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12 Clever Trash to Treasure Makeovers


Whether you’re watching Fixer Upper or What Not to Wear (hello reruns!), or scrolling through the internet’s gazillions of DIY websites, is there anything much more exciting than a good Before and After?  The uglier the before, the better.  There’s just something about a clever or unexpected transformation that inspires people to see the beautiful potential […] Read more…

Holiday DIY Fabric Banner


Guys, I’ve finally decided to give in to the holiday spirit… just a little.  😉  I haven’t done any decorating at home yet, but I can handle Christmas music (in small doses), I started doing some gift shopping (online), and I made this DIY fabric banner to sell at my booth.  Have you given in […] Read more…

How to Reupholster a Dining Chair + Straying from your “usual” type of project


My favorite pieces to paint are vintage and antique furniture.  The details, scrolls, and craftsmanship are almost unmatched in modern day pieces.  There’s just something so satisfying about taking a neglected dresser, table, or chair that was loved decades ago and transforming it into a beautiful, usable piece again. Can I get an amen? But […] Read more…

Repurposed Art to DIY Memo Boards


Framed fruit, almost juicy enough to grab and take a bite. Dainty flowers frozen for eternity on stark white paper.  (Now that’s a plant I can’t kill.) At one time, these prints hung proudly in a hallway, or if they were really lucky, in a living room watching a happy family going about their daily business – until […] Read more…

Easy Update: Painted Mirrors


If you’re looking for an easy, budget-friendly way to create a statement piece for your walls, painting a large mirror frame is the way to go.  You may have one already that has a unique design but the original finish isn’t working for you anymore – or you can find them pretty easily while thrifting.  I got both […] Read more…

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