My topiary trees have to be one of my favorite diy projects to date! They make such an inviting statement on my front porch and were so easy to make!
Have you waited for your plans to come unfold only to have them fall apart? Have you mapped out the blueprint to your life but can’t seem to make it a reality? You may have heard the joke, “If you want to make God laugh, tell Him your plans”. But in reality, as difficult as[Read More…]
The red dot popped up again so I dropped what I was doing to check my notification only to realize that I was invited to yet another direct sales group. I was a little disappointed that it wasn’t something more exciting. Something more pressing. Something more significant. What is it about that red dot? Why[Read More…]
Roll top desks are such classy statement pieces in any home. It’s so rare to find one in excellent condition. They are notorious for being difficult to paint because you can easily gunk up the tambour (rolling portion) with paint causing it not to roll at all. If you are lucky enough to come across[Read More…]
You might remember my pristine DIY Entertainment Center that I featured on the blog a couple weeks ago. Now marred by water damaged and covered with dust, these pieces currently sit in our garage…..Last Sunday night, we woke at midnight to our daughter screaming. I ran into the living room to check on her, sure that[Read More…]
The relevance of this discovery was not lost on me…. A couple weeks after the funeral my mom started going through his things. In his wallet she found a torn scrap of newspaper. No other quote could better exemplifies the character of my grandfather and childhood best friend: “Resolve to be tender with the young,[Read More…]