before and after furniture makeover using Annie Sloan Chalk paint

Do you have any furniture that needs to be rescued?  By rescued I mean refinished, remodeled, given new life, updated, made presentable?  Surely we all have some type of unsightly or dated furnishing.  It’s not just me is it?   It might be tempting to get rid of it and replace it with something newer; however, I think many pieces (dare I say, all furniture?) can be rescued from the junk pile  with just a little bit of effort.  Okay, some pieces will require more effort, but you get the idea. I have such a piece.  It is dated (white wash finish) and, it isRead More →

stenciled birds on laundry wall

We’ve recently moved into a new home. It is lovely.  I mean what’s not to like about a new house?   Even better,  I was able to select all of the finishes and paint color etc… Still, a new home can be rather lacking in personality. On the other hand, it’s kind of hard to change a lot for fear of messing up your brand new home.  Right? I decided that I would start with my laundry room – it’s small, not a lot of people visit the room besides me.  So, if I messed it up, it wouldn’t be completely tragic.   Also, withRead More →

So, truth be told – I do not have many purely original ideas. However, I am great at copying borrowing ideas that I like from those of you who are brilliantly creative. #wishiwaslikeyou #thankyoupinterest Two years ago, my husband finally hit on a good gift for me. He tries but there have definitely been some hits and misses in the gift-giving department.   It was Silhouette Cameo.  When I unwrapped that Cameo I wasn’t even sure what it would do, but I am a crafty person so I knew I was going to love figuring it out. I am certain I am still not using itRead More →