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DIY West Elm-inspired floor pouf

DIY West Elm-inspired floor pouf

What’s not to like about floor poufs? Their versatility is never-ending (think foot stool, end table or extra seating), and I’m always amazed by how even the teeniest…

Creating a super cool deer head from plain ol’ chicken wire

Creating a super cool deer head from plain ol’ chicken wire

When I see a deer head at the store, I can’t help but swoon. That is, until I begin suffering from sticker shock. And then, I just…

How to turn an old book into a pumpkin

How to turn an old book into a pumpkin

Now before any of you book lovers out there freak out, just know that no new books were harmed in the making of this book pumpkin :…

Using plywood & scrap wood to make a geometric art piece

Using plywood & scrap wood to make a geometric art piece

When my brother and his girlfriend, Jess, decided they were going to move in together a few months ago, I offered to make them a housewarming gift….

How to breathe new life into a dated wood-framed chair

How to breathe new life into a dated wood-framed chair

When my Grandma passed away a few years ago, our family was devastated. To say that she was the matriarch of the fam, would be an understatement….

Using gossamer paper to gussy up a hallway

Using gossamer paper to gussy up a hallway

KOOKY COMRADE POST: AUNT SUE Have you ever heard of gossamer paper? Neither had I! But on a recent walk through an art supply store, I noticed…

Building simple floating shelves for much-needed storage

Building simple floating shelves for much-needed storage

Part of remodeling our basement was adding lots and lots of storage space. So we specifically designed the room to have plenty of opportunities for things like shelves,…

Making a giant cork board for kid’s artwork

Making a giant cork board for kid’s artwork

Or as I like to call it, controlling the chaos. If you have kids, then you know how many art projects enter your household over the course of…

Sanity-saving tips for storing toys

Sanity-saving tips for storing toys

I am a parent, but that doesn’t mean toys have to overtake my home.   Don’t get me wrong, I adore my kids. But Jesus take the…

Choosing & reupholstering a nursery chair

Choosing & reupholstering a nursery chair

Rocker? Glider? Recliner? Swivel-er? And you thought just deciding to have kids was the tough part. Deciding on nursery seating is serious business. The number of options are…

From beat up bowling ball to sparkly garden art

From beat up bowling ball to sparkly garden art

Think about the easiest DIY project you’ve ever done? Now, think about this…. Turning an unused, unloved, taking-up-prime-storage-space bowling ball into a showstopper for your lawn or…

10 reasons grey is glorious

10 reasons grey is glorious

Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE LOVE LOVE bold, beautiful colors. But nothing gets me all giddy like the perfect shade of GREY. (Insert Shades of Grey…

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