring, everyday, can’t swing a dead cat with out hitting one, terra cotta flower pot into a shabby chic, chippy pot by using spray paint and candle wax. Click here to see the full tutorial. For this upcycled pot transformation we use many of the same materials and techniques, but we’re […]
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 […]
Chalkboard eggs: an easy (last minute) DIY project for Easter Brunch.
Last week I shared a tablescape for an early Easter Brunch. I realized there was something missing… Place cards. I quickly whipped up a couple of fun DIY chalkboard eggs “place cards” using plastic eggs and chalkboard paint. I know it’s only a few days until Easter, but this is super fast and easy […]
Faux Foil Wrapped Chocolate Eggs
Over the weekend I was feeling a little crafty. We’ve all seen the faux foil wrapped chocolate bunnies, but how about some faux foil wrapped chocolate eggs? (And believe it or not, I did it using foil wrappers from Valentine’s Day chocolates!) Faux? Why? I’ll tell you why… because I ate a bunch of Valentine’s […]
How to store fresh produce – From A to Zucchini.
Do you ever buy fresh fruits and vegetables, toss them into the produce drawer and forget about them? Then a few days later you open the drawer only to discover that it’s all spoiled? Here are some of the best methods for storing your fresh produce.