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Suesan’s Hierarchy of Home Needs

Suesan’s Hierarchy of Home Needs

I'm on a roll. It's Day 2 of the 31 Day Challenge and look at me go! Can I get a "Woot!?" As promised, I am starting off my series by sharing my philosophy on the needs of a home. Continue reading



Double-Wide Dresser Redo

Double-Wide Dresser Redo

Hold on folks, this is one long post, but I promise it’ll be worth it! Continue reading



Doorlicious

Doorlicious

I’m sure by now, you’ve heard all the chatter about Pinterest. I love the ability to create a collection of things that interest me. Continue reading



Map Butterflies

Map Butterflies

When I held my Freschetta Simply Inspired Giveaway, I told ya’ll that I’d make a little something extra for the winner. Cassie was the winner and after some debating and procrastination on my part, I came up with a fitting project for her. I asked Cassie to give me 4 places that meant something Continue reading



Knock-Off Pier 1 Letter Balls

Knock-Off Pier 1 Letter Balls

Several months back I found these “decorative spheres” at Pier 1. (Pier 1 likes to call them “spheres,” I just call them balls). I immediately liked them, but seeing as I don’t have any J’s, Q’s or X’s in any of my names, I was having trouble finding the letters I wanted. Plus, at $2/each, even Continue reading



A Little Old, A Little New Christmas Wreath

A Little Old, A Little New Christmas Wreath

I'm having a blue Christmas.Well, in a way, that is. While I am missing my Baby Girl right now and can't wait for her to come home from school and play with me, I'm only partly doing the Elvis thing.I love how Martina crashed Elvis' party there! You go, Girl.My Blue Christmas isn't about missing my Continue reading



Refinished Embossed Dresser

Refinished Embossed Dresser

 You may wonder how long it takes me to do a project. Sometimes, it takes me a really, Really long time. Case in point:Maybe you missed me sharing with you how I acquired this dresser. You can read about it here. The dresser sat in my garage for most of the summer, all of the fall and even part of Continue reading



Brace & Bit Coat Rack

Brace & Bit Coat Rack

Back in the spring, I was up at the library and I came upon these books by Sue Whitney & Ki Nassauer.  I was instantly in lOvE!Sue and Ki had a project in one of these books that I need to rip-off replicate. A few years back, Hubs made this nice coat rack for me. We had one in our Troy, Ohio house Continue reading



Mercury Glass Bird

Mercury Glass Bird

I was out looking at Thrift Stores the other day when I came upon this bird.I didn't take more before pictures, so you can't see that this little guy has a slight crack along his head. The color is a terra cota with a creamy wash over it. He needed an update and I wanted to try another attempt at Continue reading



When The Estate Sale Gods Smile

When The Estate Sale Gods Smile

A few weeks ago, I was coming home from working out. Around these parts, Garage and Estate sales start on Thursday and it was an early Thursday morning. I was talking to my BFF at the time and was just telling her how I was experiencing too much month in my money and there were all these signs for Continue reading