holiday chandelier

Holiday Chandelier

What embraces decorating the holidays more than lights! I wanted to create something for a dark corner in my family room...something magical! I had an idea what I was going to do, and started going through my Christmas bins looking for inspiration!

coffee anyone

Coffee Anyone?

Coffee, it gets me started in the morning, and clears out all the cobwebs! First, please forgive the pics. My Iphone drowned so I am using an old phone to take the pics.I recently was given an Espresso Machine to review. I love it! As I sat the espresso maker beside my coffee maker, I realized I have a coffee bar in the making.

pine cone candle

Pine Cone Candle

Well it’s getting dinner time. So while it’s cooking, I’m going to show you this really easy craft you can do for Thanksgiving or Christmas..You can literally do this in about 10 minutes.

upcycled glass door

UpCycled Glass Door

I purchased this beautiful console that goes perfectly in my family room! One of the doors hardware was fitted terribly. Didn't match up, couldn't open, etc. I called the company, instead of sending out different hardware, they sent me another door. .

seashell memento box

Seashell Memento Box

Hi there! Well summer is almost over and I hope you have lots of fun memories. When my sons were young we spent many vacations at the beach! It was so much fun building sandcastles, body surfing, and collecting shells. Well here is another idea I had with what to do with some of those shells you have been holding on to.

rusty crusty chair makeover

Rusty, Crusty Chair Makeover

My BFF gave me these two outdoor patio chairs and dresser when she moved ;(

bunny pot

Bunny Pot

My little friend came over to make some fun crafts. Here is an adorable craft you can do with your children, and have so much fun!

laundry room painted sink

Laundry Room Painted Sink

So I’m getting the house ready for sale and find myself looking all around the house for projects that have to be done. Yesterday, I had a pretty productive day!The first project I wanted to get done was the laundry sink. It is a mess!!

pretty bulletin

Pretty Bulletin/Chalkboard

Hi there! Mariah (11 years old) came over yesterday, she was on a mission. With a large canvas in hand, she asked if I would help her make a bulletin/chalkboard for her room. I’m still not driving, so we had to go with what I have on hand.We started by painting half of the canvas with Rustoleum Chalkboard Paint. Be sure to stir really well.

lantern makeover

Lantern Makeover

I was at a home improvement store, and in the garden department, for some reason they had these on clearance:

Kelleysdiy
Kelleysdiy
1 answer in December
About meI love creating new ideas. And now that I am happily retired, I have lots more time to create them! Whether its crafts for decorating my home, or up cycling items I find at garage sales, thrift stores, and even on the curb, and turning them into something wonderful.