How To Make Farmhouse Decor You Will Love

You all know I have been trying to incorporate the farmhouse look into my home.  This post will show you how to make some farmhouse decor that you will love from things you can find at the thrift store.     Farmhouse Decor Peggy and I were browsing the thrift store and she come across […]

Farmhouse-Decor - www.michellejdesigns.com - Learn how to find items at the thrift store to make into beautiful farmhouse decor you will love!

How-To-Transform-Foam-Pumpkins-Into-Pretty-Fall-Decor - www.michellejdesigns.com - I used paint to transform some hideous, bright orange pumpkins into pretty fall decor.

How To Transform Foam Pumpkins Into Pretty Fall Decor

Hi!  I was looking for some faux pumpkins the other day and was shocked at the prices of the nice, off white one.  It was almost $30 and it was not very big.  It stood about 8 inches tall.  Anyway, the ugly ones seem to be a lot cheaper but….they are ugly.  Well, I am […]


Fall Decor For Your Home on Amazon

Do you love decorating for fall?  I am not so good at adding to my collection each year so my fall decor is sparse to say the least.  At my house DIY seasonal items are a big thing each year but this year I think I will purchase some as well so I can get […]

Fall Decor For Your Home - www.michellejdesigns.com - I have created a list of some of my favorite fall decor products that I have found on Amazon. Take a look!

How To Create Your Own Wire Baskets - www.michellejdesigns.com - It seems I can never find the right sized wire basket for my space. This tutorial will teach you how to create your own

How To Create Your Own Wire Baskets  

Wire baskets are very popular but have you ever tried finding one to fit a particular space?  It is hard to find just the right size.  Sometimes I look and look and can’t find the right size.  It is very frustrating.  So, I decided to make my own. I needed this one for my Craft […]


A Craft Organizer That Will Blow Your Mind  

Hi! This project took me a while to complete.  Whew.  I am glad it is done and I love the way it turned out! This is my entry for the August Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest.  This month’s contest was sponsored by D. Lawless Hardware and the theme was “Class It Up”. They sponsored the contest […]

Craft Organizer - www.michellejdesigns.com - I found a bunch of the old 80's cassette, cd and vhs holders and gave them a cohesive look to create this awesome craft organizer!

A Pretty Scale For Your Farmhouse Look - www.michellejdesigns.com - All it took was a little a paint to take this scale from a boring gray piece to an amazing yellow show stopper

A Pretty Scale for The Farmhouse Look You Crave

This is one of those projects that you see and love on Pinterest every day.  I am adding to my farmhouse decor all of the time and it didn’t dawn on my until recently that I had a pretty scale in my garage this entire time.  Crazy right?  So here is what I did to […]


Farmhouse Decor For Every Room In The House

These days farmhouse decor has been so popular and you can find it many, many places but I want to show you some of my favorites available on Amazon for every room in the house. I have included affiliate links for you convenience.  You can read my full disclosure here. So, in this post I […]

Farmhouse Decor For Every Room In The House - www.michellejdesigns.com - Amazon is a sea of products and you will find the most charming farmhouse decor for every room in the house. These are some of my favorites

IPad Holder - www.michellejdesigns.com - I created this farmhouse ipad -tablet holder from a footstool I purchased at a flea market. I love it in the kitchen when I am working on a recipe!

I Pad Holder from Blah and Bleek to Farmhouse Chic

A few months ago I spotted this great little thing at the flea market.  It immediately looked like an Ipad holder to me but I think it was supposed to be a footstool.  Anyway, I got it for $5 and I think it was totally worth it.     IPad Holder Supplies list: I am […]


Cute Farmhouse Stool Makes a Crazy Big Statement

I am in love with this cute farmhouse stool.  This was another project brought to me by my neighbor.  She always finds the best things at garage sales and this was no exception.  She said it was .75 cents.     Cute Farmhouse Stool It was just a wooden stool before, no paint at all. […]

Cute Farmhouse Stool - www.michellejdesgins.com - All I used was paint to transform this cute little farmhouse stool into the perfect home decor!

Bottle Opener - www.michellejdesigns.com - Create a hanging, over the counter, bottle opener. This one is for my friend to go into their camper!

Create A Hanging Bottle Opener

Today’s post was a really fun project and, although a little bit “rustic” it serves it’s purpose and still manages to look adorable.  That is the goal when you create a hanging bottle opener…am I right?  Take a look!     Create A Hanging Bottle Opener So you may or may not know that I […]


Back To School With Style – Free Printables

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BTSwithHP #CollectiveBias There are just a few more weeks before school starts.  I cannot believe it.  Brian was home for a month but we have already moved him into his new apartment in Iowa City.  He has switched […]

Back To School - www.michellejdesigns.com - I have designed an address change card and a back to school scrapbooking kit and they include free printables! Come over and get them downloaded.

Drop_Cloth_Bedspread_And_Pillow_Shams - www.michellejdesigns.com - I created a budget friendly bedspread and pillow shams using one drop cloth for $13. It was easy-peasy!

Budget Friendly Drop Cloth Bedspread And Pillow Shams

Hi!  If you have been reading my blog for a while you know that I love drop cloth projects.  Today I want to show you my budget friendly drop cloth bedspread and pillow shams. Be sure to check out the Organizational Boxes  and my Christmas Stockings I made using a drop cloths too. Not only […]


Handmade Birthday Card

I am back today with a step by step tutorial and a short video to create a handmade birthday card.  I am having fun with these tutorials and videos and I hope you are too.  This card, as always, is simple, fun and easy!     Handmade Birthday Card I am including some affiliate links […]

Handmade_Birthday_Card - www.michellejdesigns.com - A step by step tutorial creating a handmade birthday card that is simple, easy and fun!

Create_A_Gift_For_Campers - www.michellejdesigns.com - I love to create fun things for my friends and I really like this gift of jiffy pop and smores for my camping friends!

Create a Gift For Campers…Or Glampers!

Hi!  Let’s talk about camping!  Do you camp?  Do you glamp?  You know…glamping!  It’s a thing.  It is glamorous camping in a nice camper.  There is no more sleeping in tents on the hard ground with a rock under your back and no more getting rained on in the middle of the night.  Heck, you […]