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 […]

Painted Rug on Wood Floor

We would love to refinish our wood floors.  They’re over 15 years old and have been well loved.  Unfortunately refinishing the wood floors is pretty far down on our to-do list, and the floors in the kitchen are in the worst shape of all.  And if you know me or […]

Argyle Painted Wall

Recently an old friend contacted me to paint her nursery wall in an argyle pattern.  She’s expecting a boy, and since her husband is a golf pro, they wanted a vintage golf themed nursery. I asked for her wall dimensions beforehand, and I made a game plan. The wall height […]

Chalk Paint Tips

I’m not a “certified” chalk painter, but I’ve done a lot of research (Pinterest and YouTube videos). 🙂  More importantly, I’ve painted A BUNCH of things with chalk paint.  I’ve compiled all that knowledge, and I’m going to share some chalk paint tips with you today! I taught my first (ever!) […]

Painted Upholstered Chair using Chalk Paint

This tutorial walks you through painting an upholstered chair using chalk paint. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. I recently painted an upholstered chair I found at a consignment shop.  Before the redo, the chair looked like it belonged on […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]