Sewing Cabinet Side Table

Woohoo day #5! Are you enjoying March Madness so far? I hope so because I sure am! Today's thrift store deal was this sewing cabinet that I picked up for $9.95. It has definitely seen better days: The top folds out to the side to reveal a work table and a space for a sewing machine. I love sewing tables as side tables because they are a great height. Here is her makeover: Paint is like magic in a can! I sanded this a bit more than I usually do because this was a … [Read more...]

Spring Tulip Basket

It's been a while since we did some crafting around here hasn't it? How about a little something Spingy for the front door to tell this snow to GO AWAY? I'm not so sure it will work, but I made something anyway...a Spring Tulip Basket! Since my 31 days of thrifty madness is starting this Sunday, I have thrifty on the brain, so I incorporated a little thriftiness into this project. You can easily guess which part was thrifted, right? You probably said the basket and you would be … [Read more...]

BEST of DIY Link Party + a Few of my Favorite DIYs!

Hi friends! Welcome to the BEST of DIY Link Party! I'm teaming up with 25+ bloggers for this amazing party:  Our Southern Home  Artsy Chicks Rule At Home with the Barkers  Cedar Hill Farmhouse  Knick of Time Mrs. Hines Class  Unskinny Boppy  Shabby Art Boutique Concord Cottage  Girl in the Garage  Fresh Idea Studio Snazzy Little Things  White Lace Cottage  Simply Fresh Vintage  Confessions of a Serial Do-it-Yourselfer  All things Heart and Home  House on the Way  Stone … [Read more...]

This Small Mirror Makes a Big Impact

How do you like my new mirror? Bold, right? I like that it makes a BIG impact. If I'd have seen this at Home Goods, this would have gone straight into my cart. That above pic is from my most recent Summer Home Tour. It was so simple to make. It's actually a smaller mirror mounted onto plywood that's framed out. The title of this post should have been, "From Epic Fail to Awesome".  This project started with a plan to use the mirror below that was removed from the boys' bathroom last summer, … [Read more...]

Master Closet Makeover (Part 2)

  When I shared my Master Closet Makeover (Part 1) last week I promised to show you what I did with all my husband's clothes.  Ladies, if you ever get the chance to have the closet to yourself, take it!  Just be sure your honey's clothes find a new home. Here's my husband's new closet: Do you know where this space came from? If you read about my master bath redo, you might already know. Here is what this space used to be:   It was where our old vanity was … [Read more...]

How to Make a Christmas Tree Card Holder

My mom has been looking high and low for a Christmas card holder.  It's been really hard to find them this year for some reason.  So, I decided to be a good little elf and make her one. Here's what I came up with:   Cute, huh?  What was that? You want me to show you how I did it? Okay! Not too difficult, you can probably look at it and figure it out. But I'll show you anyway. :) Here's what you'll need: For the body, I used these pieces of molding I found at … [Read more...]