Easy DIY Easter Egg Wreath

Beautiful and Easy Easter Egg Wreath made from low cost materials and perfect for spring! Fill with candy and give as a unique non-easter basket! | saynotsweetanne.com

Since their invention in the early 1970’s, plastic Easter eggs have become an integral part of the Easter image. Children running around collecting hard plastic eggs into pretty wicker baskets is an idyllic image on par with any Normal Rockwell painting. Over the years I’ve done a few things with plastic eggs, including using themRead more

Ikea Ektorp Tullsta Rocking Chair Hack

Remake an inexpensive Ikea Chair into an upscale rocker! Ektorp Tullsta rocking chair hack! | saynotsweetanne.com

Why is it my favorite things are always the cheapest? Favorite gift? Craft supplies. Diamonds are nice, but craft stuff is more useful. My favorite restaurant? My kitchen. Favorite chair? That cheap $90 number we bought when we first moved out on our own. I suppose I should be grateful I have inexpensive tastes. EspeciallyRead more

Easy Iron On Foil Quote Art

Easy Foil Quote Art! Use simple iron on vinyl to create a professional screen printed or foil printed look to quotes and other art! | saynotsweetanne.com

There has been a huge trend for foil/shiny elements in home decor lately. I see tons of beautiful pins of amazing foil art prints that are just too lovely not to want. And believe me, I want them all! When we decided on the theme for baby James’ room hubby and I knew that weRead more

DIY Faux Animal Skin Rug

Easy DIY Faux Animal Skin Rug. Create an awesome accent rug with just a couple of fabric yards and some ingenuity!  | Saynotsweetanne.com

As a part of our nursery, we  wanted to add a few rustic elements, like a plush “fur” rug. The trouble was, as it is with a lot of home decor, those things are expensive. Last I checked, little boys are not exactly known for treating their flooring with the respect a $250 rug deserves,Read more

DIY Tinted Glass

Pinterest Inspired Faux Tinted Glass | saynotsweetanne.com

I’m sure you’ve all seen the beautiful images on Pinterest about making DIY tinted glass, or tinted mason jars. The recipe is simple: a little mod podge, a little food coloring and a jar. Sound easy right? Well, I’m not saying its impossible. And now that I’ve had some time to live with the jarsRead more

DIY Organization for Teens

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I’m shocked and excited to admit that my itty-bitty-baby sister started High School last week. Can you imagine!? This teeny little thing that was always SO YOUNG compared to me is now a freshman. Ya’ll don’t even know how old that makes me feel. But, Kristy is an awesome young teen and she has been diligentlyRead more

DIY Swag Lamp Designer Shade

DIY Elegant Lamp Shade

Sometimes my desire for a beautiful home wars with my desire to be frugal. I love design. I love all the HGTV and Style channel shows with beautiful furniture and perfect decor. But I don’t love the idea of spending close to $400 on a swag lamp. It all started when hubby and I sawRead more