Who wants to deal with organizing winter attire when spring is almost here? Crickets…. No one does but isn’t it wonderful to feel calm and relaxed in a tidy well-organized home? When it comes to organization my readers told me that they look for effective, efficient, and inexpensive storage solutions. Guess what? Me too! Do you wrestle with a scenario like this…. 64 scarves, 43 pairs of mittens, 27 pairs of gloves, 24 beanies, and umpteen blankets and throws that never stay organized?  Game Changer Storage Solution I installed 4… View Post

Here she is. Ta-da. This little twofer makeshift hutch finally got the makeover she deserved! Now she looks more like a China cabinet and far less like a makeshift hutch…or whatever that storage thing was before it got a fresh coat of paint, a pretty curtain, and a little bit of texture on its backside. Before and After Painted China Cabinet The Bare Bones of the China Cabinet Before This is what she looked like before. We all love a good before and after and are nosey creatures, right? I… View Post

I’ve been working on  DIY furniture project that I’ve over the past couple of weeks. It’s a makeshift hutch. Have you ever looked for a special little something for a certain spot and after a number of years –maybe ten- been frustrated with not finding exactly what you’re looking for? This is the story of my life up here in Alaska. In these parts, we aren’t exactly known for our amazing antiques or French inspired furniture. Hashtag- The Struggle is Real! I’ve been sharing glimpses of this little DIY project in… View Post

Thanksgiving is just one week away and like many of you I have been busy preparing for the arrival of family and friends. In the midst of all the holiday preparations, I have also been working on quite a few other projects, which includes these frosted pinecones. I am going to share a DIY tutorial, but first, right here is where anyone who is not a blogger, e-commerce, online shop owner, or small business owner might want to skip ahead to the DIY tutorial at the bottom of this post.… View Post

Here it is…. The DIY Wallpaper Tutorial that I promised you. If you missed it, please take a look at these posts Country Farmhouse Dining Table and Sneak Peeks.  This tutorial is for a temporary wall treatment. If you want to create a permanent custom wallpaper treatment, I will include sources where you can purchase the necessary tools and paste for permanent wallpaper. If you’re a renter, this is a perfect way to jazz up your walls, without damaging them. I will be sharing a variety of images where I used this wallpapered wall… View Post