Paint Projects


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 […]


DIY Over the Toilet Storage Idea for a Vintage Cottage Bathroom

DIY bathroom updates are so inspiring. One area I like to see how people decorate is the empty wall space above the toilet. From art, shelving, to an extra towel hanger… there are so many unique ideas. We installed these $20 farmhouse shelves above the toilet for our powder room […]


$100 Laundry Room Makeover DIY, Vintage Chic Laundry Room on A Budget

Yay! It is reveal day, and I am ecstatic. This month, a couple dozen talented bloggers completely transformed a room in their home for just $100. I love this challenge; it is such a fun way to get the creativity flowing. It is fulfilling and inspiring to see these beautiful […]