Painting Tile Floors

I’ve painted a lot of things, but I haven’t attempted painting tile floors…until now! Our laundry room also serves as my crafting/DIY room, so it sees a lot of wear and tear (and lots and lots of paint).  There was already paint everywhere, so I figured adding a little more […]

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 […]

Painting a Piano | Tutorial

Painting a Piano Tutorial I recently gave our family room a makeover (you can see all the details on that makeover HERE). After that makeover was completed, I realized our yellow painted piano didn’t really work in the newly design space. It was previously painted with milk paint and chalk […]

Why I Repainted my Chalk Painted Cabinets

Are you considering chalk painting your cabinets?  If so, keep reading so you don’t make the mistake I made… A little over two years ago, I painted our kitchen cabinets with chalk paint.  This is what they looked like before (the first time I painted them): And here is a […]

Painting Cabinets with One Step Chalk-Type Paint

I recently share my laundry room makeover (to see more, click here). My laundry room lacks natural light, and I painted the cabinets to brighten the space. Here’s the before: And the after: To paint my cabinets, I used a chalk-type paint from Amy Howard at Home.  I love this paint […]

Painting Furniture Tutorial Series

I’m celebrating the release of my new eBook with a Painting Furniture Tutorial Series!  I won’t go as in depth as I do in my book, but I will provide you with the basic steps to painting a piece using different paint types. I am providing tutorials for five different types […]

Dry Brush Painting Tutorial

Dry Brush Painting Tutorial Hi guys!  It is Friday which means it is time for another video tutorial.  Today, Angela from Unexpected Elegance is going to share a quick and easy painting technique called dry brushing. It a fun way to easily add a little color and interest to a […]

Painted Swiss Cross Patterned Wall

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.   At the top of our stairs, there is a fairly large landing.  The wall just seemed to be screaming for some attention… I have been admiring all the swiss cross […]

How to Apply Wax to Chalk Paint

How to Apply Wax to Chalk Paint Happy Friday! If you haven’t seen our previous videos, I teamed up with Angela from Unexpected Elegance, and we created several video tutorials.  Our first series is all about chalk paint. You can see our welcome video HERE. Today I am showing how to apply wax to chalk […]

Chalk Paint Tutorial

I’ve blogged about many different chalk paint projects, but I felt like I needed to provide a basic, step-by-step tutorial for you. Chalk paint is so great because it requires no prep work.  You don’t need to sand or strip paint – you just go for it! For this tutorial, I’m […]