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A Design Makeover

Five steps to the perfect interior design makeover. Learn how to give your home a charming and finished look, in the style that best fits you. For today'...
Update an old clock by refinishing the clock frame and creating a new clock face

Updating a Large Clock

Update a large clock by replacing the face and refinishing the wood frame. Make the style of the clock fit with the style of your home. I really like analog ...
PVC pipe and fitting make great industrial closet hardware and at a much cheaper price than galvanized pipes

PVC Curtain Hardware

PVC pipes and fitting painted silver make beautiful curtain hardware for these closet curtains. I really like how the industrial pipe shelves in my son’s r...
Setting a Holiday Table

A Winter Holiday Tablescape

We had some good friends over this weekend for a grown-ups only dinner. With no kids, I went all out with festive decorations, including lit candles. I’m real...
Empire Strikes Back concept art

Star Wars Nursery Wall and Art

This weekend we finished the star wall in our Star Wars-themed nursery. We placed vinyl dots on a deep blue accent wall to look like stars, then hung conceptua...
Star Wars nursery mobile and Wampa rug | SimplePracticalBeautiful.com

Star Wars Nursery Mobile & Rug

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…we planned a Star Wars themed nursery. Now, two years later, it’s finally coming together. Today, I have two part...
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My Day at the Artwalk

Last weekend I had a lot of fun at San Diego's ArtWalk NTC @ Liberty Station. So many amazing works of art, from paintings and photography to jewelry and even...
The picture on my bedroom wall

On My Bedroom Wall

The marriage certificate hanging on the wall in my bedroom is from the marriage of my great grandparents. It's romantic, which is perfect for a bedroom. It has ...
Dumb ways to dye (sheets) | SimplePracticalBeautiful.com

Dumb Ways to Dye (Sheets)

I attempted to dye our bedroom sheets black, but it didn’t work like I’d hoped. They kind of have a cool mottled grey leather look now. Not what I was goin...
finished frame

DIY Poster Frame

I needed a custom-sized frame for a poster I wanted to put up in our family room, so I bought some wood molding and made my own frame. It’s a pretty simple pr...