industrial hardware for windows

I could spent hours in the hardware store I love all of the gadgets in the hardware isles pipes, nuts, bolts, screws, thingamajigs…you name it! my latest fascination is the galvanized steel finish I blame it on Christine at Great Oak Circle she’s taken a hiatus from blogging and I miss her muches. but beforeContinue reading “industrial hardware for windows”

DIY…Floor Treatment Revealed

my inspiration for our son’s floor project came from the April 2011 issue of Cottages & Bungalows isn’t that the way it always goes? see it & want it this time…we followed through. See right there it say’s  “Creative Flooring” They weren’t kidding! However they could have also added other adjectives; like… easy affordable beautifulContinue reading “DIY…Floor Treatment Revealed”

the boy’s closet before & after

remember this? my son’s closet after patching holes in his floor (pre floor project) he had to get all of this out it was nothing short of horrific and yet there it was…like Stephen King “scary” but I’m happy to say after two large contractor bags full and a very large deposit at the donationContinue reading “the boy’s closet before & after”

Ooooo! I’ll Take Three…But What are They?

I found this box of things at a flea market not just your old run of the mill things either these were gorgeous There are very few things that will make me giddy these made me light headed and giddy they were rusty they were heavy iron they had great lines they were going homeContinue reading “Ooooo! I’ll Take Three…But What are They?”

It Was Worth The Wait!

I was patient…I’m going to sit with that for a minute because I don’t get to claim that sentence very often.  it really feels good. I knew what I wanted. Exactly what I wanted and I waited for just the right moment.  all I had to do was be patient and low and behold. IContinue reading “It Was Worth The Wait!”

“Get Your Bow On”… 12 Ways to Display a Burlap & Wire Bow

yes… this is a stretch in terms of useful information but you never know when you might need a bow. poetic aren’t i? keeping is simple…cut a square or slightly rectangular piece of fabric. i love burlap so that was my fabric of choice. scrunch in middle. cut some wire to desired length…i used rustedContinue reading ““Get Your Bow On”… 12 Ways to Display a Burlap & Wire Bow”

Creating Your DREAM Decor with Pottery Barn Inspiration

Some people DREAM in black and white… Some people DREAM in color…. I dream in Pottery Barn. {via Pottery Barn} I love it…but are you like me? love it but can’t justify spending that kind a money? now i will dream about these lamps until i find a way to create my own… in myContinue reading “Creating Your DREAM Decor with Pottery Barn Inspiration”

Nifty Thrify {No Sew Curtains} Tutorial

Yes…I can sew. But why sew if I don’t have to? Plus I just needed a quick fix for some privacy and to filter the bright ((hot)) morning sun. I came up with an easy, inexpensive solution. No it’s not original, nor are they permanent and you might even wonder why I even bothered whenContinue reading “Nifty Thrify {No Sew Curtains} Tutorial”