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I love the Pottery Barn catalog. I spend more time reading this catalog, than an issue of People magazine. I also love chalkboards!  The guys at Home Depot totally walked me through a cheaper version. Here is the space that needed a little bling. It is adjacent to a pool table we bought {used} earlier this year. [Read more…]

Pottery Barn Inspired Mantel for Master Bedroom


I have been in love with this mantel since I first set eyes on it in the Pottery Barn Catalog a few years ago.  I love that it is big and chunky {how I like my chocolate chip cookies}. I made my own, smaller version and it is now in my bathroom.  This project is [Read more…]

Rod Iron Spindles on Front Porch


This is one of my favorite porch and patio projects in 2011.  It was easier than it looks.  I am re-posting it because we are getting ready to tackle our deck!  Last summer started with a “quick” project to paint our front door.  Here is the before. This photo does not show the weathered, splintered, [Read more…]

Decorative Hooks


The idea started with a hook. A hook for the hangers.. a way to organize the laundry. You know, the never-ending quest to just make laundry eas{ier}.  Well, that isn’t go to happen, so at least I can make the laundry room look a little prettier! I used my power drill to attach the top shelf to back [Read more…]