These painted metallic beaded bracelets are so easy to make with wooden beads, leather cording and metallic paint. The mixed metals look is hot in fashion right now, and these will work silver, gold, bronze and platinum accessories.

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by DecoArt, but I only share products that I love. Read my full disclosure policy here. What’s not to love about fall fashion? Sweaters. Boots. Oversized handbags. Chunky jewelry. Today, I’m sharing a painting project that is all about making something pretty for  you — not your home. You can […]

These 6 tips for choosing furniture for your home will save you from costly mistakes. And they'll help you design and furnish a home you love, now and in the future. Read more at AttaGirlSays.com

I had purchased “grownup furniture” before. But I don’t think I was ever so excited about a furniture delivery as I was on that Saturday morning when the china cabinet arrived. The cabinet was our first purchase together as a married couple, and I was so excited to fill it with our china, crystal and […]

Download these Captain America Printable Party Invitations and  S.H.I.E.L.D. badges at AttaGirlSays.com plus find lots of other great Captain America party ideas

When I’m planning a party, I like to carry the theme through as many elements as possible and really focus on the details. So, when we were throwing our recent Captain American party, I wanted to make some memorable invitations that would set the tone for the event. With my husband’s help, I created these […]

Love this handpainted wood sign for the playroom. And it's easy to make with paint and letters from the craft store.

Last week when I took you on a tour of  the pretty and organized garage I helped design for Chic Chateau, I promised I’d also be sharing some tutorials for the projects I worked on. First up is this really easy hand painted wood sign — perfect for a playroom. It’s made from two reclaimed […]

Stenciled & Stained Wooden Planter Boxes #woodprojectshoa with AttaGirlSays.com

Disclosure: I received free product and compensation from Minwax, but all opinions are my own. And I only write about products that I love. Read my full disclosure policy here. I’m back again today with a quick-and-easy crafty how-to video showing you how you can create an expensive inlaid wood look with stain and stencils. […]

Pretty and Organized Garage at Chic Chateau

This is one of those pinch-me-because-I-can’t-believe-it’s-real-moments. I’m part of a designer showhouse — the Chic Chateau Charity Design Showhouse, benefitting ARC of Greensboro. I can’t tell you how thrilling it is to see my name and photo in the program and to wear a badge that says, “designer.” The story of how I came to […]

Italian Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe

Have you ever had a restaurant meal you can’t get out of your head? For weeks now, I’ve been thinking about a delicious Italian Pot Roast I had at our neighborhood pizza joint. Pot roast is not the sort of thing I normally order when I go out for Italian since I love traditional pasta […]

Creative and Clever Captain American Party Ideas for Kids & Adults

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HeroesEatMMs #CollectiveBias. This post may also include affiliate links. Read my full disclosure policy here. Calling all S.H.I.E.L.D. agents! Captain America and Director Fury need your help to capture the Winter Soldier! That was the urgent call we […]

10 Simple Ideas to Get In the Mood for Fall: Fall Craft Ideas, Decorating Inspiration & Recipes

I always struggle with the transition from summer to fall. By early September, the mailbox fills with fall catalogs and magazines filled with photographs of folks wearing sweaters while drinking cider. Starbucks brings back the pumpkin spice latte. And I see the pretty fall tableaus my fellow bloggers are creating on their tabletops and front […]

White Chocolate Popcorn Snack Mix with M&Ms

I’m beginning to feel like September is one endless party around here. We’ve been celebrating a bit of everything — play dates with friends, Labor Day and the end of summer — and also planning an epic Star Wars birthday party. Later this week, I’ll be sharing the details of the Captain America party we […]