Crafts, etsy

Weekend Happenings

Happy Monday! It was so cold this weekend! Saturday was in the 40's but with the wind blowing it felt like it was mid 30's. Saturday night the temperatures dropped down into the lower 20's. That is crazy for us here this time of year! It's normally in the 50's or lower 60's. I found… Continue reading Weekend Happenings

diy

HOW TO TRANSFORM A LAMP SHADE WITH CONTACT PAPER

Do you have an old lampshade that needs an update? Bushra shows us how easy it is! Check it out!

Bushra's Lifestyle

It’s a small DIY project to share. I get tired of my decors very fast. This lamp I had from Ashley furniture’s a few years ago. It was good with my old bedding but, was not going to work with my new room makeover.

Before

I decided to swap the lamps in the room.  I found beautiful brass lamps somewhere in a Garage sale, as brass is so much in fashion today.

I spray painted the lamps. After the lamps got ready, I needed lamp shades with them, I shopped around in stores and online. Nothing was less than $50 a shade. It means $100 for the pair.

I finally used my brain, a bit  (normally I don’t use my brain at all), and come up with an idea of using the same lampshades by giving them a new makeover.

Here is what I used to give them a new look,

It was an easiest makeover…

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Decor

Halloween Decor

It's almost Halloween! My daughter already has her costume. She is going to be a bird this year. I thought that was pretty unique. Growing up I was almost always a witch. I'm not sure why. Maybe because it was the easiest costume to throw together. And the cheapest since I already had everything. There… Continue reading Halloween Decor

shopping, Uncategorized

My Favorite Dollar Store

I discovered an online dollar store a while back and decided to give it a try. I placed an order and waited. And waited. And waited. I was so disappointed that shipping was taking so long! Until I realized that it had been shipped. And delivered. To the wrong house! Our regular mailman retired and… Continue reading My Favorite Dollar Store

Crafts, Decor, diy

Enamel Ladle Candle Holder

I have had this enamel ladle for a little over a year. There's a primitive store not too far from me that I just love love love! I could pretty much live in there if they would let me. I have found a few enamel pieces in there including pots and bowls, and even this… Continue reading Enamel Ladle Candle Holder

Crafts, Decor, diy

Hurricane Candle Holder DIY

Another craft made from my Dollar Tree haul! I made this cute little hurricane candle holder for my TV stand. I took everything off of it and it looks so bare! I have been looking for things to decorate the stand with, but nothing is calling out to me. I love hurricane lamps and primitive… Continue reading Hurricane Candle Holder DIY

Crafts, Decor

Dollar Tree Wreath DIY

Remember my Dollar Tree haul? And all the goodies I got? Well, here is one craft done from that shopping trip. I found some cute little wreathes and decided I would put them inside my tobacco baskets I got from Tuesday Morning. They were so cheap there! I was so excited to find them since… Continue reading Dollar Tree Wreath DIY

Crafts, Decor

Dollar Tree Haul

Hey there! I haven't felt like writing in a while. It's been pouring rain for two weeks and has just been yucky. I love a rainy day, but two weeks of rainy days is just too much for me. The sun came out Saturday and I decided to take advantage of it. (Dollar Tree shopping… Continue reading Dollar Tree Haul