Archive for July, 2016

DIY Pallet Projects

DIY pallet projects are all over magazines, blogs, and Pinterest. Why? Because pallets are relatively easy to find, usually free, and made out of sturdy, rustic wood. It’s also a great way to repurpose something that might otherwise end up…

Our Pool Makeover Checklist

If these sweltering 90-degree-plus days are any indication, summer is here and stickin’ around! The sun shines brightly, birds are chirping and the warm breeze makes me close my eyes and just breathe it all in. With the summer in…

Ten Commandments of Cast Iron Care

I love my cast iron skillet. You can cook nearly anything in it, and cast iron is pretty much indestructible. Cast iron is definitely one of those things where, if you take care of it, it will take care of you…

Curls and Pearls: Vanities Re-imagined

Over the past several years upcycling vintage and antique pieces has emerged as an enduring trend in decor.  This “green” way of furnishing your home has led to the resurgence of the vanity — that traditional mirrored piece of our…

Inviting Party Platters

We’re in the midst of summer and it’s the perfect time to gather friends and family!  I love to keep my summer entertaining super simple and party platters are the perfect way to offer an impressive spread with a minimum…