Tag Archives: painting

DIY Herb Planter How-To

My husband and I are a perfect match, but we are differ quite a bit when it comes to hobbies and what we get energy from. He gets a thrill from participating in surgery, using tools, building cars, and going camping. I would rather run, watch a movie, do something crafty, and eat way too… Read More


Mother’s Day Gift Idea | DIY Home Decor How-To

Moms are like ninjas. I mean, think about it. They can be a chauffeur, personal chef, nurse, referee, house maid, comedian, shrink, banker, professional organizer, teacher, aaaand the Tooth Fairy and Easter Bunny all in the same day. Like I said, ninjas. And while they have one of the most demanding and never-ending jobs around, moms… Read More


How to Stencil a Wall with a Pattern

Take a look at your wall. If it’s a snooze fest, then you’re in the right place. Stenciling a wall is the perfect compromise if you’re too afraid to use wall paper but you’re ready for more than just blah, blah, blah. A stenciled wall adds interest and pattern to a room without breaking the bank. If… Read More


Rustic Valentines Day Decor – Wood You Be Mine? Wall Hanging

Rustic can be so romantic. Sooo, why not leverage that and create the perfect rustic Valentines Day decor for your home? We took a common Valentines Day quote and made it special by hand painting it onto a natural wood background. The wooden blocks paired well with our cute sign to make a love-ly display… Read More


How-To Holiday Decor: DIY Christmas Star

The Christmas star is one of the most significant, beautiful symbols of Christmas. Throughout the holiday season, the star helps remind us of the “why” of Christmas, and it helps turn the focus away from ourselves and, instead, toward serving and giving to others. The star represents the need to be a light to those around us. Because… Read More


DIY Antique Towel Holder How-To

When my husband and I got some fancy pantsy, white robes for our anniversary, we didn’t have anywhere fancy pantsy to put them. . . . Hence this gorgeous DIY antique towel holder. Super easy. Super quick. And my favorite part of this project is that it only cost $7.47 to make! I know, right? A low maintenance… Read More


How-To DIY Framed Chalkboard Wall Art

Looking for a beautiful, easy way to personalize your home? This framed chalkboard wall art is inexpensive to create, and the finished product will chalk up loads of compliments. All it took was $12 and a little creativity. Follow these 7 easy how-to’s to make it your way: 1. Find a cheap, ornate frame The more ornate and interesting the frame… Read More


6 Tips for a DIY Back-to-School or Baby Photo Shoot

Want adorable back-to-school or baby photos without breaking the bank or getting professional portraits taken? Totally doable. You can take adorable photos at home of your children or baby using these 6 do-it-yourself photo shoot tips. 1. Nail the theme Deciding on a theme will give you clarity and direction as you plan and execute your… Read More


Make Any Mirror Reflect You for $5

Integrating the perfect mirror into your design theme is easier than you think. And you can do it for $5! The first step is finding your mirror. For me, finding the right mirror means patiently shopping for a bargain. Because you’ll be changing it anyway, don’t worry about getting a mirror that already fits into… Read More


How to Keep Your Paintbrush from Drying Out

Believe me, I am no painting expert… I’m just a woman who occasionally finds myself in the middle of painting projects. If you’re an expert you may want to stop reading, but if you’re a beginner then you may find this tip helpful. Most painting projects don’t get completed in one sitting. Either 1) you… Read More