Sunday mornings I get up early before church, make a big pot of coffee, and go blog hopping, often visiting sites that I haven’t had time to visit during the week, or blogs that are new to me. It’s my own ‘choose your own adventure’ excursion, and I just let links take me boldly where I’ve never been before.
Often I stumble upon the most delightful images that inspire me to remodel, revamp, rethink, or just simply dream. Here are some of the images I’ve savored in the last month, with corresponding random thoughts:
Someday soon I shall rent a buff floor sander to remove the varnish on my natural oak floors so that I can stain them darker so they look just like this.
Halloween has never been the holiday where I care to decorate all over the house ~ I prefer to save my energy for Christmas! However, my kids are at an age where Halloween is thrilling and chilling, so this year I’m living their excitement too and getting into the fun, at least on the living room mantel.
I decided to spook up the mantel while they were at school and then tell them our house was haunted with a ghost. They totally bought it. Meet our latest visitor ~ this mysterious spirit that now dwells among us.
Making a ghost on the mirror is created with inexpensive washable tempera paint available at any craft store. It will wipe right off with a wet rag when we decide to exorcise our home. Great for adding haunted friends to either mirrors or windows this time of year.
Hi, I'm Kate from Northern California. I'm a bargain hunter, design lover, and incurable DIYer. I'm on a quest for diamond style on a dime, and I'm out to make my world fabulous, for less, one do-it-yourself project at a time. Learn more.