Round Pallet Coffee Table

Round Pallet Coffee Table

Whew! What a week it's been. The kiddos had 3 "snow" days this week and my hubby had two. Yes we are in Louisiana. So after a 5 day unexpected weekend things are starting to get back to normal. Now I'm ready to share my new Round Pallet Coffee Table..... Awhile back I shared this pedestal coffee table in a Thrifty Thursday post. I picked it up for cheap and I fell in love with the pedestal part of the table. When I picked it up the top of the table wasn't in as good of shape as I hoped. I … [Continue reading...]

Family Rules Window

Family Rules Window

When it comes to old windows I am obsessed. I love them so much. Partially because they have endless possibilities. I recently posted 6 Totally Awesome Things To Do With Windows.  One of the awesome things I talked about was creating your own wall art by adding vinyl to an old window. I dug this large window out of my garage and created this Family Rules Window. This window is a big one. Its about 2ft by 4ft. I wasn't sure what I wanted to do with it for a long time. The glass was … [Continue reading...]

Picket Fence Arrows

Picket Fence Arrows

I am loving the “arrow” trend happening now in design. They seem to be popping up everywhere and totally want to make some DIY style. However, sometimes opportunity and inspiration present it’s self and you just can’t pass it up. Enter my Picket Fence Arrows. As I was wandering my stockpile of crafty bits in […]

[Continue reading...]

6 Totally Awesome Things To Do With Old Windows

6 Totally Awesome Things To Do With Old Windows

I just love love me some old windows. There is just no telling how many times I have shared my chippy, broken, and dirty window finds in my Thrifty Thursday posts. For what was once a completely functional, non-descript building material; they now can become beautiful pieces of furniture or functional wall art. I have […]

[Continue reading...]

10 Favorite Posts from 2014

10 Favorite Posts From 2014

I seriously can’t believe it’s the end of January. We came back from vacation at the beginning of the month and I have been knocked down with the plague ever since. Whatever is going around this winter is nasty, horrible, and just plain rude. You just don’t come to visit someone unannounced and stay (unwelcome) […]

[Continue reading...]

5 Ornaments to Make Using Vinyl

5 Ornaments to Make Using Vinyl | A Diamond in the Stuff

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVE TO EVERYONE!!! So it’s probably no big surprise that I love my Silhouette. Being able to create my own decor and gifts is so awesome. Taking something in my head and then holding the finished product in my hand is so gratifying. This may seem like an exaggeration to some, but crafting […]

[Continue reading...]

Glitter Reindeer Silhouette

Glitter Reindeer Silhouette

  If you’ve seen my last few blog posts you know that I have a new Christmas color scheme. To avoid going out and buying all new decorations I of course decided to make some for myself. I make and sell a lot of my creations; sometimes it’s nice to just create custom items for […]

[Continue reading...]

Aqua and Red Christmas Mantel

Aqua and Red Christmas Mantel

Every few years (sometimes every year) I feel the need to change up my holiday decor. My style evolves. Sometimes the changes are small; old things go out and new things come in. However I usually hesitate to do a complete Christmas decor overhaul. The thought of spending that much money on decor that will […]

[Continue reading...]

Silhouette Black Friday Deals

Silhouette Black Friday

The moment you’ve been waiting for…..SILHOUETTE’S BLACK FRIDAY deals are HERE!!! Yes they’ve been brought to you early for all your Christmas crafting needs!!! Okay are you ready??? Here they are…… Portrait Bundle Portrait machine & 1 free year to Club Silhouette for $179.99 CAMEO Bundle #1 CAMEO machine, Designer Edition software upgrade, Dust Cover, […]

[Continue reading...]