When thrifting, do you ever run across cool frames with *ahem* not cool art? I do all the time. Recently I came across 2 Syroco frames with dusty florals that just weren’t that cute. So I made them into chalkboard. Keep reading to learn how to make a DIY chalkboard with a vintage frame. This
It’s getting to be that time of year: Christmas! I know it’s the beginning of November, but it’s not too early to start thinking about handmade gifts if you’re into that kind of thing. In my house, I’ve had Christmas on the brain for so long (shop prep) that I almost forgot about Halloween. Haha.
Small projects often lead to other small projects. When I recently painted my front door, it made the trim look awful, so I had to paint it. Then the light looked bad, so I changed the light fixture as well. All of those shiny new projects made the doorbell look gross, so it was time
After 3 years of living in our home, I feel like we’re finally in a stage where the house is looking better instead of worse. The recent updates that I’ve made to the curb appeal are definitely part of that! When I painted the door, it made everything else on the front porch look shabby,
A few weeks ago, I read an article about fun DIY projects that we love, but that in reality, we will never do. A few were pretty intense, but one stood out. It was a very simple painted doormat that would probably take less than 10 minutes to complete. How did that simple project get
When I was coming up with my design plan for the One Room Challenge, I ran across a picture of woodgrain pegboard and fell in love. It was from Menard’s, which we don’t have on the East Coast. So what’s a girl to do besides make my own! Today, I’m sharing how to paint a
I’ve always looked at glasses with designs and wondered how they put those designs on glasses. And more importantly, how I could do it myself! When I learned that I could use HTV on glasses, I was thrilled! For my Halloween tablescape, I made glasses with skulls on them and I learned so much during
It’s Week 3 of the One Room Challenge and things are starting to come together nicely. I’m normally panicking at this point about all the things that need to be done, so this is a nice change of pace. I’ll admit that it’s a little frustrating to work on a work space. We find ourselves joking
Hubby had his heart set on a show-stopping floor for the garage, so after a lot of research and review reading, we decided to stick with what we know and stain the floor. In the last One Room Challenge, we added a thin concrete layer to our subfloor and stained it a gorgeous aqua color.
Hey there! Sorry for the blog silence this week. Between the ORC and preparing for my first vintage sale at a new local shop, I’m exhausted. Details to come about the vintage shop, so if you’re in the DC/Baltimore area, come back for news or check my facebook. Anyways, this month’s Inspire My Creativity is