Apartment hacks

I have been away  for a while.  I sold my house and moved out of state.   While my husband and I are looking for a new home we are dwelling in an apartment.  Talk about drab and boring!  I had to come up with some ideas that give the place a little pizaz. This […]

Dollar tree centerpiece 

I needed a centerpiece for an otherwise neutral room but just for staging purposes.  Going the cheapest route possible on a rainey evening I headed to the local Dollar Tree. I am usually not your fake flower kinda girl but I needed this to last through the selling of my house.  As you can see […]

A little garden 

Recycling old things is kind of a hobby.  Maybe it comes from being a kid in the late 70’s on a time where we had to make up our own toys.  Maybe it just is makes me feel better to not junk up the earth so much.  So today we saved an old dresser that […]

Weekend full of spring 

It’s been so nice getting our home ready to list.  I’ve gotten to do some pretty fun projects all along the way.  There are none though, as pleasant as preparing the outside and watching the yard wake up to spring. Entry ways are near and dear to my heart.  Fun to do and working in […]

Happy Easter weekend recap

As you know it was a three day weekend and Good Friday started off with major home projects.  I’ve barely had time to post anything but so happy to have had this time to get so much done.   Here is just taste of my wonderful  Easter weekend. We started with the backsplash in the […]

Industrial design

My sweet 26 year old son surprised me with his lighting design in text this morning.  I just had to showcase It here on the blog because he is such an artist.  I tell him all the time he was born with a crayon in his hand and making toys out of twigs and rocks […]

Art Day

Who knows what I will think up next…playing today in paint. Oh…the things I tell myself…  Be good to yourself today and everyday.  We are here for just a little while. Give, learn, be… CREATE on the outside, what is inside.  Give way to your passion and be exposed. Xoxo