DIY Painting Using Wine Corks

Just gave my little powder room a spruce up and wanted to share my FREE idea to get this look. I added these polka dots to the lower wall by dipping a wine cork into paint then dabbing it on the wall. I was all set to purchase this wall paper for the lower wall […]

DIY Peel and Stick Paper Tips

Our living room needed a little extra texture so I decided to add a faux grasscloth wallpaper for the one wall. There are so many brands and options out there- the sky is the limit. I love a calm, neutral space so the subtle change is just right for me. I chose a faux grasscloth […]

DIY Painted Brick Fireplace

This was our fireplace up until a few days ago. It had remained untouched since we moved in 2 years ago except for replacing the gas insert. The tone on tone colors made the brick surround blend in rather than stand out. SUPPLIES Latex paint 2″ angled paint brush Painters tape I was painting our […]

DIY Deck Painting+Repairs

Whew. Repairing and repairing our deck was a huge undertaking that took a lot of blood, sweat and tears. Above is after all the TLC and I couldn’t love it more. But let’s go back in time and I’ll share the home improvement process. It was painted in dark brown and the original dark color […]

DIY Brick Wall

Sooo excited about this faux brick wall I created using joint compound, a level, trowel and my finger. That’s your materials list!!! A little messy but easy to wash up! To determine the size of a brick I wandered out to my sidewalk. Some grout lines are wider than others and brick shapes vary making […]