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Silver-leafed lampshade. When we moved into our current rental, it had a hideous ceiling fan and light hanging in just about the oddest place you could put it.

silver-leafed lampshade

Needless to say, it was the first thing to go. This left us with the dilemma of not having a light source in our dining and living room. I found an oversized shade at IKEA and hung it on a cord and socket (also from IKEA). This solution brought the light that we needed, but the shade was missing something. Its white interior was stark and boring.

Gulliga ulliga grytunderlägg. DIY Kentwood Bookcase. Happy Spring Break friends!

DIY Kentwood Bookcase

I have been doing everything except taking a break! My oldest three are visiting their grandparents, so I have used this time to get some serious crafting done… Woohoo! First on the list to share with you… DIY Coasters and Free Printables! Hi friends!

DIY Coasters and Free Printables!

I hope you all had a great weekend! I’m so excited to share my latest project with you! This one is super cheap, easy, and doesn’t require a power tool! Wine Bottle Wall Vase. Hey hey!!

Wine Bottle Wall Vase

I love my project that I am sharing with you guys today! Check out my Wine Bottle Wall Vase! These are the supplies I used to make them. Easy DIY Magazine Display from Ohhh... Mhhh... Today I’m loving this super simple DIY Magazine Display project from Stefanie of Ohhh… Mhhh….

Easy DIY Magazine Display from Ohhh... Mhhh...

All you need is a nice blank wall (a little breakfast nook or home office corner would be perfect), some metal hangers, and a few strategically placed nails. Voila! DIY Modern Typography Art. IKEA Hack: Fabric Covered Cork Board Tutorial. Ever been to IKEA?

IKEA Hack: Fabric Covered Cork Board Tutorial

Ever visited the IKEA Hackers site? Well, here's my hack. I bought three cork heat boards that I turned into fabric covered cork boards & you can too. Fully functional & pretty, not to mention super easy! You'll need a hot glue gun, scissors, fabric, cork & a pen or fabric marker. Pallet Possibilities {Pallet Wall} Day 24: Fancy Schmancy Hand Towels and Dishcloth-a-Day. I've mentioned before how mundane tasks are easier for me to do if I can find some way to add a little cuteness. It's why I digi-scrap all my recipes and why I made a cutesy chore chart for myself. It's why I'm thinking about spray painting my washer and dryer and hanging a chandelier in my laundry room/garage -- but don't tell my husband.

He'll try to talk me out of it. Diamond Tufted Ottoman. Whew! I'm totally excited to share my latest with you all because it proves, once again, that you don't have to be a professional to make beautiful things.

Diamond Tufted Ottoman. Whew!

And if I can do it, so can you! Now, that's not to say you won't wake up the next morning with sore fingertips and stiff muscles, but, trust me, it's worth it! Here's the finished product... I'm loving it!