Surprise your sweetie with a DIY Valentines mug! This project uses permanent vinyl, but you can also learn how I used HTV on wineglasses here. My daughter just told me that she used to love Valentines Day, but now she hates it. Her school stopped celebrating the holiday and I think it's a shame. What's better than a sugar coma? I remember eating so much candy that I once vomited on the bus ... Read More about Make Your Own DIY Valentines Mug with Vinyl!
Learn how to paint a dresser two different ways. For more furniture makeovers, click here! I didn't set out to paint this dresser twice, but that's how it happened. The couple who bought my gray washstand were looking for a dresser with the same finish. The only dresser I had in my inventory at the time was already 95% painted, but I knew that it would be perfect for their purposes. So I ... Read More about How to Paint a Dresser 2 Different Ways
Update your bedding with the best sheets on Amazon! I'm not what you would call a high maintenance person, except for one area: sheets. One time, I went to my dad's house to visit and after one sleepless night in his scratchy pilled sheets, I had to buy new ones for him right away. There's just nothing better than crawling into silky, smooth sheets! California Design Den ... Read More about Update Your Bedding with the Best Sheets on Amazon
Like everyone else in the world, I'm obsessed with the Netflix show "Tidying Up with Marie Kondo." There's something about the weeks after the excess of Christmas that makes me want to clean all the things and declutter like a mad woman. Over the past few days, I've started my own KonMari Journey using advice from the show and book. This post contains affiliate links. By purchasing an item ... Read More about Lessons Learned while Tidying Up Using the KonMari Method
Learn how to paint furniture white. Explore more furniture makeovers here. Painting furniture is the fastest way to update old furniture on a budget. Painting a dark piece white can instantly modernize it and add more light to your space. But white paint can be tricky! Prevent dreaded bleed through, brush marks and having to apply a million coats with these easy tips for painting ... Read More about The Best Tips and Tricks for How to Paint Furniture White
Every year, I like to write a post about what I hope to accomplish in my home. It's fun to look back and see what I've done or completely ignored each year. My house feels closer to being "done" than ever before, but unfortunately, that just leaves all of the really big projects. A Look Back at 2018 My Goals: Office space. I reworked my space in January and again over the summer to make ... Read More about My 2019 House Goals
This DIY stocking holder is easy to make! Doesn't it look cute with my stockings and stocking name tags? Why do stocking holders have to be so ugly? It's hard to find cute ones that actually hold the stockings. So I made my own. This DIY stocking holder is nice and heavy, so it won't tip over with the weight of a stocking filled with goodies. DecoArt provided me with paint for this ... Read More about The Cutest Wooden House DIY Stocking Holder!
Read more about this washstand makeover using black wax for furniture. For another washstand look, check out this washstand with a retro two-tone look. I love a washstand. They're just so cute! Plus they're fast to paint. When I ran across this washstand, I knew that it would be a fun piece to style in my vintage booth. Learn how I used black wax for furniture, plus how I fixed it when it was ... Read More about Washstand Makeover: Using Black Wax for Furniture
These gifts for handyman dad (or mom) are great for the handy person in your life. Tools make great gifts. For tool lovers, they're useful and fun! I use our tools almost every single day, so they're my equivalent of diamonds. Today, I'm sharing some of my favorite tools that would make great gifts, plus a few tools that are on my wish list. You'll probably notice that most of my ... Read More about Gifts for Handyman Dad (or Mom): Cool Tools Gift Guide
Learn how to make stocking name tags. These name tags look great on my DIY stockings and with my wooden house stocking holder! After the stockings were hung for my Christmas tour, my daughter came to me with a very serious question. Which stocking was hers and which was her brother's stocking? She kindly suggested we label them, so I decided to take her advice. Best of all, she can switch it ... Read More about Learn How to Make Stocking Name Tags with Chalk Markers