Paint Chip Pendant

  Hi, I am Beckie.  I am a do-it-yourself gal and Roadkill Rescue Hero!  I pride myself in finding curbside castaways and making them into beautiful, usable decor.  I paint, sew, reupholster, wood work, decoupage and more. Today I am going to show you how to make an inexpensive “P” project.  I would like to introduce you to the Paint Chip Pendant. Supplies: Paint Samples Mod Podge Dimensional Adhesive 1” hole punch Jump rings Necklace or chain Sanding sponge Jeweler’s pliers Wax … [Read more...]

Metal-Top Coffee Table with Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss

I am so thrilled to show you my new made-over coffee table for my screened porch! And my sister will be thrilled because every time she's been to visit this summer, she's been telling me she needs something to put her feet up on. Well, here ya go, sister! I've had this project in mind for a while, but, since my decorating style involves mainly redesigning my thrift store finds, I've had to be patient while I searched for the perfect table. And here it is:What? You don't love the early-80's stain … [Read more...]


Who doesn't love Pottery Barn? Their catalogs make me drool and dream every time I get them in the mail...and then reality sets in as I see the prices. I think even if I could afford it, I still wouldn't want to pay that much! Seriously, most of their stuff comes with some outrageous price tags attached! Luckily, most of their looks are fairly simple to copy, for A LOT less! Here are some great ideas on how to get the high end look for a low end price tag!1. Inspired chandelier @ The Hand … [Read more...]

Knotted Jute Vase with Dream Home

Today I want to introduce to you the super creative and talented Kasia from Dream Home! Her site has tons of cute ideas and she was sweet enough to share one of them with us today!•••{from Ballard Designs}Have you seen those vases/bottles from Ballard Design and Pottery Barn? If not, see above. Well, BD wants 60$ for the mid-size one. They're a nice beachy touch, and although I'm not into that trend in a big way, I do think it's silly that they charge so much for something that you c … [Read more...]

Quick Cleaning with Clean Mama

Becky from Clean Mama is here to share some great information on Quick Cleaning! ••• For me, with two littles, and a busy life, I need to do a little bit of cleaning every day to keep up with the dirt and laundry.  Some weeks are crazy and I fall behind on my cleaning, some weeks everything appears to be under control.   On those days and weeks where I might be a day or two behind and I need to take a some time to catch up on the daily grime, or when someone's coming over unexpectedly and t … [Read more...]