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Category Archives: Painting


As I was drawing the plans for the X-Tower for The Design Confidential , I was also making plans to build it with some of the scraps I already had. My mom asked me to build one for her so Read more…


A few years ago, I painted the walls in my living room a color called “Natural Bark”. I used the Colorplace brand (from Walmart) of interior semi-gloss paint and at the time, was thrilled with the results. Over time, I Read more…


How to Reverse Stencil a Chair Using Vinyl I bought one of the Silhouette Cameos last fall on a Black Friday deal. Little did I know at that time how obsessed I would become… I’m not talking a minor obsession, Read more…


An Easy to Build Art Piece with a Stenciled Panel A HUGE shoutout to Stencil Revolution for providing the stencil for this project – thank you! This art piece, to me, is so amazing! The easy to build art piece with Read more…


Old Trunk with New Chalk Paint Finish Thanks so much to Plaid (and Blueprint Social) for sponsoring this post! The Folk Art Home Decor Chalks and Waxes were supplied to me to create this post. All opinions are my own! Read more…


Aaah, spray paint… I truly love it. What other product is there that is inexpensive, comes in a variety of colors/finishes, and can transform virtually anything it coats? I do have my favorites (I am a frequent stalker on Rust-Oleum’s Read more…


Time to Give a Sewing Machine a Makeover When I received an old sewing machine cabinet for free, it also included the sewing machine. I love old sewing machines and use them regularly (yes, “them” meaning I have several). I Read more…


Giving a Makeover to an Old Sewing Machine Cabinet I found an old sewing machine in a cabinet (for FREE!) last month. I love old sewing machines and the cabinets they come in because they are so awesome to use! Read more…


An Easy Makeover for an Old Office Chair I bought this really nice office chair about a year ago from my local Habitat for Humanity ReStore. It was in really great shape but I wasn’t quite sure what I wanted Read more…


Create a Striped Panel with Stain and Plywood I am building the Restoration Hardware Inspired 1900s Boulangerie Table from The Design Confidential. (These plans can be found here.) The plans call for different pieces of wood as the main panels on the tabletop. Read more…

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