IKEA furniture: Customizing a Kitchen Cart

Customize an IKEA Kitchen Cart with Paint

 I have such a love/hate relationship with IKEA. I love IKEA furniture. I hate putting it together. I love their chocolate. I hate how much I love their chocolate. A few years ago, we bought a kitchen cart and I loved having the extra storage space but I hated how plain it was. After having the piece for over a year it just dawned on me a few weeks ago to actually paint it. Odd considering there … [Read more...]

Thrift Store End Table Makeover

Thrift Store End Table Makeover

I love a good furniture makeover, my reigning favorite is the mint nightstand. I also love junk so I'm always on the hunt for the perfect trash to treasure piece. This is one of those trash to treasure pieces. The story of this end table is kind of like a fairy tale. Once upon a time there was this ugly, hideous end table at Salvation Army. My husband (the knight) rescued it for $14 and together, … [Read more...]

Succulent Centerpiece from a Flea Market Bundt Pan

Repurposed Bundt Pan - Succulent Centerpiece

Last weekend we hit up one of my favorite places on the planet... The flea market! It is a vintage lovers paradise. I love searching for gems and getting a deal. It's just so much fun! I got lots of goodies including a junky old tool box, a vintage rolling pin, and a few vintage bundt pans just to name a few. Of course I could use those bundt pans to make delicious bundt cakes like my Grandma's … [Read more...]

Fabric Scrap West Elm Knock Off Wall Art

Scrappy West Elm Wall Art Knock Off

Happy Friday everyone! I have to tell you how excited I am for MAY to be here! There are several really exciting events coming up this month for my family. I can't wait to share them all with you! For today,  I want to share a fun knock off project. My West Elm knock off wall art. Last week, I guest posted for Shannon at Fox Hollow Cottage. (I know, right??) I shared my knock West Elm knock … [Read more...]

Thrift Store Find Turned Chalkboard Tray

Chalkboard Painted Tray

You know when you get something from the thrift store and you aren't exactly sure what you are going to do with it but it's so cheap and cool that you just can't pass it up? Okay, that happens to me so often that I'm beginning to feel like a hoarder. Anyone else? Just me? That's cool. That's where the story of this little baby starts. Isn't she pretty? Well she is now. That … [Read more...]

Color Block Recipe Box Recycle

Recycled Color Block Recipe Box

Hi ya friends! I'm finally getting back into the swing of things. I have a long list of projects to complete (anyone else?). I was sluggish getting back to my routine but I'm so glad to be chipping away at my project "to do" list. … [Read more...]

Circle Mirror Before and After: Upcycle old Wall Art into Something New

Circle Mirror Sisal Rope Upcycle

Friends you are in for a treat. I have a super fun before and after DIY for you today.I'm going to show you how I upcycled my Pier 1 circle mirror into a nautical inspired sisal rope mirror. Do you ever get sick of your wall art? Where you are just over it... You can't imagine it being on your wall for one more moment...? Me too. This post is a little story about a mirror I gave up on how … [Read more...]

DIY Canvas Entry Table Sign [Tutorial]

entry table sign making home base

Hi friends! Happy Monday! I hope you guys had a great weekend. Mine was a doozy! My little one thinks sleep is overrated. Silly girl. So, I've been working on my little entry way the last couple of weeks and I am putting the finishing touches on it now (I can't wait to show you the whole thing). For now, I want to show you this little sign I made for the entry table. I needed a little sign … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Sweater Baby Leg Warmers

Heart patch sweater leg warmers

Happy Friday friends! I hope you guys are having a great week. Mine has been wonderful! My little miss turned EIGHT months old today. Seriously, where does the time go? It seems like yesterday she was trying to get the hang of rolling over and now she pulling herself up on everything. It is so fun to see her discovering new stuff each day. She is just such a joy. I know we are starting to get … [Read more...]

[DIY] Chalkboard Countdown Sign

Chalkboard countdown Making Home Base

Hi friends! Are you still with me? I hope so! Please excuse my absence. I just spent 10 days back home visiting family. It was a great trip but of course, I needed a vacation from my vacation. I took a few extra days off to get my house back in order and my kiddo back on schedule. How about you guys, how was your weekend? I hope all of you had a fabulous VETERAN'S DAY holiday! I'm excited … [Read more...]

Kate Spade Inspired Vase

Making Home Base DIY Kate Spade Inspired Vase5

[pinit] Hi there everyone! I want to share with you my Kate Spade inspired vase, DIY style. I love Kate Spade and I especially love this vase we got six years ago as a wedding gift. The only problem is that it's a bit small and well I'm really sentimental about it. I love the look but it doesn't fit my farmer's market bouquets, and I'm terrified of it getting broken. I love the vase … [Read more...]

Tin Ceiling Tiles Wall Art

Ceiling tile wall art - MHB

Happy Wednesday everyone! Today, I want to share with you my vintage ceiling tiles wall art. A few weeks back while my mom was in town visiting, we stumbled into this awesome architectural salvage shop. They had anything you could dream of from old rustic solid wood doors, to gorgeous brass door knobs, to old vintage ceiling tiles. These little babies were $8.00 each. I honestly … [Read more...]

Upcycle Key Holder

upcycle: key holder

Hi there. For my debut project I wanted to share with you something quick and simple, and very inexpensive, my upcycle key holder. I keep a little table by the front door of my home to drop keys, sunglasses, mail, sometimes toys, whatever I might be carrying in my hands that I need to drop when I get in the door to free up a hand. I found this cute little pedestal bowl at the thrift store for … [Read more...]