Category Archive: Every Day

Duck Tape Crafts-Monogrammed Bins

Today we feature a little duck tape makeover for these old plastic bins.   This is the perfect duck tape craft to help with the organization needed in the mud room and will look adorable in our newly refurbished hutch! For the ends of the bins, cut duck tape 2″ bigger then the ends and then …

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Refurbished Hutch – Mud Room Organization

This isn’t just a fun trash to treasure makeover, it is also helping us get organized in the mud room giving us all a few cubbies to drop our odds and ends into so they don’t all end up on the kitchen counter! This project just took an afternoon and that includes making the cute little …

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Trash to Treasure- Refurbished Window Frame

Here is another trash to treasure makeover that breathes new life into an old window frame and adds some more character to the guest room displaying some favorite old photos. As I look at this worn out window without glass, I cannot help but be curious about all the lives it has led as I see remnants …

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Knock Off Mackenzie Childs Cookie Jars and Lids

I admit that one of the most attractive features of a clear cookie jar is visible yummy cookies, however, these plain silver lids with plastic brown knobs needed a makeover really bad and since I just found these adorable porcelain coffee knobs the timing was perfect!  I mean look at these from Mackenzie Childs cookie …

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Mackenzie Childs Inspired Accent Lamp

  This little Mackenzie Childs inspired accent lamp adds a bit whimsy to our guest room décor.  I just painted the pot in my favorite Mackenzie Childs check and then added some floral foam, a candlestick lamp, a few silk flowers, and then topped it all off with a petite pleated shade in cranberry red.  Follow …

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Mackenzie Childs Knock Off Table

Mackenzie Childs Inspired Furniture – Trash to Treasure Painted Accent Table Hand Painted Mackenzie Childs Knock Off Furniture- Accent Table with Checkerboard Ok this is it…my first Mackenzie Childs knock off furniture piece and I am addicted!  This is so much fun and I learned some wonderful tips along the way to get that famous …

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How to Make a Relaxed Roman Shade

I just love fabric shades.  They are functional and yet add so much to your décor softening the wood, glass, and lines of the windows.  This tutorial features the relaxed roman shade I made for the guest room and at the end of the post you can see how easy it is to create a London shade …

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Mackenzie Childs Knock Off Table Runner

As Mackenzie Childs would say…”Add a little scenery to your tablescape,” with this traditional toile table runner.  You can only imagine my excitement the other day as I was going through my mom’s fabrics and found yards of this beautiful sage and cream toile.  She said I could use it all since she could not remember …

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Knock off Decor- MacKenzie Childs Enamel Board & Whimsical Magnets

I have loved or shall I say drooled over MacKenzie Childs home décor for years.  I just love looking through their catalogs and savoring each whimsical detail as if the catalog itself is a Belgian truffle.  I must admit that while I love their furniture and home accents, I do not love their price tags and that is probably …

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Boyd Bunny Lamp

I found this simple candlestick lamp in a box of random items my mom was tossing out and now I wish I had a few more!  I had so much fun putting this Boyd bunny lamp together with all the little miniatures and old flower stems I gathered and it only took about an hour  …

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Magnet Board DIY

This is a simple yet adorable magnet board that you can customize to highlight any décor.  Gather a few supplies and then have fun choosing your fabric and ribbon. SUPPLIES… Pizza pan or cookie sheet ( This project was done with a 16″ pizza pan) Fabric (One piece 7″ wider and longer then the pan …

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Decorating Above Kitchen Cabinets- Before and After Pictures and Tips

I am always amazed at how different my kitchen looks when it is bare above the cabinets.  Simply adding some plants, stems, baskets, and vases can make such a difference in the coziness of the room.  I get a lot of compliments on the flowers that I have used recently so I thought I would …

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