Plans for the Playroom

Over the past two years my husband and I have been working our way through our house, updating each room. We’ve come to the point where I’m pretty sure we’ve touched every square inch of the house! However, even when a room is painted, it’s sill not “finished” [that’s the decorator in me talking!]. Our […]

Entryway Dresser Made Classy ~ Cut n Paste with Overlays

Hey all, I’m excited to share with you another Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest™! The April sponsor is O’verlays and the theme is “Cut n Paste with Overlays”. ******************** Disclosure Policy: This post may contain affiliate links. All opinions are 100% my own.   I was provided the O’verlays product to complete a project for this contest. […]

Amazingly Chippy Dresser with Old Fashioned Milk Paint

Didn’t this dresser turn out amazingly chippy?! The paint used was provided by the Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company, the my high opinions of it are all my own. I really do love milk paint! I know many people who love milk paint and use it regularly, and I always wondered if that would be me….and […]

Coffee Table Turned Ottoman

A couple months ago I was at Habitat when I came across the most ugly bench. I knew, due to it’s size, it had originally been a coffee table. The cushioned table was SUPER sturdy and the cushion was thick and in great shape. So I brought it home for a quick paint and recover. […]

Upholstered Chair Makeover x2

~ Rust-Oleum has provided me with the spray paint and Varathane but all opinions are my own ~ I found these beautiful chairs for $5 each. Pretty fabric? [sarcasm] I’ve REALLY wanted to do some upholstery lately and thought these would be a good project to get started with. I’ve never upholstered anything to this […]

Holly’s Kitchen Makeover: Adding a Backsplash {and tips for the first time tiler}

We’ve been doing a kitchen makeover [I’m ecstatic, because I REALLY didn’t like my kitchen]! Here’s what it looked like BEFORE [above]; this is after a new window and after tearing off the old backsplash (which was the same material as the countertop). PROGRESS: To date; we’ve painted walls, installed new window, built a frame […]

Jewelry Box Makeover…and new purpose

I found this lovely little wooden jewelry box… As you can see it needed a little TLC, a little love, and some updating. I wasn’t sure if I should paint it a fun, wild color. Or go with a neutral white…like most pieces, I go with white. It makes it so clean and fresh. I […]

Holly’s Kitchen Makeover: Countertops

Note: The Countertop Transformation Kit used for this makeover was provided by Rust-Oleum but all opinions are my own. Our countertops were ugly. And, to make it worse, they were made from the same Laminate that was in my parents house when I was growing up (so I know how old they were!) and apparently […]

Holly’s Kitchen Makeover: Storyboard

Kitchen Story It’s been nearly 2 years since we purchased our home. I feel like we’ve been doing a great job putting our personal touch (on nearly every square inch) of the house; but now it’s time for the kitchen! Oh, the kitchen is the last big eye sore and I cannot wait! The counter […]

Dining Room Light Fixture Makeover {Stripping Down}

What do you do when you are on a tight budget but the light fixture (as-is) is just not cutting it? You start stripping it down… I’ve been looking for a good “before” picture of this light fixture; and I think this [picture above] is the best I’ve got (taken mid way through the Dining […]