Spray Painted Flower Pots


DIY, Uncategorized

Since baby girl was born in May, nothing has been created. And I have been in desperate need to make, decorate or complete something, anything, for my own sanity. Since we moved in, I’ve wanted large, blue flower pots in front of our house. Have you ever purchased large planters for your home? Talk about sticker shock! When I find […]

July 13, 2016

Update Furniture You Already Own: DIY Spray Painted Bar Stools


DIY

Our kitchen is full of neutrals and needed a pop of color to coordinate with our dining room. As I’ve mentioned before, our budget is limited so wherever possible, we use what we already have, updating where necessary. We already own four wood bar stools at the perfect height for our kitchen island. However, they too were neutral in […]

October 10, 2014

DIY Decor: How to Update a Framed Mirror with Chalk Paint


DIY

Chalk paint. It’s all the rage on Pinterest. Several friends of mine have used it and love it (and what they painted looks fantastic!). I’ve been dying to try it out but have been too afraid to jump in and use it on a large piece of furniture. Up until now, I’ve been chemically stripping or […]

September 9, 2014

DIY Metallic Painted Coffee Beans


DIY

I recently stumbled across this picture of coffee beans that appeared to be painted.  I searched further, hoping for DIY instructions or at least where to buy some but was disappointed – it was just a photo with filters applied so the beans appeared blue. Inspired by the photo, I was determined to recreate the look with paint and coffee beans. […]

August 21, 2014

4 Ways to Use DIY Metallic Painted Coffee Beans


DIY, Joyful hosting

Last week I made some Metallic Painted Coffee Beans; easy to make, inexpensive, and smell lovely. I was inspired when I stumbled across this picture of coffee beans that appeared to be painted. I clicked on the photo in hope of some DIY instructions, but instead found the beans only appeared blue due to some fancy photo editing. I was disappointed, since I […]

August 12, 2014