Archive of ‘Advice and Tips’ category

How to Get Your Creative Groove Back

Have you ever been in a creative funk?  Some friends and I were talking the other day about how difficult it can be to get back into a routine after a break from work (due to holidays, vacations, super busy seasons, even seasonal depression).  Even when the daily physical motions are back in order (kids […] 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…

Boy’s Room Updates and Corralling Clutter

This post brought to you by Liberty Hardware. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Girl in the Garage. A year ago, I gave my now-7-year-old son’s bedroom a big makeover.  You can read all about it HERE.  But what I didn’t tell you is that there were a few spaces left unfinished. […] Read more…

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