Dining Room and Simplicity…..

I hope you all had a Merry Christmas! We did. It was probably one of our most stress free…..slower paced, and…….simpler (is that a word?) Christmases that we have had. Simpler…..(IS it a word?) And in keeping with simpler (???) times, I wanted to share with you ….   NOTHING BIG. You’re welcome. Get it? Simpler […]

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Oil Rubbed Bronze Cabinet Pulls…with spray paint!

I needed a fix for my kitchen cabinets. My old brass pulls were worn and shabby.  I had also purchased a new faucet that was “oil rubbed bronze” and now clashed with my old drawer pulls. What’s a DIY’er to do? Well, for a cheap DIY’er…I wasn’t shelling out almost $5.00 a “pull” for 46 […]

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Kiwi Spoons….

What? You haven’t heard about them? In my love of vintage kitchen utensils….I had a fun set that was just calling my name to be re-purposed. But alas…..they were GRAPE FRUIT spoons…… And I don’t eat grape fruit. But I do love me some Kiwi………. So now……. Their NEW purpose? Kiwi spoons. Genius! They actually […]

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Summer Succulents!

I am playing it a different a tad with some of my plants around my pool. One reason…this year when spring hit, I was going through all of my pots that had been around my pool to get them ready for new flowers. I was shocked to see that many of my succulents had made […]

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( Red ) Painted Outdoor Oriental Rugs on Concrete!

You loved my blue, and white painted rug….. ~ and so did I. But I ran out of blue paint and I am trying to use what I have…… Ready for a change? Want to see how I spruced up a sad little sitting area, with this “RED, Painted, Outdoor,  Oriental Rugs” in my “work […]

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Dining Room Update (hint…it’s not finished)

Many of you have asked how my dining room is going…….. Well…….it’s going, it’s just not there yet. So, instead of making you wait a year before I find my next “Pretend Built In Bookshelf“, I thought I would share where it is. Go easy on me people. Ok. My mantel is just full of […]

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