DIY Copper and Wood Candlesticks

You know that I love me a good DIY candlestick. In the past, I’ve made colorblock wood candlesticks, multiple taper holder candlesticks, and paint-dipped brass candlesticks. Well, I’m back with another do-it-yourself candlestick! Can you handle it? This month those of us on the Lowe’s Creative Blogger Team were challenged to create some Halloween decor. […]

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Succulent Pumpkin Planter

Hey there, friends! Happy Monday. I hope you had a fabulous weekend and are doing well. It’s been a few years since I carved a pumpkin. Probably seven years to be precise. So when a blogger friend asked me to participate in Clinton Kelly’s 30-Minute Pumpkin Challenge I was a little nervous. (Oh, before I […]

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Frugal Fall Flowers

I interrupt Fall Cookie Week for a very important message (Don’t worry, there’s still a cookie recipe for today. Click here.) Today, I’m taking a break from baking to share a quick and easy decorating idea. I teamed up with Laura of Finding Home and a few other fabulous ladies to share decor ideas throughout […]

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DIY Picture Ledges

Howdy, friends! Today I’m back with a quick and inexpensive DIY project. But first, a bit of its backstory. A while ago, I hung a shelf in my upstairs hallway. I used some old corbels and a piece of wood for the shelf. Here’s what it looked like. Not terrible, right? Still, it never worked […]

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Pegboard Kitchen Storage

Sometimes when I’m working on a project, I think to myself, “What in the heck am I doing? My to-do list is a mile long and the month has just started, I feel overwhelmed with how much I have to do.” And then, all of the sudden, I get this notion for a new project. […]

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A Fresh Look for the Basement Stairwell

Although it felt like a never-ending project, I’m happy to report that my basement stairwell is painted! Before we get into the details, I just want to apologize for the quality of the pictures. This is a tight space, so capturing it was a bit tricky. While the area has yet to be decorated, the […]

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How to: Polish Brass

Okay, it’s no secret that brass and gold are coming back in when it comes to home decor. Anyone who reads IBC knows that I have a tiny obsession with the trend. I really have been doing my best to control my urge to put gold and brass everywhere. While gold and brass are trendy […]

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Prepped and Primed

Happy Monday, friends! Today I’m popping in to share a brief update about my basement stairwell makeover. Even though we are still not into pretty territory, things are looking a whole lot better. I spent most of Friday and Saturday (on and off) patching and sanding. I didn’t realize how much attention this space needed. […]

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