Transferring an Image onto Furniture with Wax Paper

Have you tried transferring an image onto furniture? I have wanted to for so long but it was a little bit out of my comfort zone. There actually aren’t many DIY projects that are out of my comfort zone but I was having a hard time freehand sketching this image onto a little-bity chair that…

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Handmade Gift Idea for Baby

What means more than a homemade gift?  After having my twins – the gifts that poured in were so meaningful to me. I still remember what was given to me and by whom. I don’t sew much so I never give quilts unless they are purchased but what I can make is a personalized growth…

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Guest Area w/ Bed Makeover and Play Space

My parents are coming to stay with us. We are excited and I was happy to make the space they would stay in a little bit more “snappy” than it was last year. When my husband and I lived in Utah several years ago we were in to this old looking Mexican or Santa Fe…

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Peter’s Place…a boy bedroom

A sweet bedroom designed especially for Peter…. vinyl letters on the door printed from a Cricut freehand painted cars on a road stripe wall border The cars match the designs in the bedding. Take inspiration from the bedding…. the key to custom looking bedrooms for kids.more boy bedrooms here and heremore about wall murals on this…

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Garden Barrel Iron

My garden barrel was falling apart..  With some of the old barrel wood I made this… The iron rings were really cool too so I used one of them here… In Ben’s Room…. Ben loves weapon’s. He wanted this sword for display but it wasn’t quite right for this space… Until we added the…

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How to Paint a Wall Mural

 This is a mural that I painted on a wall for a nursery. I had my photographer friend take a photo of the page in this classic story book. She then hooked her Mac up to her projector and placed the image reflection on the wall in the size we wanted. I traced the…

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Barn Door Headboard

A bedroom I designed for Jake…  The headboard was made from old barn doors…. by me. (they are so heavy!) (he likes to hunt…can you tell?)more boy rooms here there were four doors when I purchased these– too see the other two CLICK HEREHERE you can view another recycled headboard.Linking with: Funky Junk Interiors – SNS #124

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For Baby Girl…

My friend hired me to help her transform her boys room into a new baby girl room.  light fixture redo here heart accents were purchased at The Nosey Goose To see how the dresser was refinished click here light fixture redo here The real beauty in this room is the baby it was created for……

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Shabby Baby Girl Dresser

I just finished a dresser/changing table for a little baby girl … (it’s my friend having the baby and she just arrived today) I’m going to show you how I got this look step by step.  Here is what I started with: (a “hand-me-down” from the brothers) I sanded it all down with 120 grit sand…

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Luke’s Awesome Room

This is Luke….We just finished redecorating his room…come see! Luke’s Room Before This is Luke’s Room Now. I repainted this room a few months ago and left it really simple.  But when I found this fence section at the lumber store … I knew exactly what to do with it. I used the backside of…

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