Eclectic Family Gallery Wall

Eclectic Family Gallery Wall via sasinteriors.net

Updating areas around the house, on the cheap, is my M.O. (short for modus operandi in latin - did you know that?)! I love either, 'shopping my home' for items I already own or creating a new vignette or gallery wall with a mix of DIY projects and upcycled decor.  Recently I did just that, and … [Read more...]

Master Closet Progress + Video Tour

Master Closet Progress Using ClosetMaid Impressions

Hopefully the "video tour" got you enticed to check out the progress of my master closet.  As I made mention of two weeks ago (plus tweeted about, shared on my FB wall, and instagrammed about), I decided on a direction for shelving to replace the middle-of-the-night-fallen-shelves. It's been over a … [Read more...]

Ombre Halloween Pillow with RIT Dye

Ombre Halloween Pillow Using RIT Liquid Dye, via www.sasinteriors.net

Halloween is just a few short weeks away and even though I've already decorated for Fall, I wanted to spice it up with some Halloween accents.  My favorite, inexpensive way to do that is with pillows. I recently was lucky enough to get my hands on RIT Dye and thought an ombre design with a few … [Read more...]

DIY: Travel Subway Art Sign

Travel Subway Art Sign, via sasinteriors.net

I hope you had a great weekend and are enjoying the first officially days of Fall - the leaves are starting to change here, how about in your neck of the woods? Like usual, I've been knee deep in creating new DIY projects and one in particular that I just finished up has been on my to-do list for … [Read more...]

Autumn Mantel

Fall Mantel by @Jenna_Burger

I've been loving the cool temps over the past few days, have you?  For me, there's no transition time once September hits.  A switch goes off in my head that says "Fall, Fall, Fall".  Thankfully I haven't dug out the sweaters yet, BUT I did gather some decor for my newest mantel for the coming … [Read more...]

From Wood to White: How-To Paint Mouldings

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If I could sum up my Summer in DIY terms, it was all about painting. From the staircase to my office chair, from the white shelves to the new blue room, I think there was 2 (or maybe even 3) weeks straight that I had a paintbrush in-hand everyday!  Honestly, I'm kind of sick done with painting for … [Read more...]

How-To Paint Laminate Furniture

Tutorial on How-To Paint Laminate Furniture

I recently shared my newly styled bookshelves, but before I added all the colorful books and stylish accessories, I gave the bookcases a much needed makeover. Since painting the space deep blue, the once faux-wood bookcases got lost in the dark hue of the walls, and they were ready for a … [Read more...]

Handpainted Glass Using DecoArt

DIY idea for handpainted glass by @Jenna_Burger

I love adding alittle pizazz to ordinary pieces; Taking a simple item up a notch makes them unique and unexpected. I just finished up a new easy DIY project using glass paint, which added a burst of color to my ordinary clear drinking glasses and wine glasses. It's amazing what you can do with … [Read more...]

My First Annie Sloan Experience

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Yes, using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint is an experience! If you have no idea what I'm talking about and/or have no idea who Annie Sloan is, no worries, just keep on reading.  If you do know about ASCP, stick around and see if you've had a similar experience (I'd love to hear your thoughts). I … [Read more...]

DIY: Reupholstered Side Chair

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I've always had the desire to attempt the process of reupholstering a chair.  Quite a few of my blogger friends did and the results were amazing, but I was still reluctant - Could I really do it?  After reading this post, for some reason, "it" clicked and I was on-board.  My mission of finding a … [Read more...]