Paint Projects


DIY Wood Ornaments with Decoupage

These decoupage wood ornaments are a fun and simple craft idea to create custom themed decor for your Christmas tree! Unique Christmas ornaments add so much beauty to the tree, but they can really get expensive, especially when purchasing several for a custom theme. One of my favorite ways to […]


Outdoor Firewood Storage Rack DIY

Build an outdoor firewood storage rack that also functions as a console table. No woodworking skills are needed for this project. A 2×4 bracket kit makes for quick and easy assembly! Horray, we finalllly dealt with the leaning heap of firewood on our patio! We really needed a firewood rack […]


Paint a Mirror with Chalkboard Paint, Best Chalkboard Paint for Glass

Easily paint a mirror with chalkboard paint in this simple tutorial. Try this foolproof method to apply chalkboard paint on glass, be it a picture frame, a glass door, or an old window! I have wanted to brighten up this wall in the dining room for awhile now. The brown […]


Metallic Gold Paint Mirror Makeover with Wood Applique

Use metallic gold paint to transform furniture quickly and easily. This foyer mirror gets a quick makeover with an applique, gold chalk paint and dark wax. After over a decade of our dark wood furniture, I have been hankering for a change. But…I already have all this dark furniture, and […]


side of the fridge decor idea

Taming the Paper Clutter in the Kitchen, Cottage Style Fridge Decor

A simple magnetic file holder and DIY chalkboard make for fun fridge decor, and were a simple solution to organize a clutter prone corner of our kitchen! Oh piles… You seem to pop up everywhere where I’m not paying attention. In the kitchen, it’s piles are of the paper variety. […]


how to stain a steel door to look like wood

How to Stain a Steel Door to Look Like Wood

Learn how to stain a steel door, even over existing paint. Easily get a wood look for your door on a budget with gel stain! Wood front doors are so timeless and beautiful. I was on the hunt to purchase one for our home. Unfortunately, I had a bit of […]


Over Washer Dryer Storage Idea: Mount a Hutch Top to the Wall!

When I was first working out how to make over our laundry room on a $100 budget, the largest dilemma was over washer dryer storage.  I love the clean look of wall cabinets with a hanging rod, so I went to Facebook Marketplace in search of an affordable kitchen cabinet […]


Vintage Chic Bathroom Remodel, One Room Challenge Reveal

Yay, Its reveal time for the One Room Challenge, and I am the biggest procrastinator…as usual! We have been 90 percent finished this bathroom for weeks. Here I am, putting on the finishing touches and writing about it…at the last minute! But, this year has been exhausting! I think we […]