THICK CHALK PAINT? { NO PROBLEM}

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I got ready to do some painting this morning and realized the lid on my pure white chalk paint had not been on good for months. Air got to it and it was thicker than molasses, even a little clumpy. Not only was it thick but there was rust and flakes of dried paint all [...]

Ethan Allen Early American Dresser

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A few weekends ago I came across this beautiful, Ethan Allen Early American Dresser. It was in pristine condition, solid maple wood and heavy as lead, but it was a little dated. I used Chalk Paint and a secret ingredient that I will share with you on Thursday when I offer you the full tutorial. [...]

Faux Zinc {video tutorial}

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Oh, boy. Talk about nerves. It’s one thing to hide behind a blog, but it is a whole other thing to video yourself! A few days ago I showed you my faux zinc top coffee table that was inspired by one I saw at Pottery Barn. I put together this little video to show you [...]

Faux Zinc Finish { zinc top coffee table}

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One of the biggest pieces of furniture that I felt that we were missing in our family room was a coffee table. I recently bought one from a friend for 30.00. I loved the size, I loved the shape and it resembled a coffee table that I found online at Pottery Barn with a light [...]

Curb Appeal { the start to our exterior makeover}

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Fall is in the air and I love it. Our weather man said he thinks we are done with the humidity and the upper 90′s temps. I am so thankful for that. Just like spring, minus the bugs. YAY! I have been telling myself all year that this fall is going to be the start [...]

Tween Craft { spray painted T shirt}

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My kids were looking for a last Hoorah deal this week before schools starts. My oldest had a friend over. They both have recently been bitten by the craft bug and like me, are looking for ways to make and sell their crafts. It’s in the blood I guess. I took AK and her friend [...]