While the end of the year is often counted down with Best-of-The-Year lists, I take a different approach. Instead, I share our DIY failures. A job well done is the most important thing, so I happen to find these “oopsies” funny in retrospect. Come Laugh with us!
We really like to go all out at my house for Halloween, and the kids in my neighborhood get a huge kick out of it. A few years ago, I had seen some “Dead and Breakfast” Signs (B&B) signs and I loved the idea! However, I wanted to put my own little spin on it […]
Groutable Vinyl Tile review including tips and installing guide.
Choosing the right paint sprayer for you is NOT a one-size-fits-all choice. This list is mostly geared towards everyday people, not professional painters, so you will find more budget friendly options that clean up and set-up/break down easily, all while providing a great finish.
Have water damaged textured ceilings or need to patch a hole? Almost every wall develops flaws at some point, but you can perfectly repair a textured ceiling with these tips.
This summer, my family spent 3 weeks down in Nashville, TN remodeling my parent’s home – the home where I spent my teenage years. I call it “home- originale”. I am sharing all the progress we made!
I’ve been wanting some really big fancy planters for some time now but have you seen the prices on large planters?! Outrageous! That’s ok, because I have a new DIY addiction – concrete planters! So cheap, so chic, so many options.
How to Caulk a Bathtub or shower surround – the best tips and tricks for caulking like a professional including removing old caulk and the best tools.
Copper is a lovely addition to a home’s decorating style or cookware, but I was hesitant to bring out my grandmother’s heavily tarnished copper canisters for cleaning until I learned about this genius trick!
It’s been almost 4 years since we moved into our house of possibilities. Although there was overt damage and no running water, the vast majority of the ugly in our home was just major neglect. Comparable homes that sold in our neighborhood put our home value at almost $45,000 more – about 10%. While we […]
I can’t think of anything more disheartening than a bad paint job. All the prep and work you put into a piece of furniture, accessory, or cabinets to watch them chip and fail is the worst. And, unfortunately, I have seen it many times with friends and clients. The truth is that over the many years of painting furniture and refinishing, not all products are created equal.
So, today, I thought I would take some time to share a short-ish guide to my favorite paints for furniture! I have used so many different kinds and, honestly, paints are NOT all the same. Don’t worry, it isn’t scary, and in no time you will be a slightly-addicted-furniture-refinishing fool, like me!
One of the best and cheapest ways to update a deck or patio is to refresh the outdoor furniture. Today, I am sharing with you the best way to refresh your outdoor furniture with spray paint for a LASTING finish!