CABIN FIXER UPPERS

Now that the cabin is finished, I wanted to share some other cabin fixer uppers I worked on while waiting (impatiently) for the cabin to be done. And I have to admit, shopping for and fixing up the secondhand stuff we found in the Historic West Bottoms was just as much fun as watching the cabin […]

A peaceful break from all the change

  It’s been forever since I’ve posted. And a lot has changed. Over the past few months I’ve moved my elderly Mother to a new home. My husband and I have moved into a new home. I started a brand new job and now have we all have a brand new President. In the spirit of […]

Cabinet Pull Christmas Trees

My husband and I are renovating a cabin and we saved all the cracked and worn porcelain cabinet pulls after demo-ing the kitchen.  I couldn’t dare throw them away, so when I saw a similar idea using door handles and pine garland, I knew what I wanted to make! Materials for the Cabinet Pull Christmas Trees: Cabinet pulls […]

10 Minute Easy and Pretty Earring Holder

I love to stay organized and I love a good organizing project that takes less than 10 minutes to make!  This earring organizer is especially great if you like long, dangling earrings that get tangled up easily or prefer an earring holder that lets you see all of your earrings at one glance. The worst part […]

Craft South – Nashville’s Newest Craft Destination

As if Nashville doesn’t already have enough to offer (great music, food and shopping) add another must see to the list.  Anna Maria Horner  just opened a fabulous new store in the 12 South neighborhood of Nashville, Tennessee called Craft South.  This wonderful collection of fabrics, yarns, needlepoint supplies and gifts is a must see if […]

How to refinish a butcher block or cutting board

Some DIY projects are a lot of work. Some are successful and others aren’t.  I wanted to share how easy it was to refinish a butcher block, because WOW! What a success for such little effort.  (The hardest part of this project was carrying the butcher blocks downstairs!) If you have a butcher block, cutting […]