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Fireplace Restyle

This little project is something I’ve been wanting to do for a while, and I finally got around to it!  The concept was simply to refresh the look of our somewhat basic fireplace and mantle with a few sheets of brick wallpaper.  Here’s how it went down… The paper is a simple peel and stick…

DIY Honeycomb Shelves on a Budget

I love the look of hexagonal wooden shelves, like these from Urban Outfitters.  My problem is with the price… so I decided to make a shelf set of my own.   Knowing that I wasn’t going to display anything too large or heavy on my honeycomb shelves, I opted to create the look with a…

Recovering a Couch is Easy! (Sort of.)

Perhaps easy is an overstatement, but as this is my 4th time doing it, I do feel like I’ve basically mastered the skill of unprofessionally reupholstering a couch without any skill.  Here’s the story… I rescued our tiny little couch from my office during a cross-town office move.  It had been a completely pointless reception…

A Touch of Tiki

There is a portion of our home which I’ve informally deemed the “Tiki Section.”  It’s become my go to spot for displaying any of my tiki-style decor and details, as well as our drinks cart (seemed fitting.)   While I’ve never really liked the uber-cheesy tiki bar look, I am slowly building a collection of…

Little Deers

As I mentioned before, I tend to get rather emotional when it comes time to put away all my Christmas decorations each year… I just love the magical glow they add to our home and it’s sometimes difficult to box up all that tinsel and glitter for another year.  But on the flip side, it…