Have You Seen This? {Restoration Hardware}

'The Vintage Birdcage Chandelier from Restoration Hardware.I think this piece is actually more appealing when you see it in a room...I love the look of the cage and chandelier itself, but the thick marine rope seems odd to me and the $2K price tag (yes, you read that right) is way out of reach for the vast majority of us.  That crazy tufted sofa -- I can't even go there. :)I'm thinking this look (minus the marine rope) could be recreated for … [Read more...]

Urn to Lamp {DIY}

Confession: my home is in serious disarray right now as we deal with a broken toilet induced flood in our finished basment, a faulty water heater, and ... gasp! ... termites.  Ugh.  Just as I'm counting down to out of town guests for my daughter's high school graduation in a few weeks!  We're trying to get on top of everything, but you can imagine!  All that to say that some of my planned projects this month have gone out the … [Read more...]

Hello Lover … What a Difference a {Shade} Makes

Remember this on my list of projects?This is one of my family room lamps and though I love the base, the shade just did nothing for me-- it simply seemed to blend into the wall, in fact.  So in my quest to lighten and brighten earlier this year, this popped up on my list of projects.  I originally intended to buy a simple drum shade and cover it with a fabric with flair.Then I happened to be in Home Goods {goody, goody!!} with my mom … [Read more...]