Last year I spotted a number of pins of bird baths being repurposed as fairy gardens and I thought they looked awesome. I happened to have a standard concrete bird bath that wasn't doing anything to enhance the look of my lawn. I decided to create my own little fairy garden, minus the real plants . . .
Charleston Room Makeover On a Budget Series My latest thrift store find makeover is this cute, little curio shelf. When I saw it, I knew that it could be a perfect display shelf for a few pieces of my milk glass collection. Priced at $2.00, it was just right. . . .
From North of the Boulevard~ My latest thrift store find is a simple DIY makeover for an ugly tray. The pretty part of the tray? It was twenty-five cents! A little spray paint, chalk paint and a stencil and it went from old and ugly to fresh and coastal. Not only was this super cheap, it was also . . .
After trying DIY chalk paint for the first time and loving how easily it is to work with, I was ready to take on a project that was a little bit larger than the stenciled piece. But, I wasn't ready to use it on any furniture pieces I already own, so I made a trip to the local Goodwill Store. There . . .
~Charleston Room Makeover Series~ I don't know about you, but I'm not willing to spend a bucket full of money for curtain rods. This DIY project kept the cost low. After searching online for ideas, I pulled several different ones together for my DIY curtain rods. . . .
While having an empty nest brings lots of changes, I've leaned that it comes with a few advantages as well. One of those is that we could put our plan to convert what had become a spare bedroom into an upstairs den into action. Gloria had a large bedroom and from the time we bought our house ten . . .
From North of the Boulevard~ I've lived in my house for ten years and for every day of those years, I've thought, I really need to do something about the wallpaper in the powder room. When we bought the house, three things jumped out as needing to be changed right away: wallpaper in the . . .
From North of the Boulevard~ Adding some color to clear glass vases found at a thrift shop adds just the right spring time feel. My inspiration for this came from this pinterest find which looked simple and it absolutely is. . . .
From North of the Boulevard~ Like most people, I have tons of family pictures. With three adult children and three grandchildren, it’s hard to decide what to do with all those snapshots of our life. Lots of them fill the pages of photo albums, many of them are framed and displayed throughout . . .