When I found this side table, I fell in love right away. She was curvy, and classy and gorgeous! But the blah and basic brown just wasn’t doing it for me.
I am so excited to share with all of you my first post sponsored by Country Chic Paint. I have used their product before, and was so excited when they sent me some of their fantastic paint to try out on my next projects! I had these oil-rubbed bronze lamps for some time, and they… Continue reading Updating Metal Lamps with Country Chic Paint
I feel like moss is finally getting the recognition it deserves. My whole childhood, I watched adults fight to kill it in their lawns, their driveways, their roofs. Ok, I get that it can destroy a roof! But I have always loved moss. I love squishing my bare feet down deep in the earthy carpet,… Continue reading How to Create a Living Moss Bowl
It happens to us all. Ok, maybe just to me. I’m going to pretend it happens to other people too. Second hand furniture impulse purchase. It was cheap. It was cute. It was in pretty rough shape. It was coming home with me. When I see beat up furniture, I hear that Sarah McLachlan song… Continue reading Have to repair furniture – even MDF – with Bondo!
Christmas, one of my favourite times of the year! But can we all agree that sometimes Christmas can get a touch expensive? With our crazy move this summer, we left a lot of stuff in storage and that includes my Christmas decor. I really don’t want to spend a ton of money buying things I… Continue reading How to make a fresh wreath – for less than $5!
I write this title a little tongue in cheek, because when people see hand lettered signs, they often think it is something they can’t pull off. The big secret is, most people painting hand lettered signs aren’t calligraphy masters who can pull it off freehand. Some are, but not most. Any time I try to… Continue reading A Hand-Lettering Tutorial Even You Can Do! *And a Giveaway!*
Over the summer, while we were still cooped up in the trailer, I got some serious cabin fever. And a desire to create something. Insert Colin talking me off the edge of trying to bring home a foldable rocking chair and refinishing it on top of the picnic table. #goodideabadidea So we came to a… Continue reading A Hand-Lettered Sign: Dry Brushing Tutorial