You know the one. The project that isn’t just an idea in your head, it’s a half-done eyesore you’ve been putting up with forever. But for some reason it seems easier to ignore, then to finish.
You come up with every possible excuse. Some of them are pretty convincing. Meanwhile, you think about it a [...]
Thank you all for the sweet comments on the playroom mural. I can’t wait to whip the rest of the room in shape and show you how the mural wraps around the room. To hold you over until then, I want to share my secrets behind [...]
Many, many years ago, before I even had kids, I saw an idea in a magazine that I fell head over heals for. It was an amazing mural wrapping a child’s room. Unlike realistic looking murals, this one was a silhouette. At eye-level the room changed from green below to white above. The demarcation was [...]
I let my 5-year old son help paint the focal wall in my studio. Amazingly, there are no blue paint drips on the cork floor or stray paint roller marks anywhere in the room. You might think I am crazy, but when you have an eager helper it is sometimes easier to [...]
We are half way through the 31 Days to Ponder DIY or Buy? This week I wanted to round-up some DIY tool and supply recommendations for you. This will be a mini-series within the series, called DIY Tools. Today we are going to look at DIY tools [...]
I have a painting tip to share today to help you get an extra smooth finish on trim, woodwork, and furniture. This tip helped me get the finish on our DIY board and batten to match the professionally painted finish on the rest of the trim [...]
I painted something pink! For those of you that know me…pink in my home decor is unheard of (it’s all teal and lime around here). But I was itching for a little girly color splash in my house full of boys. I have wanted to add a dash of pink to the
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