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Violet Verbena PPG Voice of Color, 2017 Color of the Year

Remember last February when I attended the PPG Global Color Trends workshop in New York? It was then the 2017 Color of the Year was decided. It was such an amazing process to be a part of (read all about it here). In September Voice of Color announced Violet Verbena would be their ‘it’ color for 2017. Violet Verbena is a […]

soft farmhouse colors

We all know the farmhouse trend has been all the rage since the explosion of Pinterest a few years ago. Everyone has become a DIYer, and often the do it yourself hand gets a rustic spin, which lends perfectly to the farmhouse look. I’m so excited to share a collection of Modern Farmhouse Colors from Voice […]

Jewel tone paint colors in this Airbnb rental

Remember back last month when I shared the news about sinking our teeth into an Airbnb Apartment Makeover? (Click here for all the before photos). It’s all put together and I can’t wait to share the reveal! The Airbnb Rental After I still can’t believe the color combo I chose for this Airbnb rental, someone pinch me! […]

Restaurant bathroom makeover- mens and ladies looks

Whew, this Restaurant Bathroom Makeover was the biggest overhaul I think I’ve ever participated in… pssst, besides the painting I didn’t actually do much of the work, just the boss lady! At the first of the week I shared all the details of how the renovation rolled out. I came up with a vision and with the help […]

Global color trends workshop

This past weekend I was really fortunate to join a group of color experts in New York city for the PPG Global Color Trends Workshop. Although I don’t define myself a color expert, I certainly have caught the bug! I had such an amazing time at the conference, learning how color trends are forecasted and getting my […]

Big bubble gum canvas print from Shutterfly

This girls bedroom decor was actually a long time in the making. I started doing the painting back at the end of September, but that same week our house got broken into, and it threw a wrench into the plan. Then it seemed I was right into holiday planning and the bedroom got put together but […]

old Jewelry box makeover, with paint and new hardware

Upcycled Old Jewelry box

October 28th, 2015 | Paint

A while back I came across a very dated jewelry box at the thrift shop, it was only $3.99, so I scooped it up. When paint was the theme for So You Think You’re Crafty last week I decided to dig it out of the ‘needs makeover’ pile and give is a breath of fresh […]

This craft is perfect for kids age 6+ just paint the peg dolls and glue them to a frame for a family portrait made by your little ones

Results are tallied and I was the winner for Kids Week on So You Think You’re Crafty! If you missed the entries last week you can check them out here. I was delighted to learn that my Peg Doll Family kids craft won 1st place for this round. My daughter had so much fun creating this piece of […]

Freshen up your deck in a day with Olympic deck cleaner and stain

It seems every post I write makes me seem like the laziest being ever, how did I manage to let everything slide for the past 6 years? Babies. I blame it on the babies sucking up all my free time. But now that they can manage themselves for the most part I’ve been ticking things […]

Quick back to school craft. Reversable, Last day of school on the back. Use year after year!

Whew it has been a long time since I have shared an easy everyday craft project. I’ve been so wrapped up in home decor projects, there has been no time for general fun crafts. Well today I have a fun back to school project that is cheap and easy to make, no saws required! This first […]

Blue, yellow and grey master bedroom

Master Bedroom Reveal

August 11th, 2015 | Home Decor

The day is finally here, Master Bedroom Reveal Day! It feels so good to make the bed with crisp new sheets, add the throw pillows, and stand back to see my weeks of hard work turn into a fresh new space. I can’t wait one more second to show you… Let me remind you what the […]

Farmhouse bed- Create a new attractive bedroom furniture by adding trim and paint to your existing pieces

Everyday I’m hustlin’ to get our master bedroom makeover together. First on the list was the bedroom furniture makeover. Last week I shared how I took our hard on the eyes tall dresser and gave it a stunning makeover, and today I have to show you what I did with the bed. You might not believe your […]

Add Metrie trim to an outdated dresser for a fresh modern makeover- full tutorial

Last week I put my bedroom furniture under the knife… like open heart surgery kind of knife. If you missed my nasty bedroom where I introduced the 90’s pine nightmare you can check it out here.  Something HAD to be done, I couldn’t live with the boring lines and the dreadful yellow pine for one minute longer- yuck. […]

Mater bedroom Moodboard

My master bedroom makeover is finally on the chopping block! I feel like I’ve been talking how bad it needs to get done for years now (6 years to be exact) and the time has finally come! I’ve been a busy beaver cutting, hammering, and painting so I thought I better shine some light on […]

Painted wood signs from Fynes Designs

If you’ve been following along since the new year, you already know about the sign making biz I’ve fallen into, and my obsession with the scroll saw. Today my friends at PPG Voice of Color want to offer you the chance to get your hands on one of these fun colourful signs 100% custom made just for you! […]

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