My experience in an online design contest.

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Some of you may remember the amazing online decorating contest, So You Think You Can Decorate. I promised to update you on my experience with the contest, but I’ll be honest. When it ended for me, I needed to catch my breath. And I’m nearly (kinda sorda) there. Nearly. 🙂 An online design competition: 9 […]

A tablescape of memories for So You Think – wk 9

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Well,  I didn’t make it to the final two in the contest. But it’s ok. The two gals still in the running deserve to be where they are so kudos to them! I’m pretty proud to have had the opportunity to hang in there as long as I did! I’m going to do a post […]

new TV stand made from a pallet

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pallet wood tv stand

I’ve always wanted to make a coffee table out of an old wood palette. However when our big screen TV died and I brought in our little flat screen from the travel trailer, I knew we needed a new stand for it. I had this wood palette sitting in my garage I found only a […]

Create your own wooden gate window screens

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And I’ve had these privacy screens as my window treatments for my large picture window forever. But it wasn’t until I created old wooden gate window screens out of them, that I truly fell in love. I much prefer screens in our home over curtains due to pet hair, however I always had visions of […]

Painted wooden crate stairs

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Painted wooden crate stairs via Funky Junk Interiors I’ve always loved the look of stamped numbers and logos on wooden crates. So when the PAINT theme came up for So You Think, I had an idea I’d never seen done before. Would it work?!? Grabbing some crate and label inspiration I had close by, I […]

Vintage hanger crop cloth curtains

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I don’t sew. Or should I say, I haven’t sewn since my sewing machine took an upside down tumble six months ago and continues to sit in that very position under a pile of junk in the basement. I liked it upside down just fine until the fabric topic for So You Think came up. After […]

Dreaming in White for ‘So You Think’

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I remember this day vividly. I had just signed up to be a part of  a town wide Christmas tour featuring all the local artisans. Being a rusty metal junkin’ wood fanatic type, I really wanted to try my hand at something white for the showing, to prove I could decorate girly too. 🙂 If blogland was […]

Mattress spring bulletin board

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When the topic of OLD came up for    … I debated, “Should I work on a priceless artifact or go after a piece of junk?” Bet you can guess the answer to that one. 🙂 Which would you choose to work on out of this pile? I’d bet the one I chose isn’t even […]

Pottery Barn Bingo – for SYTYCD Week 2

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     A new imposter resides in my house, thanks to Something I’ve collected for awhile are antique board games. So when this week’s assignment for SYTYCD was to be catalogue inspired, I knew right then that Pottery Barn’s bingo sign would fit in well with my existing decorating theme. But to create wall decor? Something else? I didn’t quite know yet. […]

Accessorizing for SYTYCD

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    Welcome, to old friends and new guests alike! I’m pretty proud to be included in this amazing group of gals, to show you a little bit about my own personal style of decorating. Thanks Stephanie!   And thanks for your visit! Let the fun begin. 🙂   * indicates links shown at end […]