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Project List

Check out some of the projects I've completed for my home. Some projects include step-by-step instructions while others simply show before/after pictures of things I've done. If you want more detail on any of them, shoot me a line!


CRAFTY PROJECTS FURNITURE REVAMPS
PAINT PROJECTS FURRY FRIENDS HIRED HELP
STORAGE SOLUTIONS HELPFUL HINTS ORGANIZATION
ECO-FRIENDLY HOLIDAY DECOR GREEN THUMB


CRAFTY
Make no-sew envelope pillow covers

Create laundry room art

Make a wreath

Make kitchen curtains

Make a capiz chandelier

Trim a headboard with nail head trim

Revamp a hook with craft paper

Create a towel rack

Create a memo board

Line a tray

Make a chair cover from an ironing board cover

Sew a pillow cover

Make a table skirt from a drop cloth

Decorate a wine bottle

Create a tissue holder

Create sun print art

Make a map showing where you’ve been

Make panels for revamping shelving

Make marble magnets

Make fabric thumbtacks

Create art out of thumbtacks

Make office clips

Hang Pictures on a faux back splash

Cover a cork board/bulletin board with fabric

Add embellishment to a curtain

Recover a lamp shade

Use ink to embellish picture mats

Make No Soliciting signs

Spice up your fan blades

Create custom canvas art

Update chandelier sleeves

Match storage idea

Make a memorial shadow box 

Turn ceramic art into frames

Create custom buttons from fabric

Add a padded panel to your headboard

Add eyelets to embellish art


Cover glass ball ornaments in yarn


Create a banner out of an old book

Create ornaments out of an old book (and here)

DIY Tree Snow Globes

Make a Hanging Organizer


PROJECTS
Indoor:

Edge a back splash with trim

Build a picture ledge

Hang a grid of frames

Transform an old milk glass lamp

Line a  bookshelf with wrapping paper

Create an entry for your home

Rescreen window screens

Rewire a lamp

Line drawers

Insulate a basement

Insulate a basement (2)

Hang roller shades on shelves

Turn a rolling clothing rack into a hanging rack

Insulate your attic

Frame out a medicine cabinet

Create privacy with window film

Paint steel entry doors

Paint door hardware

Paint door handles

Install door knobs and deadbolts

Hall closet makeover

Define living space with a rug

Install a humidifier

Fix ceiling issues with a ceiling medallion

Install door sweeps

Cover a register

Make a plate wall

Make a memo wall

Hang a group of frames on a wall

Hang a gallery wall of frames

Turn ceramic photos into a frame

Install drapery holdbacks

Recover a lamp shade

Cover shelves with bamboo blinds

Install linoleum floor tiles

Spice up your fan blades

Update chandelier sleeves

Hide cables using cord channels 

Starch fabric to a wall instead of wallpaper

Outdoor:
Painting your exterior foundation

Paint steel entry doors

Replace a section of a chain link fence

Create a flowerbed

Create a grill patio

Repair masonry walkways

Repair masonry walkways (2)

Make a compost bin

Stain Stairs

Repair a fallen tree

Install a rain barrel

Easily edge your yard

Repair foundation cracks

Remove a picket fence

Paint a concrete porch


FURNITURE REVAMPS

Repair a table

Paint a side table

Paint a coffee table

Paint furniture leg caps

Stain a dresser

Turn a chair into a stool

Paint a chair black

Paint and reupholster a chair

Reupholster a folding table

Repair folding chairs

Upholster a seat


PAINT PROJECTS

Spray paint a light fixture

Paint a sunburst mirror

Use paint to draw attention to a built in

Paint geometric mirrors

Paint built-in shelves

Paint a lamp

Cover rust to make it paintable

Paint steel entry doors

Paint door hardware

Paint door handles

Paint a chair black

Paint and reupholster a chair

Paint a side table

Paint a coffee table

Paint furniture leg caps

Stain a dresser

Painting your exterior foundation


FURRY FRIENDS

Protect furniture from pets

Protect furniture from pets (2)

Secure pets

Cover a cat scratcher

Install a pet door

Fix a cat window perch


HIRED HELP
This section contains projects that I designed myself but I hired the manual labor out since it was too much for a single woman to do by herself. ;) I'm not ashamed to ask for help!

Build a patio roof

Install floating floor

Tile a bathroom

Tile a bathroom (2)

Install crown molding

Repair a garage roof and siding

Remodel a kitchen


STORAGE SOLUTIONS

How to store flip flops

Finding storage in your car

Adding additional storage in your cupboards

Store electronic devices


HELPFUL HINTS

Determine how long to keep things

Determine where to plant your plants

What to do if your lettuce grows flowers

Re-season pots/pans

Style shelves

Preparing plants for winter

Winterizing the basement

Easy way to store veggies

Hide cables using cord channels

Replace pillow stuffing with down inserts

Add dimension to your bookshelf with framed art


ORGANIZATION

Jewelry organization

Organize the garage

Tool organization

Organize electronic devices and their accessories 


ECO-FRIENDLY

Insulate a basement

Insulate a basement (2) 

Insulate your attic

Create a flowerbed

Make a compost bin

Repair a fallen tree

Install a rain barrel

Winterizing the basement

Install remote control surge strips to conserve energy

Block door drafts

Install energy star appliances

Install a dehumidifier in a damp basement

Try eco-friendly cleaners

Plant portable herb garden

Container gardening

Container gardening (2)

Purchase reusable lunch bags

Easy changes you can make at home

Home detox guide


HOLIDAY DECOR

Christmas - Living Room (and here)

Christmas - Dining Room (and here, here)

Christmas - Outside

Red and white Christmas tree

Halloween

Halloween (2)

Add eyelets to embellish art


Cover glass ball ornaments in yarn


Create a banner out of an old book


Create ornaments out of an old book (and here)

DIY Tree Snow Globes


GREEN THUMB

Create a flowerbed

Determine where to plant your plants

What to do if your lettuce grows flowers

Preparing plants for winter

Repair a fallen tree 

Plant portable herb garden

Container gardening

Container gardening (2)

Easily edge your yard