3 Fabulous DIY Home Decor Makeovers

3 Fabulous DIY Home Decor Makeovers

Three fabulous DIY home decorating makeovers featured here today. #1 An Very Inspiring Recycled Rattan Sofa Makeover Before – After This is an amazing BEFORE/AFTER photo reportage and tutorial on how to transform a true ugly duckling of a sofa into a near family...
How to DIY Washi Tape Power Cords

How to DIY Washi Tape Power Cords

I am donning out my entire desk area and my handbag content with some colorful little Spring details. All these unsightly black and grey wires for my various devices: they needed some help. How to DIY Washi Tape Power Cords. Don’t they look marvellous? DIY Washi Tape...
10 Creative Photo Frames

10 Creative Photo Frames

It’s that time of the year that I am interested in creative photos frames, displaying our photos and making photo gifts for friends and family. Photo-adored handmade items make great family heirlooms, as well as great Mothers day gifts and Fathers day presents,...
How to Display Kids Art

How to Display Kids Art

If you’re an Italian farm-wife, you may toss out your kids drawing the day after they come home with it. It burns the stove. (I know; it shocked me.) But, if you’re an average American mom, you’ll probably honor your kids drawing with a favorite spot on the fridge....
How to Finish an Old School Desk?

How to Finish an Old School Desk?

Friday I had to go to the doctors to do my favorite test: the mammogram (who loves this, honestly!) and I treated myself a round along all the charity shops and vintage furniture shops on the way bag home. Needless to say, I had a great time and soon forgot the reason...
15 Farmhouse Chic Decor Ideas

15 Farmhouse Chic Decor Ideas

The ‘Farmhouse Chic’ decor style celebrates the graciousness of farm finds, vintage heirlooms, well-worn woods and patinas, and the simple elegance of classic decorative motifs. The natural color-way of our farmhouse chic decor ideas included gray-browns,...
Fabric Bottle Wrap

Fabric Bottle Wrap

Bottle wraps and jar cozies don’t have to always be made with intricate mason jar crochet patterns.  Muslin fabric wrap is as beautiful and can be put together with 15 minutes, with just a few stitches.  This fabric wrap technique works on recycled bottles,...
How to Weave a Rag Rug

How to Weave a Rag Rug

Happy Chinese New Year in the year of the Sheep.  To ensure that that last year’s dirt does not enter your home this year, Chinese feng shui suggest to change your mats each new year, particularly your front door mat.   So, I felt that today’s featured...
Lovely Large Heart Crochet Pattern

Lovely Large Heart Crochet Pattern

Below my article 14 Cute Valentine Pillows (Free Sewing Tutorials), a favorite reader commented: I can’t wait to see what pillow you come up with yourself. So, this post is the answer: I made a darling large crochet heart pattern to appliqué onto a pillow.  ...
15 Unique Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

15 Unique Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

(Yeah, just when you think I will only write to you about knitting/sewing/crochet, I bring you this… Sorry, I can’t help but I love home decor too!) When people come to my house, the first thing they comment on is our kitchen backsplash. It has blue, red,...
Recycled Shutters as Meaningful Wall Art

Recycled Shutters as Meaningful Wall Art

Will I have time to get this recycled shutters project finished before Thanksgiving?? Maybe…. I am enamoured with plantation shutters these days however. A friend of mine is selling a bunch of new plantation shutters that were measured wrong. Plantation shutters...
Cork Wreath DIY Fall Decorations

Cork Wreath DIY Fall Decorations

Just amazing. Tammy Henderson has found yet another way to amaze me. How is it possible for someone to be able to just whip up a classic wreath, that is stunning, creative & versatile, economical, befitting to almost any kind of décor, and .. is easily...
Faux Finish Rust Effect DIY

Faux Finish Rust Effect DIY

How to Create a Faux Finish Rust Effect on Decorative Accents in Your Home Decor Hi Everyone, I am back and excited to share with you a technique that is really quick and easy when you want to add a faux rust to any project. Lately over at One More Time Events we have...
Stunning Room Makeover: Before and After

Stunning Room Makeover: Before and After

Stunning Room Makeover Before After   The changes are so plentiful in this room makeover, it’s hard to know where to begin describing it. The ‘environmentally friendly, recycling decorator’-in-me likes to highlight green ideas and interior design ideas that you...
Centerpiece Ideas with Fruit and Vegetables

Centerpiece Ideas with Fruit and Vegetables

Hi Everyone. Happy Monday.  Today no Tammy, but nonetheless we have a post on home décor, i.e.  centerpieces ideas with fruit and vegetables. I have taken the helm again till Tammy is back on board to continue her monthly home decorating post made...
50+ No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

50+ No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Easy Halloween crafts. Get creative with your Halloween decorations this Fall and give your pumpkins some personality and styling. Here are 50+ No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas for you. T’is the season. Fall leaves are falling. Veggies growing in abundance....
DIY Craft Organizer Box

DIY Craft Organizer Box

Embellish and reuse old shoe boxes. Seems so obvious. But simple organization ideas such as these can result in a complete ‘makeover’ of a craft room. They can be added to a DIY personalized desk set that is lovely to work with. More importantly, creating...
DIY French Country Kitchen Coffee Cups

DIY French Country Kitchen Coffee Cups

:: DIY French Country Kitchen Coffee Cups Like Anthropologie:: Let memories of summer vacation in the French country linger on forever with DIY French flower mugs, and other French country patterns in your kitchen. This is an easy DIY, but I urge to to use the right...
Easy Fall Centerpiece in Pastels

Easy Fall Centerpiece in Pastels

:: Easy Fall Centerpiece in Pastels ~ an Elegant DIY with Tammy Henderson ::Whether it still feels like hot summer or like early autumn where you live, a new decorating season is upon us. Join us today and let Tammy’s DIY décor project with end-of summer flowers...
10 Bedroom Design Rules

10 Bedroom Design Rules

As a follow-up article on “how to create a flow of color and pattern in your home” I want to feature this amazing bedroom photograph, and share my …     10 Bedroom Design Rules All these interior design rules are demonstrated in this single picture....

DIY Natural Arrangement

Showing off what’s in the garden is just so easy for  a joyful summer table flower arrangement.  Tammy from One More Time Events shares another table centerpiece using recycled glass filled with greens. When I do this myself at home, I usually aim for lots...