Amy Howard One Step Paint Tutorial

About a month ago, I bought a bench at an auction. I bought it because I saw would it could be, and it had beautiful bones.  I knew I could fix the dark brown (cracked and peeling) faux leather cushion and the (chipping) finish. This post contains some affiliate links for your […]

HomeRight Finish Max Paint Sprayer Tutorial

For someone who loves painting as much as I do, would you believe I have never used a paint sprayer? I was recently gifted a HomeRight Finish Max sprayer, and I can honestly say that it’s a total game changer.   I tested it on on a simple chair, and it […]

Stenciling Lena’s Bathroom & a Giveaway

You guys know by now that I am a HUGE stencil fan.  (But I’m not talking about the ones you remember from the 80’s – I’m talking about all the amazing UPDATED stencils.) The stencils now are beautiful, and they look like wallpaper.   I am obsessed with wallpaper, but (as I’ve […]

BEHR Whisper White Bathroom Makeover

  I love decorating bathrooms because they are spaces where you can have a little more fun and test creative limits.  I use color throughout our home and have never painted a space white.  However, I wanted to makeover my daughter’s bathroom, and I was ready to try something new.  White would […]

House Hijack: Herringbone Inspired Painted Wall

My good friends, the Benton family, recently welcomed a new baby boy into their family.  When I went to visit the little guy, I fell in love with their guest room turned nursery.  Here’s the before:  And the awesome after: They began by painting the accent wall in a white in […]

Cream & Gold Painted Lockers

What is it about lockers that make them so fun? Recently I was given three sets of these double lockers. Since I’m still on my gold kick, I thought it would be fun to spray paint them all gold.  However, I quickly realized that they were going to end up […]

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 […]

Kitchen Stenciled Wall

 I recently stenciled a wall in my kitchen using Royal Design Studio’s Chez Sheik Moroccan Stencil. I love stencils because you can get the look of wallpaper without the commitment.  They can easily be painted over if you grow tired of them. The really great thing about this stencil (as well as […]