Chalk Painted Dresser

See how this dresser was transformed with chalk paint. A family member had this amazing dresser which I immediately knew could be given a second life with chalk paint: It was pretty worn and tired, but it was SO unusual and beautiful!  About half of the finish was worn off, […]

Painting a Faucet – 3 month update

Painting a faucet – 3 month update. It has been over three months since I painted my bathroom faucet, so I figured it was time for an update. Here’s a picture of what it looks like now: There is slight wear on the handle, and a little paint has chipped away […]

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 […]

The Yellow Painted Hutch

I painted my hutch yellow. And I love it because the color brightens up my kitchen nook. I forgot to get an actual before picture before I started paint testing the hutch. And no, I don’t normally keep daffodils in my hutch.  I had just picked a bouquet and thought […]

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 […]

Paint a Fabric Chair with Chalk Paint

Tutorial for painting fabric using a chalk paint. I’m not afraid to paint things.  My motto is: it’s just paint – you can always repaint!  However, I was a little skeptical of the recent popularity with painting upholstered furniture.  But, I can now add it to my list because I […]

Adding Stripes to a Wall

Adding stripes to a wall is a fun way to add interest to a space. I am really close to revealing my living room and my boys’ room.  But before I do, I am going to show you a little striped sneak peak! Horizontal stripes are fun and can work […]