Storage Bench Turned Rolling Toy Chest

Storage Bench Turned Rolling Toy Chest

I drove past my local Goodwill store recently and at 2 p.m. on a Wednesday the donation drop-off line was at least six cars long. One can only imagine how busy they will be this Saturday. It’s just that time of year. Everybody wants to purge, de-clutter, simplify and Kondo-ify their homes. I’ll admit that […]

DIY Idea: Simple Wood Wall Art

I have a love/hate relationship with email coupons. It can be frustrating when I think about the amount of time I spend deleting emails from stores. On the other hand, there are those glorious moments when I decide to buy something and my brain goes “Ding! You probably have a coupon for that store.” Then I quickly […]

DIY Frame: Add Dimension to a Plain Wood Frame with Base Molding

DIY Frame: Add Dimension to a Plain Wood Frame with Base Molding

As I mentioned last week, finding the final piece for my living room gallery wall was quite a challenge. To clarify: it was a decorating challenge, not a real challenge. It was also a problem of my own making, and the kind of creative challenge that I actually enjoy tackling. I had been fussing with the frames on […]

Gallery Walls – Three Ways

Gallery Walls – Three Ways

Groupings of collected art (Pinterest term: Gallery Walls) are oh so popular, and understandably so. By grouping several smaller pieces together you get the impact of a large piece of art without the large price tag. I have three large gallery wall arrangements in our home. In the process of creating them over the last […]