Rustic Wooden Shelves Made from Upcycled Wood

  Aren’t these shelves just gorgeous?  They were so easy to make and they are very special to me because of the wood used, but they would be equally stunning with any type of old reclaimed wood.  In a moment, I will show you step-by-step how to make these shelves, but first a short story…

Styled Bar Cart

I love this beautiful bar cart my parents gave me.  It has top and bottom shelves, both of which are leather covered.  It has a wine rack just below the top shelf.  I really love it.  But I’m not a big drinker, so going full bar-cart never seemed to be the right fit.  Instead I…

How to Apply Gold Leaf

Gold Leaf How To:   Gold leafing, or gilding, can add an elegant look to many projects and it’s much easier to do than it seems. I want to walk you through the steps I used to add a gold leafing to these otherwise plain white candlesticks. When I first decided to update these candlesticks…

Updating the look of candlesticks

How to update outdated candlesticks I have had these candle sticks for years and while I still love the shape and texture of them, the dark colors look outdated. I knew I wanted to give them an update but until I found these blush, white, and greige candles I wasn’t sure exactly how I planned…