Category Archives: Creative Projects

How to Recover Chandelier Lamp Shades

Recovering Lamp Shades Tutorial

Recently, after selling my living room lamp shades, I received several requests for tutorials on how to recover lamp shades. And since then I’ve had the opportunity to recover three different lamp shades with three different methods and I took pictures of … Continue reading

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How to Paint Custom Flower Medallions for Curtain Hardware

Painting Flower Medallions

Today I’m sharing all the details for painting your own curtain medallions like the ones used for Lily Grace’s Princess Curtains shared in my last post. One of the first elements we talked about when designing Lily’s window treatments was the idea … Continue reading

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Monogrammed Burlap Wreath

Burlap Wreath

Show of hands. How many still have their winter wreaths on the front door? Me. I do. Raising my hand. Actually, I have my Christmas Wreath aka Winter Wreath with a red Valentine Heart tucked into the middle of it … Continue reading

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Ruffled & Appliqued Inspiration

Ruffled Bed Throw

Have you ever wondered how we functioned with out our digital cameras? iPhones or iPads? As much as I love these things, and have no desire to work without them, I often miss the days of film. When my kids … Continue reading

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Vintage Sports Gallery Wall

Sports Gallery Wall

I’m not much of a sports enthusiast. Oh, a game or two here and there will catch my attention but for the most part I can take it or leave it. But working with Tara and Jesse’s vintage sports collection was … Continue reading

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A Burlap Table Skirt and a Pinteresting Question

Burlap Table Skirt (5)

I recently made the sweetest little burlap table skirt. Jennifer wanted a burlap skirt with a touch of white to cover a small side table in her living room. I added a white ruffle with a pom pom detail about … Continue reading

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Wedding Decor Ideas

Pew Bows

This June, we made our yearly trip east along I-40 (A drive I could almost make with my eyes closed) to visit my family in North Carolina. This year we were celebrating a very special event.  A wedding! 

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From Irrigation Junk to New Office Table

Irrigation Junk Table

My friend Tara owns a greenhouse. This is a bit of an understatement. She owns a GREENHOUSE. Tara and her family own Guthrie Greenhouses aka Red Dirt Plants in Guthrie, Oklahoma. Guthrie Greenhouses has been in business since 1892! I’ve had the … Continue reading

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