Anthropologie is one of my favorite stores to get beautiful decor. I recently fell in love with their Flora Taper Candlestick, but at $38 for each one and I wanted 5, I figured I could make this for less than the $190 it would have cost to buy them. So I made my own! I thought I’d show how to… Read More
How to Paint Veneer Furniture
I was at the thrift store last week right before it closed. The store was empty besides a few employees- it was heaven (this store is usually packed). I grabbed a few things and then decided to walk through the furniture section and spotted the cutest little French Country end table. It was only $15 so I impulsed shopped it…. Read More
Painting Outdoor Furniture with Chalk Paint
Chalk paint is so easy to use, I love to paint it on any furniture I’m redoing and even accessories too. One question I get over and over again is- can you paint patio furniture that will be outdoors with chalk paint?
How to Paint Vinyl Furniture
Yesterday my husband said to me “Ashley, the guest room needs some spice, it isn’t quite as done as the rest of the house.” And I realized- he was right! My mind started racing- what should I change to make it look more like me? How can I pull this room more together? And then I zero’d into that sad… Read More
Chalk Paint vs. Latex Paint
These past few weeks, I’ve been working on Don’s playhouse. I thought I’d redo a little table I found thrifting (it was $4!) for his space. While I share the quick makeover, I thought I’d also talk about chalk paint vs. latex paint. The differences, the pros and cons and why I paint furniture with chalk paint.
Chalk Paint 101
Well, hello there! Earlier this year I finally joined the “I love chalk paint” bandwagon. I’ve been doing a lot of DIY projects for this house and it has been amazing using chalk paint to put that finishing touch on them. Since I am a slow adapter to chalk paint, I thought there might be others out there too, so… Read More