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  • Hot Pink Painted Campaign Dresser Makeover

    This BEST tutorial on how to paint a dresser quickly and efficiently! This amazing Hot Pink Painted Campaign Dresser Makeover is so fun!                                     Today’s tutorial is how to paint a dresser. we will show you how to finish one of their raw wood pieces, the Harper Campaign Dresser. Ave Home has a line of furniture called, AVE Raw which is their line of unfinished furniture. This line was created for the DIYer (thats us!!!) or designer who wants high quality pieces with their own custom finishes. Isn’t that amazing!?!? How cool is that!?  This gorgeous campaign dresser arrived at my house ready to finish! It was complete primed and ready to paint! Supplies used for the how to paint a dresser: Ave Home Larger Harper Campaign Dresser Screwdriver Paint Sprayer – this is our FAVORITE!!! Paint – I used an interior Semi-gloss (Behr Tutti Frutti – Update: Behr Tutti Frutti is being discontinued so choose Behr Diva Glam for the closest match!) Polycrylic How to paint a…

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  • DIY Campaign Style Nightstand – Ikea Rast Hack

    This DIY Campaign Style Nightstand tutorial is an easy DIY nightstand that anyone can make. I swear ever Ikea Rast Hack is so cute and fun! This Ikea Rast nightstand is inexpensive to buy and customize for your own home!   This is probably the easiest way to dress up a plain ole’ Ikea Rast Campaign style Nightstand, other than just painting it. I really like these DIY nightstands because they provide a good amount of storage. Six, good sized, extra drawers for 2 DIY nightstands is pretty impressive and definitely helped us when trying to find storage in this small bedroom. Also, for $34.99, they can’t be beat. Ikea Rast Hack The only problem with the Ikea Rast Nighstand is they’re not very cute when you buy them, enter easy Ikea Rast Hack. They need some dressing up for sure. Today I’m going to show you have to make your own campaign style nightstand ikea rast hack super cute! Don’t worry this Ikea Rast Hack is super easy! DIY Nightstand Materials: Ikea Rast Chest of Drawers Wood Filler Sandpaper…

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  • HOW TO: paint laminate furniture – the easy way!

    Painting laminate furniture can seem intimidating to even the most experienced DIYer. We will show you how to paint laminate with our easy-to-follow tutorial! Painting furniture is obviously one of my favorite things to do! I love the thrill of the hunt for a great piece, agonizing over what color to paint it, whipping out my spray gun, and picking or painting the perfect hardware. That being said, some furniture is a pain in the you know what to paint. Painting laminate furniture is one of those pain points. Thankfully, we’ve created this easy-to-follow tutorial for painting laminate furniture! If it’s a great piece and suits your needs (and your budget!) it’s worth the little extra work to make it awesome. You with me? Today I’m gonna teach you how to paint laminate furniture, the easy way! Before This book case (Does this even classify as a book case?) is  a perfect example of just that! I found a piece I reeeeeally needed for storage and I had the perfect spot for it in my craft room and hello, it was…

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  • DIY Coffee Table – Ikea Hack

    These Ikea coffee tables were almost perfect but needed some personality so I made my own DIY Coffee Table using the Vittsjo Coffee Table from Ikea!   Hi friends! I’m super excited to share with you this super easy, total overhaul of these nesting ikea coffee tables. It was so easy, just spray paint and bam! In just 3 easy steps, you can take these cute little tables from looking like a run of the mill, boring coffee table to a total glam showstopper! Let’s do this! Supplies: Vittsjo Nesting Tables Gold Spray Paint White Spray Paint Paint Primer (optional) I ordered my Ikea coffee tables because my closest Ikea is about an hour and a half away and let’s face it, I did not wanna load up my 4 kiddos for a road trip when Ikea or Amazon will deliver it right to my door. Yep, you can get it on Amazon people! DIY Coffee Table I got it home and assembled it. Ikea is notorious for ridiculous assembly sessions but this was a breeze. For reals. Next, I took my absolute favorite…

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  • Prescott View Home Reno: Add legs to Ikea couches

    Ever wondered how to add legs to ikea couches? …or pretty much any couches or any furniture?  Ever since I bought these Ikea sofas, I wanted to add legs to them to raise them up higher. My Ikea Couches I have had the Ikea KIVIK for a couple of years now. These Ikea couches are seriously wonderful. They’re comfortable, modern looking and have washable covers. You can’t beat that. Unfortunately, there are not ikea legs to add to them. I searched for some ikea legs to help me raise the height of the Ikea KIVIK to no avail. In our last house, the low height didn’t bother me but for whatever reason, they felt so bottom heavy and too low for this space. Today I’ll show you a super easy way to add legs to your ikea couches! I loved the set up we had in the space but it really felt heavy and the couches felt so bulky. I found these legs on Amazon and after inspecting the bottom of the Ikea couches, I found that it’d be super easy…

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  • How to paint a nightstand with chalk paint

    How to paint a nightstand with chalk paint You guys I am super excited about my new nightstands that I got from AVE Home. I am in love with them. They have amazing storage and the detail of the hardware is just perfection. I am so excited to add this pieces to my room! Today I have decided to paint them and add some hardware to them to make them look nice and match my room. These nightstands are so easy to paint and you can change the whole look of the dresser just by the way you decided to paint it. I can’t wait to show you guys how I painted my nightstands and show you guys the end result! The campaign style nightstands come in raw wood form so they are pretty much just primed and ready for a coat of paint. I painted the nightstands with Annie Sloan chalk paint and I finished it off with the clear coat of Annie Sloan wax. Painting them is extremely easy. I was able to finish two nightstands from start…

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  • DIY Star Wars Dresser

    Today I’m excited to share all the details on how we did this DIY Star Wars Dresser. Okay, so my little guy Ryder LOVES Star Wars so much! When I was redoing his room from his circus nursery into a big boy room I knew that Star Wars going to be the ticket. I love theme rooms because I feel like they tell a story about the person or in this case the child. I knew this phase and love for Star Wars would not really last forever and that is why I did not do anything to crazy expensive. You can read all the details about the room HERE. Now let’s talk about this cute Star Wars dresser. Its so crazy how we changed a simple and inexpensive dresser from Ikea into key element in Ryder’s new room. First, we stained the whole dresser with a light coat of grey stain. Next, we used the Silhouette Design Studio to create the tie fighter ship. Since the Silhouette Cameo cuts only up to 12 inches we had to cut it…

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  • How to paint a dresser (inside the house!)

    How to paint a dresser (inside the house!) I’m finally showing a project in my new house! A lot of our house feels like a reno zone but a few spaces feel “done” over the last week or so. We still have a few things to do in the completed spaces but at least it it is starting to feel like our home. Today we’re teaming up with DecoArt to show you another makeover using DecoArt Satin Enamels. This little dreamboat dresser was a yard sale find back when I lived in New York and has had a couple different makeovers. It has been used in my boys’ room and now they’ve outgrown it a bit since they’re bigger and have more clothes. (The drawers are not very deep so it doesn’t hold a ton of clothes, especially for two kiddos sharing a room.) The pulls are built into the drawers so I had to spray paint them first. I gave it 3-4 blasts of spray paint per handle to brighten the gold that was already there. Next, I used…

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  • How to Stain a Wood Table + a Dining Room Update!

    How to Stain a Wood Table + a Dining Room Update! You might remember for our last furniture makeover, the pink campaign dresser, that we have teamed up with an incredible furniture company, Ave Home. Ave Home is an interior furnishings company based in New Orleans. They specialize in producing curated collections of both raw wood and finished furniture. We got to choose an amazing piece from the AVE Raw collection and I chose this insanely awesome Jax Pedestal Table. It came in two boxes (the base and the top) and completely raw wood. I sanded it slightly on the top to make it as smooth as possible and got to work. Supplies: Ave Home Jax Pedestal Table  Pre-Stain Classic Grey Stain Polycrylic Gloves Face mask Staining pads or cloth Drill or screwdriver (to attach the pieces together) First, I used a pre-stain conditioner and wiped it on the entire piece. Follow the directions on the can but you can usually start staining around 5-15 minutes after the pre-stain is applied. It helps avoid blotchy staining and gives you a more consistent look when…

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  • DIY Live Edge Headboard

    This DIY Live Edge Headboard is so cute and an easy DIY project! Great project for beginners and can be completed in a couple hours!I’m so excited to finally show you the tutorial for my little dude’s headboard. We use this room as a guest room a lot so it was important to give my three year old a big enough bed to accommodate guests. Luckily, we gave him our queen bed when we switched to intelliBED (best decision ever!). This headboard is super easy, inexpensive and makes a HUGE impact. I had all of the supplies on hand except for the plywood so it ended up being extra inexpensive for me! Supplies: 1 sheet of plywood – pick a quality piece with a pretty wood grain jigsaw with wood cutting blade sander or sanding block 2 D-rings stain color of your choice staining pads rubber gloves (for staining) eye protection First, place your plywood on a high surface with the edges hanging over so you can cut them without cutting your supports. I used old barstools but if you have…

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  • 11 Fabulous Projects to Spray Paint Gold

    It’s no secret that we are major fans of gold! Mainly gold metallic, gold foil and gold glitter! I mean, what else is there? Here are some of our favorite projects that we spray paint gold to give them a makeover!  Personalized Faux Mudroom By Classy Clutter – This project was so fast and easy and made a huge different when you just spray paint gold. DIY Nesting Coffee Table By Classy Clutter DIY Herringbone Stenciled Table By Classy Clutter DIY Homework and Art Station By Classy Clutter – Adding a new element is what we love! By adding a little gold it changes the look of these cute desks. Mallory’s White Kitchen Makeover Reveal By Classy Clutter Buffalo Check Vanity Stool Makeover By Classy Clutter – A plain stool turned into a fabulous piece of furniture in just a few steps check them out! Embellished Faux Pumpkins By Classy Clutter  Coral and Mint Living Room Reveal By Classy Clutter – Can you believe how gorgeous that chair is? I’m in love! Craft Studio Reveal with gold clip boards By Classy…

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  • The Best Ikea Rast Dresser Hacks

    The Best Ikea Rast Dresser Hacks One of my favorite things from Ikea is the Rast dresser. One of the greatest things about this dresser is that it is very affordable and it can be redone in many different ways and different styles. Here are a few different hacks for the Rast dresser that I love. DIY Campaign Style Nightstands – Ikea Rast Hack I will forever be obsessed with this dresser hack. Mid Century Modern and Bright Ikea Rast Hack Tribal Rast Dresser Hack  This fun pattern adds something new to this whole room. I love statement pieces like this one. Navy Ikea Rast Dresser Hack  Ikea Rast Dresser Hack I love how fun this is. Anthropologie Inspired Ikea Rast Dresser Hack Yes I am in love. Just gorgeous. DIY Wardrobe using a Ikea Rast Hack Rustic Industrial Night Stand This is beautiful. I love how industrial it is. It looks amazing! Pink Ikea Rast Hack  Craft Table Ikea Rast Hack I love how this rolls. It is perfect for any craft room! Rolling Craft Cart Ikea Rast Hack…

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