Brassy to Classy: My Free Chandelier | Centsational Style
I was tra la la-ing my way through my local Habitat for Humanity ReStore a few weeks back, admiring all the great salvage and scheming of ways to put some of it to good use. I was there because I had spotted a few cool cabinets on Diggers List and wanted to investigate further. As I ...
Our frameless Audrey Mirror has the shapeliest design we've seen. Great for adding light without the weight of a traditional framed mirror, it features a wide beveled edge and can hang either way.
The last couple weeks have been a bit of a fog. 4 out of the 5 of us all got the flu. Christmas morning we perked up enough to unwrap gifts then all retired back to bed. A few days later when ha…
Three’s Company: Tips for Creating Rooms for 3 Or More Kids
Putting three or more children in one room may not sound ideal. Space configurations, not to mention decor choices for two genders and a variety of ages can’t be easy. Take a look at different approaches to this problem featured on Apartment Therapy in the past:Though it might not always be one’s first choice, children who grow up together in this kind of intimate setting may create bonds they might not otherwise if each had their own room.
Small Bedroom Ideas: 10 Inspiring Bedrooms Stylish Despite Their Small Space
Some of our favorite bedrooms only have about 18-24″ on either side of the bed. That makes about 8′ to 9′ of width for a bedroom with a queen size bed, which is pretty darn small. But check out how great a compact bedroom can be! Whether you choose to go soft and monotone (as in the first pic) or cozy and bold (as in the fourth), a small bedroom can surprise even the stiffest holdouts as being comfortable and “just enough”.
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I made a headboard! I made a turquoise headboard! I am no expert in carpentry….although I did take a community night class and made a blanket chest six years ago. But my Dad IS an expert with all things handy, so since he was in town, he was my helper. Err….ok, I was HIS helper. Same thing wise guy. I saw these plans by a fabulous blogger named Ana. It is a knock-off of this $800 headboard at Pottery Barn. From what I read, this headboard could be made in around 2 hours. Seriously? Sign me…
I'm excited to share my latest DIY project with you! I've seen some cool chandelier rescues out in blog land, and have been wanting to try it myself! Last week I took my frist trip to a thrift store in almost 4 months *gasp!* and found THIS beauty: Isn't it GREAT?! I was SO excited! I probably looked like a crazy lady hauling this huge light fixture through the store, and towing two little ones with me. This chandelier is pretty big; 10 lights. The steps I took to a girlie chandelier: Do a…
Hooked on Houses — A Fun Place to Get Your House Fix
Welcome to my first Hoed on Fridays blog party of 2009! One of my goals for the new year is to finish some of the hundreds of projects that I started around the house in 2008. I’m a good starter–not such a good finisher. I get bored or frustrated or just distracted by something else. …
A Year in the Bath: The Year’s Very Best Bathrooms
Ever since the advent of indoor plumbing, people have been debating how to decorate the bathroom. True, the bathroom is a utilitarian space — everyone’s got to have one — but it can also become a place to soak, unwind, and escape from the cares of the world. This year’s bunch of house tours provided no shortage of inspiring bathroom spaces.