This dresser was going to go to the trash! Everything worked perfectly, but it was very outdated. I tested out some more chalk paint to see if I would like it better this time, but I have officially decided chalk paint is NOT for me. It shows every imperfection and brush stroke and the texture… Continue reading Dresser Makeover
If you have followed some of the projects I have worked on recently, you would know I am a HUGE General Finishes fan. I love the milk paint and their top coat. I recently tried some different types of paint to see if I would like something different. For this project, I used Rust-Oleum Chalk… Continue reading Furniture Top Coat Comparison
Do you love roasted pumpkin seeds? Follow these simple steps to making your own amazing baked pumpkin seeds! Ingredients: Pumpkin Salt Olive Oil Step One: Cut the pumpkin and scrape out the pumpkin seeds Rinse the pumpkin seeds in a colander (You don’t want the pumpkin goo) Step Two: Put the clean… Continue reading The Best Baked Pumpkin Seeds
Nick and I bought a townhouse recently and have spent the last few months transforming our kitchen! We painted the cabinets, bought a new sink, installed new countertops, changed out the can lights to recessed lighting, and installed backsplash. Our white appliances were new when we moved in so we will probably keep those for… Continue reading Kitchen Renovation
Confusion, chaos, fear, panic, tragedy – who is the steady in these situations? Who are the protectors? Who do we turn to? Our police.
We recently moved into a new house and there has been a ton of projects! I wanted a cheap and quick fix for our fireplace surround – it’s a terracotta style tile. While I’m sure this won’t be a long term solution – it has definitely held up well for the last few months and… Continue reading Fireplace Makeover – Painted Tile
Kids destroy furniture – let’s be honest. I got this dresser/changing table for FREE because the kids had destroyed it with stickers, fingernail polish, markers, and paint. Was it a lost cause? Absolutely not! With a little bit of elbow grease and love, I was able to transform this dresser! Before: I decided to… Continue reading DIY Dresser Refinishing!
I recently scored these two 70’s end tables for $25! People are getting rid of their solid wood furniture left and right because they look a little outdated. If you have patience and a little bit of creativity, you can turn any old piece of furniture into something you would pay a pretty penny for… Continue reading 70’s Hexagon End Table Makeover
Got an old piece of furniture you are thinking about getting rid of? STOP! Don’t throw it out – spend a few hours giving it a new life and you won’t regret it. And most importantly, skip the hours of hard sanding with this method! Here’s my latest project reviving an old kitchen buffet. … Continue reading Kitchen Buffet Makeover
I recently painted my husband’s Ford F-150 truck for his birthday. See below for the process!
Oak is out. By out I mean outdated, old fashioned, behind the times. Because of that, people are getting rid of their sturdy, well made oak furniture left and right. Ikea has replaced strong wood furniture with more modern, but flimsy pieces. I encourage anyone with patience and a good work ethic to grab all the… Continue reading Dining Room Table Makeover Tutorial
Buying a home is probably one of the biggest purchases of your life and it can be very nerve wracking as a first time home buyer. We recently just bought our first home (yay!) and I wanted to share our experiences and tips as we went through the process. TIP #1. Have good credit! Make… Continue reading You Want To Buy A Home? Start Here.
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18% of the population. (National Institute of Mental Health)
Lists such as the Billboard Top Country Songs Chart include a lot of artists that lean more towards the “Pop” genre. Here is your 2016 list of traditional, authentic, soul filled country songs:
While we are quickly approaching the holidays, here are a few things I have learned along the way that may help you be better equipped to face your loss in the midst of all the holiday cheer.