Author Archives: Megan Johnson

Mercury Glass DIY

I am in love with all things Mercury Glass, I can’t help it. It all started with these beautiful candle sticks from Pottery Barn we received for our wedding: click So, after some research I bought “Looking Glass” spray paint … Continue reading

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Wedding Signs

After our wedding a few months ago I am finally getting all the signs we made photographed and up for sale:) They are all listed on Etsy! (<– Click)    

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Coffee Table

To match our new entertainment center, next we added a coffee table! It’s a super similar design, with the stain, wood burning and all. I love the set! Maybe some end tables will be next ;)

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Entertainment Center

Here is the latest furniture project we took on, well most of the credit goes to the awesome man who puts up with all my crazy ideas… but hey! It actually ended up being super massive… but I love it! … Continue reading

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Fall Festivities

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Christmas Deer Canvas

  Here’s my first Christmas craft of the holiday season this year. It is pretty simple, easy and cheap to do (the best!) All I used were canvas (I actually got a pack of 6 at Michael’s for only $12), … Continue reading

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11 weeks old- Costa

Puppy update: He’s still freaking adorable- what’s new! He’s been so so good about potty training, and loves to sleep up on your chest. He has quite the voice and knows how to use it- from grumbling when he’s woken … Continue reading

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Introducing: Costa!

After a couple years of thinking and planning and finally just going for it- we got to bring home this handsome man this weekend. His birthday is August 2nd, and we’ve decided on the name Costa. We decided on a … Continue reading

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Beachy Cabinet

I was given this cabinet a couple weeks ago, oh how I love free furniture (solid wood too!!) I really love the color, and the handles! So happy with how it turned out

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Chalkboard

I did this project around the time we were working on our farm table. Chalkboard stuff is ALL over Pinterest, so I generated a lot of my ideas there. I just used simple chalkboard paint from Lowe’s, as well as … Continue reading

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Zonked

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Tank Stand

Here are the pictures of the tank stand we built to hold our 90 gallon salt water aquarium with a 40 gallon refugium underneath. Final product:  

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Succulents Part II

My succulent garden, after a move and winter is finally over- they’re looking much better. I’ve also added some more from Succulent Salon on Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SucculentSalon

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Farm Table

Finally catching up on posting some projects from the last few months. This is by far my favorite- and definitely the biggest project we’ve taken on so far. Even in a small apartment, I really wanted us to have a … Continue reading

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Bottle Cap Table Redo

We have been in the process of moving this past week and are just now sort of getting settled back in. Today I redid our bottle cap coffee table and am really happy with how it turned out!

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Ducks!

Took a walk at the local park, and let Addie go nutzo over the ducks. They reeeeeeally wanted food, next time I’ll have to rememeber to bring some for them!

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Gift Wrapping

I have almost all my Christmas presents bought, so I finally started wrapping them. I found these awesome gift tags online and they turned out great! http://blog.worldlabel.com/2013/free-chalkboard-christmas-gift-labels-tags.html All you have to do is download the pdf, fill in your recipients … Continue reading

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Turkey Day

Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving? Minus the 10 extra pounds I *might have* gained… Had a relaxing couple days back home with wonderful food thanks to mom, our traditional Christmas tree decorating and some down time with Addie and a good … Continue reading

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Winter is Here!

A huge cold front came in today, so we bundled up and faced the wind for a walk. Just have a few pictures to share:)

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No Sew Blankets

Last year I made my first no-sew fleece blanket for the boyfriend, and it’s become *my* favorite around the house, surprise surprise! A long time ago I made one with the traditional ties on the edges, but the fringe just … Continue reading

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Birthday Girl!

So today is my little piglet Addie’s FOURTH birthday! I’m pretending she’s still only 2 though…:) After her walk, she got a super special treat- icing off the cupcakes we had to celebrate. She has some major skin allergy issues … Continue reading

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More Antler Decor

Here is the other antler project I’ve finished recently, I just took the whole skull and spray painted it to match one of the signs I have made (http://megan-kathleen.com/blog/megan#handpainted-sign) It was super easy, I just made sure the antlers/skull were … Continue reading

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Family Sign

Christmas time is getting closer, so it’s time to start my gift crafting projects! Here is one of quite a few of these I’ll be making this week. I just used 8 inch wide pine boards and estimated how long … Continue reading

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Out for a Walk

I call this (55 is the high today) weather: Addie weather. She absolutely loves the cold, and who could blame her, no one wants to have to snort to breathe in humidity and heat! So we got a nice walk … Continue reading

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Cedar Planter

We finally had the chance to make the planter box for the succulents this weekend. It turned out great! The cedar board we used was 6 inches tall, and 8 foot long (there was plenty left over) I decided to … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday

Such a rough life… The many positions of a spoiled dog’s weekend on the couch:

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Handpainted Sign

So my bedroom is in serious need of some decor help.. what better than a cute sign? I got this junky piece of wood, that was kind of an awkward shape but smooth and square, perfect for a sign! Being … Continue reading

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Succulent Project

I can probably blame Pinterest for this, but I’ve been wanting to try growing succulents for awhile. They seem easy, and they are so pretty! I ordered 25 cuttings from a great shop on Etsy: Succulent Salon. She mailed them … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Although we didn’t really celebrate this year, Addie wore her Halloween PJ’s while we hung out at home- practicing her “save me I’m tortured look”

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Decorating Deer Antlers

As much as I know Addie wants to steal all these random deer antlers I’ve accumulated recently for her own chew toys, I’ve had a lot of fun crafting with them.   Unfortunately I don’t have any before pictures, I … Continue reading

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Fall Weather

Addie thinks there’s nothing better than cool air outside and… sticks. She could sit and prune twigs and branches all day. Not sure why, but it makes her one happy piglet! We spent an afternoon outside this past weekend cleaning … Continue reading

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Bottle Cap Table

This is a post just to chronicle the process of making our bottlecap coffee table. We kept an eye on the local Craigslist for quite awhile, and finally found this table for $40 I think. It had an extra piece … Continue reading

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