Lighting fixtures are like house jewelry. They add that finishing touch and if you change them to a different style, you can get a whole new look. This week, I want to show you how to quickly upgrade a drum chandelier by turning it into a crystal chandelier.
One of life’s simple pleasures is a lovely scented linen spray. If you have never used one, you really should give it a try. It is a great way to refreshen your sheets midweek. It also makes a great spritz when ironing your laundry. I like to have different scents for different needs – one for everyday spritzing of my sheets, one for the rest of the house, one for ironing, and an eucalyptus scent for when I get sick. If you’re interested in learning how to make linen spray, then keep reading.
Don’t you just love it when you pull out clean linens and they still have that fresh from the dryer scent? I know I do. However, unless you launder your things each and every week, they lose that freshness. That’s why I love to use DIY drawer sachets to maintain that smell.
One important element to getting a DIY furniture piece to looking fabulous is to use the right finish. You can spend countless hours creating a woodworking masterpiece, only to have the final outcome look shoddy, if you don’t know how to work a finish. Not long ago, I created a few pieces that I gave a nice driftwood color. This particular piece is from my DIY Beach Wall Art. The finish came out so nice that I was wishing that instead of wall art, I had built something with more pizazz. I included these instructions with the wall art, but decided to pull them out and show you how to create weathered gray finishes. After all, I think this deserves its own post.