Annie Sloan Introduces Gilding Waxes

I have learned that before painting a piece of furniture it is a good idea to test the paint color and finish on a piece of spare molding (or flat wood piece). This tutorial shows the basics of using Annie Sloan Chalk paint, light and dark waxes, and a gold gilding...
Pallet Wood Sign | Grateful Blessed Thankful

Pallet Wood Sign | Grateful Blessed Thankful

This video is showing the viewer how to create a wood pallet sign. Essentially it is a how to do video, that makes the process of creating a wood pallet design fun and easy. The creator of the video goes into extensive detail as to how to create a sign, such as how to...
Where to buy Magnolia Homes farmhouse style for way less!

Where to buy Magnolia Homes farmhouse style for way less!

Perhaps you are a fan of the Magnolia Home look, but are less enthusiastic of the price of the official product line pieces? The same look is available for a lot less if you know where to search. Find examples of major retailers who carry similar pieces at discount...
Five Amazing DIY Succulent Planters

Five Amazing DIY Succulent Planters

Succulents are the latest trend in gardening and home decor, and for good reason. They are sturdy plants that can last inside your home all year round, not just during the spring and summer months. As cute as these plants are, sometimes it can be hard to know how to...
20 Amazing Vintage Home Decor Ideas

20 Amazing Vintage Home Decor Ideas

Vintage and retro looks are seemingly always in style when it comes to home decor, but it can be a little overwhelming to figure out exactly which elements you want in your home. Clarissa of Remodelaholic has addressed that problem head on by suggesting 20 unique ways...
30 DIY Projects Using Shims!

30 DIY Projects Using Shims!

If you aren’t familiar with shims, they thin angled wood pieces that are used by builders to level out surfaces – commonly used to hang doors, windows, etc.   But because of their angled nature and the depth effect it creates – they can make for some...
The Most Gorgeous Desk You’ve Ever Seen – Made From Plywood!!

The Most Gorgeous Desk You’ve Ever Seen – Made From Plywood!!

Ok, bestill my heart here. I came across this project, and I’m totally swooning. Like completely in love. And googling woodshops in my area. This is definitely not a DIY at HOME kind of project (unless you have weeks to kill spent sanding), but OH MY GOODNESS.  ...
Whitewashed French Vintage IKEA Planters

Whitewashed French Vintage IKEA Planters

Recently I took a trip to IKEA and was looking in their planting area.   I wish I could say I had a green thumb, but I really just don’t.   So finding realistic looking fake plants is always something I’m looking out for.   I came across these cool looking...
DIY Antique Inspired Corbels

DIY Antique Inspired Corbels

OMG, I am totally obsessed with this project over at Remodelaholic right now.   Have you ever come across vintage corbels in an antique shop?   They are gorgeous, but they can run a few hundred dollars, depending on how big they are.  Yikes!!!   They’ve always...
DIY Pumpkin Decor – Without Using Pumpkins!

DIY Pumpkin Decor – Without Using Pumpkins!

I’ve planted pumpkins in my garden for 2 years now.    We had NOTHING, literally not a single sprout last year.   But my son just ran in totally elated….   we FINALLY yielded a crop, check it out!!! Pretty darn impressive, right???? 🙂   So maybe,...
Painted Wooden Pumpkins For Fall

Painted Wooden Pumpkins For Fall

Fall decor can be tricky (at least for me).  I’m not always super into the usual fall stuff, the big round fake orange pumpkins and all the bright colors that don’t work well with the color scheme in my home.  I love natural decor look for fall –...
Family Photos Wall Clock – LOVE This!

Family Photos Wall Clock – LOVE This!

I am in love with this idea for a big blank wall – thinking about it for my bedroom or our upstairs hallway.   If you have a cricut you can use it to cut your own vinyl and put whatever personal saying or phrase you might want, or you could order one on Amazon....