DIY Wind Chimes

DIY Wind Chimes

DIY Wind Chimes Our creative people take on wind chimes with found and vintage items We love the sounds of spring, especially the soothing, rhythmic ding, tap and clank of wind chimes. This time around we challenged our bloggers and Etsy seller to craft wind chimes using mostly antique, vintage...
The Gardens of Hoot Owl Hill

The Gardens of Hoot Owl Hill

The Gardens of Hoot Owl Hill Brenda and Steve Wrischnik share their philosophy for creating lush gardens at Hoot Owl Hill By Kirsten Hudson | Photos by William and Jill DiMartino When you drive up to Hoot Owl Hill in Paola, KS, you’ll leave all stress and worry behind you on...
Gilded Fashion

Gilded Fashion

Gilded Fashion Everything’s coming up golden this spring. Add some shine to your wardrobe with adaptable metallic pieces. By Calli Green The versatility of gold in fashion continues to be reinvented. This time around, we’ve seen it dressed up, casual, subtle or used as the piece that pulls you into...
North Kansas City Vintage Cottage

North Kansas City Vintage Cottage

North Kansas City Vintage Cottage Words: Kim Antisdel Photos: William and Jill DiMartino Becoming an empty nester has its benefits. Fewer mouths to feed, less stuff to keep in the house—a simpler life. But for Jackie and Darren Foster, becoming empty nesters doesn’t necessarily mean less stuff. Instead, it simply...
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Dustin's DIY - Scrap Instruments

Dustin’s DIY – Scrap Instruments

Dustin’s DIY – Scrap Instruments Get outside and make some noise this spring … it’s super easy and fun! By Dustin Bates When warm weather returns, I love to get back outside, and I know parents are grateful to be able to send kids out to play in the yard. So we came up with...
DIY Upcycled Tray

DIY Upcycled Tray

Upcycled Tray A functional thrift store tray gets a pretty facelift The minute this issue had a strong garden/outdoor theme going, we knew we had to upcycle something with a floral motif. Florals aren’t necessarily “in” like they used to be, but that’s good because it means there’s an abundance of floral materials you can...
Vintage Engagement Party

Vintage Engagement Party

Vintage Engagement Party Celebrate love with a super chic vintage engagement party Becky gathered family wedding heirlooms from generations for the vintage celebration. Guests were greeted on the front porch with bride and groom Barbie dolls in vintage wedding attire tucked inside a flower urn. Once inside, the main decorative attraction was a fresh floral...
Vintage Outdoor Chairs

Vintage Outdoor Chairs

Vintage Outdoor Chairs Take a seat on the patio or in your house with stylish vintage chairs By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales At Brown Button we enjoy well-designed and unique furniture in the same way that many people appreciate a beautiful sculpture. Both creations require craftsmanship, creativity, and artistic talents to design...
Update Your Home's Exterior with Confidence

Update Your Home’s Exterior with Confidence

Update Your Home’s Exterior with Confidence By Jennifer Bertrand Are you scared to give your home an exterior facelift? By asking yourself the right questions and following this quick recipe for gaining exterior confidence, you can pull off the look you really want with much less intimidation. Questions to ask yourself 1. What do you want...
How to Make a Bow Tie from a Shirt

How to Make a Bow Tie from a Shirt

How to Make a Bow Tie from a Shirt Sarah from Redeux Kidz shows us how to make the cutest bow tie from a shirt. We love up cycling! Check it out…
2014 Winter Wonderland Runway Show

2014 Winter Wonderland Runway Show

2014 Winter Wonderland Runway Show Five details that made the Royal Relic/Loft Vintage show a success By Calli Green On Dec. 6, The Royal Relic in Harrisonville, MO, paired with its upstairs boutique, Loft Vintage, for a holiday-themed runway show. As a fellow vintage fashion lover, it always excites me to see others with the...
Vintage Winter Coats and Jackets

Vintage Winter Coats and Jackets

By Calli Green Style does not stop at pants, tops and accessories. Vintage outerwear has been known to make a statement with quality fabrics that could only be purchased in couture lines today. We chose some of our favorite vintage jackets and coats that add statement pieces to modern looks. We hope that you enjoy...
DIY Café  Table

DIY Café Table

By Dustin Bates The holiday season is a great time to think about your table spaces. With guests visiting, or just more meals at the table during the winter, it doesn’t have to be difficult to put together a new table. Plus, tables are fun to set this time of year. I wanted to build...
DIY Snowflake Décor

DIY Snowflake Décor

For décor that lasts well beyond the holiday season, we set our DIY team on the task of making snowflake décor. Try a project out for yourself! For more ideas, visit our Pinterest board. “Thrift store plates and bowls turn into winter wall art with the help of a little spray paint, glue and plate...
How to Create a Stocking Cap from a Vintage Sweater

How to Create a Stocking Cap from a Vintage Sweater

Do you have old sweaters lying around that you just don’t know what to do with? Sarah from Redeux Kidz just put out a great tutorial on turning a vintage sweater into a stocking cap. Check it out!
How to Incorporate Vintage Design

How to Incorporate Vintage Design

My goal in these articles is to teach you how to take a concept or passion and give it a high-end twist. I also want to keep you on your toes as to what you are going to do next with your newly found objects! Let’s make it look like a designer designed your home...