I got hold of some softwood pallets used left over paint and also my painting paints, and painted the planks, and hand planed them then used an orbital sander and glued them to the wall,everyone has gone crazy over them,and the room has taken a new Beach Shack look, exactly what I had memorized in my mind.
I've been slowly and methodically moving my Etsy shop business down to the area of the basement that is finished. And to keep track of when orders come in .... and when they need to be shipped out, I decided to create and oversized calendar on the wall. With chalkboard paint ...
I was working on a large bookcase painting job and was waiting for a layer to dry... There on the wall was an old Wall Switch Plate.. Needed a new one! I had looked for a couple of new ones when I went to get the second quart of paint for my project, lol not good at my estimation skills yet.. and thought i would just wait, budget ya know! ... But then!.........there was the switchplate and there were my paints, and there i was just standing around waiting for paint to dry..
If you live in a semi-arrid or desert region perhaps you have dreamed of a sharp looking yard with some succulent plants. This yard should inspire you with some ideas of your own! For around $100 you too can have a lovely yard, though it be small and located in a desert! The cost will depend on the cost of the retaining wall stones combined with your own tools and labor. In our area the wall stones can be bought at home improvement stores for about $1 each.
Hello again. Is your old floor bringing you down? If you answered yes, then we have the perfect stencil project for you that is both easy and affordable. Using a tile stencil, you can take your ordinary floor from bland to grand for under $25. Let’s get stenciling!
I just made this great DIY floral swag. I am sure you get all of those same home decor catalogs I do. I am sometimes taken aback at the prices! I spotted a gorgeous floral swag in one of my catalogs and then I saw the price!!! $429!! I know they are high quality flowers and greenery, and it is a really good size swag, but over $400 for my front door?! I knew it was time to go shopping and make my own floral swag knock off! Gather up your coupons and follow along, and you can save money too! For more details on this DIY visit: Catalog Floral Swag Knock Off
Chanda and I are beyond ecstatic about the progress of our “Zest Quarters”- especially our new office. We will be showing you more pics of the overall space and design tomorrow for “what’s up wednesday” but in the mean time we are going to show off one of our favorite new techniques for making a wall get that “wow” factor. I love how easy and versatile this project is….Photo Credit Anya McInroy Original Blog Post: http://zestitup.com/easy-electrical-tape-accent-wall/
My daughter's closet doors were flat, yellowed, and had teeny tiny knobs - totally boring! When we remodeled her room (you'll definitely want to check out the Before and After transformation of her entire room - click here if you haven't seen it already!), I wanted to give her closet doors a makeover as well.
I’m a quilter and that means that I have tons of fabric scraps laying around waiting on my next project. And what better way to decorate a quilters home than by creating something with fabric! Using a technique called Iris Folding, here is a great way to make something amazing with fabric scraps. And it includes a free pattern too!
This tutorial will show you how to build barn door hardware for around $30 without using any special tools. Everything can be bought right at your local big box store. It goes well with my barn door tutorial so you can build a custom barn door from 3 choices. The best part is that they are ALL under $50!