a simple terrarium, gardening, terrarium, add soil

A Simple Terrarium!

See how easy it is to make your own Terrarium. I had all the supplies needed and only spend $3 for the plants.

5 easy steps to refinish wood doors, doors, home improvement, how to, painting

5 Easy Steps to Refinish Wood Doors!

The steps are simple in order to refinish wood doors. We live in an old house that was built in 1927 and all of the doors needed some TLC. Some were painted and others just needed refinished to bring them back to their orginal glory.

how to remove grout stains the easy way, cleaning tips, how to, tile flooring, tiling

How to Remove Grout Stains the EASY Way!

Is your tile looking drap and dirty? I have found a product that allows you to clean a refreshen your grout lines in a few simple steps.

great tutorial on how to cover a lampshade with fabric, crafts, lighting, repurposing upcycling, reupholster, window treatments

Great Tutorial on How to Cover a Lampshade With Fabric.

Come over to see the tricks and tips to using chevron material to cover a lampshade. It is easy to do, but hard to keep the pattern straight across the shade.

repurposed pet bed, pets animals, After

Repurposed Pet Bed

See how I turned an old doll bed into a luxurious pet bed. Also check out my painting techniques.

turning old picture frames into wall decor, home decor, repurposing upcycling

Turning Old Picture Frames Into Wall Decor!

I turned some old picture frames into a beautiful wall mirror hanging. Come over to see what I used to paint them with and the other materials that were involved in this makeover. I also have a going on for the paint I used.

how to hard wire any light fixture, diy, how to, lighting

How to Hard Wire Any Light Fixture!

Ever find a perfect light and find that it is not the right type of light to hang from your ceiling? Don't let that stop you from buying it and making it work in the perfect spot. You can easily hard wire any light fixture you find in a few simple steps.

building storage shelves organizing the basement, organizing, shelving ideas, storage ideas, woodworking projects

Building Storage Shelves/ Organizing the basement

See how we built shelves in our storage room in the basement. This gave us more room and easier access to the storage boxes. See my blog to see the before, during and after photos.

wall art embroidery hoops repurpose, crafts, home decor, wall decor

Making Wall Art Out of Embroidery Hoops

I made my own "knock off" Hoop Wall Art by using some embroidery hoops purchased from a garage sale.

office projects to help organize the office, organizing, repurposing upcycling, Repurposed floppy disk into a note pad and pen holder

Office projects to help organize the office!

See how I repurposed floppy disks into desk accessories for better desk organization. I also repurposed wine corks into a shoe mat to have a place to toss the wet snow covered shoes.

DeDe @ Designed Decor
DeDe @ Designed Decor
About meMy name is DeDe Bailey, I am married to an amazing man and have 4 wonderful grown sons, I am a small business owner where I repurpose discarded furniture pieces into beautiful treasures. I am a self taught artist who loves to work with glass and also to re-purpose what others to consider trash. I have always enjoyed making and crafting items for my home and for others. The opportunity to leave the corporate world allowed me to start my own business. When I am not creating new pieces, crafting, repurposing, and decorating, I am blogging at Designed Decor. On my blog I am all about handmade, decorating and finding inspiration in the ordinary. I am creating everyday and adding more items; so add my page to your circle, so you can be the first to know about the new creations.