Early Summer Creations

06. May 2015 Crafts 0
The weather is heating up, school is winding down, and before you know it, summer will be here.  And what better way is there to celebrate summer than with a brand new wreath for your home? Here are some of my designs that I think are ideal for summer decorating.  You can find all these ...

How I Made a Desk From a Bench

24. April 2015 DIY Projects 0
  While on a recent visit to HomeGoods, I spotted this gorgeous bench.  Don’t you just love the distressed look and those beautiful pastel colors?  I just had to have it.  So I snatched it up and brought it home.       I had no plans to use it as a bench though, it was ...

The Great Fireplace Redecorating Project

  Whoa, can you say major improvement? And it was so easy, I swear. Read on to learn how, and why, I completely transformed my family fireplace with an easy DIY project. After redecorating most of my family room, the fireplace really started to bug me.  It no longer fit the room and well, I just didn’t like ...

Spring is Finally Here!!

18. March 2015 Crafts 0
After a cold, snowy, long winter, spring has finally sprung in the Chicago area, woohoo!  And I am celebrating by creating some beautiful spring wreaths. This particular one being my current favorite:     It’s simply gorgeous, if I may say so myself And since silk hydrangeas make such beautiful wreaths, I just had to ...

Antique Map Candles

13. February 2015 Crafts 0
    I love decorating with candles.  I use them in every room of my home.  Maybe a bit too much, but I can’t help it, they are so perfect.  I’ve tried many times I have to stop myself from buying more candles or candleholders, often to no avail. So it’s only natural that I would ...

White Door Studios

04. February 2015 Crafts 0
What is White Door Studios?  It’s my brand new Etsy shop!  One that features all my home decor designs. It’s just getting off the ground, but I am so excited about it.  I am loving this new creative outlet and have been getting tons of positive feedback from family and friends about my designs.  So ...

Welcome to My New Blog!

02. February 2015 Random Thoughts 0
Hey all, and welcome to terriklemm.com.  For anyone who knew me from Sweet Silly Chic, it’s the same Terri, just a new site. Why? Because I’m not just Sweet Silly Chic anymore.  I now have a second shop, White Door Studios, featuring my home decor designs! And instead of having two blogs, I created this ...