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Chicken Wire Frame

chicken wire frame, diy, diy project, antique frame

In my efforts to be resourceful, I try to look for creative ways to use what I have to make something useful. Over a year ago, I bought a big antique frame and it sat in my shed for several months.  At first, I honestly had no idea what I was going to do with…

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What We Did: December 2012

  The month of December was a good month. In addition to getting several things accomplished around the house, we even snuck away to the coast for a getaway. As always, there were several projects that I completed that I will blog about this month.  You'll have to stay tuned to find out what they…

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Tutorial: How to Make Your Own Chalkboard Wall

*Since this post was first published in 2013, we've updated the post with some pictures of how we use it. It's holding up very well and we still love it.  Several months ago, I was really inspired by what Carmel at Our Fifth House did to her entry foyer. (See here post here.)  She used magnetic primer and…

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DIY – No Sew Burlap Curtains

burlap curtains, diy curtains, no sew curtains

Make your very own DIY - No Sew Burlap Curtains! Yep, you! Here's how. Believe it or not, I've been making great use of the burlap sacks I found a few months ago.  It seems like my creative juices are flowing and I keep finding very simple, but useful ideas for them.  For now, I'm…

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What We Did: November 2012

We were very busy last month.  In fact, I haven't even finished blogging about everything that was accomplished recently.  We managed to hack a Kirklands picture frame, re-upholstered and painted a roadside chair, painted a dining table using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, made skeleton key art, painted my kitchen, cleaned my carpet in both upstairs…

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About Me

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.