Free Word Art – You’re My Favorite

Free Word Art – You’re My Favorite

Happy Monday, my people! I have created a free word art for you today.   Feel free to download it by clicking on the photo below or on its title just below the word art. It is formatted as an 8x10 JPG so you can go get it printed as a photo suitable for framing.     If you click the banner above, you will be able to download another free word art in April that I have made exclusively for those on my newsletter list. LMDH Continue reading

Typo-Painter for Photoshop

Typo-Painter for Photoshop

I just had to share this It's not too often I pop on here and promote a product, but this one intrigues me. I can't guarantee it works well, is easy to use or I can even figure out how to use it because I haven't downloaded it yet, but it must be shared perchance it turns out to be a great app. Normally, I'd wait and just tell you in my newsletter, but this deal ends today, so there is no time to waste! It's called Typo-Painter that allows you to Continue reading

Building a Balcony Garden – Guest Post by Dane O’Leary

Building a Balcony Garden – Guest Post by Dane O’Leary

A Step-By-Step Guide Even the urban dwellers among us should know the joys of gardening. In fact, balconies are a wonderful opportunity for you to unleash your inner botanist while utilizing your outdoor space in a functional, beautiful way. You may not see that limited outdoor space as being capable of sustaining a miniature Garden of Eden of your very own, but just about any balcony can become an urban oasis with a little planning and these simple steps.   Step Continue reading

How to Upcycle an Antique Door – Part 2

How to Upcycle an Antique Door – Part 2

In How to Upcycle an Antique Door Part 1, I showed you how I had painted brown on one side. Now I will show you what I did to the other side. I kid you not - this is by far the coolest project I've done and you could for sure do this yourself.   Now you'll see what I did to the other side and the end product. Here are the two sides...   IN THE RAW. This is the one side that I painted brown that you read about Continue reading

How to Upcycle an Antique Door – Part 1

How to Upcycle an Antique Door – Part 1

This is my favorite DIY thus far, an upcycled antique door turned into a trendy piece of home decor for just pennies.   My DH and I found some old doors at an auction - about two years ago. They've been sitting out under our lean-to since, just calling to me,   "Paint me, Paint me..."   Here are the before pictures - side one. Here are the before pictures - side Continue reading

Sometimes ya just gotta make a mess…

Sometimes ya just gotta make a mess…

Better Homes and Gardens? Have you ever looked through the Better Homes and Gardens magazine or read a blog post about a new living room update and thought, "Wow, she sure has it together." or,   "My house never looks like that."   Well, I'm here to tell you that you shouldn't draw wrong conclusions about the people behind the "perfect homes." We usually only show you the one perfect moment that Continue reading

Stand Alone Cabinet – A Side of the Road Rescue

Stand Alone Cabinet – A Side of the Road Rescue

My friend, Lisa, picked up a little free standing jelly cabinet alongside the road and brought it to church, asking me if I wanted it. It was pretty icky... ...bruised and battered with stains and a couple of bandaids stuck to the shelf. Gross! But I saw its potential. Wayfair.com has a similar cabinet for $138.99. Amazon has one for $137.99.   Well, when I say similar" I mean if it were new. And clean. And Continue reading

Guest Post at To Work With My Hands

Guest Post at To Work With My Hands

I have a guest post at To Work With My Hands today, please stop by and leave a comment on Karen's blog. Here is an excerpt:   Have you ever known a “total woman?” Did you ever hear a special speaker or see a lady at church or out and about that seemed to have it all together? I’m talkin’ the clothes, the makeup, the way she seemed to know how to do everything perfectly?   Honestly, that woman doesn’t really exist, Continue reading

Ningxia Red Bottle Upcycle 2

Ningxia Red Bottle Upcycle 2

Here is a second upcycle project using a Ningxia Red glass bottle.   Materials: Chalkboard Spray Paint Decorative Rope or Sisal Twine Tag or Sign Bottle Candle Holder (Affiliate links)     And, of course, a bottle...       Just spray with chalkboard paint and decorate – do a couple of light coats so you don't Continue reading

Ningxia Red Bottle Upcycle

Ningxia Red Bottle Upcycle

Greetings my Young Living peeps and other glass bottle throw-awayers...   What do we do with all the glass bottles we use every day?   Do you throw them away or recycle?   The Ningxia Red bottles from Young Living are such nice bottles - heavy and nicely shaped.     There are so many products that come in pretty bottles.   Here is an upcycle glass jar/bottle project for Continue reading