From Wood to White: How-To Paint Mouldings

September 6, 2012

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If I could sum up my Summer in DIY terms, it was all about painting. From the staircase to my office chair, from the white shelves to the new blue room, I think there was 2 (or maybe even 3) weeks straight that I had a paintbrush in-hand everyday!  Honestly, I'm kind of sick done with painting for awhile. Anyway, alot of projects got accomplished and one in particular were the oak stained wood mouldings that I painted white.  All I can say is...  WHAT A DIFFERENCE! The staircase project was what did it and started the process of updating the mouldings.  It's something that I wanted to … [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...]

Valentine Burlap Wreath

January 27, 2011

DIY: Valentine burlap wreath with handmade felt flowers by @Jenna_Burger, SASinteriors.net

Even though I said goodbye to the Christmas decor days after the 25th of December, I only took down my Christmas wreath from the front door last week . The wreath didn't scream Christmas, but it was time to say 'See you next year'!  So the entrance to our home was naked.  My bare apple-green colored door just wasn't cutting it till Springtime, so I adorned it with a crafty, handmade Valentine Wreath. Ta-Da...  The new and improved front door, dressed for V-day!  It's beautified with the newly created handmade wreath using burlap and a few pretty flowers! Supplies Wire hanger (from … [Read more...]