Rustic Black Farmhouse Chairs

Rustic Black Farmhouse Chairs

I recently decided to put my original matching dining room chairs into storage, and purchased six vintage, mismatched dining room chairs. I lived with them being brown for quite some time, but on a whim, I decided to go for the rustic black farmhouse look that I really wanted on these dining room chairs. I used some black chalk paint and matte polycrylic to get the look I wanted.

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DIY Upcycled Girls Maxi Dress

DIY Upcycled Girls Maxi Dress

I love to hit up thrift shops and even yard sales for a lot of the pieces in mine and the childrens’ wardrobe. Sometimes, I can look beyond what the piece currently is, and to what I can create it to be. With just a few basic beginner sewing skills you too, can take a piece of clothing and up-cycle it into a one of a kind outfit.

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Fresh Cut Lilac Branches

Fresh Cut Lilac Branches

Lilacs are one of the first flowering bushes in our area and I enjoy gathering Lilacs to make arrangements to place in the rooms of our home. I also love the way they fill the house with their delightful scent. They never last long but with a few simple tips I have learned I how I can keep fresh cut Lilac branches in our home.

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Front Porch Spring Makeover

Front Porch Spring Makeover

Our double wide mobile home has seen several changes to the front of the home in the five years that we have lived here. I am quite sure it will be getting a large front porch in the near future but for this season I used what I had, what I found, and a few new annual plants to create a welcoming Spring feel.

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