Chalk Paint can be used in a Paint Sprayer!

I don’t know where I’ve been, but I just discovered that you can put chalk-type paint in a paint sprayer! I’ve been a fan of chalk-type paint for years, and I’ve used Amy Howard’s version (One Step Paint) successfully on many different projects (like this bench, my kitchen cabinets, and […]

DIY Open Shelves | Romantic Homes Feature

I’m not sure how many people read magazines these days, but I am thrilled to have a little feature in one! Romantic Homes magazine featured my DIY open shelves in their September issue.  This really is an easy DIY anyone can do, and it is the perfect solution for that […]

Removing Starched Fabric From Walls

I have shared several starched fabric wall tutorials on the blog, and my readers are always concerned about what happens to the wall when the fabric is removed.  Today I am sharing all the details (including a video at the end of this post) and proving how easy it is […]

Laundry Room Makeover

I am in the middle of a month-long laundry room makeover with Blanco.  Blanco makes unique luxury sinks, faucets and decorative accessories. I was so excited for the opportunity to partner with Blanco because our laundry room sink and faucet is a complete mess.  It’s definitely been well used… This […]

DIY Hot Cocoa Bar

  One day (when I grow up), I’ll start drinking coffee. Until then, I’ll keep drinking hot chocolate. In fact, my entire family loves hot chocolate, so I created a little hot cocoa beverage station for us to enjoy! I partnered with Hobby Lobby on this hot cocoa bar and […]

Temporary Wallpaper: Starched Fabric

I have used starched fabric in several times throughout our home, and it is a great (temporary) alternative to wallpaper! I shared this tutorial over a year ago on Remodelaholic, and I decided to share it here as well.  Although great for anyone, this tutorial is perfect for renters (or those […]

Haven Conference Recap

This is the third year I’ve gone to Haven Conference, and it is always a fun weekend filled with valuable blogging information! When you spent the majority of your time working from home alone, it is so nice to hang out with other people – especially other bloggers!  I spent […]

Inexpensive Laundry Room Makeover | This Old House Feature

My laundry room makeover was recently featured in the July/August edition of This Old House Magazine. The article shares how I transformed our laundry room for a little over $200 with several (easy) DIY projects. Although (unfortunately) it doesn’t bring a rush of traffic to my blog, it is always […]

Landscaping Tips for the 4th

We have been busy prepping our home and landscaping for the holiday weekend. Toro’s all new PowerPlex™ 40V Max* Lithium Ion Products made the project a little easier. Our home is twenty years old, and our landscaping is starting to show its age.  Although we will eventually need to replace much […]

DIY Open Shelving

Our kitchen nook needed a little something, so I added elegant DIY open shelving.  It is an easy project – I did this solo one morning! There is a large empty wall in the space, and I have struggled with decorating it since we first moved it.  I tried stenciling it […]

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