Let’s continue our video series with more ways to give your piece a distressed look. Last week Sara from sincerely, sara d. showed us some great Tips for Apply Wax to Chalk Paint and this week I’ll show you a dry brush paint technique. This technique is SO simple. It’s one of the quickest and easiest (in my […]
I may have a (small) obsession with chalkboards. I have them scattered throughout my home. I love chalkboards because they make a big impact with little cost, and they work with different decor styles. Chalkboards can be painted on anything from a wall to a fridge. And once you start painting chalkboards, they do become […]
Ok, I have another really fun and INEXPENSIVE piece of “artwork” for you! I say artwork loosely, because it’s really a cork board. I’m using it more as artwork now but eventually I think it will move into my office. Now when I say inexpensive, it was around $12 for the 36″x36″ board…that’s huge for […]
Artwork can be so expensive, especially larger pieces…but there is always a way to get around it. You can make your own from a large piece of scrap wood, architectural salvage or GIFT BAGS! Yes, a gift bag can make the perfect piece of wall art. Have you been down the gift packaging aisle lately? […]
If you’ve been to a thrift store recently, you have probably seen a section FULL of old outdated lampshades. What you might not realize is that there are SO many uses for those old, ugly things! To reuse these shades, they need to have good “bones.” (Check the frame before buying!) The fabric should come […]
The other day I was browsing West Elm’s website and I came across these gorgeous mirrors! They are beautiful but I can’t necessarily justify spending that much money on ANOTHER mirror, at the moment. The concept is easy enough to recreate so I decided to make my own version for a fraction of the cost!
I started my master bedroom makeover forever ago and had big plans to hang crown molding (all by myself). I got the first piece up right away and then could.not. get motivated to finish. Finally I was “threatened” by my hubs to finish the project or he would help me… Thankfully my parents came to […]