how to build a composting system from pallets, composting, diy, gardening, go green, how to, pallet, repurposing upcycling, A two bin system allows for piling kitchen and yard waste on one side to decompose and storing the finished compost on the other side

How to Build a Composting System from Pallets

After seeing countless photos of these systems on Pinterest and in the blogosphere, we finally got...

how to shorten faux wood blinds, home maintenance repairs, how to, window treatments, windows, So much better with the proper length

How To Shorten Faux Wood Blinds

I love my faux wood blinds but they were always too long and bunched at the bottom. Of course, I...

how to make pillow fast decorative, crafts, home decor, how to

Make a Gorgeous Pillow in Less Than an Hour

I spotted this beautiful sari scarf at the local thrift store. I wasn't quite sure what to do with...

glass totem for the garden, gardening, Dollar store plates and glasses some blue glass beads and waterproof silicone is all that s needed to create this glass totem

Glass Totem for the Garden

We didn't make this one. But they sure are easy using dollar store dishes and glasses plus some...

diy cookie cutter rain chain, gardening, repurposing upcycling

DIY Cookie Cutter Rain Chain

The Garden Charmers sent out a challenge to us to make a piece of garden decor from cookie cutters....

how to care for african violets, flowers, home decor, how to

How to Care for African Violets

The next time you're in the grocery store, don't pass up those little pots of African violets. With...

painting fabric with chalk paint, chalk paint, painted furniture, reupholster, After a second night to dry I applied a couple thin coats of clear wax This turned the fabric into a soft subtle finish and yet it wasn t sticky at all

Painting Fabric With Chalk Paint

With some ASCP and clear wax, this old dated chair now has a new lease on life.

add some romance and atmosphere to your garden with a chandelier, gardening, outdoor living, Hang it from a tree or a gazebo add some tea lights and you have instant charm

Add Some Romance and Atmosphere to Your Garden With a Chandelier

Some white spray paint, a few jam jars and clear silicone is all you need to turn an old yard sale...

drop cloth upholstered chair, home decor, living room ideas, painted furniture, reupholster, A basic chair frame was brought to life with painter s drop cloth

Drop Cloth Upholstered Chair

Painters' drop cloth is one of my favourite materials to use in home decor. It's sturdy, has great...

nightstand makeover

Nightstand Makeover!

If you follow my blog, you’ll know that refurbishing wooden pieces of furniture is one of my...

Heather (New House New Home)
Heather (New House New Home)
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