Kitchen Table Update

We’ve had the Pier 1 Carmichael Dining Table for close to five years. After daily use from three kids and a move, it was beginning to look bad.  The top is a veneer, and it’s starting to wear through in spots. And there was a film over the entire top, so it […]

(Anthropologie Inspired) IKEA Rast Dresser Hack

Pittsburgh Paints & Stains and Hickory Hardware are sponsoring a blogger competition that I’m excited to be participating in.  Each blogger was sent an IKEA Rast Dresser and asked to give it a makeover. *You can see all nine hacks HERE, and you can quickly vote (via Facebook) for your […]

Mason Jar Herb Garden

I love decorating with plants, and I have been wanting Mason jar herb garden for my kitchen. I created my herb garden using mason jars. I used chalk paint to paint the outside of the mason jars. Once the chalk paint was dry, I added a thin coat of polycrylic. Once […]

Bathroom Wall Paneling

We loved our dining room wall treatment so much, that we decided to do something similar in the half bath.   (Too see the full tutorial for the dining room wall paneling, click HERE or on the photo below.) Recently Steve and I were able to go off on a […]

Dining Room Wall Treatment

Recently I’ve been admiring all the wall treatments I’ve been seeing on Pinterest, and I just knew the square version would be perfect in my dining room.  It’s so hard to visualize what it will actually look like in real life.  So, I actually measured and drew out the squares […]

DIY Concrete Table Top

{If you’re new here, you can follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest & Etsy.} Earlier this summer, I visited my sister, Heather, and fell in love with her DIY concrete topped coffee table. I went home and decided that the side table we had inherited from the previous homeowner would be AMAZING with […]

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 […]

DIY Perfect Chalkboard Lettering

This DIY technique allows anyone to create perfect chalkboard lettering! I love chalkboard art, but free handing lettering drives me crazy.  I am an impatient perfectionist, and I have discovered a way to quickly create pretty chalkboard lettering every time… I will walk you through the steps of creating perfect […]