The Beautiful In Your Home – Thrifty DIY Projects

A New Purpose For a Standing Mirror
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A New Purpose For a Standing Mirror

While we were attending Vintage Market Days in San Antonio at the beginning of November Amory and I had the chance to meet our cousins in Castroville. Castroville, Known as “The Little Alsace of Texas”  is a small town with a rich cultural heritage just 20 miles west of San Antonio. On the day we went…

Makeover A Pie Safe With An Easy Distressing Technique
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Makeover A Pie Safe With An Easy Distressing Technique

I’m slowly doing the necessary makeovers on the furniture that we took from our old life into this new and wonderful life. This pie safe needed a makeover – it wasn’t my style anymore. I was also excited to try and see if a candle and packing tape method to distress would work. (Spoiler alert…

A Bike Wheel Rim Gets New Life As A Web On This Halloween Mantel
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A Bike Wheel Rim Gets New Life As A Web On This Halloween Mantel

Part of The Magic of Halloween – A Loverly Halloween DIY Blog Hop When I created these spiders they needed a home. A place to call their very own. And that’s how the idea of a bike wheel rim got a new life as a web for my Halloween mantel. I actually began with a…

A Monstrous Craft To Repurpose Ornaments
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A Monstrous Craft To Repurpose Ornaments

Create cute monsters using Christmas ornaments and craft supplies to decorate for Halloween or use them for a monster themed party or classroom! Monstrous Craft Supplies I gathered the craft supplies I had on hand but you can use anything that you have or that you’d like to decorate your monsters with. I used google…