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DIY French Curtain Rod

I have an easy and fabulous way to create your own DIY French curtain rod for $6 using Wal-mart rods!  What is a French curtain rod? A French curtain rod curves around to the wall.  It is a brilliant way to hide drapery hardware. I was recently giving my office a much needed makeover.  I needed four 36" rods, and one 75" rod.  Drapery rods are bloomin' expensive!  So, I opted for inexpensive Wal-mart rods for around $6 a piece.  The hardware looks horrible from the side!  I stood there … [Read more...]

Wood Ceiling Ideas

Wood ceiling ideas are all over Pinterest!  I really love perusing through all of the different and creative ideas people come up with when accentuating ceilings!  We are currently working on creating a unique wood ceiling in my husband's office.  I promise to share it when we are finished!  So, while I have wood ceiling ideas on the brain, I thought you might want to see some really gorgeous ideas. I took this photo in a parade of homes located at Kings Chapel.  Honestly, there wasn't … [Read more...]

Flea Market Finds

One of my favorite places to shop is the Nashville Flea Market. I love to look for unique things for my clients as well as for myself! Many times when I tell friends or clients that I shop for home decor at the flea market, they respond with “Really? You find things there?” I don’t just find things; I find treasures! When I first consult with a new client, finding out about their wants and needs, and particular decorating style is important and first priority. But, I always like to dig a … [Read more...]

How to Make an Ottoman – Vintage Milk Crate Turned into Unique Ottoman!

I researched many ideas on how to make an ottoman.  But, it was my husband who came up with not only a fabulous idea, but a really cheap rustic furniture idea! We were in the process of giving our living room a makeover.  So, I drug him into an antique store in hopes of finding some unique and eclectic accessories.  He spotted an old milk crate, and a light bulb came on. Want to Know How to Make an Ottoman? Coming Up With Something Unique We were on a pretty tight budget for our living … [Read more...]

Swag Window Treatments You Can Make In An Afternoon!

  I'm hosting a free GIVEAWAY video series on how to make three different types of valances.  Easy online video series with step-by-step instructions!  Winner announced October 29th!  Good luck! Swag Window Treatment This is an EASY swag window treatments idea! I came up with this simple pattern a few years ago, and my clients love them! If you can sew a straight line, thread a needle, use a staple gun and drill, then you can make this curtain! If you are looking for beginning … [Read more...]