Grandma’s Antique China Lamp Gets A French Country Makeover

Before and After French Country Lamp Makeover

A before and after story. A thrift store vintage china lamp from gets a charming French Country makeover with some paint, fabric and creativity.

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Easy Christmas Crafts: An Upcycled Basket Snowman

Crafting An Upcycled Basket Snowman

Learn how to create an upcycled basket snowman perfect for a front porch or beside a Christmas tree. This is an easy Christmas craft project that can be done with the kids or just for fun.

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A Generic Trash Can Gets A Cute Cottage Style Makeover

Stainless Steel Trash Can

See how a generic stainless steel trash can gets a cute cottage style makeover with a coat of paint and a touch of vintage imagery, perfect for a Shabby Chic inspired bathroom.

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A Quick and Easy Way To Dress Up A Naked Lampshade

A Quick And Easy Way To Dress Up A Naked Lampshade

This simple decorating tip will show you how to easily dress up a naked lampshade that is dull and boring. This easy trick will give it a whole new look. Even a beginner can tackle this project!

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A Creative Halloween Scarecrow That Will Scare Your Pants Off

A Creative Halloween Scarecrow

Using a few simple items from your hardware store, this creative Halloween Scarecrow is an easy to make Halloween prop that will make your yard Spooky.

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Get Your Spook On By Decorating With Upcycled Halloween Decor

Spooky Halloween Book Bundle

Decorating with upcycled Halloween decor and vintage items can make your home unique for the spooky season. Create your own or shop online for great upcycled finds.

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Crafting A Romantic French Country Vignette

A French Country Floral Centerpiece

With some creative upcycling and some country accents, a french country vignette adds a touch of romance to a cottage style living room.

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An Old Dresser Repurposed

Repurposed Thrift Store Dresser

Hi All, I have been so busy with work this week and time for blogging has gotten away from me. I thought it would be fun to revisit an old post featuring a favorite upcycled furniture project of mine. I … Read The Full Post

Creative Spring Gardening: DIY Faux Floral Hanging Baskets

spring porch

Creative Spring Gardening: Learn how to create your own faux floral hanging baskets to hang on your front porch. A fun DIY Gardening Craft Project.

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Master Bedroom Makeover Update: A Vintage Cottage Style Patchwork Coverlet

Shabby Cottage Chic Coverlet

Created from a collection of vintage fabrics a vintage cottage style patchwork coverlet gives a bed a new, romantic shabby chic look.

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Organize In Style With Creatively Upcycled Coat Racks and Towel Racks

Blue Seahorse Upcycked Towel rack

Howdy Fellow Blog Land Friends! After weeks of cold weather, snow and ice and being cooped up inside I am giddy over having a couple of nice sunny days in the 60′s. Yesterday the mercury climbed up to 68! Whoohoo! … Read The Full Post

Creating An Upholstered Vintage Door Headboard and Saying Good-bye

vintage door bed

Learn how to Create a Vintage Door Headboard for your Cottage Inspired Bedroom Hi Everyone, I am sorry for the little absence from Blogland. I was lucky enough to sneak away from my life for nine days with a trip to … Read The Full Post

Crafting With Vintage Tea Cups For Mother’s Day

small candle tea cup favor

Hi All, Spring is in full swing here in eastern North Carolina and Mother’s Day is right around the corner! Today I thought I would share with you how crafting with vintage tea cups is just perfect for Mother’s Day. … Read The Full Post

Quick And Easy Spring Napkin Rings

spring napkin holder

Hi All, Spring has finally arrived here in Eastern NC! I was beginning to think winter was never going to leave but I am happy to say that “Spring has Sprung” this week as the temperatures are in the 70′s … Read The Full Post

Crafting A Vintage Valentine’s Day

valentine wreath

Hi Everyone, Love is in the air! It seems like everywhere you go today you are met with an assortment of Valentine’s Day goodies just waiting to be brought home. I am not big on decorating for Valentine’s Day to … Read The Full Post