Tag Archives: diy

Pumpkin Chic: DIY Faux Pineapple Finials

Pineapples are a symbol of hospitality.  I often see carved-wood finials of pineapples on fence posts throughout New England.  They are so charming.   We live in a Cape-Cod style house so I wanted to duplicate a similar look for … Continue reading

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Holiday Event on Facebook with Martha Stewart and The Home Depot

Last week was a mix of high and low.   The terrible attacks in Paris and Belgium had me in tears.  My thoughts and prayers are with the families and the citizens of France and all who have suffered during this difficult … Continue reading

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Country Flowers At Home

Summer is here! Country living in Warwick, NY is beautiful. We are enjoying the summer at home.  Many of the plants around the house are in bloom.  Every now and then I cut a few stems here and there and bring them inside to enjoy. … Continue reading

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Eric Cohler Curates Amerock Hardware Collection

This post is sponsored via Amerock.   Earlier this month I joined a small gathering of bloggers and interior designer Eric Cohler for a fun and interactive afternoon hosted by Amerock.  Cohler’s designs have appeared regularly on the pages of  Elle Décor, House Beautiful and … Continue reading

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InstaCraft Book Review

How do I distress from life?  I get crafty, instead of crabby.  Starting with a small project is key.  I came across a great book, InstaCraft,  by Alison Caporimo.  It has 50 fun and simple projects for adorable gifts and décor.  The … Continue reading

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Four Decorating Ideas Using Crate Pallets

Who knew crate pallets could be so chic?  With a little imagination and some elbow grease these four decorating ideas will have you thinking DIY Project the next time you see a pallet at the hardware store.   A fabulous … Continue reading

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Light It Up: Chandelier Covers

Giving your chandelier a new look is easy with chandelier covers from Chandelier Parts.  Constructed of custom-designed and printed art paper adhered to a cardboard sleeve, each kaarskoker sleeve is fully saturated with color. The matte finish gives the candle sleeve … Continue reading

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Brimfield: DIY

While organizing my boys’  room I found a few sport metals they received during their school year.  Time for a little diy project.  I decided to hang them proudly from a piece of crown molding I found while visiting Brimfield.  I painted … Continue reading

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Thrifting Window Shutters

On my recent thrifting trip to Brimfield, MA,  I came across a stack of shutters.   Besides using shutters on the outside of a house there are many creative ideas for recycling shutters.  The best part, you save money and our landfills. I love the look of the shutters in this … Continue reading

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Staircase DIY

Personalizing a house rental presents a few challenges.   Among them is whether or not to make the investment in quality items that you cannot move with you.  Case in point, how to bring personality to this small staircase. Paint would be an easy … Continue reading

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