Painting a Piano | Tutorial

I recently gave our family room a makeover (you can see all the details on that makeover HERE). After that makeover was completed, I realized our yellow painted piano didn’t really work in the newly design space. It was previously painted with milk paint and chalk paint (you can see […]

Why I Repainted my Chalk Painted Cabinets

I spent last week repainting all the lower chalk painted cabinets in our kitchen. A little over two years ago, I painted them with chalk paint.  Here’s what they looked like before: And here’s how the cabinets looked when we first moved into our home (sorry it’s not the same […]

Painting Cabinets with One Step Chalk-Type Paint

  I recently share my laundry room makeover (to see more, click here).   My laundry room lacks natural light, and I painted the cabinets to brighten the space.   Here’s the before: And the after: To paint my cabinets, I used a chalk-type paint from Amy Howard at Home.  I […]

Painting Furniture Tutorial Series

I’m celebrating the release of my new eBook with a Painting Furniture Tutorial Series!  I won’t go as in depth as I do in my book, but I will provide you with the basic steps to painting a piece using different paint types. I am providing tutorials for five different types […]

Dry Brush Painting Tutorial

  Hi guys!  It’s Friday which means it’s time for another video tutorial.  Today, Angela from Unexpected Elegance is going to share a quick and easy painting technique called dry brushing.     It a fun way to easily add a little color and interest to a piece.   Check […]

Painted Swiss Cross Patterned Wall

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.   At the top of our stairs, there is a fairly large landing.  The wall just seemed to be screaming for some attention… I have been admiring all the swiss cross […]

How to Apply Wax to Chalk Paint

Happy Friday! If you haven’t seen our previous videos, I teamed up with Angela from Unexpected Elegance, and we created some video tutorials.  Our first series is all about chalk paint. You can see our welcome video HERE. Want to see more on chalk paint? Click HERE to see how to mix colors. To see […]

Chalk Paint Tutorial

I’ve blogged about many different chalk paint projects, but I felt like I needed to provide a basic, step-by-step tutorial for you. Chalk paint is so great because it requires no prep work.  You don’t need to sand or strip paint – you just go for it! For this tutorial, I’m […]

Painted Rug on Wood Floor

We would love to refinish our wood floors.  They’re over 15 years old and have been well loved.  Unfortunately refinishing the wood floors is pretty far down on our to-do list, and the floors in the kitchen are in the worst shape of all.  And if you know me or […]

Argyle Painted Wall

Recently an old friend contacted me to paint her nursery wall in an argyle pattern.  She’s expecting a boy, and since her husband is a golf pro, they wanted a vintage golf themed nursery.    I asked for her wall dimensions beforehand, and I made a game plan.  The wall […]

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