So I'll be honest. I've had this kid's table sitting in my garage for probably 6 months...and I just haven't been too excited about it. Let me just paint you a picture (I mean that figuratively) of what this thing looked like before (since I don't actually have a before picture). It was a dirty … [Read more...] about How to Paint Clean Stripes
My Engagement Story
Happy Monday!! This one is a little sweeter for me since I'M ENGAGED NOW!!!!! So I'm sure you want the story, but let me give you a little background first. Will and I have been dating about 3 years (it will be exactly 3 years this Saturday). We met in my college town, which is his hometown. … [Read more...] about My Engagement Story
How Much Can You Paint with a Quart of Chalk Paint?
Whenever anyone asks me if I use chalk paint and if I recommend it, I always feel obligated to let them know about the price. Just one quart of chalk paint runs you around $40. I pay a few cents over $40 when buying Annie Sloan chalk paint once the tax is added, and for CeCe Caldwell's Paints I … [Read more...] about How Much Can You Paint with a Quart of Chalk Paint?
How to Start a Blog
Unlike most bloggers, I'm guessing that the majority of my readers are actually non-bloggers. This is because I know I have the awesome support of all my friends and family who continually visit my blog, even if they don't understand the world of blogging. I'm also guessing that some of you DO … [Read more...] about How to Start a Blog
Tips for Thrifting Furniture
Today I'm going to share a few of my furniture thrifting tips with you. 1) Real wood is the way to go. Unless you're shopping for a specific chair or something a little different, let's just assume that most of the time you're looking for a dresser or a table or a cabinet to repaint. I've … [Read more...] about Tips for Thrifting Furniture
Quick Chalk Corkboard Project
I've had a couple plain gold picture frames laying around I picked up at a garage sale a while back, and I finally decided a couple weeks ago what to do with them. A cute corkboard backing with chalkboard paint on top is just what these frames needed to give them a little more interest and make … [Read more...] about Quick Chalk Corkboard Project