Skaie Knox

About Skaie Knox

Decor/Design/Repurposing nerd and DIYer, brand ambassador, freelance writer, and the editor-in-chief for HomeJelly. Skaie is also a signed and published singer/songwriter (Fervor Records/ASCAP) and kid's book author (Big Bug Lunch!). She was voted "Class Clown", and is a rescue dogs crusader.

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    Vintage Overnight Case Makes a Flashy Vintage Camera Case

    {To watch the fun transformation video…scroll down!}  Saaaaaaaay, Cheese! Whoever “invented” this get-ready-to-take-a-picture slogan was a genius – it’s short, simple, and truly places your mouth in the perfect position for the camera (though, Gabrielle Taylor might disagree) Nevertheless… Another genius was my Great-Aunt Ellen, who had the foresight to hand down her overnight vintage valise…
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    Mother’s Day Gifts Your Mom Won’t Know You Just Got

    When it comes to Mother’s Day gift-giving, there’s always that year where we’re saying, “Oh, crap! Mother’s Day is THIS Sunday?” Guilty as charged. You, too? Okay, no judgement here. I have the most wonderful mom who has always supported my dreams and endeavors, and who SO deserves to be pampered on this day of honor….
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    It Sure Beats Sewing on Hooks ‘n Eyes, Buttons ‘n Snaps!

    {Hi Y’all…to watch the VIDEO…scroll down!} A Dog Walk Changed History Yep. I’m talking about VELCRO® Brand products. You know what they are! This hook ‘n loop invention has been a global phenomenon used in items like clothing, home decor, sports gear, and even in space where NASA has used it to keep plates from floating around during…
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    Decomposed Granite Re-Beautifies a Patio in 60-Seconds

    Along with the arrival of spring, comes the season of outdoor entertaining. How exciting is it to start planning our al fresco gatherings with friends and family whom we’ve been mostly calling, emailing and/or Facetiming these past few months! Re-Beautifying Guide Firstly, to make this seasonal soiree transition, I thought I’d offer a super simple…
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    5 Reasons Your Garden Spigot Will Love a Water Wigot

    Have you noticed, that every great once in a while, something so simple, yet so handy comes along? An idea that leaves you asking, “Why didn’t I think of that?” Well,  the Water Wigot is just that thing. It’s my garden tool version of a perfect pop song. Easy enough to learn on the first listen,…
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    Make a Spring is in ‘Bloom’ Door Decoration

    If you’re looking for something beautiful to don your doorsteps this spring, look no further than outside your window. Yes, Mom Nature is THE designer and a perfect resource for today’s DIY door decor project. I also took inspiration from my gal pal, re-use everything designer, Shannon Quimby’s “Dream” wall decoration. I thought I’d show…
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    Spring Into Cleaning One Room at a Time in No Time

    I’m not quite sure what it is about the air this time of year. Maybe it’s the scent of blooming azaleas or the extra warmth of sunshine as the days grow longer, but it sure seems like a time to refresh our homes. Those of you in the middle and eastern part of the country…
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    Serena & Lily-Inspired Pocket Pillowcases You Can Make Yourself

    No. Today’s project isn’t a how-to hack… It’s inspired! If you’ve ever had the pleasure of purchasing (or receiving as a Christmas/birthday gift) a set of Serena & Lily sheets…you’ll know what I mean when I say they’re probably the sweetest linens you’ll every sleep between! I just absolutely LOVE their pocket pillowcases – where…
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    It’s All About Those Walls…Feature Walls!

    If you’re a decor nerd like me, you know that trends come and go. There’s been a question around the design world whether feature walls (or “accent walls” or “focal walls”, tomAY-to – tomAH-to) are out of style. Or, at the very least, being “handed its hat”. After discovering these design ideas that follow, you’ll…
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    Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for the Last-Minute Lover

    Call me self-serving, but I must admit I’m writing today’s post specifically for my husband. Oh! And of course, for your significant other, too!  Yep, my hubby’s an absolute romantic…buuuuuuut, often waits until the last minute to show it. Hey, better late than never. Right, girls? But, let’s face it. When it comes to the pressures of…
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