Estate Sale Finds and Deals

Estate Sale Finds and Deals. Estate Sales don't have to be expensive. Great deals can be had on furniture, collectibles and household items.

Hey y'all...I know it's hard to believe, but I want to talk to you today about shopping. Specifically, shopping for bargains and deals at estate sales. Last week we introduced you to the online estate sale group of Everything But The House. Today is all about shopping estate sales in person. Jennifer and I are asked all of the time where we find our "stuff". We shop thrift stores, antique shops, yard sales, auctions and estates sales. We are ... read more

Chalk Painted Books and Favorite Quote

DIY Chalk painted books with painted quote

Hey y’all…This past weekend when I was at Jennifer’s home she mentioned that she needed something decorative for her painted secretary hutch. Yesterday, I had some extra time and I came up with an idea that I hope she will be happy with. Books always look good on shelves and in bookcases. I prefer when they books are vintage or of the same color. I especially like them stacked and displaying something on top. Going through my own book ... read more

Painted Thrift Store Frames

Painted Thrift Stores Frames - perfect for a cohesive look for little money.

Hey y'all...I've been busily working on some projects in the house, most that I have been putting off for one reason or another. One project that I am excited about is updating the sitting room in our bedroom. I staked a claim to this space as soon as we moved into the house. There is a small built-in corner bookcase in the room that I'm starting to pull items together for. When I really thought about the purpose of this space it really made ... read more

DIY Wine Bottle Stopper

DIY Wine Bottle Stopper - perfect gift idea!

Hey y’all…Have you got a few minutes? When we were at the Haven Conference a couple of weeks ago, we had the great fortune of meeting the nice folks of Liberty Hardware. They shared a super easy craft with us and we want to share it with you! How cute is this wine bottle stopper? We promise that with minimum effort and just a couple of tools you can make one for yourself! Here’s what you’ll need: Cute drawer pull knob with a screw. ... read more

DIY Gray Washed Wicker Laundry Basket

12 DIY Bathroom Ideas - DIY Housewives Series. Gray Washed Wicker Laundry Basket

Hey y'all...Have you ever been disappointed when you thought that something was going to look totally awesome in your house...and then it wasn't? You know what I mean. Before you even get the item into the house you've already got your vision of the exact place and look all figured out. You excitedly race into the house, trip over the dog, run up the stairs and...whomp, whomp - it totally clashes and looks like crap! All your design hopes and ... read more