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 [...]

Fall Burlap Art and Mantel {Fall Home Decor Tour}


The temperatures have started to drop here in Indiana, which is perfect timing for bringing out fall decor and for working on some DIY fall burlap art.  I’m also part of a Fall Home Decor Tour all this week, where 19 of us are all sharing autumn inspiration from our homes.  (Scroll all the way [...]

23 French-Themed DIY Projects


I love all things French – even my little dog is named Frenchie.  I know I’m not alone in my obsession, so today I’m sharing 23 French-themed DIY projects to inspire you.  Even if you can’t travel to Paris, you can easily and affordably bring Parisian style into your home with any of these options. [...]

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