Grandparents Rules Painted Wood Signs

Grandparents Family Rules sign

I was blessed to have a lot of custom sign orders over the holidays. In fact, I have managed to stay super busy painting signs all throughout the winter, which makes me a happy girl! One the most popular requests being the Grandparents Rules subway art signs, a variation of the beloved Family Rules painted wood sign. I love all the imperfections ...continue reading

reLoved Two-Toned Nightstands

SW Irish Cream Nightstand

Today I am so excited to share with you my reveal of this pair of classic Two-Toned Nightstands! My client found these 1970's Nightstands Craigslist. She really scored with these! The drawers had dove tail joints, drawer dividers... and even dust covers. They just don't make them like that anymore! I loved the ...continue reading

Repurposed Wood Tray

Repurposed Wood Tray into family name sign

Do you ever buy things with no plan or intention... just knowing someday they can be reLoved into awesomeness? So you hold on, waiting for inspiration to strike? And then they sit there in the corner of your garage or the back of a closet, neatly arranged in a "to-do-someday" junk pile? What???!!? Oh my gosh!! ME TOO!!!! Repeat after me "We are NOT ...continue reading

DIY Wood Mantel

fireplace mantel

With fall decorating well underway, I know I'm falling way behind this year. I see all the gorgeous fall decor ideas on Pinterest and Facebook. I'm loving the white pumpkins, burlap wreaths and all the autumn colors! So with one of my favorite seasons passing by, why am I on the late train?? 4 inches. That's my excuse. 4 measly inches. The depth of ...continue reading

Family Name Established Signs

Bird Painted Sign Family

Whew! I've been a busy girl lately! I feel so blessed to have received tons of orders for my Family Name Established Signs. I'd like to think its the upcoming holiday season that reminds us it is a time to reflect on family togetherness. Because these signs have taken up much of my time, I haven't had the chance to work on my long list of DIY ...continue reading

Faux Copper Patina

Faux Copper Patina

After I posted this Faux Copper Patina project on FaceBook, I got several emails requesting a tutorial. Since I wasn't actually planning on writing a tutorial on repainting garden statues, I might not have the most helpful photos, but I'd love to share the project with you! Well, I started with this resin garden statue of a couple of sweet, little ...continue reading

How to mix Paint Minerals

How to mix Paint Minerals Chalk Paint

I wanted to share with you a quick tutorial on how to mix Paint Minerals™ into your own Chalk Style Paint. First, what is Paint Minerals™? Well, if you are not familiar with it, Paint Minerals™ is a non-toxic blend of plant and mineral ingredients that will turn ordinary latex paint into decorator-style paints. You can read more about it here. Paint ...continue reading

What to look for when buying furniture to reLove

What to look for when buying furniture to reLove I have been asked sWhat to look for when buying furniture to reLove

What to look for when buying furniture to reLove I have been asked several times over the past few months, what to look for when buying furniture to reLove. So I wanted to share my criteria with you on what to look for when purchasing vintage furniture to repaint. Construction The very first thing I look for is solid wood. If the piece is made from ...continue reading