How To Make a Pallet Sign with No Pallet

How to make a pallet sign when you have no pallet.

I shared my porch nook makeover way back in May, but I never shared the tutorial for the rustic wood sign that I made. About time, don’t you think? Pallet signs are all the rage nowadays, but pallets can be hard to find. At least they have been for me. I live in a town with […]

Sprucing up My Wall Shelf with Spring Decor

Wall Shelf with DIY Spring Decor

A few years ago I painted the shelf that hangs above our front door. And then proceeded to procrastinate adding accessories to it. I finally bit the bullet, dragged out the ginormous ladder, and prettied up my entry wall shelf with spring decor. Because spring decor just makes me giddy!! I am so in love […]

DIY Staircase Makeover with Stain and Paint

Tips for Staining and Painting an old oak banister. You can totally change the look of your space!

Hello peeps! I’m sure you noticed that I haven’t posted many projects lately. I am hoping to change that up this year by actually finishing the things I started in 2014. First up is my uber fabulous staircase makeover. So much work, but so much fabulousness after that I am soooo glad I did it. […]

Favorite DIY Projects from 2014

Favorite projects at Creations by Kara from 2014.

Hello peeps! Yesterday I shared my favorite recipes from the past year, today I thought I’d share my favorite projects from 2014. Not going to lie, it was a pretty rough year as far as project completion went. I barely made a dent in my home improvement list, and I have several rooms that are […]

Rustic Fall Centerpiece with Acorns

Simple Rustic Fall Centerpiece

One of my favorite spaces to decorate for the holidays is my shelf area between the kitchen and family room. I spend a lot of time in there, so it’s nice to have it all spruced up and pretty. I finally got around to putting up the fall decor. I needed a little something for […]

Simple Photo Gallery in Entryway {With Free Printable}

Life Is Good Free Printable

I am slowly making progress on our Entryway, and I am getting closer to actually showing the big reveal.  The most dramatic change was of course the newly stained and painted stair railing. You can see a little sneak peek in the first photo. It is so much prettier now! To match the new banister, […]

4th of July Centerpiece- Rustic Crate with Bottle Vases

4th of July Rustic Crate Centerpiece

I love the 4th of July, and I’m participating in a super fun 4th of July round up today! Over 100 bloggers have created recipes, crafts, and home decor ideas that are Patriotic themed.  I’m sharing a 4th of July centerpiece, and you can check out all the others at the bottom of this post. […]

DIY Paint Stick Wood Slat Sign

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I had a picture hanging on the wall in my kitchen. It got knocked off the wall and broken. . . Um, back in December. And I am finally getting around to replacing it. I decided to go with something totally different. I’ve loved the wood slat signs I’ve seen all over the place, so […]