Category Archives: Paint

DIY Cabana Striped Rug

Painted Stripe Rug ~Nautical Cabana Style

A month ago I posted a couple of great rug makeovers for sprucing up that old outdoor rug for Spring. I have one of those brush type rugs and there really weren’t many makeovers for that kind since it  isn’t a tight knit, so I thought I would give it a try. I wanted a… Read More

DIY Wall Art Lucky Sign

DIY Wall Art~ Lucky Sign

I wanted to make something really unique for my home, and this Lucky sign did the trick. My kitchen is slowly getting covered with chickens, so I found it fitting to add this sign over my sink! I used my Silhouette Cameo to make the stencil for the lettering using Contact paper, but don’t stop… Read More

Sundries Sign

Vintage Sundries Sign

My latest project I have been working on is the Sundries Sign to hang over my pantry. I have been meaning to make this sign for a while now and I finally got around to making it this week. I knew I wanted a vintage sign for my kitchen, but I wanted something unique. We… Read More

DIY Railroad Sign

Rustic Railroad Sign

I live near a small town with a rail road running through it. At night and the early morning hours you can hear a faint train whistle off in the distance. We just love that sound, it is so soothing. There is a restaurant and pub right across the street from the tracks that we… Read More

Chalk Paint Ornament

Chalk Paint Shabby Ornaments

I finally got out the decorations and finished putting them up, it was tough since I needed a vacation from Thanksgiving. Ha! I’m exhausted already and it’s not even December! I am always trying to change up the decorations yearly for the holidays and this super simple project was just the thing to change the decor without having to go out and buy anything. I took old plastic ornaments I no longer used and mixed up some chalk paint and got to work. Here’s how I did it!

Chalk Art

Halloween Chalk Art

I found this neat little shutter mirror at my local thrift store and I knew it would make a great chalkboard. I painted it with a few coats of chalkboard paint. I am putting the finishing touches on my party decor, so I decided on this cute “Cast a Spell” quote to use. I have… Read More

tiffany blue chalk paint

Chalk Paint ~ Vintage Side Table Up-do!

I am excited today to tell you about my latest adventure with Chalk Paint! I have been meaning to try out this latest painting craze.  I love that there is no sanding, no priming, just slap on the paint and your done! How could I resist? First I researched a ton recipes and ways to… Read More

Sunburst Mirror

Vintage Sunset Starburst Mirror

So lately I’ve had a beachy vibe thing going on. I have been noticing these great vintage sunset painted pics going around and I just fell in love! So since I have been wanting to make a cool sunburst mirror, I decided to combine the two styles and this is what I came up with! … Read More

painted shoes

Painted Wedge Sandals!

Back in May I bought a great pair of wedge sandals from Marshall’s. I was so excited. I had actually found a pair of sandals that were pretty much love a first site and they actually fit comfortably! They were teal with a blue and green stripe on the bottom edge. Well that love faded… Read More


Justice “Knock Off” Denim Flag Shorts!

My daughter found these cute flag shorts in her Justice catalog and asked me if I could make them! (I also saw  a version of them at Pacsun for teens, for a whopping $40) Well you know I can make them! But oh boy, these were no easy task. When I saw them I was… Read More

surname plaque

Monogram Surname Plaque

I found this great wall decor while junkin last week. It was already rustic and shabby, but well, I wasn’t sure what in the heck it was. It was screaming chalkboard to me, but I wanted to make something a little different for my entryway and I wanted something monogrammed. Here’s how I did it!… Read More

burlap sea shell pics made in a day

Trash to Treasure: Burlap Sea Shell Pics

Today I am going to share how I made the Sea Shell pics below. I bought them a year ago, and I just couldn’t find a place for them. I needed to transform them into a great addition to my Coastal themed bedroom. Now they weren’t that bad to begin with, but I needed two… Read More


Chalkboard Dining Room Table

Well my Craftinista friend Kimberly has done it again! Her chalkboard dining room table looks fabulous!! Kimberly had been looking for a new table for a while now. Her dining set is gorgeous, but her dog jumped on the table and left a deep scratches on it. Bad Dog! Then it hit her instead of… Read More

DIY Burlap Monogrammed Ottoman

Ottoman Upholstery Up-do!

I found this great ottoman at one of my thrift store haunts, it just had great bones and for a whopping $5 I couldn’t resist! ! With my new-found love of Burlap, I knew I had to make it awesome! I researched a lot of different ways to go about this and since I had… Read More