Toy Room Makeover with FrogTape

Toy Room Makeover with FrogTape All summer long, I obsessed over the color kelly green.  I love its beautiful boldness, and I wanted it in my home.  However, it just did not work with my neutral decor palette. I spent months trying to figure out where I could add it, and one day […]

Painted Faucet Update – Over Two Years Later

One of my first (and most popular) DIY projects in our new home was our painted faucet. Our home was filled with lots of brass, and I was loving oil-rubbed bronze everything at the time.  Since moving into a new home comes with lots of expenses, I could not justify replacing a faucet that […]

Entry Makeover with Frog Tape

Entry Makeover with Frog Tape This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape®. All opinions are 100% mine. The entry is the first impression guests have of your home.  My entry was fine, but I knew it could be better. Here is a before shot of […]

Transformation Tuesday: Boys’ Bathroom

I have enjoyed sharing our room transformations with you every Tuesday.  We have lived in our current home for almost three years, and it is fun to look at the before and after photos! Today, I’m sharing my boys’ bathroom.  This makeover really will show you the power of paint. […]

Painting Kitchen Cabinets – ALL DONE!

I am done! Painting cabinets is exhausting enough the first time around, but painting them twice is just crazy.  I made the mistake of using a wax as the sealer (for my chalk paint), and it didn’t work for our family (to see more about why I didn’t like the wax, […]

For Real Friday: Painting Plants

For Real Friday: Painting Plants As a blogger, I will admit that things aren’t always what they seem.  That is why I started sharing “For Real Fridays.” A few Fridays ago, I shared my beautiful mirrored dresser disaster. Click HERE for all the details of that project gone wrong. Scrolling […]

Front Door Makeover

Our home is considered “french chateau” in style, and I have never loved our front door.  It was originally red when we moved in over two years ago.  Although I would love to eventually replace the front door, painting is always a less expensive option.  I painted it a medium […]

Fireplace Makeover with Paint and Barnwood

Fireplace Makeover with Paint and Barnwood A friend of mine recently moved into a new home and wasn’t in love with her fireplace and surrounding bookshelves.  We completely transformed the area with barnwood and some paint. Here’s a photo of the before: She wanted to update it without doing any major […]

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 Furniture eBook Only $4.99

Painting Furniture eBook Only $4.99 I had the honor of speaking at the Indianapolis Home Show earlier this year.  While preparing for my presentations, I did a ton of research on painting furniture using five different types of paint.  I compiled all the information and created DIY tutorials for painting furniture using five […]