Burlap Message Board Inspired by Ballard Designs


Today is Day #2 of the Rock Your Knockoff Fall Tour – where my friends and I all recreate expensive pieces from stores like Pottery Barn, Ballard Designs, Anthropologie, etc. for a fraction of their price.  (Scroll to the bottom to see other knockoffs- more will be added every day this week!)  I made my [...]

DIY Kids Art Board


With all the furniture makeovers I’ve been doing lately, I was itching to do something a little more crafty.  My 5-year-old has a clip board in his room for important papers and artwork (that I bought on clearance this summer), and my other son has been wanting one too – so I decided to make [...]

Gold and White Stenciled Table {Themed Makeover}


Yes this is a gold and white stenciled table makeover, but that just sounds so boring, doesn’t it?  This is definitely not a boring table.  Once in a while, all the stars align and a project comes together exactly like I imagined- this is one of those times.  <3  I hope you love it too! [...]

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 [...]

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