Turn a Headboard into a Bench

Turn a headboard into a bench! Last summer, I got a little addicted to the local Facebook marketplace.  I especially loved the furniture category, and this was one of my purchases: I thought the headboard detail was so pretty, and I bought it not knowing exactly what I would do […]

Remove Cabinet Doors – Instant Kitchen Update

Remove cabinet doors for an instant kitchen update!  Removing cabinet doors adds interest to your kitchen and is a great options for people who rent. I am the middle of three girls, and I get a lot of great ideas from my creative sisters. On a recent trip to my […]

Easy DIY Silhouettes

If you love silhouettes and want an easy tutorial for creating your own, then this is the DIY tutorial for you!  See how to make these easy DIY silhouettes: Easy DIY Silhouettes Take a profile photo of the person you want to be featured in your silhouette. {I used my […]

Furniture Makeover with Spray Paint

See how to makeover furniture with spray paint – it is an easy and inexpensive way to update a worn furniture like dining room chairs… When we first moved into our current home, we needed a new dining room set.  Unfortunately dining room sets are expensive, so I began looking […]

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 […]

Painting a Piano

I painted a piano this week. We’ve been talking about getting a piano for a little while since our oldest son is going to start lessons this fall. While on Facebook a couple weeks ago, I ran across someone selling an upright for $50. I was excited because it obviously […]

Chalk Painting Tutorial | Painting a Mirror

I’ve done a chalk paint tutorial in the past, but I thought it may be helpful to do a more detailed one. I love to garage sale shop, and I found this mirror at a sale recently for $30. (?!!) It’s hard to tell in the pictures, but it’s HUGE! […]

mod podging memories

I discovered “mod podging” (or decopodge) in college.  Maybe we were weird (I prefer to think we were trendsetters), but my friends and I would mod podge whatever we could get our hands on – frames, boxes, photo albums –  you name it.  It was an inexpensive but sentimental gift. […]