DIY Copper Table Lamp and LED Power Light

DIY Copper Table Lamp and GE Light-1-14

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. Finding the perfect lighting for a space can come with challenges!!  The scale, proportion and ascetics all play a role in finding just the right one. […]

Nursery Details

furniture before and after

Here’s what we started with… Jill wanted the color palette to be soothing and restful.  Something SHE would enjoy! And, here is the finished product. When we originally met, Jill was talking about finding furniture.  But what was already there had so much potential!  The spare bedroom had been housing her furniture from when she […]

New Dining Room Chandelier


My “projects” are moving slower than expected…but isn’t that how everything goes?  One thing has gotten done.  I hung a new chandelier in the dining room. I FELL in LOVE with this thing the minute I saw it peeking out of the box!   I was at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, looking for supplies for […]

Project: Tripod Lamp


I finally found some time this weekend to start and finish a small project.  I made this: I had planned to take it to Horton’s in a few weeks, but I think I have fallen in LOVE.  I may hold on to it for a while. Let me show you how it started. I think […]

Christmas Tour of Homes 2010

base of tree

I thought I would join the Nester in her Christmas Tour of Homes 2010.  So without further ado, … Welcome to my home! Entry Dining Room Living Room {for more photos click here & here} Kitchen 1/2 Bathroom Merry Christmas!! I’m also linked to: Tuesday’s Treasures @ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia Saturday Nite Special […]

Mixing It Up: Chandelier Shade


Ok, so I had mentioned the other day that I was helping a friend re-work her dining room.  We are going to use everything she has and just change it up.  Our first project involved the lighting.  She had seen a picture in a Ballard catalog of a large drum shade over a chandelier.  We […]

Recycled Candle Holder


I thought I would take a break from my trip and tell you about a little recycle project I did a few weeks ago.  Remember the Roadkill Rescue Challenge Table?  Well, I had some leftover posts and my neighbor suggested a candle holder. I drilled holes in the top of three posts with a 1 […]

Basket Light


I have been busy working on a few projects today! My parents are visiting for Texas, and that allows me a little more flexibility. For one they watch the girls and two they are great at helping me with my wonderful “ideas”. (They don’t always get them but are supportive) Here’s ONE of the projects […]