16 Ways to Upcycle Bottles


Happy Monday!  How was your weekend?   I spent mine working on a piece for Themed Furniture Makeover Day on Thursday… it’s not done yet and my fingers are crossed that it turns out how I hope it will! In the past I’ve done a few projects with glass bottles, and I’ve seen some other [...]

2 Year Blogging Anniversary and a Chalk Paint Giveaway


Happy 2nd Anniversary to me!  Actually it was two days ago on the 17th, but I was busy showing you guys my awesome new metallic furniture makeover.  I hope you didn’t mind me postponing the celebration…  The past two years have been an amazing whirlwind… I’ve had so much fun pouring myself into my projects and [...]

Carved Wood Tribal Bracelet (Made with a Dremel)


For today’s DIY accessory, I created a tribal-themed carved wood bracelet with the help of a Dremel Micro 8050.  I have a few power tools but I’d love to grow my collection, so I was excited to try out the newest Dremel hand tool which is very versatile. Supplies: Unfinished wood bracelet Paint Pencil Dremel [...]

Faux to Fab Metallic Furniture Makeover with Modern Masters Paint


As promised, I’m revealing a fabulous metallic furniture makeover with you today.  This is a faux-wood 80′s-type French Provincial style set that was begging for a glam makeover with Modern Masters Metallic Paint. First I applied two coats of Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3 Primer as recommended.  (The handles – except for the small round ones [...]

DIY Fall Wreath


I’m not a big-time wreath maker, but my door was looking a little lonely and so far I’d only decorated my mantel for fall.  Honestly I sort of winged this one (the last wreath I made was kind of nontraditional) so I headed over to Hobby Lobby and bought a few things that I thought [...]

Everything Chalk Paint


Hey guys, I don’t have a new project to share with you today (I’m working on several to show you next week though – metallic furniture, a fall wreath, and…??) but I do want to let you know about a new page on my site.  I’ve done a few reviews and tutorials about Annie Sloan [...]

Treasure Hunting 5


Hi friends, and welcome to the 5th installment of Treasure Hunting – where I show you recent my yard sale and thrift store finds and you tell me what you think.  Some of these items I’ll keep as is, some I will make over, and some I’ll take to my booth to sell. First up [...]

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