How to Embellish a Lamp Shade

One of my favorite easy tricks to customize my lamps is to add a ribbon edge to the lampshade. You've seen it before in my house on my little blue and white lamp, but I don't think I ever wrote about how I did it. That's probably because it's so darned simple...but, of course, that's my favorite … [Read more...]

How To Get Restoration Hardware ‘Gray’ {Weathered} Look On Furniture

  I have an easy way to update your furniture for you today. We've had our coffee table for over 10 years, and it had certainly seen better days. We originally purchased it from Pottery Barn, so while I still liked the square size and classic lines, the top was scratched and worn and the … [Read more...]

Plantation Shutter Dog Gate

This is one of my favorite DIY projects ever, and as you can see, I hang these shutters up in every house.  While we're down to just one dog now, sadly, Harley still needs a quiet place to retreat when we have small visitors, and this is the perfect solution.  They're so much prettier than a plastic … [Read more...]

Easy DIY: Monogrammed Christmas Ornaments

  We're coming down to the wire, friends, and if you're like me, you always think of a friend--or two--who needs a gift at the last minute.  This easy-as-pie DIY (see what I did there?!) has been one of my go-to gift ideas for several years now, so I thought it was worth sharing … [Read more...]

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