My DIY Color Palette Display

American Paint Company Paint Colors - (11)

Welcome to a new week!  Our weekend was nothing but sunshine and baseball, mixed in with fresh cut grass, a few paint projects and some Easter planning.  A perfect weekend. Since I showed you my furniture reveal of Cinder Road on Friday, today I’m sharing what I swapped it with – a fun display that I’m working on for my … [Read more...]

Architectural Salvage Candle Holder On The Cheap!


Good morning! I want to show you a quick tip as to how you can get yourself one of those cool architectural candleholders you see at stores like Pottery Barn and Restoration Hardware. Something along the lines of this…   Amazon   and this…   Pottery Barn   I love architectural … [Read more...]

Please Tell Me What To Do With These!!


Brrrrr…..we have been in a freeze for almost two weeks now and as much as I love winter, I’m getting tired of it.  The fog came inland and decided not to leave, freezing on everything it touches as it drops to the ground. It is perfect timing I guess because I’m in a fog as well.  A brain-freeze. I tell ya, it is a true … [Read more...]

DIY: Melted Snowman Ornaments


Today is the official kick-off to my Christmas season and what better way than with a DIY? How about a Melted Snowman Ornament?  Well, here is my version...     Using clear glass ornaments that you can purchase at any craft store (you can also get plastic), fill each one about 1/4 full with kosher … [Read more...]

Weekend Rewind & A Fast Forward

Rewind Collage 11.10

Thank goodness Saturday has arrived!  What are you doing this weekend? Aside from Joey’s last football game and some college ball, I’m going to be spending the weekend planning Thanksgiving – the menu, the shopping, the entertainment. That means lists. Lots of lists. Which also means my husband will be laughing at me … [Read more...]

DIY Slatted Magazine Box

DIY Slatted Magazine Box

Happy Friday! What do you do when you have scrap wood of different sizes lying around?  You throw together a crate. For what you might ask?  Who knows.  Who cares.  Just do it.  Is it just me, or is every single Country Living magazine cover a masterpiece?  … [Read more...]

DIY: Industrial Wheel Fall Décor Art

DIY Industrial Art By Turnstyle Vogue

Good morning.  I hope you all had a great weekend.  We returned from our little va-cay and then made a quick trip down to California to watch someone who is near and dear to us make his Major League Baseball debut with the Oakland A’s.  That was sooooo much fun to see.   We returned to 102 degree weather which didn’t motivate me … [Read more...]

My Guest Post DIY @ My Repurposed Life

Guest Post Banner For My Repurposed Life

Good morning!     You can find me over at My Repurposed Life today showing you another version – with tutorial - of one of my favorite things to make. If you follow Gail, you will discover that our minds were in sync this week! Here is a teaser:   Hmmm…..looks a little rough, doesn’t … [Read more...]

DIY: Summer Caddies

Wood Caddy made from fence boards, pallet wood and stair spindle by Turnstyle Vogue

  Hey there!  I have another DIY and brief tutorial for you. One of my favorite things to use in my home as functional decor are trays, crates, boxes - anything like that - including caddies.  Last week, I was walking around a local antique store and saw a few caddy-like boxes and decided it was time to make my own, … [Read more...]

DIY: Dorm Room Typography Decor


Good morning! Part of our summer activities is getting Eryn ready for college – and that means stuff for her dorm.  The list of things to buy is long as any of you who have college students know, but we are throwing in a little DIY décor for fun.  She likes typography so here are a few things we put … [Read more...]