Mod Podge Paper

Use Mod Podge to help cover almost any eyesore!  I love how it transformed the inside of this 'treasure chest' #diy

I just painted this chest with a Modern Masters Metal Effects kit and felt that it wouldn’t be complete without the inside being made over as well.  I ripped out the old wall paper that had been in there for what seemed to be someone’s lifetime.  It surprisingly had adhered very well for a very [Read On]

Baseboard Update #6 – The Living Room


… Remember Them? So, yes, I’ve been slacking horribly in this department of my life. The Baseboards. It’s pretty easy to do.  Not sure why I haven’t just done it.  Oh yeah, life got in the way. The Golden Globe Gift Bag project, my mom coming to visit, Christmas, New Years, yadda yadda yadda … [Read On]

Before and After

before and after

Goodwill is the place to shop! It’s seriously hard to leave Goodwill without buying something! With my craft show that I had coming up, I needed a few props or holders for my products.  And low and behold, I found some at Goodwill for next to nothing as it was on a 50% off Saturday! [Read On]

Buffet Makeover with Spray Paint

buffet makeover

Very easy DIY for your ugly buffet! Craigslist is a wonderful wonderful WONDERFUL place! I got this tired ol’ wine cabinet/buffet for $15! I love it’s detailing on the doors!  I HAD to have it!  The top opens and folds over for double the serving space.  LOVE THAT!!! BUT, it couldn’t come in until it [Read On]

Baseboard Update #5

baseboard painting

The Office is done! Not only the baseboards, but the WHOLE ROOM is painted! Yes, I’m a bit of an overachiever at times, but that’s okay!  I figured that if all the furniture is pulled away from the walls, I might as well paint it all at once. The walls have been something I’ve always [Read On]

Baseboard Update #4

baseboard painting

Ahhh, the Bathroom/Powder Room is complete! It wasn’t as bad as anticipated. I forgot to take a Before shot, but let me tell you … it looks a LOT better with WHITE baseboards than the wood. The walls just pop so much more!!! Please view my Baseboard Painting Schedule here … help keep me honest!!!! Okay, the [Read On]

Baseboards Update #2 ~ Kitchen DONE!!!

diy painting

I’m cookin’ with gas!!! The kitchen is complete!!! YAY!!! The Pantry BEFORE The Pantry AFTER {yes, I have a few touchups to do} Just another shot of the beautiful WHITE baseboards!!!! Hmmm…. What room am I on to next? The Laundry Room That shouldn’t take long {we have a tiny one!} Check out my painting [Read On]

A Fort for the Boys


A few months ago, we received a play set for FREE from our neighbor as their daughter had outgrown it and they wanted to get rid of it.  I had been looking on Craigslist for a while, but wasn’t ready to throw down $400-$800 for one.  Well, we were so thrilled and LUCKY to get [Read On]

Painting Baseboards … A BIG job!

I don’t know what I’ve done! Well, I do, but I’ve bit off a huge chunk.  A BIG JOB!!! So, I’ve decided to write it all out.  Give myself REALISTIC time goals to meet for each segment and we’ll see how it goes. If all goes to plan, our home’s baseboards should be complete by [Read On]

Our Front Room Shelves Makeover ~ and some Goodwill Finds

shelf makeover

A few weeks ago, I posted about doing these shelves Well, now they are all put back and have all the usual stuff put back on them You wanna see? Sure, come on in… The full view Left side I love these two turquoise-y blue pieces, don’t you? For one, the colors and the shapes [Read On]

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