DIY: Canvas Re-do

Today's post will be about purchasing a canvas print, at a good price, and recreating something different I purchased this canvas print--actually two--and I decided to use one in the dining room. The other didn't match the room I'm revamping for my 11 year old daughter, so I decided to use the frog tape to tape … Continue reading DIY: Canvas Re-do

DIY: Dining Table Completed

I have finally completed stripping, sanding, staining, then sanding, then staining, then sanding and adding polyurethane. Yay! In case you didn't know, I found this table listed on Craigslist and fell in love with it. If you find yourself interested in how I achieved this look, here is the step by step guide. Step 1: Strip Your … Continue reading DIY: Dining Table Completed

DIY: Table Update

I purchased a table and sofa that I found on Craigslist. I decided to remove the stain with this: Making it look like this: I have not completed the table as I'm still working on the pedestal, but the table top has been stained. I'm so excited as I am leaping--(uugghhh) slowly--with the progress of the table. … Continue reading DIY: Table Update

DIY: The Threshold; I’m Seeing Spots Update, but still in process.

I blogged about my DIY journey in creating spots for my entrance or--an ode to Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Christabel--my threshold. The ceiling pain color is "Caviar" by Sherwin Williams. Quickly, after completion, I removed the tape while the paint was wet. I love the way this came out! Certainly, it is not complete, I still need my roman shades … Continue reading DIY: The Threshold; I’m Seeing Spots Update, but still in process.

Playroom/Guest Room: Completed

I blogged about the Guestroom being converted into a Playroom/Guestroom. For now, this is completed. We still need the guest bed, but we are holding off on it for a bit. We do not have any plans on having any overnight guests. This is our, for now, completed version. As mentioned on our previous post, … Continue reading Playroom/Guest Room: Completed

DIY: Door Trim Completed!

If you have plain doors, like we do, that need life and interest, simply add trim. I have a previous post on how my husband added the trim. I wanted to share with you the final results. We used "caviar" by Sherwin Williams to paint the door, the threshold into the playroom/guestroom. I do think … Continue reading DIY: Door Trim Completed!

DIY: Adding Door Trim to Plain Doors- Our Unfinished Journey

Hello, in continuance with the Playroom/ Guestroom update, we decided to paint the door black and add door trim. If you, like we do, have plain doors, you can customize it by adding door trim. We went to Home Depot and bought two types of wood trim. The thicker part we placed on the outside … Continue reading DIY: Adding Door Trim to Plain Doors- Our Unfinished Journey