both walls in dining

My dining room has gone through several transformations over the years.  Figuring out how to add wall art affordably is always a fun challenge.

The art in my dining room is actually the back covers from Cooks Illustrated magazine!  I had received a few issues in the mail for free and saved them because they were so neat.  Then I found out that my mom is subscribed to the magazine, and she generously allowed me to steal the back cover off of her issues! Read More →


There are just so many cool products out there!  Road tape is one of those that I saw recently, and I was definitely intrigued.

However, as is my modus operandi, I have to do my research to make sure that I am getting the best deal.  Half of the time, doing something yourself is more work, time, and money than buying it already made.  Of course, the other half of the time you can do it cheaper on your own.

Road tape falls into the second category. Read More →