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Learn how to keep brass shiny permanently

How to Keep Brass Shiny

A few simple steps to keep brass shiny permanently. This process works for copper, stainless steel, and other metals too. Never polish metal again. After res...
How to make your own DIY succulent planter | Ten succulent gift ideas | Succulents in containers as home decor

10 Succulent Planter Ideas

Here’s ten ways to showcase your favorite succulent plants. Each succulent planter would make a great gift or beautiful decor for your home. Succulents ha...
Learn the 5 simple steps to give your room a design makeover | interior design | french country decor

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 ...
A special message hidden in a bottle

Love Note in a Bottle

A subtle love note disguised as a message in a bottle adds a little bit of fun to a romantic gesture. Today’s post is going to be short because it’s my a...
Balloon curtains or relaxed roman shades

DIY Balloon Shades

I made some simple balloon shades for my daughters’ room. It’s just one piece of fabric, no lining, and some ring tape and cord. The hardware is pretty si...
An upcycled metal bowl with a brushed finish

Brushed Metal Bowl

I took an old, stained metal bowl and gave it a brushed metal finish to hide the flaws and give it interest. When I got this great metal bowl second hand, I ...
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...
San Diego Art Walk | SimplePracticalBeautiful.com

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 ...
close-up picture of jewelry display

Gallery Wall Jewelry Display

Today I want to share one of my favorite projects with you: old picture frames repurposed to make a jewelry display in a gallery wall. It’s a storage soluti...