How to Make a Picture Frame

Posted by John on February 28th, 2013

As promised in Wednesday’s Reclaimed Wood Frame post, I’m going to go into more detail on how I made the wooden frame.  This process is really applicable to any wood and not just reclaimed wood, although there is typically a little more upfront effort required for reclaimed lumber.  Reclaimed wood may need to be planed […]

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Pinterest Challenge: Reclaimed Wood Frame

Posted by John on February 26th, 2013

Hey everybody!  Thanks for stopping by our Pinterest Challenge post!  We’re very excited to be sharing with you a project that was a lot of fun for Lisa and I to work on together.  If you haven’t been following along lately, we’ve been making built-ins for our sitting room and have been pinning some cool […]

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Thanksgiving, Revisited

Posted by Lisa on November 14th, 2012

Hey hey! Can you believe Turkey Day is a week away? I feel like Halloween was just last week! Wait a sec, if you live in New Jersey, then Halloween may have been celebrated last week. Time is really flying by. Good ole Saint Nicholas will here before we all know it (or have time […]

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DIY Fall Wreath

Posted by Lisa on September 17th, 2012

Hi kids!  We hope you had a great weekend – we sure did.  We kept the projects minimal and got to spend some great family time together.  I am not sure about you guys, but the weather here has been beautiful!  Fall is definitely in the air and we are so happy about it! One […]

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Chalkboard Labels

Posted by Lisa on July 23rd, 2012

Hope everyone had a great weekend! We sure did – we did some home projects, spent some much needed family time together, and enjoyed the not-too-hot weather! I wanted to share a tiny project I did.  While my mom and I were shopping for back to school sales at Staples, she stumbled across these amazing […]

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Repaint Framed Artwork

Posted by Lisa on June 19th, 2012

Hey friends! Over the weekend I did a little project that has been on my mind for over two years! When I knew we were moving I tried by hardest NOT to buy a lot of decorating items before we moved because I didn’t want extra boxes to move from one house to the other. […]

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Birthday Pennant Banner

Posted by Lisa on February 9th, 2012

This is the banner was hanging in our morning room for the party.  It’s still there (I’m going to try to see how long I can keep it up). All the crafts and goodies for the party were a lot of fun and I thought I would start off with the most time consuming project […]

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We’re Versatile Bloggers

Posted by Lisa on November 3rd, 2011

Whenever I watch those swanky awards show (AND the pre and post shows) I always imagine what I would say if I ever won an award. Well, here is my thank-you attempt in being awarded “The Versatile Blogger” Award. — I want to thank God, my agent, Gabbi @ Retro Ranch Reno, my fans, my […]

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Little Pumpkin Baby Shower

Posted by Lisa on October 12th, 2011

Last Fall my Mom (and Dad) threw me (and John) and our little one to be a beautiful baby shower. The theme was “Lisa and John’s Little Pumpkin.” I was thrilled! We did not find out the gender, so everything was neutral. The pumpkin idea was great (…and you know how much I love pumpkins!). […]

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DIY Pumpkin Banner

Posted by Lisa on September 29th, 2011

The Fall love continues! I bought these pumpkin cut outs at the dollar store way back in August when the Fall decor was just being rolled out. I didn’t have any clue what I was going to do with them, but I figured I would think of something. I was going through my Fall decor […]

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