JAWSOME Party Decor ~ LAND SHARK DIY

Jawsome Land Shark DIY C

When my soon to be 10-year-old first announced he wanted ‘sharks’ as his birthday theme, my first thought was, “Sweet!”  After all, sharks are every where these days.  There is Shark Week, Sharknado, shark shirts, shark swimsuits, shark rafts, shark shoes, shark sheets, shark pillows, shark towels, and even shark underwear.  However, when I went … Read more…

How To Clean & Reuse Intex Pool Filters

How To Clean and Reuse Intex Pool Filters

Owners of an above ground Intex Easy Set Pool or, an Intex Ultra Frame Swimming Pool, should be familiar with disposable pool filters and the importance of changing filters regularly to keep the pool water clean and sanitary (if not, this is your wake up call).  My swimming pool gets a lot of action, and if yours does, then … Read more…

5 Tips For A Well Desinged Mantel

5 Tips For A Well Designed Mantel

The fireplace mantel is often the centerpiece of any room it inhabits and should be treated like the star it is.  Walking in to a home with a beautifully decorated mantel always makes me think, “These people love and care for their home.”  If it’s done really well, I often drool a little and drive home inspired … Read more…

Seashell Wreath Tutorial

Seashell Wreath Tutorial

Visiting the beach is my absolute favorite summertime tradition.  It doesn’t matter if I am on a cold, windy Washington beach, along a sandy river bank in farm country, or basking in the tropical sun rays of Wailea Beach (although I do prefer this location), the beach is my happy place.  This simple seashell wreath is an homage to my … Read more…

Quick Cube Shelf Makeover

Cube Shelf Makeover

I have been a painting fool this week and once I start, it’s really hard for me to stop.  The biggest project I have been tackling this week is my son’s bedroom makeover.  His room was in dire need of fresh paint and has been a HUGE undertaking.  I am still not finished, but I hope to reveal … Read more…