Tag Archives: An Easy Afternoon Project

DIY Project For Beginners – Spray Painting

DIY Project For Beginners – Spray Painting

I liked the industrial look of this wire basket that I had in the powder room. but I prefer the new industrial chic look that it now has! A can of gold spray paint and a few minutes of your time is all that is needed to upgrade a metallic wire basket into something simply glamorous. This… Continue Reading

A Wall Clock Remake

A Wall Clock Remake

I love, love, love this new wall clock that I put together in a few minutes for the wall just above my daughter’s new vanity desk. This was a final sale item from Crate & Barrel that I bought two moves ago, and last time I saw it it was in perfect shape, properly stored in the garage.  I don’t… Continue Reading

Making A Chic Elephant Statuette

Making A Chic Elephant Statuette

I’ve been wanting for some time now to smuggle some of my son’s plastic animal toys and use them to make a craft or two, inspired by the ones I’ve seen online. Unfortunately, at the age of ten, you don’t find that  many left in a kid’s room and although I had big plans, I did not quite get the selection… Continue Reading

DIY One-Minute Hurricane

DIY One-Minute Hurricane

At the hardware store, I found a stand with pre-cut metallic sheets that are used as radiator covers.  There were many styles with various patterns and sizes and in a couple of different metals, too.  The best part, however, was that they had a finished end, so they were ready for use.  Their price ranged from affordable to a… Continue Reading

Jingle … “All The Way” Canvas Art

Jingle … “All The Way” Canvas Art

My Christmas canvas art is full of little bells that…  jingle all the way!  Inspired after my “Canvas Art With Brass Monogram” project which I shared a few months ago, this one is only for Christmas but it will surely add a happy and festive note throughout the holiday season. I simply put together small metallic bells that create the chorus of my all time favorite Christmas… Continue Reading

From Shoe Box To Glam Storage

From Shoe Box To Glam Storage

Covering a box with wrapping paper is nothing new, but attaching a metallic handle is certainly a lovely addition! And when the box is actually an old shoe box, that is certainly a transformation! My new storage boxes look super cute on the shelf and are so convenient to organize any smaller objects. Who  would know that they used to be shoe… Continue Reading

Easy End-Of-Summer DIY

Easy End-Of-Summer DIY

Unless my calendar marks “September”, my mood will remain in summer mode, no matter what. Today is August 19, so that gives me just enough time for some last minute, easy summer DIY with all the beach treasures I brought back from Greece. The truth is that I haven’t done much in the house because we’ve… Continue Reading

Seasonal Bathroom Summer Art

Seasonal Bathroom Summer Art

We’ve been in Greece for the last couple of weeks spending time with our family, friends, enjoying the beautiful weather, the beaches and, of course, amazing food. But before leaving our home in the San Francisco Bay Area, I spent some time making sure that I would leave the house tidy.  When putting away the… Continue Reading