DIY Industrial Curtain Rod, Brackets and Finials

I’m going to show you how I made a heavy looking industrial curtain rod from inexpensive hardware store supplies. I was on a fairly tight budget for my curtains rods for the dining and living area, but I still wanted something that looked solid and substantial for our seven foot windows. There are so many…

Ombre Dip Dye Drop Cloth Cushion Covers

Here is a simple tutorial on how to make a pair of dip dyed ombre cushion covers using canvas drop cloths and light blue fabric dye. I bought some painter’s drop clothes that are 4 feet wide by 15 feet long to use for this project. They are perfect for pillow covers because the sides…

Not Your Typical Barnboard Clock

*This post is also featured on Up The Old Barn Road as part of the Fabulous Friday blog series. Click here to check out some of the other posts in this series* The rustic reclaimed look for home decorating is so trendy lately, and I’ve totally hopped on that bandwagon. I love how some old wood can add character…

Custom Closets With Built In Shelving

Another thing on our to-do list was to finish up the built in shelving in all the closets. I’m going to show you how we designed our closets, built all our custom shelving, and organized the spaces so you can draw some inspiration for your own home. After we moved into our house we still…

Rustic Wood Mirror by L. DeVries Designs

I had a plain mirror left from when we redid our laundry that I thought was the perfect size to use above my dresser. All it needed was a frame, but I didn’t have a whole lot of extra time to make one. My friend makes beautiful hand painted signs with rustic wood frames, and…