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Garden Art from Re-Purposed Shutters


This post is brought to you by Krylon. Hang around here long enough and you’ll realize one thing. It’s very difficult for me to let anything go. My sons are always questioning why I keep things, especially when they are beat up, broken down and in generally bad shape. I think it stems from years […]

How to Build and Plant a Succulent Garden

How to build and plant a Succulent Garden :: Instructions on

Succulent Gardens are becoming more popular every day and for good reason! They are some of the easiest plants you can grow, indoors or out. Succulents come in more than 20,000 varieties, such as cacti, agave and aloe to name a few. They are also very easy to care for, requiring little water and almost […]

DIY Bike Makeover


Yesterday, I gave you a sneak peek at my new Vintage Bike that received a big face lift! I’m super excited to share with you how Doug transformed this old, rusty bike into a simply fabulous looking bike for me. With lots of elbow grease, a few supplies and the better part of two days, […]

Vintage Bicycle Makeover for National Bike Month

DIY Bike Makeover ::

Bike riding is one of my favorite activities, something I have loved since I was a young girl. May is National Bike Month and what better way to celebrate than with a new bike. When we moved into our home about 6 years ago, the folks that lived here before us left a couple of […]

18 Gorgeous Kitchen Islands Ideas

How to add tile to a Kitchen Island ::

Having a Kitchen Island has turned out to be really valuable, although in the beginning I wasn’t really sure I wanted one. Doug built our Kitchen Island last Summer and I couldn’t be more thrilled with it. It not only serves as extra counter space, the storage underneath is invaluable as well. Right around the […]

DIY: Garden Tool Bucket Fabric Cover

How to Make a Garden Tool Bucket Fabric Cover :: Full Instructions with photos on

The time has come that we have longed for all Winter…time to get outside and start gardening! One of the things that I often struggle with is having all my tools in one spot. I love to garden but I hate always hunting around for tools that I need, especially if I only have limited […]

Vintage Recycled Bird Feeding Station

Vintage Recycled Bird Feeding Station ::

My love for watching and feeding the birds comes from my parents. Along with building birdhouses, my Dad would fill his multiple feeders daily and watch the birds from their deck. This Vintage Recycled Bird Feeding Station was inspired from all the years of watching my parents feed the birds and enjoy the wildlife in […]