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DIY Fall Porch Collections

DIY Fall Porch Collections

We buy clothes in collections – shirt, bottoms, and shoes.  There is something magical about an outfit that makes you feel pretty, confident, and/or stylish.  Entire companies have been created over the last couple years that focus on creating custom looks for their customers. We buy furniture in collections – couch, chair, and table.  Furniture stores learned long ago that customers can visualize how furniture will look in their homes if they arrange the pieces in collections in the showroom.  Put the perfect...

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The Rustic Brush at The Houston Bridal Extravaganza

The Rustic Brush at The Houston Bridal Extravaganza

The 11 Greater Houston locations of The Rustic Brush participated in the July Bridal Extravaganza over the weekend.  This is a bi-annual event held at the George R. Brown every year.  It is a one-stop shopping experience to find everything you need for your wedding. There were over 300 exhibitors ranging from wedding cakes, wedding venues, dresses, djs, gifts, photographers, and everything else in-between. The Rustic Brush’s booth drew a lot of attention from future brides looking for decorations for their...

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DIY Decor to Complete Your Home Renovations

DIY Decor to Complete Your Home Renovations

The pandemic’s lockdowns, shelter-in-place rules, and general lack of anything to do outside of one’s own residence led many people to look at their homes in a new harsh light. Based on a survey of more than 70,000 U.S. respondents, the report found that, overall, home renovation projects were up in 2020, with much of the work focused on kitchens, home offices, and outdoor spaces. And these trends look likely to continue in 2021. Respondents report planning similar renovation projects this year as well.  (Source:...

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DIY Seasonal Decor for a Busy July

DIY Seasonal Decor for a Busy July

July is a busy month for seasonal decorating. From red, white, and blue to back to school, July keeps the seasonal decorator busy changing out all of their décor. To make decorating in July simple, classic, and beautiful, we have narrowed down three pieces of easily interchangeable home décor you need for each phase of July decorating – something for your front door, something to hang in your entryway, and a centerpiece for your dining room table. 1) Front Door Decor: The front door is the easiest way place to...

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DIY Ways to Stay Cool this Summer

DIY Ways to Stay Cool this Summer

Summer is such a fun time of year for kids – family vacations, lots of playdates with friends, sports, and no school!  But, it is also the hottest time of year and often too hot to enjoy time outdoors.  We have brainstormed some great activities to keep your kiddos cooled off this summer.  Enjoy! 1) Homemade Snow Cones: A tried-and-true way to cool off this summer is snow cones.  It is as simple as crushing up some ice, pouring on the syrup, and enjoying.  These simple and healthy snow cone recipes are sure...

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10 Ways to Celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day

10 Ways to Celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day

From kissing all the boo boos to pushing us to be the best we can be, mom does it all. Mother’s Day is such a special day to shower your mom with extra love and show respect to the person in your life that is always there to take care of all your needs from childhood to adulthood. Moms are simply the best, and we hope to inspire you with some creative Mother’s Day ideas. 1) Public displays of affection: Remember all those times in grade school when mom embarrassed you in the carpool pick up line? Now is the time...

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Living Local Visits The Rustic Brush

Living Local Visits The Rustic Brush

WACO – We are learning all about The Rustic Brush-Waco, Tx, a DIY creative wood designing business where you can have fun being creative for several hours. Living Local took a tour of The Rustic Brush Waco and then crafted their own wood sign.  Watch the videos in the links below! Nohely Mendoza takes a tour of The Rustic Brush Waco Nohely Mendoza gets her shot at creating something amazing on a wooden board at The Rustic Brush-Waco, Tx ....

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Spring into Spring with Festive Craft Board Workshops at The Rustic Brush

Spring into Spring with Festive Craft Board Workshops at The Rustic Brush

SAN ANTONIO – You don’t have to be artsy to make these beautiful springtime boards to hang in your home. With a little help from The Rustic Brush in Hollywood Park, you’ll be able to “brush up” custom decor for your home. This location hosts socially distant workshops for private adult gatherings, kids’ parties and friend groups. It also offers open workshops; just make a reservation on the website. Plus, it’s BYOB so you can sip while you craft! Watch the video above to get a feel for what workshops at The...

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Simple Spring Home Decor Ideas to Freshen Up Your Space

Simple Spring Home Decor Ideas to Freshen Up Your Space

Published on March 9, 2021 by Alison Bentley Updated on March 17th, 2021   Sunny days are on the horizon, which means springtime is here. After another cold and dreary winter, it’s time to freshen up your home decor with elements of the new season. Spring home decor can mean anything from bright colors, a welcoming wreath, or simple flowers in a vase. To help you get started in bringing Spring into your home, we’ve consulted the experts for their simple home decor ideas to liven up your space this season. So...

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10 Ways to Celebrate National Craft Month

10 Ways to Celebrate National Craft Month

With a broad range of crafts to choose from, National Craft Month inspires all kinds of mediums. From paper and wood to fabrics, paint and metal craft, the month is dedicated to creativity and inspiration.  Whatever motivates you, take your craft from idea to reality this month. If you’ve only been thinking about learning, sign up for a class. (source: National Day Calendar) 1) Paper Crafts: You started making paper crafts as a child and didn’t even know it – fortune tellers, origami, ninja stars, and notes to...

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