I spend this day not reflecting but planning. The best is yet to come Divas! Who's with me? #ToolBoxDivasNation ... Read More about Happy New Year!
It's my favorite time of the year. I'm a bit of a fanatic. No lie, I plan my Christmas theme a year in advance. And normally I go with anything that's nontraditional. Red, green and black were always so boring. My Christmas' are lilac, pink and teal blue, equipped with butterflies. But this year I ventured away from my norm and went in the direction of something a little more traditional and simplistic. This year was to be a Ye Ole fashion Christmas, complete with ... Read More about 2014 Christmas Made Simple -Christmas House Tour
In this post, you will learn how to make this DIY Wooden Christmas tree inspired by a wooden tree sold at Crate and Barrel. The other day I was turning the pages of the latest Crate & Barrel holiday catalog and I came upon the cutest ornament trees made of steel. I loved it. But then I thought, this would be totally cool if it were made of wood and had a more rustic feel. So I went back to my workshop and in about 2 hours created my very 1st Crate & Barrel hack. And it was a lot ... Read More about Wooden Ornament Tree: A Crate & Barrel Hack
It is that time of the year again, where Christmas trees are being sold on the side of the roads, cookie swaps and endless amounts of eggnog are ruining our girlish figures and Christmas décor has become so expensive and mundane. Well I’ve got an idea to help spruce up your Christmas tree this year. And the cost: less than $12. I love the rustic look of old wood. The idea of using old or reclaimed wood to make new and interesting pieces, upcycling or repurposing, is ... Read More about Create Chalkboard Ornaments for Under $12
Imagine going to the library and instead of borrowing books, you borrow tools. Sounds like some crazy West Coast concept, right? Well, quite the contrary, the conception of the first tool library actually occurred in 1976, in Columbus, OH at Rebuilding Together Central Ohio. All around the country a movement is forming. Tool libraries are opening up and changing the look and feel of its surrounding communities for the better. What is a tool library? It’s a place where members can borrow ... Read More about 3 Reasons to Discover Your Local Tool Library