DIY: Recycled Cabinet Door Turned Memo Board

June 28th, 2009

I have a dozen cabinet doors leftover from the old kitchen before our remodel, and I couldn’t bring myself to take them to the salvage yard just yet.  I’m glad I waited, because after I gave it some thought, I came up with a few ideas for repurposing them.  The first idea was to transform two of them into memo boards for my office.

Here’s the Before and After:

before and after

I think great fabric makes stylish wall art.  These two memo boards also add practicality, and a place for displaying inspirational images or mementos.  Here they are (unadorned) on my office wall.  Read the rest of this entry »

Party Prelude: Grown Up Pink

June 28th, 2009

One of my absolute favorite ways to decorate is setting a table before a party.  Saturday night I was hosting the summer meeting for our Martini Book Club.  There is so much pink in bloom right now, so I decided on a grown up table for my ladies, in various shades of this vibrant color.  

Here’s a look at my final tablescape before my guests arrived:

final table

I collected much of what you see over the years, Read the rest of this entry »