3tier and bird-the-decorated-nest

It’s The Little Things!

It really is the little things that make you happy!  Really! Right now there isn't a single room in the new place that doesn't require some kind of attention.  That said, there aren't a whole lot of places to look (besides burying my head in the … [Read More...]

thedecoratednest0809

23 Unique Ways to Repurpose Frames!

Have you visited Hometalk yet?   If you haven't, you're in for a huge treat! Hometalk is the place to go for advice and inspiration for your home &  garden.  It's a great source of  DIY, craft, and gardening ideas and projects fueled with the … [Read More...]

screen-door-before-the-decorated-nest

Window Screen to Message Center (or “One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure!)

You're all familiar with the saying "One man's trash is another man's treasure."?  That's how I felt when I saw this  funky little window screen at a yard sale. I couldn't resist buying it.  I've been looking at it for months, wondering what I should … [Read More...]

MercPumpLeafBasket

Thinking Fall!!!

This morning brought temps in the low 60's which, for the Jersey Shore in August, is unheard of!.  It felt like a late September morning and definitely had me thinking "Fall".  Dew on the lawn, coolness in the air with a crisp, cloudless sky. … [Read More...]

craft-room-the-decorated-nest

Packing, Painting, and DIY

We've been very busy here lately.  Packing,  painting and DIY in preparation for the house swap with our daughter and son-in-law in a couple of weeks.   You can read about the house swap here. My amazingly talented husband is adding a bath to the … [Read More...]

Sharpie-stenciled-pillow-collage-the-decorated-nest

Sharpie Marker Stenciled Pillows

Do you remember when I made Sharpie stenciled wall art with painters drop cloth? Well I finally got around to stenciling my pillows too! I made painter's drop cloth pillow covers in my living room redo a few months  back.  They were very plain … [Read More...]

Pinterest Inspiration…

Follow Me on Pinterest