Tag Archives: DIY home decor

How To Make a DIY Valentine’s Day Gift for Less Than $20

14 Feb

Five-star candle-lit dinner, little blue boxes with big diamonds or an apartment filled with dozens of long-stem roses, yes, we’ve all seen the sentiments of love expressed throughout our lives, if only via a box-office hit.

Yet, for as romantic and tremendously generous such expressions of love are, a Valentine’s Day gift can be just as grand without all the decimal points. Here’s one DIY Valentine’s Day gift you can make for less than $20: The Sweetheart Plate. Continue reading

Before & After: A DIY Footstool Makeover

25 Aug

A perfect afternoon DIY-project is giving a makeover to a vintage footstool. My $5 footstool was a thrift-store find that went from shabby-kitsch to Provincial chic. Here’s how I did it. Continue reading

Using Lace in the Kitchen & Ribbons on Party Tables

28 Jun

A change of scenery always gives a chance for inspiration and rejuvenation, but when it comes from visiting family this adage is doubly true. Continue reading