Decorating · Quilting

Upcycled Shutter

Pin this to your Home Decor or DIY boards if you love it! Like so many, I too love finding great junk and turning it into something really beautiful. I got a bunch of shutters for about $15 each and have had a great time painting them. I was going to sell this but I… Continue reading Upcycled Shutter

Decorating · DIY · Felt Projects · Sizzix

Boho Birdie and Feather Felt Pillow

I love wool and felt. Maybe it's the influence of living up north and the cold.s. These fabrics are the most forgiving fabrics and so versatile. I have a decent stash, ahem, OK maybe bigger than that. In addition to this fabric I love the look of free motion feathers and normally when I do… Continue reading Boho Birdie and Feather Felt Pillow

Decorating · DIY · Sizzix

Valentines Pillow

I'm not a big Valentine' days decorator, I'm lucky to get a couple of things out, especially now that there's no kids at home. I do however, have a super cute old chair next to my grandma's piano that I like to put little decorated pillows and change them out. So this here is what… Continue reading Valentines Pillow

Living with Lupus

My Lupus Story, part 1

I feel better as a 50 year old woman than I did at 38. I wanted to share my lupus diagnosis with you to help any one else going through it or help you to understand what someone with lupus is feeling. This will be multiple post as there is so much to share. I… Continue reading My Lupus Story, part 1

Decorating · DIY · Felt Projects

Felt Pom-Pom Wreath

One of the best new finds around Syracuse is Rummage Heaven. It is an old church that someone filled with all kinds of upcycled, one of a kind finds. She does an amazing job filling her space with interesting things and I have to say it never smells. I will walk away every time from… Continue reading Felt Pom-Pom Wreath

DIY · Silhoette Cameo Projects

Sweetheart Conversation Plates

I love thrift shopping. I never go with any expectations so I was super thrilled when I found this valentine plates from pottery barn for .99 each! I snagged them immediately and knew exactly what I would do with them. Truthfully I don't know if they are still available in the stores or online. But… Continue reading Sweetheart Conversation Plates

Decorating · DIY

Painting Metal Items and Adding Images

I found some really cool old metal items this summer while junk it shopping. They were cheap and fun. I love all the fun graphics out there and wanted to try waterslide decal paper. These were cheap items for figuring out a new technique. First I scrubbed all the items and even used stainless steel… Continue reading Painting Metal Items and Adding Images

Decorating · DIY · Quilting · Silhoette Cameo Projects · Sizzix

Fall Inspired Pillows

I wanted to share these little fall pillows today, some bad news something happened to my pictures , sorry. I will do the best I can to explain how I did it. If you are fairly sew savvy you will be able to do them too! I bought a full roll of burlap, I have… Continue reading Fall Inspired Pillows

Decorating · DIY · Quilting · Sizzix

Harlequin Felted Flower Wreath

If you follow me on instagram (simply_lovely_things), then you know I have spent the last week hand dyeing felt and making flowers. The last few days have been putting projects together and that's what I want to share! This wreath is really lovely with shades of red, pink, purple and orange and the black and… Continue reading Harlequin Felted Flower Wreath

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Little Tiny Pumpkin

There might be affiliate links in this post where I would possibly get a commission if you buy directly from my website. There is NO increase in cost to you but helps to financially support my blog. Even if you don't love my blog you should try to purchase things from amazon from someone's blog.… Continue reading Little Tiny Pumpkin