How to Paint a Brick Fireplace

I love a good before and after and this fireplace done by Monica from East Coast Creative is awesome.  She took this from blah to amazing overnight.  She whitewashed brick, paint the wood shelving and mantel and spray painted the brass fireplace surround all in 24 hours.  Check out how she did it.

how to paint a brick fireplace

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Barnwood Coat Rack {Using Paint To Create a Barnwood Look}

I am a big fan of not using space that is prime real estate in my house for temporary solutions.  For example, a coat closet is a perfect location for vacuums, cleaning supplies, wrapping paper and extra toilet paper in my house.  I would rather provide a rack for guests to hang their coats, purses {…Read More…}



Painted Drip Pots with Candles and Flowers

Summer is my jam yo!  Swimming, gardening, biking, boating, outdoors, flowers and sun – yep it is my happy season. Who needs 4 seasons?  Not this Midwest girl! While the season is in full swing I am going to show you a fun way to jazz up your flower pots.  Adding a candle in the {…Read More…}



5 Ways to Redo a Basement Laundry Room

While ultimately I would love to have my laundry spot upstairs by our bedrooms, I know that the time for that renovation project is a ways off. In the meantime, I’m not opposed to sprucing up the part of my basement where my washer and dryer live these days. Check out some of the inspiration I’ve found: here are 5 Ways to Redo a Basement Laundry Room.

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