I love making to-do lists! There is something about writing down all of my projects that is so satisfying to me. I kick off every new year with a million to-do lists for just about every area of my life. And in January, I actually have the energy to get some of the stuff done. … Continue reading My Paint Project To-Do List
I love so many things about milk paint. It is non-toxic, comes in dozens of gorgeous colors and makes everything you paint with it look pretty. However, because I might be a teeny-tiny bit of am a control freak, there is one big thing I don’t like about it. Milk paint can be unpredictable. Sometimes you get … Continue reading Milk Paint for Control Freaks (like us)
Those last few weeks of winter weather can be tough when you are so over the cold and ready for Spring. I found a way to enjoy a little Spring indoors---by decoupaging pretty napkins onto furniture. Here's my Spring Bling Cherry Blossom Table Makeover using decoupaged napkins.
As you can see from the nice green lawn in these photos, this project was completed before the big blizzard buried us under three feet of snow last weekend. (Our street at home in Ashburn was FINALLY plowed Tuesday night. However, I don't think we will see our lawn again until June!) This is a … Continue reading A Custom-Built Wood Pallet Table … And Our New Real Milk Paint Class
An ordinary chest of drawers is the perfect starting point for many awesome up cycling projects. One of our favorites ideas is to up cycle a chest of drawers into a bookcase or shelving unit. This is a great solution if your piece has missing or mangled drawers. There was actually nothing wrong with this … Continue reading Upcycle A Chest of Drawers Into A Bookcase