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How to Make Vintage Christmas Signs

This year I am decorating my sitting room with a Vintage Christmas Theme.  I decided to decorate the MDF grid wall we made in our sitting room How To Make an MDF/Grid Wall .  I always thought it was difficult to decorate the grid wall since its already an accent wall it’s not really meant…

How to Make Your Own Christmas Tree Package Storage Bin

[Sponsored Post] This year I am so excited to partner with The Home Depot to create this fun and trendy holiday craft. If you are like me during the holidays you get tons of packages and they end up all over the front porch or sometimes hidden in planters or outdoor cushions. I am making…

Christmas Grid Wall Makeover Idea

This year will be my first year decorating our house for Christmas.  I found a large tree at an estate sale for $50 and its perfect for the space.   Now I needed to figure out how to add in additional decorations. I decided to decorate the MDF grid wall we made in our sitting room How To…

My Top Tool Must Have

Do you want to know what my most used tool is?  I’ll give you a hint it doesn’t require batteries or electrical.  Before you break out the power tools let’s get back to something simple.   My most used tool is a triangle square also known as a speed square. Here is what you can use it for.…

How To Add Texture To Board and Batten

Home Office Upgrade Project This week I added a fabric texture to my board and Batten.  I wanted a look that was more elevated and custom for the board and batten.  Adding texture helps to create warmth and character in a room.   The fabric was only $70 to cover the whole room and I still had some…

Home Office Upgrade: Board and Batten

This week I put up all the MDF boards for the Board and Batten section of this project.   Supplies: Nail GunLiquid NailsWindow and moulding interior caulkCaulking Gun After each time I cut a board from the previous step Home Office Upgrade: Week 3: Cutting MDF Boards and Painting   I labeled the board I cut to…

Home Office Upgrade: Week 3: Cutting MDF Boards and Painting

This week I focused on Painting the Walls, doing MDF Board cuts and then painting the boards. Supplies: Frog TapePaint Tarp8 MDF BoardsCreamy Freesia (Behr)North Pole Blue (Behr)Mitre Saw Painting Walls The first thing I did was paint the walls.  With Board and Batten I have found that it is best to paint the wall and…

Home Office Upgrade Project: Stencil Wall

Home Office Upgrade Project: Stencil Wall This week I started my Home Office Upgrade Project.  I started by painting the stencil wall section of the project. Supplies: Stencilit Woodlands StencilBehr Paint: North Pole BlueFrog TapeLevelPencil Marking My Lines The first thing I had to figure out is how far down I wanted to do the stencil…

Pergola Patio Project: Decorating

After we set up the pergola see my previous article Patio Pergola Project: Pergola Set up It was time to decorate it.  Flowers I planted new flowers to all my flower pots.  I found really great deals on flowers over Memorial Day weekend at Lowes.  I hung some vine like plants on the pergola in hopes that they…

Home Office Upgrade: Buying Materials

The first thing to do before buying the materials is to measure how much I need to buy this is especially important for the MDF board MDF Boards I measured each wall and determined how many squares I wanted on each wall. I knew I needed MDF Boards to cover the lengths on the top…

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