As the seasons change, I love to give my home a fresh look. I love decorating with pumpkins in the Fall, and scrap wood pumpkins are the perfect craft to create some cute pumpkins. Even better, this is an EASY craft to add to your Fall decor.
After a long snowy winter here in Nebraska, I am loving the sunshine we have had lately, and getting ready for Spring! The other week I showed you how I painted my Patio Table to update it for Spring. There are so many little things you can add to your outdoor living spaces to make… Continue reading The Perfect Outdoor Rug
You guys, I can't even tell you what a huge project this was. I mean, look at this picture... Does it give you nightmares just looking at it?! Yikes, We had wood in the kitchen, carpet in the living room, and tile in our entryway... so the removal process was a tough to say the… Continue reading DIY Floor Project
Pairing painted furniture with stain is such a beautiful combo! It's a look that will always catch my eye, and seeing the wood grain come through a stained piece adds an extra element of charm! It really turns it into a lovely statement piece in your home!
How to Paint Furniture I'm excited to share a little bit more about my recently launched Painted Furniture Course! As a professional furniture painter, I get a lot of questions about the techniques and products I use - and now I am so excited to be able to share all of that with you! I… Continue reading Step by Step Guide to Beautifully Painted Furniture
Spring is finally here in the Midwest, and it is time to start doing more living outside! Every single year when Spring rolls around, I look around my yard and patio, and feel like I need buy new everything! Does anyone else feel that way?! Everything feels dark and dusty... and that is exactly how I felt about this metal outdoor table we've had for a few years. The DIY-er in me knew I could probably refresh it with paint, but honestly, I was concerned about the paint job not lasting because of it being outside in the elements.
Pieces of furniture with gorgeous details can really stand out with a glazing technique. If I'm working on intricate details like this piece, I typically will use furniture paint that I have on hand rather than buying a separate glazing product.
I have been loving my painted kitchen cabinets, and have known that I wanted to eventually get a new backsplash to keep it flowing with the rest of the kitchen. Even though replacing backsplash is not a huge job, I wanted to save money and give it a whirl myself with paint...(because you know, if it can be painted, I want to try it!).
I am loving the look of this, and the simplicity as well! As we head into the Christmas season, it's always fun to give Thanksgiving a little love first!