DIY: Wood Honeycomb Shelves

April 2, 2014

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Even though we veered away from the original design for the revamped shared kids space, my son had his heart set on honeycomb shelves after I showed him the Land of Nod style.  And since this mama can't let her boy down, I had to pull through. But instead of buying, what did I do?  DIYed them, of course.  After a little research & this post by A Beautiful Mess, I was confident to move forward. Not only are these honeycomb / hexagon shelves functional, the whole ensemble is like a piece of art.  And instead of painting the shelves a color or staining them a traditional wood finish, I … [Read more...]

DIY: Travel Subway Art Sign

September 24, 2012

Travel Subway Art Sign, via sasinteriors.net

I hope you had a great weekend and are enjoying the first officially days of Fall - the leaves are starting to change here, how about in your neck of the woods? Like usual, I've been knee deep in creating new DIY projects and one in particular that I just finished up has been on my to-do list for a long time.  It took me a while to figure out how to make it, but thankfully I'm thrilled with the result, and the main reason is because it cost less than $10 to make - {complete score}! I've gotta give credit for the technique on how to create this Subway Art to Cheri of I Am Momma - Hear … [Read more...]

How-To Paint Laminate Furniture

August 30, 2012

Tutorial on How-To Paint Laminate Furniture

I recently shared my newly styled bookshelves, but before I added all the colorful books and stylish accessories, I gave the bookcases a much needed makeover. Since painting the space deep blue, the once faux-wood bookcases got lost in the dark hue of the walls, and they were ready for a transformation. A crisp, fresh coat of white was the perfect solution to make a statement. I purchased these two bookcases from Walmart about 2 years ago.  Each were around $100 and were not the best of quality (duh, look at the pricetag).  Anyway, they fit the bill at the moment, but recently the … [Read more...]