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DIY Chalk Paint Recipe and a Dresser Makeover

It’s April! I love April. Mainly because I get to celebrate Easter(even though it landed in March this year), April fools day *winks*,  our church’s General Conference, our anniversary (7 years this year!!!) and hubby’s birthday all jam packed into one fantastic month! Also, it starts to get warmer and Spring is on its way…

How to stencil a design on furniture {Biplane Dresser Makeover}

How to stencil a design on furniture {Biplane Dresser Makeover}

My two little boys share a bedroom and it is a vintage airplane themed room. My kids love airplanes so we knew it was perfect for them. They have loved it! You can see the full post and lots of photos here. Fast forward… and baby boy #3 is expected to arrive in March! This bedroom…

Coral and Gold TV Console

It’s done! YAY! Little refresher: I am adding lots of color, including coral, to my living/family room. I picked up a dresser than I planned on using for a tv console a few weeks ago from a yard sale for $35. My limit when buying used furniture is $40 so I was happy to keep…

White and Grey Distressed Buffet (fave projects repost)

Here’s another one of our favorite and most clicked projects on our blog. This piece is timeless and is still one of our favorite furniture makeovers to date!  Are you ready for one of our favorite makeovers ever??  I found this buffet at a second hand store in October a few short months ago!  I…

Homemade Chalk Paint

Homemade Chalk Paint

Ever Since I saw Annie Sloan Chalk Paint I fell in love but I did not love the price tag! I have been on the look out for a recipe for the chalky paint. My recipe is a little different from the ones I found. Here is my recipe: 1 Cup of flat latex paint 1 Tablespoon…

Black and Zebra Dresser Makeover

I found this dresser at a thrift store for $20.  It wasn’t marked so I asked the lady up front and she said “umm.. how about $20!?” I’m thinking..”$20 = sold!” and I found the mirror on the side of the road on a rainy yucky day. I knew exactly what I was going to…

Anthropologie Inspired Ordinal Dresser

I’ve spotted a few different renditions of Anthro’s Ordinal Dresser and every time I see it, I just love it so much! I am working on my boys’ room and I thought this would fit well with the Big Boy Airplane-esque room. This is the dresser they had; we got it off of Craigslist when…

Retro Dresser turned TV Console

I found this sad little dresser on Craigslist for $15 and the family selling it lived like 2 minutes away from me so I drove over there, put the back seats down and shoved it in my little SUV!  I didn’t really NEED a dresser but I did NEED a console for my tv in…

Vintage striped dresser makeover

I LOVE navy blue and stripes; so, when Lindsay from The Wax Doll asked me to transform a desk and dresser she had into something special for her little boy I was SO excited!   Here is the Before:    The flowers on the desk and dresser needed some MAJOR updating! The desk and dresser had nothing special… very plain and…

Creamy White Dresser Makeover

I started out with this thrift store purchase. It was hard to look past that NASTY wood and as my cousin called it “grandma-ish” hardware but here it is, looking FAB! Before and AFTER (Paint colors used: Heirloom White and Oil Rubbed Bronze for hardware) ‘ \\ What do you think?!? Like it!?? I DO!