Reading Nook

I’ve got a lot of projects I’m planning on sharing this year, and today I’m excited to share the very first project of 2016! It’s little sneak peek at Rachel’s bedroom makeover. The reading nook. Which happens to be one of my favorite spaces in the room. She’s not quite old enough to love independent […]

DIY Wood Shutters

Looking for a quick, easy, and inexpensive way to add some rustic country charm to your home decor? Give these DIY wood shutters a try. I was able to whip up five of them in an afternoon! I am kind of obsessed with the show Fixer Upper on HGTV. I love Joanna’s farmhouse style, and […]

How To Make a Pallet Sign with No Pallet

I shared my porch nook makeover way back in May, but I never shared the tutorial for the rustic wood sign that I made. About time, don’t you think? Pallet signs are all the rage nowadays, but pallets can be hard to find. At least they have been for me. I live in a town with […]

How To Transform Rusty Metal Patio Furniture the Easy Way!

This Rusty Metal Patio Chair Makeover was part of the porch nook sprucing up that I showed you last week. I wanted to share some tips for how to paint rusty metal patio furniture. It’s easy if you have the right tools! Several years ago we picked up some metal patio furniture at a yard sale. I […]

DIY Staircase Makeover with Stain and Paint

Hello peeps! I’m sure you noticed that I haven’t posted many projects lately. I am hoping to change that up this year by actually finishing the things I started in 2014. First up is my uber fabulous staircase makeover. So much work, but so much fabulousness after that I am soooo glad I did it. […]

How To Stain Wood Like a Pro

A few weeks ago at the SNAP! Conference, I was able to take a wood staining class from Bruce, the spokesman for Minwax stain. That guy knows his stuff, and I learned a lot about how to stain wood! I’ve been trying to write up this post for two weeks now, but I’ve had no […]

DIY Tutorial–How To Install Beadboard Wallpaper in a Cabinet

With this step by step tutorial, anyone can learn how to install beadboard wallpaper with professional results! We have a cabinet ledge in our family room, which is right next to our kitchen. I removed the doors and painted them with my kitchen cabinets, but the actual cabinet just sat there with its orange oak […]

DIY Faux Granite Countertops {Giani Granite Paint}

Back in January I was contacted by Giani asking if I’d like to try out their granite countertop paint. They sell kits that allow you to paint formica countertops to look like granite. Awesome right? There was only one problem. We replaced our kitchen counter with solid surfacing just a couple of years ago. So […]