Paint DIY Projects  

Painting might just be the most popular way to DIY, and here you’ll find everything you need to guide you. Breathe life into your tired furniture, or transform your home interior nto something spectacular! Learn loads of painting techniques shared by other DIYers, plus which paints and tools are best for your project; color schemes, palettes and more.  

$3 LINOLEUM  Covered Vintage Table Challenge.

$3 LINOLEUM Covered Vintage Table Challenge.

Saw this piece at a thrift store shoved under another table. Was $3. I thought if I can't get the...

Hudson’s Bay Point Blanket Inspired Upcycle & Ikea Hack

Hudson’s Bay Point Blanket Inspired Upcycle & Ikea Hack

Growing up, I always admired the Hudson’s Bay point blanket that adorned my great aunt's bed – with...

How I Turned an Old Door Into Our New Computer Desk.

How I Turned an Old Door Into Our New Computer Desk.

When we bought our house five years ago, my husband found an old door in the garage. Since we needed...

Armoire Turned Craft Cabinet

Armoire Turned Craft Cabinet

It's taken a while, but I've FINALLY relocated the kids playroom up to the third floor. Yup, mama...

Stop! Don't Throw Out Those Glass Containers ...

Stop! Don't Throw Out Those Glass Containers ...

I have been saving glass containers for a couple of months, thinking I can do something with those...

Creating your own DIY Window Treatments

Creating your own DIY Window Treatments

Learn how to stencil your own window treatments with Cutting Edge Stencils stencil patterns! Read...

No Longer Afraid To Give Stencils A Try!

No Longer Afraid To Give Stencils A Try!

We live in a small, city apartment. It has what we fondly refer to as “character”. And we love it,...

Got a Pile of Leftover Plywood? Turn It Into Unique Furniture!

Got a Pile of Leftover Plywood? Turn It Into Unique Furniture!

My husband needed a work surface for his music studio, but didn't want to spend any money. I had a...

French Country Cabinet Makeover

French Country Cabinet Makeover

I was thrilled when I saw this piece in the back of an old barn-like shed. The story of how I got it...

Dramatic Patio Stenciled Floor

Dramatic Patio Stenciled Floor

It was time for my husband and I to take our patio from beige and boring to something more along the...

My Bohemian Balcony Makeover: Built a Mini Deck, Stained & Stenciled..

My Bohemian Balcony Makeover: Built a Mini Deck, Stained &...

Hello again from sunny Malaysia :) Just wanna say a big thank you to all who have visited and liked...

Moroccan Nightstands

Moroccan Nightstands

A client asked me for a pair of nightstands for her bedroom, which she described as a moroccan...

Rustic Wood Table Runner

Rustic Wood Table Runner

I wanted something fun for my table this year. Even though it will be used for the first time during...

Chalk Paint® Stenciled Floor Cloth

Chalk Paint® Stenciled Floor Cloth

Painted and stenciled floorcloths have a rich history - used in homes throughout England and the...

COPY CAT DESK

COPY CAT DESK

When ever I see something in an antique shop I like but it is too expensive I take a photo of it. I...

There's Unicorn SPiT in Our Loo and I Love It!!

There's Unicorn SPiT in Our Loo and I Love It!!

I'm not sure if you've heard of Unicorn SPiT? It's a water based, non toxic, vibrant colored gel...

Watercolor & Faux Tile on Glass Using Unicorn SPiT

Watercolor & Faux Tile on Glass Using Unicorn SPiT

I bought what turned out to be a specimen frame, so it has two pieces of glass in a single frame but...

$10 Table, Upcycled with Mod Podge & Chalk Paint

$10 Table, Upcycled with Mod Podge & Chalk Paint

A $10 table found on Craigslist that was in a barn from an antique store liquidation. Full blog post...

Old Secretary Desk Gets New Life

Old Secretary Desk Gets New Life

Fell in love with this beautiful old desk at a local antique store. It had great bones and...

Mod Podge Transfer Technique

Mod Podge Transfer Technique

I am certainly not the first blogger to post this technique up; I initially came across it on The...

IKEA Stencil Hack: Transform a Vittsjo Table With Stenciling

IKEA Stencil Hack: Transform a Vittsjo Table With Stenciling

Who doesn't love a great IKEA Vittsjo stencil hack?? There is just something about this iconic...

A Kitchen With "New" White Cabinets

A Kitchen With "New" White Cabinets

When my husband and I had our house built about 14 years ago, we chose oak wood cabinets for our...

Stencil DIY: Leather Club Chair Goes Drab to Fab!

Stencil DIY: Leather Club Chair Goes Drab to Fab!

Have you become obsessed with Royal Design Studio stencils and Chalk Paint(R) by Annie Sloan? It's...

No Sew Upholstered Chair Makeover

No Sew Upholstered Chair Makeover

Go from boring beige to beautiful blue Ikat with a stencil! That's right, not one single stitch used...

Step by Step Tutorial on How to Create Your Own Gilded French Mirror.

Step by Step Tutorial on How to Create Your Own Gilded French Mirror.

I love mirrors. I love how they open up the space and bring so much light and glam into any room. ...