We have a rug in our living room that just doesn’t want to stay put.  Granted, there is a lot of roughhousing on that rug, but it is so frustrating to have to get it all straightened out every day.

The rug pad that I had bought (the kind that looks like a lot of puff paint in a lacey pattern) worked great for a few weeks, but then it didn’t.  It was always bunching up underneath the rug and really not doing anything. Read More →

DIY Folding Headboard. Before3pm.com

About 6 months ago, I was sitting at the kitchen table, eating my breakfast, checking Facebook on my Kindle when a lightbulb went off in my head.

For a week or so prior to this moment, I had been lamenting in my head how uncomfortable it was to sit up in my bed to watch TV at night.  My husband had also been suffering from allergies, and I was contemplating how to help him breath better at night.

Believe it or not, my lightbulb moment was from my kindle!  My kindle case has a folding cover which allows me to view my kindle at two different angles by using a tri-fold cover.

Once I had the idea, it was just a matter of lots and lots and lots of trial and error!

DIY Folding Headboard. Before3pm.com

Now, we have a super-functional folding headboard that I use almost every night!  I love it! Read More →

Embroidery Hoop Wall. Before3pm.com

I have fallen in love with the modern clean look of embroidery hoop wreaths.

I decided that I was going to make one for spring.  However, when I made one (the largest wreath you see), it was completely dwarfed by my wall.  It looked great on a smaller wall, but I really wanted it in this spot.  Read More →