I'm longing for simplicity... and wondering how can I make things easier on myself. Unloading and dispersing a large tote of Fall items throughout my house is not going on the "to do list" this year! I saw this Kraft paper style pumpkin from a few years ago sitting in the tote, and it spoke to me (this pumpkin is originally from Hobby Lobby). I loved the color and it felt clean and calm... so I pulled it out.
These vintage desks are SUPER cool, but it seems that people aren't using these smaller sized desks much these days. I decided to cut the center out of this desk and make them into nightstands, here's how they turned out...
One of my favorite things about a furniture makeover is the before and after photos! I always wonder, how many people would just walk by this dresser in a thrift store, or get rid of it because it's old and they've just had it forever. What do you have in your home that could use a makeover?
Every year for my mom's December birthday we do some kind of Christmas-y craft. A couple years ago we made these adorable poinsettia gift toppers. They are easy to make, and really add a pop to your gifts under the tree.
Buffalo check is everywhere! There are buffalo check pumpkins this fall, pillows, and don't forget my buffalo check curtains! I painted this adorable headboard below with buffalo check and added hooks! Watch the video tutorial below of how I created cute side tables with buffalo check tops without a stencil! I tried looking for a… Continue reading How to Paint a Buffalo Check Pattern
Vintage florals are so popular, and you can incorporate them into your fall decor. These floral pumpkins are an easy and inexpensive way to add some greenery and flowers to your home. They are perfect for mantels, centerpieces, or clumped together on a tray with books or candles. These can be scattered all over your… Continue reading DIY Floral Pumpkins
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.
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
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!).