Real Happy Space

“Creating means living.”

― Dejan Stojanovic, The Shape

DIY Bar Table from a Reclaimed Wood Door

DIY Bar Table from a Reclaimed Wood Door

Hey folks, the last time I shared this corner of my dining room, it looked like this. That old dresser is now storing clothes in our master bedroom, and I’ve replaced it with a new functional piece of diy furniture. Like most areas of our little home, this corner needed to serve more than one purpose. I decided […]

Hidden Jewelry Storage and DIY Mirror Frame

Hidden Jewelry Storage and DIY Mirror Frame

Back in May when I showed you our closet renovation I mentioned a plan for that number/typography “art” in the middle of this gallery wall. Well today I’m happily checking that project off my list and my necklaces now have a nice, new (secret) home. It was a fairly basic project. Materials: Plain mirror (the kind used for […]

I Want Opinions on this Concrete Table

I Want Opinions on this Concrete Table

How’s that for a catchy title? But seriously, I’m stuck in indecision and would love some opinions on a table I recently tweaked. This coffee table was built many moons ago by my Dad. No joke, I’ve been living with different variations of this unfinished table for longer than I’ve lived with my husband of […]

Terra Cotta Vase Makeover—Three Ways

Terra Cotta Vase Makeover—Three Ways

Hey! Before I dig into today’s project, I have some fun news. I’m guest posting over at Remodelaholic today. The super-inspiring website is sharing lots of great Ikea hacks today, including my wood and metal industrial shelving unit! Hop on over and check it all out. Now, on to today’s post … I picked up these […]

DIY Square Clip Frame

DIY Square Clip Frame

If you are looking to add a rustic industrial piece to your wall decor, I have a fairly simple and straight forward project to share with you today. This square clip frame is a fun way to display photos or art printables. Materials: Scrap Wood: A square piece of plywood, mdf or particle board for the back, and […]