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DIY Outdoor Christmas Decoration: Joy PVC Sign

DIY outdoor Christmas decoration - PVC joy sign lit at night by spotlight in front of white brick house

Learn how to make this festive “Joy” PVC sign! The perfect DIY outdoor Christmas Decoration for those who like simple decor with warmth and cheer under $80! I love coming home to a festive exterior during the holiday season. As the cheery song says, “But the prettiest sight to see is the holly that will …

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8 Tricks to DIY Crown Molding

Blue dining room after DIY crown molding installation

Install crown like a pro with these 8 tricks to DIY crown molding! Hey y’all! I am excited to finally share our adventures in crown molding! I know, we sure took our sweet time finishing up this DIY project, but here we are ready to share 8 tricks to DIY crown molding. In my humble …

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Powder Room Makeover

Check out our simple powder room makeover! With a coat of paint and some serious scrubbing we made quite the transformation!

Check out our simple powder room makeover! With a coat of paint and some serious scrubbing we made quite the transformation! *This post contains affiliate links* I’ve got the home renovation blues.  The kind that come from slow…slow…slow progress.  So in attempts to be more of an optimist and focus on the positive, I am …

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Floral Garland DIY

Create a floral table runner with this easy floral garland DIY

Set a pretty and elegant table with this faux floral garland DIY! If you’ve been cruising Pinterest lately (maybe a little too often, I admit), then you’ve probably seen the beautiful tablescapes with floral garland laid as a runner down the center of the table.  I’m in love with this look, but I haven’t wanted …

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Preserved Boxwood Wreath Tutorial

Christmas boxwood wreath in my Southern Christmas home tour

Is there any greenery more elegant than boxwood? Nope, not in my book, although magnolia comes in pretty close! I love preserved boxwood decorations whether its wreaths, garland, or topiaries, but I have not been willing to pay the hefty price tag for these items.  As I was planning my Christmas decor this year, I …

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Rattan Bar Cart DIY: Inspired by Society Social

Rattan bar cart DIY in navy blue - perfect for chic entertaining

Get the charming sophistication of a Society Social bar cart with this bar cart DIY for under $40 Ask any hostess with the mostest and she will tell you a bar cart is an essential entertaining tool, especially if you don’t have a built in bar.  Bar carts are functional, offering storage for your liquor …

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8 Tricks to DIY Wainscoting

DIY Wainscoting in the Dining Room. Learn the tricks to putting up molding on penderandpeony.com

Progress is finally being made on our renovations! Progress you can really see! Over the weekend S. and I completed our dining room DIY wainscoting and chair rail project. Who am I kidding? S. did most of the work; he is a jack of all trades: a mechanic, a carpenter, and one hell of a …

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Liberate Your Walls! Wallpaper Removal Tips

Have you been putting off wallpaper removal in your house? Do you find a million other things to do every time you think of tackling it? Is the fetal position one of them? Well, if your growing accustomed to those acid colored daises in the kitchen or you find yourself naming those cute little ducks …

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Tips for Your Kitchen Renovation

What do most of us want from our kitchens today? Cooking Space | Storage | A Place to Entertain | Style Kitchens today are very much the heart of our homes, especially for those who love cooking. But we expect so much more from this space than just food prep. We expect to gather there, …

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Kitchen Makeover

As you may remember, S. and I started renovating the kitchen at the end of 2014.  I am finally ready to share pics of how it all turned out.  We could not be happier with how everything came together.  Taking down the wall in between the dining room and kitchen really opened up the space …

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