Make your own Macramé and Chain Plant Holder

It’s time for another Home Depot Gift Challenge — where a bunch of bloggers buy the same item, and are challenged to put on our creative hats and come up with unique ideas for new and unexpected uses for these everyday purchases. This month is chain. Any chain at all, available readily from the hardware store. I […]

HD Gift Challenge – Sisal Rope

It is that time of the month again! Our Home Depot Gift Challenge. This month is sisal rope, chosen by the girls over at Home Made Interest, to be gifted to our best friend. Like this post? Sign up for fresh content, and free printables!

HD Gift Challenge – Cement

Oh Boy. Did the question mark on my thumbnail give it away? Houston, we have a fail on our hands. But you know what makes up for a fail? A giveaway. (This post may contain affiliate links. This means, should you end up making a purchase, advertisers give me a small percentage of that sale, at […]

DIY Faux Copper Flower Pots

So I’ve really been loving copper these days. It’s been a great accent colour we’ve slowly been adding here and there to our front landscaping. And, I really loved the idea of having large copper flower pots of some kind. But — they aren’t really all that easy to come by. And, copper’s not really […]

Solid Gold Planter

Thinking about what to do with this plant, took longer than the actual doing of the plan for this plant. First it was…”Look at that house-warming plant my bro gave us. It needs a bigger pot”. This was followed by trips down the garden aisle in various home improvement stores on at least 3 different […]

Kiddo’s Closet, Part 2 – Reading Nook

Progress is goooood! Last we saw little Miss’ closet we had a plan for a nook, and some drywall up. (Oh, and the wall was still Pepto-Bismal pink). So after framing, building, taping and sanding our fantastic new interior wall, we could break out the primer and paint. Ooooooooh, Ahhhhhhh… look at that Benjamin Moore Barnboard […]

Christmas Curb Appeal.

This time of year we are ALL spending enough money. I love when I can envision a project and accomplish it with what I have already in the house — or, in this case the garage. I adore large urns at the front of any house. Welcoming, beautiful, versatile, and usually… expensive. I have these […]