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...]

Kitchen Makeover Update: One Year Later

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One of the biggest projects to date that I tackled was my kitchen makeover.  I can't believe it's been a year, but this time last Summer, I was finishing up the final details and sharing it with you. Since that time, I've been flooded with questions (and many kind comments - thank you), and … [Read more...]

The Crazy Painting Lady

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Yes, that's me -The Crazy Painting Lady, or maybe I should say, the painting lady that's crazy!  Either way, I've been quite nutty lately while I've been busy working hard and tackling lots of painting projects... From rooms to doors, from furniture to moulding, I have been non-stop painting for … [Read more...]

Glass Bottle Turned Candle

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I've been working on so many big projects lately (like the stairs, painting, and this chair) that I wanted to take a quick break and create something super quick and easy to share with you. One of my favorite drinks, especially in the summer, is Saratoga Sparkling Water. Since I live in the town … [Read more...]