Monthly Archives: April 2013

Branch chandelier… How-to!

Hi everyone! I am so excited to write this post as I’m FINALLY going to post about a project I’ve had in the back of my mind for MONTHS. This was probably the easiest/cheapest project I’ve done so far, but turned out to be one of my favorite. Many of you have probably seen a […]

Read More

Wood crate bookshelf…How to!

I have been searching for a corner bookcase for a few months now. With no luck, I decided to make something myself. I’ve always loved the look of old wooden crates, but after seeing the price of just one (around $50-$80), I thought I would try making new wooden crates look old by staining. While […]

Read More

Rope covered Monogram…How-to!

Yes, I’m ACTUALLY going to post about this..sounds simple enough…and it is! But here is what you will need to create your own shabby/chic monogram. List of materials from Michael’s craft store: Wood monogram (mine is 12 inches tall) String/rope Hot glue gun Burlap or other fabric for the flowers Picture frame brackets (in case […]

Read More

Pillow with cording… How-to!

Have you ever had a problem finding the perfect pillows for your couch, room, etc?! Story of my life! In this post, I’ll show you how to make your own pillows with cording. Materials: Fabric Pins and pin cushion Sewing machine (You can find good ones at Walmart for $100. Saving money in the long […]

Read More

Wood headboard… How to!

My next big project has been our guest bedroom. For months I’ve been searching for a barn wood headboard that wasn’t too expensive but still unique. NO LUCK! So I made one. With the help from my hubs, we made a headboard for only $80! Here’s what you need: Qty. 4 of 1x4x10ft white pine […]

Read More

Life OF Splndor

Young southerners finding high cotton in our ordinary life

Life in high cotton

Young southerners finding high cotton in our ordinary life