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Painted accents and furniture

DIY Paint Makeovers: Furniture Fix-ups

Got some spare time? Upgrade dated furniture with fresh, fun colors of paint.   Stencils, stamps, stripes, and sunny colors turn plain pieces into pretty patterned ones.  …

Standing desktop

Easy DIY Ideas: Make a Mobile Office

Mobility works! This easy weekend project lets you create a standing station that you can move to any room or area where you want to work. We’re very…

Sewing machine with hankies

Easy DIY Ideas: Bandanas and Hankies

Cotton hankies and bandanas are inexpensive and charming pieces of fabric that quickly add a cottage, farmhouse, or vintage vibe to your decor.   Bandanas, or kerchiefs, are…

Stack of vintage handkerchiefs

Easy DIY Ideas: Vintage Handkerchief Projects

From backcountry bandanas to delicate hankies, these small scraps of fabric pack a big decorative punch. Match your handkerchief style to your decor. Use bandanas in country designs…

Painted dining room table

DIY Paint Makeovers: Dining Room Redo

A few rescued pieces of furniture, several pots of paint, and some creative stenciling add up to a jazzy redo for a lackluster dining room.   If your…

Stenciled dining room in green, blue and yellow

DIY Paint Makeovers: A Color Happy Dining Room

Color blocking, floral motifs, accent hues. and vintage silhouettes bring life to a formerly uninspired dining room.   Dining rooms often end up being pass-throughs between the living…

Color of the Year Greenery

Easy DIY Ideas: Color of the Year Room Refresh

In my home, every January after the holiday decorations come down, the rooms look a little flat and barren. This year, I’m injecting a fresh vibe with a…

Gift wrap drawer detail

Simple Storage Solutions: Organize A Drawer

If you’re feeling a little mid holiday season slump or early winter cabin fever, give yourself a sense of purpose by resolving to bring a bit of organization…

Tubside bath cabinet

Gracious Hosting: A Holiday-Ready Bathroom

With guests arriving for the holidays, it’s a good idea to kit out your bathroom or guest bath with them in mind. Keep everything tubside within arm’s length…

Vintage bedroom crop

Easy DIY Ideas: A Very Vintage Guestroom

Give a plain-Jane guestroom some vintage character with linens, accents, and repurposed furnishings—just in time for holiday visitors. Our antique quilt has inspired us again (you may remember…

Country style dining room detail

Designer Secrets: Mix Pattern Like a Pro

Pattern is the easiest way to add character to a room. The important thing is to ensure a visual rhythm.   It’s always easiest to start with one…

Vintage wooden cabinet interior

Simple Storage Solutions: Entertaining Made Easy

With holiday celebrations on the horizon, save time when setting the table for a family dinner or friendly gathering by keeping all the basics for entertaining in one…