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Pirate skeletons on a boat

Decorating for Halloween: Ship-Shape Skeletons

Scurvy skeletons cavorting around a sea-worthy vessel turn a front-yard obstruction into frightful outdoor Halloween decor.   Six months of the year, our driveway plays host to a…

Mummy pillow on chaise in the corner of the halloween theme decorated library

Decorating for Halloween: Where’s Your Mummy

Add a fright factor to your living room with a creepy corner starring an easy-to-make mummy pillow.   Even if you don’t want to festoon your home in…

Entertaining Ideas: Beer Bash Projects

Belly up to the bar with these simple beer-tasting projects made from shipping pallets and old wood.     On-tap selections await tasting in a keg holder built…

Entertaining Ideas: Beer Bash Recipes

  Make a beer tasting an event to remember with flavorful and fun finger foods served up buffet style. To create the right aura for the buffet, we…

Our Brewfest

Entertaining Ideas: Craft a Beer Fest

Give your favorite brew its due by hosting a beer bash focusing on regional craft beers. Celebrate brews by throwing a casual beer bash and explore the wide…

Pegboard and bracketed shelf

Easy DIY Ideas: Kitchen Shelf and Pegboard

Bring a little extra storage and organization to your kitchen or breakfast nook with a do-it-yourself bracketed shelf and pegboard.   Ornate wood brackets provide cottage character to…

Stack of painted mugs

Easy DIY Ideas: Petal-Perfect Painted Mugs

Doodles on your dishware? Why not? Create custom cups with your own designs in just a few easy steps.   Gather your materials for a mug marking session….

vintage floral kitchen accessories

Easy DIY Ideas: Make a Kitchen Island

Unless you’re blessed with the kitchen of your dreams, you can always use more work space in that busiest of all rooms. With a few basic tools and…

Vintage kitchen decor

Easy DIY Ideas: Creative Kitchen Crafts

Give your kitchen a style boost with these simple projects you can do in a weekend.   An extra work surface is always welcome in a small kitchen….

den makeover all made up with coffeetable, sofa, chair, side table and tripod lamp

Before & After: A Dynamic Den Do-Over, part 2

Colorful patterns, a fireplace update, and a new energy-efficient patio door turned a dismal den into a comfy spot for entertaining family and friends.   There were some…

completed family room makeover

Before & After: A Dynamic Den Do-Over

Updating a dingy den with color, pattern, and collections creates a space where people love to spend time.   Built in 1973 and virtually unchanged since that time,…

McKinney townsquare

Weekend Getaway: Shopping in McKinney, Texas

Whether you’re looking for a day of antiquing, a weekend escape, or a festival celebration, McKinney, Texas, is steeped in hometown charm.   One of the oldest authentic…