Yard sale basket spray paint makeover

I hope you enjoyed mantel week last week!  While I was busy posting those posts last week, I was also busy doing some purging/organizing/rearranging and some projects.  So you will see some of those things pop up on the blog in the next few weeks. Today I have a simple spray paint makeover project to […]

Fix your faded chair cushions with spray paint (update)

Last summer I published a post called “Faded chair cushions refreshed with spray paint.” I started with these chair cushion on a set of BHG outdoor furniture that I got on clearance a few years back and that we enjoy on our back deck.  The resin/wicker furniture has held up great but after 2-3 years, […]

75¢ Yard sale candlesticks get a paint makeover

Remember these candlesticks I got at a yard sale? I paid 25¢ and 50¢ for them – can’t beat 75¢ for a set of candlesticks. So here they are – before. They were pretty nasty.  Covered in wax and dirt. So I cleaned them up.  Then sprayed them with a quick coat of white primer […]

DIY Mercury Glass Ornaments

Today is my first day to share in our A Homemade Christmas series.  I been loving it so far.  Make sure you head over and check out Christa’s pinecone cluster and Heather’s poinsettia pillow.  They are both on my list to do now too. I don’t know about you but I LOVE mercury glass.   It […]

3 ways to paint pinecones–help me pick!

In between cleaning house, prepping my Thanksgiving menu, decorating a kids table, and all the other every day things, I am also trying to prepare for Christmas decorating! I plan on making a lot of homemade decorations this year along with using many things from nature too and I don’t want the decorating to drag […]

EAT letters in the kitchen {day 4 of 31 days of Pinterest: Pinned to Done}

This post is part of a series – “31 days of Pinterest: Pinned to Done”  You can read all the posts in this series here.  And to make sure you don’t miss anything you can sign up to have every post sent to your email, follow me on facebook, or subscribe in your reader. Today’s […]

Spray painted gold yard sale mirror {How to spray paint a mirror frame}

So this post is one for the record book!  I am actually going to show you something that I bought at a yard sale on Saturday and it is already DONE and in place in my house.  I haven’t even had a chance to show it you on my Friday Frugal Finds post – see, […]

Yes you can spray paint those thrift store brass lamps!

Here’s the story of 2 brass lamps I bought a while back at Value Village for $3.03 each.  I see brass lamps like these all the time, but I was excited to find a matching set. And here is where I turn into a bad blogger.  I spray painted them, but I either didn’t take […]

Update your vent covers with spray paint!

If you have vent covers that look like this in your house, I have the perfect, almost no-cost solution for you! 🙂  That will make people think you bought brand new vent covers. I actually did this project quite a while ago, but haven’t it shared it here.  I was mostly frustrated with this one […]

Beach-inspired guest bathroom FINAL reveal! {Or how I redecorated my bathroom two times…}

So let’s visit some before pictures!  This is what my bathroom looked like about a year ago. During my first makeover I did some major changes: I framed the builder basic mirror using some simple trim.  Read about how I did that here. Then I added some DIY board and batten.  That process can be […]