diy eiffel tower lamp

Springtime In Paris – A DIY Eiffel Tower Lamp Makeover

TGIF friends! This little DIY is one that I've been meaning to post for awhile now but I lost the before picture and have been digging around for it to no avail :( I hate when that happens, don't you? I found this Eiffel Tower lamp base at Goodwill a few months ago. It was black and extremely dirty but when I saw it I knew I could transform it into the perfect Christmas gift for a certain special girl.   This is a pretty good idea of what the base looked like before and it looks like they sell it at Walmart so you can make one too! I spray painted the base with my favorite gold spray paint which completely changed its look. I actually found the brand new white shade from a different Goodwill on a separate trip! I had the aqua pom pom trim on hand and thought it would be a perfect addition to the lamp. I simply hot glued the trim around the top and bottom of the shade. I love the details of the lamp base and I couldn't believe I found it in near perfect condition! I think it's such a cool representation of the Eiffel Tower and it looks perfect in a tween girl bedroom. I submitted this project for the Michael's Springtime In … [Read More...]


Art Shop from One Kings Lane

As you probably know I've got art on the brain, to the point where my amateur self is trying desperately to create an original piece for my dining room. You'll have to wait and see if it works out or if it is an epic fail! If the latter proves true … [Read More...]


My Love Affair With Dutch Doors

Just because it's Tuesday and Tuesdays are pretty uneventful I though you might enjoy some eye candy... There's not much that screams spring to be more than a beautiful open door or window with creeping greenery or fragrant flowers surrounding it. … [Read More...]


Best Headboard Ever!

Happy Monday morning! Hope your weekend was grand! Most of the time I feel like I'm up to speed on a lot of the design and decorating trends since I'm surrounded by it all the time. But somehow this little detail slipped past my radar so I'm … [Read More...]

OB-Dream Dining Room

Kitchen & Dining Renovation Updates

I know I say this EVERY.SINGLE.WEEK. y'all but TGIF!!!!! This week has been extra exhausting because I started out on Monday not getting enough sleep and it has just gone downhill from there. Don't you hate when you start off a fresh week that way? … [Read More...]


My West Elm DIY Workshop

How are you guys doing? I was so tired from the weekend y'all that I didn't get my posts finished up. And I'm so excited to share with you about the fun DIY workshop I hosted at West Elm this weekend that I decided to change the schedule a … [Read More...]


Weekend Happenings

Happy Friday afternoon everyone! I hope you have a fabulous weekend planned! Mine is jam packed but there are a lot of exciting things happening!! I had a great meeting with a new client today to update a good bit of her entire home and I couldn't … [Read More...]


Organizing With The Cutest Little Tag Maker

Happy Hump Day friends! It feels like it should be Friday to me already and it's been a 2-cup kind of day every day this week! Daylight savings time is rocking our world but I won't be complaining long because I love the sunshine In light of my … [Read More...]


Design Services Debut

Good morning! This may be a first y'all......wait for design services are up and running not one day, not two, but four days before our scheduled Saturday Style Sessions as promised! And sorry, I feel like this week's posts are all … [Read More...]


Local Love: Free DIY Workshop at West Elm

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! We finally got a taste of Spring here and I've definitely got the fever. Little man had his first lacrosse practice of the season and it was so nice to pull my flip flops out for the … [Read More...]


Weekend Wishing: Black Jumpsuit

Saturdays are for sleeping in, are they not? I love sitting with my coffee doing some online shopping while my little man watches his morning cartoons! It really is one of the few truly relaxing parts of the week. This week I'm in search of a … [Read More...]


No Sew Bench Cushions for under $65

Good morning guys! How are you? I feel like I'm posting about my dining room in the wrong order but I haven't finished the banquette post yet so this will have to do. You can see the benches here but everything else is still going to change. I … [Read More...]