MAY
2012
21

Adding Depth to All White Bookends

Here’s a quickie little DIY project I did. I found these bookends at a local thrift store. They are metal and very heavy and were painted a ghastly shade of brown when I purchased them. As soon as I got them home, I gave them a scrub down and a shot of white spray paint. They’ve been sitting on the shelves in my living room for the past year and a half, looking like this: OK, well they’re sitting on my kitchen table in this pic, but you get the idea! Anyway, they’re not hideous, they’re totally functional and OK.…

MAY
2012
10

Mother’s Day Planter Box DIY Project

Breaking news! In case you’ve been living under a rock, I thought I should let you know that Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 13th. You still have a couple of days to get something together for that special lady. As for myself, I decided to go the DIY route this year for two reasons. One – nothing says I love you and care about you than the time and effort that goes into a handmade gift. And two – I’m currently out of work and trying to save some cash! I wracked my brain for something simple, beautiful and…