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Craft Room Makeover

Craft Room Reveal

The craft room is finally done! Here's a quick reminder of what it looked like when we first bought the house: Another angle: We took down the wire shelving, pulled up the carpet, painted over the … [Read More...]

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Personalized Wine Bag

DIY Wine Bag

Hey y'all! I'm over at VRAI Magazine today sharing a quick sewing project that's perfect for gifting (and re-gifting) A wine bag! Click here to check it out along with lots of other fun DIY and … [Read More...]

A Pair of Five Dollar Chairs

Furniture Refurb: Five Dollar Chairs

I picked up these chairs in the middle of nowhere at a garage sale.  I was bent over one of them, doing some inspecting, when I heard a woman yell "five bucks for both!". I don't think I even looked … [Read More...]

Easy Envelope Backed Pillow Cover

Easy Envelope Back Pillow Cover

There are a number of ways to make a pillow cover, this is by far the easiest.  Four stitch lines on one piece of fabric, some folding, ironing and boom.  So simple.  Shout out to my tiny 10 year old … [Read More...]

Sewing a Simple Folded Clutch | Hearts & Sharts |

Sewing a Simple Folded Clutch

Hey babes. I'm over at Real Housemoms today sharing how to sew a simple folded clutch.  If you wanna know how to install a zipper, this is a great first step! You can also change the dimensions and … [Read More...]

The Art of Susan Holley

The Art of Susan Holley

My Mom passed away suddenly on this day two years ago. It seems like it was only a moment ago. Yes, I realize today is April Fool's day, but this is not a joke. Don't be like that one idiot friend of … [Read More...]

The Best Gazpacho Ever

The Best Gazpacho Ever

If you've never heard of gazpacho, this recipe will make you cry out with joy and then wonder what the  hell you have been eating all your life.  Gazpacho is a Spanish-style soup made from veggies and … [Read More...]

Handmade Gifts: Treat Bags

Handmade Christmas Gifts: Treat Bags

Not everyone loves my pepper relish so I thought I would make some sweets for those weenie's who don't like spicy.  No offense. Weenies. I made some cute little treat bags to go along with the Jar … [Read More...]


Kitchen Reno: Before and After

I've posted briefly about our kitchen reno before, but, honestly, it was a crappy post with crappy pictures. Hopefully I can redeem myself here.... We hired a contractor to do this work for us, … [Read More...]

Dewberry Armchair

Dewberry Chair Makeover

There are one thousand projects going on around here an not a single one of them is done, so I'm gonna hitcha with an oldie. I picked up this chair for ten smackers at an auction early last summer in … [Read More...]

Furniture Refurb: Stag Chair

This guy has a special place in my heart. This was my very first furniture makeover and I love it still. These pics were taken pre-DSLR. I scored this chair at the same place I picked up my rusty tea … [Read More...]

Flea Market Swap | #SwapItLikeItsHot | Hearts & Sharts |

Flea Market Swap #SwapItLikeItsHot

It's Flea Market Swap day! Several fabulous DIY bloggers teamed up to swap flea market finds and challenge each other to reinvent forgotten objects. We hit flea markets and thrift stores to pick out … [Read More...]

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Sitting Room Makeover

Our house is the very opposite of an open floor plan. We have one of those random rooms that you can't really call a living room, but you can't really call it a den. We call it a sitting room, unless … [Read More...]

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Sewing Chair Back Covers

Yes, my craft room makeover is still going on.  I got my inspiration fabric in the mail a few days ago and couldn't wait to cut into it.  I had planned on recovering some chair seats with it, but … [Read More...]

Mom’s Hope Chest

When my Mom graduated from high school, she received a hope chest as a graduation gift. I'm sure it was totally awesome... then. She had kept it in storage for decades and did nothing with it. It was … [Read More...]