Funky Girls Room

Want ideas for a funky girls room?  You’ve come to the right place! {If you’re new here, you may want to follow me on Facebook, Twitter & Pinterest.} I’ve been working on my daughter’s room sporadically, and I decided it’s time to show a full reveal – even though I’m sure her room will continue to be a work […]

Inexpensive Flower Pot Tips

I found a few inexpensive flower pot tips on Pinterest and decided to test them out… The first was to use trash cans as pots. Here’s the pin I found: You can read more about this project at The Spotted Lamb. I wanted to give this trash can turned flower pot thing a try, so I found […]

Polka Dot Wall Stencil & Guest Room Reveal

Polka Dot Wall Stencil & Guest Room Reveal Here is the before of the guest room… And here is what paint can do… I painted the room a pale blue: Valspar’s Pelican and used a stencil from Etsy for my polka dots.  You can find the stencil HERE.  I painted the polka dots a pale cream: […]

Tutorial for Using Chalk Paint on Fabric

Although I would not always recommend using chalk paint on fabric, it does work!  I’m sharing a tutorial on how I painted a velvet headboard… {If you’re new here, you may want to follow me on Facebook, Twitter & Pinterest.} I’m still painting things… I found this amazing headboard at a flea market last summer.  It was love at […]

Spray Paint Thrift Store Dishes

I LOVE white dishes.  I love their simplicity and how they brighten up any space. I am obsessed with this Martha Stewart photo: Decor dishes can be expensive, but there is an inexpensive and easy DIY solution which includes (glossy) white spray paint and some thrift store (or garage sales) finds. I found my dishes at a local Goodwill.  Look […]

The Yellow Painted Hutch

I painted my hutch yellow. And I love it because the color brightens up my kitchen nook. I forgot to get an actual before picture before I started paint testing the hutch. And no, I don’t normally keep daffodils in my hutch.  I had just picked a bouquet and thought they were so pretty and […]

How to Paint a Faucet

Have you ever wondered if you can paint a faucet? Our house was built in the 90’s.  The 90’s = brass.  Unfortunately we didn’t have the budget to replace the faucets, so I decided it was worth a try to paint them… I used Rust-Oleum’s Painter’s Touch Ultra Cover paint in Metallic oil rubbed bronze, and […]

Paint a Fabric Chair with Chalk Paint

Tutorial for painting fabric using a chalk paint. I’m not afraid to paint things.  My motto is: it’s just paint – you can always repaint!  However, I was a little skeptical of the recent popularity with painting upholstered furniture.  But, I can now add it to my list because I painted a fabric chair! The […]

DIY Felt Flower Garland

DIY Felt Flower Garland I recently saw a beautiful flower garland on one of those daily deal home decor sites.  It was $50 for a 6 ft strand. For that price, I decided I’d attempt to make a felt flower garland myself.  And you know what, a strand (double the length!) cost me under $10! […]

DIY Chalkboard Calendar

Learn how to make your own DIY chalkboard calendar! {If you’re new here, you can follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest & Etsy.} Baseball season for my boys is just around the corner, and in preparation I decided needed to create a DIY chalkboard calendar. For my project, I used an old mirror I found last summer […]