DIY Key Holder with Plant Shelf

How to make a cute and functional wall key holder with plant shelf

I was pretty thrilled when my super talented friend Stacy from Not Just a Housewife invited me to participate in her new series called Styled x3. Basically three bloggers take one home decor accessory, and put their own take on it. How fun is that? For this challenge, each of us was given a little […]

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. […]

Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2014

Top 10 Projects at creationsbykara.com

Hello friends! The last two days I have shared my favorite recipes and projects from the last 12 months. Today I’m sharing the top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2014¬†according to google analytics. These are the posts that you liked the best. Some of them I knew had lots of views, but others surprised me. […]

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 […]

DIY White Picket Fence Sign {with Wreath}

Rustic Picket Fence Sign with Wreath

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Krazy Glue. All opinions are 100% mine. Now that we have carpet installed, I am busily working on all the decorations for Rachel’s new room. I made this White Picket Fence Sign to hang in her reading nook. It was so much fun to […]

DIY White Kitchen Makeover

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Miracle of miracles. . .I am finally showing you my new white kitchen! Which isn’t really all that new, because I actually finished it a year ago. It’s taken me that long to get all the photos taken. Because apparently having the kitchen perfectly clean on the same day that the sun is shining is¬†akin […]

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 […]

I Think I Might Be the Slowest DIY-er in the World

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Last summer I decided it was time to re-do our master bedroom. Our furniture is all oak (blech!), the bedding is falling apart, and I’ve been ready for a new color scheme for like forever. I found the perfect bedding set. On sale. So I purchased it and proceeded to buy matching paint and even […]