Decorating Projects

Easy Breezy New Pillows Made from 2 cotton napkins (from Target and World Market):

I transformed two side tables from Goodwill into a coffee table:
What I bought:

Transformed into:

I took some cheap old Target curtains from our guest room and spiced them up:
What we had:

How I changed it:

I took a sofa pillow and made it prettier:
What we had:

How I changed it:

I made an ugly warped bench slightly more attractive:


I made some fun modge podge and placemat artwork for my office:

I really wanted bold blue striped curtains and couldn't find them- so I made them myself!

I painted two $16 furniture pieces (for both of them!) a fun shade of blue for additional storage for my home office:

I painted an inexpensive white cotton rug from Ikea:

We made a magnetic chalkboard for our son on his bedroom wall:

I made an easy Ottoman Slipcover in under 2 hours. Click on the link below to see how:

I arranged our family black & white photographs and hung them in a somewhat grid arrangement:

I  Made an Oyster Shell Mirror

I was inspired in an awesome home decorating store near Oak Island, NC last year. They were selling an oyster shell mirror (a larger version) for $600! I thought to myself, that is crazy!!! I loved the mirror though. I've made many shell mirrors in the past but never one solely using oyster shells.

Here's the last mirror that I made which was inspired by one I saw in the Pottery Barn catalog and an amazing mirror I saw in a restaurant at our hotel in Sanibel Island, Florida a few years ago: